A 27-year-old female asked:
I have painful oozing sores in my head what could it be?
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Specializes in Internal Medicine
Folliculitis: Most probably you are dealing with hair follicle infection. It may get better on its own as it is draining already. You can use hibiclens topical antiseptic liquid to clean the site, if gets worse may need oral antibiotic. See your doctor.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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