Villa Rica, GA
A 24-year-old female asked:
I have a cystic pimple that is painful. my skin has peeled and is very red and inflamed around it. there is still clear pus in it. how do i treat it?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Longanswered
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
staph: This sounds like it is infected with staph. When to get peeling and pus, this is an indicator that there may be more of an infection. Might be a good idea for a short course of antibiotics. Put a warm compress on it twice a day and gent express the pus. See a doctor.
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