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A 22-year-old female asked:

This morning i found a swollen looking bite on my forearm. it had a white head of puss but nothing came out of it but little oil. it is very painful to the touch and now has a red circle around it that has increased in size since morning. i'm just wanting

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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
49 years experience
Forehead lump: This could be a boil abscess or infected insect bite, try OTC tripple antibiotic plus but if it persisted or got bigger especially if associated with fever, see your doctor. Feel better.
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
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Greatly apprecited.
May 23, 2015

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