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pus filled bumps on scalp

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Time for examination: This certainly sounds like a bacterial infection: either impetigo or infected folliculitis. In either case, the lesions must be cultured and you will ... Read More

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Dr. Al Hegab
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40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need to be seen: no help online, what you described warrants medical attention, so see your doctor for assessment, wish you well
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Dr. Mazen Kherallah
34 years experience Infectious Disease
Likely a boil!: It looks like you have a boil which is an infection of the hail follicle of oil gland, it may require simple drainage with or without oral antibiotic ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: Something called folliculitis, which is inflammation and infection of the hair follicles. The best thing to do is to show your doctor when you get on ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Your question?: You made a statement followed by a question mark.It is not clear what you are asking. The statement is troubling. This could be several things from an ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
It is almost: impossible to diagnose a skin rash without direct visual and/or tactile examination. Please see a healthcare provider for proper examination and diag ... Read More
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A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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See doc ASAP: See pediatrician in after hours clinic, urgent care, or call on call pediatric service. If he has fever greater than 102 degrees F, in severe pain, le ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
Check it out: Possible cellulitis . Se your doc for possible antibiotic... Warm compresses may help until you see your doc.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Could be: Folliculitis is common in the groin/bikini area, especially with shaving. At times, antibiotics may be needed to help resolve the issue. If they con ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Hamilton
42 years experience Periodontics
Infection: I recommend an appointment with a Dermatologist asap. these infection can result in scaring, can become septic, and will continue to recurre

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