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A 37-year-old male asked:

Hello doctor, my 2.5 months old toddler (baby girl) is having some problem on her left hand just down the shoulder. its seems to be a big pustle or pock. initially it was having irritation/pain as well but bnow it seems to be less. please advise.

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
See a Dr in person: Any skin pustule in an infant this young needs to be examined by a Dr in person. The Drs exam will determine whether there is redness, swelling, warmth, any discharge and what the mass feels like. If it is an infection, the Dr can prescribe antibiotics. If it is something else, they can determine the next steps in testing or treatment.

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