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Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Infection: You need medical attention for a bacterial infection soon.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Skin Abscess: It's unlikely to be herpes. Herpes tends to be a patch of vesicles that ooze clear secretions. It's most likely a skin infection if it's not on the sh ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Two issues: #1 you may have a vaginal bacterial infection that may need Rx by a MD(musky (fishy smell). # 2 The pubic hair bumps need to be checked by a MD to det ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibles: Most likely these are hair follicles. Have they always been there, or is it something new? Have your doctor look at them if you're worried, or if they ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Could be Bartholin's: cysts or folliculitis along the hairline, or abscesses. Go see a GYN or family physician for diagnosis and proper treatment. Thanks for trusting in ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lemme
34 years experience Family Medicine
Probably a boil: Also known as a furuncle. Hot compresses several times a day will help bring it to a head, when it will either open and drain on its own or, more lik ... Read More
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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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Using neosporin?: If you are using neosporin on your cut, you are likely having some allergic reaction to the neosporin--a very commom, yet overlooked condition. I woul ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yellow "submarine": The itchy yellow bump is located where it must be seen by a GYN MD to accurately diagnose as it is presently "underwater".
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Just a pimple: This sounds like just a pimple, or maybe folliculitis (hair follicle infection), especially if it's an area that you shave. No STD causes this -- no w ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Folliculitis: What you're describing sounds like an infected hair follicle. This is very common, especially if you shave. Try warm compresses and an over the coun ... Read More
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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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Roberto
35 years experience Family Medicine
Hair Follicle: If not painful. best to leave it alone!!
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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin: Could be the beginning of folliculitus or a variant of eczema. The only way to know for sure is have your doctor check it out, or a dermatologist. Sor ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
??????: May or may not be. Herpes is usually painful with a few grouped vesicles but an inflammation of the base of a hair follicle may present like this.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not clear: Find out regarding pregnancy with a home pregnancy test. Otherwise, a "bump" can be a symptom of many diagnoses. It depends on your personal medical ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Time for a visit: You don't mention the babies age. If under 2 months an office visit today is very important & you should not delay. If an older toddler, you might cle ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Possible herpes: Ingrown hairs, esp if you shave, are quite common, but they are usually solitary, and dermatitis not recurrent. A cluster of pimples with clear fluid ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It may well be: Would not have sexual contact until this has been medically evaluated and treated.
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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 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 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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