A member asked:

My 9 yr old son has a swollen top lip at corner. there is a pimple. i can feel a nodule inside his lip when pressed oozes puss & blood. it is sore. ?

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Dr. Kristin Sokol answered

Specializes in Allergy and Immunology

A 9 year old boy with a hard nodule that is oozing pus and blood sounds like an infection (specifically an abscess). He should see a primary care health provider. He will likely either need it drained completely and/or oral antibiotics.

Answered Mar 30, 2016



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