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Herculaneum, MO
A 19-year-old female asked:

I had a small pimple on my lip i popped it an white stuff came out next morning it was all red an sore an swollen but i can still push white out.

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Lip Staph infection: Be sure you consult a physician about the sore pimple because it can be a staph infection that should be treated with antibiotics right away. Any infection occurring in the area of your face formed by the corners of the mouth and top of the nose can easily travel to the brain and cause a worse infection there.
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Last updated Feb 8, 2020


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