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A 29-year-old female asked:

had zit on neck, picked it, red, raised, and painful. now smaller with small scab on small pink bump. how do i care for it? could it be a boil?

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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Infected pimple: it is probably infected, try to apply triple antibiotic ointment, if no improvement see your doctor, feel better

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A 29-year-old female asked:

My son has suspected liver and/or thyroid problems. He has bmd and aspergers. His bms have varied from pale/clay colored to a very pale green/tan. He complains of being fatigued and dizzy at times?

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