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A 17-year-old male asked:

A red pimple looking lump popped up on my chest. that night it popped. it bled then scabbed over. then bled again on and off for 3 days. now puss comes out. it is still completely red. what is it?

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Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Infection: Sounds like a skin infection. If it's not improving after a few days then you should see a healthcare provider.
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Last updated Oct 4, 2016


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