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My carbuncle seems to have a string like worm thing. should i be worried?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Carbuncle: Carbuncle is a skin infection that often involves a group of hair follicles. The infected material forms a lump, which occurs deep in the skin and may contain pus. What you describe as worms is nothing more than pus.

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