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Fairfield, CA
A 21-year-old female asked:

I woke up with a pimple like bump on my leg and it was itchy , now it's inflamed and really red with a white head at the tip . staph ?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Possibly: Without seeing this it is impossible to diagnose. Apply warm to hot packs repeatedly until it opens and drains. If it reforms or expands with redness, swelling, tenderness, warmth or you get fever see a doctor asap.

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Last updated Jul 14, 2020

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