A 40-year-old male asked:
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i have a bump on my back that hurts like a pimple but it's not. it's red, about the size of a dime and hurts to touch.?

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Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Infected cyst: It is probably an infected cyst. A hot compress 3 times a day can help bring it to a head. If it is soft and feels like there is fluid in it, you should see a dermatologist to have it opened.
Answered on Aug 12, 2017
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Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Go be seen : By a doctor. Probably an infected cyst that may require antibiotics first to calm it down and then excision
Answered on Mar 4, 2018

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