A male asked:

Hello what is the difference between a boil and big pimple on nose they look similar because i search it up and idk if have a boil or just big pimple?

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Dr. Inaam Schneider
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Pimple VS Boil: Boile is usually larger & ready to burst & express fluid & pus . At any rate , don't try to express it yourself . Go see a doctor . Anything thing that contain infection above the angle of the mouth has the potential of spreading to the brain . So please go to urgent care or your doctor to get the proper antibiotics & to have this boil drained , if that is what you have Take care
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