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HOW DO I GET A INFECTED OIMPLE TO BUST WHILE IT IS SO PAINFUL

A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: This situation needs to be evaluated by a doctor. Pain and swelling in the hands is never normal and can have several causes, some of them potentially ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
? pilonidal cyst: That location is where pilonidal cysts occur. If the bump is such a cyst, best to keep it clean and dry. Okay to get evaluated by local doc or surgeon ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Impetigo: It sounds like you have impetigo caused by staphylococcus aureus or streptococcus pyogenes. You should try bactroban (mupirocin) (mupericin) ointment ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Neumann
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Soaks and get help: If it is an infected ingrown hair or an infected cyst(more likely), you should see a surgeon who will place you on antibiotics and then lance or remov ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Folliculitis: Sounds like folliculitis. Have your primary care physician or dermatologist have a look at it to decide on best treatment.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Boil or HSV: Herpes looks a lot like a boil. You should see a doctor and get it tested. Herpes has small bumps which can sometimes be filled with fluid. They can ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas (bobby) Mukkamala
25 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It'll take a while: Sounds like it was a severe infection. It will take 4-6 weeks for swelling to go down. Pain should go down by the end of antibiotics. If it doesn't t ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
see your doctor: If it is infected avoid putting anything foreign on it. Your doctor will help youremove the part of the nail ingrown as well as prescribe any necessa ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Need evaluation: This could be infected and need to have that analized. Some of what you describe sounds like yeast.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Abuzeni
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
BRAVA: Look into the brava system. It is non-surgical. Results may vary and may not be permanent.

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