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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane McMillan
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Areolar glands: Areolar glands are sebaceous glands in the areola surrounding the nipple. The glands make oily secretions (lipoid fluid) to keep the areola and the ni ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: It sounds like an abscess. At a minimum, it sounds like it needs to be incised and cultured.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Acne: Could be acne lesion that is infected. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation because this way you will get treatment that will clear the ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
42 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Infection: Infections of the glands on the lips can become infected and cause an abscess. When you popped it the inflammation was extended into the surrounding t ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Barbosa
19 years experience Breast Surgery
Need more info: Do you have nipple discharge? What color is the discharge? If no discharge & ultra sound shows fluid sac then its called a cyst. If there is nippl ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: Cannot tell here what you nay have. It may be as simple as an infection that needs antibiotics. Needs a physical exam. Will need mammogram once the ac ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Abscess: Depending on where it occurred, it could be from an ingrown hair, local trauma, or other things. Best answer is that you let the pus out. Local warm c ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor.: This could be an enlarged lymph node or a cyst. Your doctor should be able to tell you and recommend the proper treatment (or observation).
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Ferguson
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Check with your dr: If truly a sebaceous cyst, it will follow a vicious cycle of filling with sebum, becoming infected, draining, then starting over. If infected now, ma ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
Lymph node or cyst: It may be a swollen lymph node or a cyst / abscess. Have this spot checked by your doctor.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience Infectious Disease
It maybe: It maybe a sign of infection in the oral area, including teeth, gums, and mucous membranes. See your doctor.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Pus is a sign of an infection and should be evaluated and treated by your doctor. Don't hesitate as infections can spread an worsen.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Possible: At 36 you may hve infection (boil ) of periareolar montgomery gland infection , must see your doctor to make sure have nothing serious, and if it is ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Infection: You need medical attention for a bacterial infection soon.
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A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Abscess: If pus is definitely present, the diagnosis would suggest an abscess. An evaluation by your physician or dentist would be advisable to determine and ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Probably lymph gland: More likely you have infected lymph glands. See your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. Left untreated, these may develop into open sores.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection: what you describe may be an infection or some other pathology see your gyn or pmd for further follow up and treatment.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Likely: What you described is consistent with an epidermoid or inclusion cyst. You may have it removed at your convenience.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Abscesses: These may be due to staphylococci. The best approach would be to have a doctor examine these and perhaps culture them and prescribe an antibiotic if ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Stop picking.: If looks red and swollen,apply hot packs every 4 hrs and see your doc for the proper antibiotic.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Exam: must be examined, evaluated, diagnosed and treated by your physician.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: a Bartholin's cyst warm compresses and possibly an antibiotic needed see your GYN
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
If there is: Pus it could be an infected inclusion cyst or sebaceous cyst, or an abscess. See your physician for an evaluation.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Abscess: Under the arm is a common location for skin infection or abscess. You definitely need to see a doc for possible antibiotics. It could also be an infla ... Read More
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