A 36-year-old female asked:
My gp prescribed me antibios for abscess/sebaceous cyst behind ear now i have a large boil like lump on neck. what does this mean?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Raffanswered
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Go back to doctor: Without being able to see this there is no way in which to diagnose. Go back and let your doctor decide.
4.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohananswered
Dermatology 59 years experience
See a dermatologist: You may have an enlarged lymph node as reaction to an inflamed cyst. Antibiotic therapy may not be effective, drainage or removal of the cyst may be the best treatment. First get an accurate diagnosis.
4.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 25, 2020
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