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A 36-year-old member asked:

Small white painful pus filled bump on bottom lip, got worse when i popped it....what could it be?

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Dr. Dennis Clifford
A Verified Doctoranswered
44 years experience
Infection: Infections of the glands on the lips can become infected and cause an abscess. When you popped it the inflammation was extended into the surrounding tissues and made it worse. See you healthcare provider since you may need antibiotics. Drainage from the lips is towards the brain, so infections there can be serious.

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A 24-year-old female asked:

Small white painful pus filled bump on bottom lip, got worse when I popped it....Wht could it be?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Acne: Could be acne lesion that is infected. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation because this way you will get treatment that will clear the problem.
Last updated Nov 4, 2017

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