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Holland, OH
A male asked:

About 2 weeks ago i had what what i thought was a cold sore on the corner of my mout now it is a pimple that keeps pussing up even after i pop it.

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Sounds like: bacterial contamination (infection) of a herpes virus (cold sore) infection. Suggest you use hot MOIST packs and soak..(stop "popping" it let it drain naturally by soaking it) You could try local antibacterial ointment bwteen soaks , however you may need oral antibiotics. Consult your PCP or seek Health Tap Prime consultation with aphysician in YOUR locality (OH) Hope this helps! Dr Z
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Last updated Jul 16, 2016


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