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A 24-year-old female asked:

Had a bump in cavum concha of ear x4 days. today i popped it & yellowish fluid came out. cleaned w/alcohol & put neosporin on. is it bad i did this?

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Dr. Shahruq Sarela
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Abscess : You probably popped a small bacterial abscess. This will likely be ok that your using Neosporin as well. Keep monitoring your ear to make sure no other infection has occurred. Then you will likely need to be on oral antibiotics.

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Last updated Aug 30, 2018

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