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Bainbridge Island, WA
A 31-year-old male asked:

I have a small bump on the back of my head looks like it could be a cyst, acne, or folliculitis. the spot is the same color as the skin. it has clear fluid and blood draining from that spot. fluids have bad odor. suggestions on treating this spot?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Sounds like an infection. See a doctor.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Your description suggests an infection sebaceous/inclusion cyst. It may need to be excised. It would be prudent to see a doctor. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water daily so your urine is mostly colorless, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. For nutrition: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/. Get HPV and Covid vaccines. Wish you good health!
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Last updated Mar 22, 2021

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