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3 painful bumps on my pernium. not blisters, oozing, or cauliflower like, not crusting or scabbing, or forming a head, burns during urination?

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Cellulitis: Painful bumps indicate inflammation, most likely infectious from skin bacteria. Put some Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) ointment on them and take ibuprofen for a couple of days. You should also disk these with Epson salt. If no improvement in 2 days, see your doctor for a quick exam and assessment. You may need a course of antibiotic to treat.

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Last updated Oct 5, 2017

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