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A 16-year-old female asked:

i have a pea sized white bump in the crease of my nose that hurts when pressure is put on it.

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Skin infections: Pus filled bumps on the skin are usually the symptom of a skin infection. When they become red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occassionally drainage. See your doctor, because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment.

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