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A 24-year-old female asked about a male:

This terrible oozing, knot- looking thing on the back of his head. he suffers from eczema but this looks totally different. tried everything. help!

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
Tried everything?: Can you be a little more specific about what is "everything?" Has the pediatrician taken a look at this lesion on the head? Nothing like direct visualization to know whether fungal, bacterial, anti-virals, or simple steroids will do the trick. Got any pictures you wanna share?
Dr. Keshab Paudel
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Please see a skin MD: This appears to be an infected eczematous lesion. Please see a dermatologist.

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Last updated May 23, 2021

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