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A 39-year-old female asked:

I have a painful bump on the bottom left side of my heel. there is a small reddish brown spot. when you feel around it the bumb feels like puss sack. ?

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Puss: if u think it is a infected blister then you will need antibiotics. depends how big the abscess is-- may need draining as antibiotics may not work on an abscess if not drained.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Any lump or bump: should be carefully examined by a doctor. If it is painful your assessment may be correct and an abscess may indeed be present.

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