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A 34-year-old male asked about a 24-year-old female:

Big red bump on ear its behind my ear above the lobe. it started leaking green and yellow pus earlier now its leaking some but bleeding theres two openings what is this? zit boil? or should i be more worried?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Needs evaluation: This suggests you have a bacterial infection within the layers of the scalp. It will likely spread and worsen unless it is treated with prescription meds.

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Last updated Apr 23, 2020

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