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i have a pimple like bump on my upperlip but it has a big white head on it. i'' afraid to pop it because i don't want a yellow scab. should i pop it?

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Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No: See primary care doctor if it gets worse or doesn't drain on it's own

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White Plains, NY
A 19-year-old male asked:

Embarresing but on my balls is what appears to be a white head zit.... it hurts to much to pop it and its very hard what is it and what do i do?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Difficult to: tell without an examination. This could be an ingrown hair, a cyst, a normal hair follicle. You need to be sen by a doctor to see exactly what it is.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
These are very quick and easy to remove with a tiny injection of local anesthetic.
Sep 26, 2014

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