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A 29-year-old male asked:

Found 2 pea sized firm bumps in abdomen tender to touch with no movement on same plane. 1st is 3 up and right of belly button. 2nd is 6 left of 1st ?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Infected: Painful lumps may be boils. Apply hot compresses for 30 minutes (off an hour) as often as you can. Do not try to pop them! See your doc in 2 days, to see if you need to have them lanced. If you have fever, rapidly increasing pain, redness of red streaks, please go the ER.
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