A 32-year-old female asked:
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How can you tell if its herpes or a boil? Have a huge hard bump kind of softer on top 2 weeks later has head.Boilease=explode yellowy/blood/clearfluid

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience in Infectious Disease
Its a boil: Herpes is never just 1 lesion and its painful.
Answered on Jan 28, 2019
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