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A 42-year-old female asked:

My scalp is sore only in one spot, it has a yellow fluid oozing out and some red. my neck has a itchy burning rash on the same side?

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Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Shingles?: Please see a doctor. It sounds like you may have shingles, and medicines can reduce symptom duration and prevent complications. You may have a bacterial infection called impetigo. This would require a special prescription ointment. Only a medical provider can tell you for sure.
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