A 18-year-old male asked:
I noticed a swelling on my chin, I thought it was a boil so I tried to warm it and squeeze it. It's a little bigger and skin in now leaky. What is it?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Scott Welker answered
26 years experience in General Surgery
Cellulitis: You have caused a local infection. Not sure you need antibiotics yet, but try warming a washcloth and holding it on the area; in other words a 'warm compress.' this can be done several times per day. If it gets much worse, you'll have to be seen.
Answered on Aug 25, 2017
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