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A 24-year-old male asked:

had an ingrown hair it was swollen so i popped it. now there's a bigger red circle around it very warm to the touch. could it be serious. ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Don't know size: However, this sounds like an infection. If it is not improving with warm compresses - than consider medical assessment.

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Last updated Nov 1, 2015

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