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Pockets of pus on my face?

Pockets of pus on my face?

Acne: If this is acne and it's severe enough for you to describe it as 'pockets of pus', start using topical benzoyl peroxide now as tolerable and make an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

Pus (Definition)

Pus consists of white blood cells that have "eaten" bacteria and then died. You find pus resulting after an infection has established itself and the pus is a product of the body's immune ...Read more


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Why did a pus pocket show up on the back of the head next to the ear. Took out the piercing and pus came out of and is this serious to see the doctors

Why did a pus pocket show up on the back of the head next to the ear. Took out the piercing and pus came out of and is this serious to see the doctors

Probably not: One of the complications of a foreign body (metal) in the skin is a pustule or a collection of pus secondary to contamination with skin bacteria. Now that you have removed the metal piercing, it is likely that with hot soaks and keeping the skin clean with soap and hot water, the superficial infection will resolve. If the infection persists for more than a week, see your physician. ...Read more

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Why do I get pimples with pus on my face?

Why do I get pimples with pus on my face?

Probably acne: Especially since you indicate you are a 19 year old man, you can expect some acne on your face. It's part of the changes through which your body goes in becoming a man. Anyone who tells you it is your fault, or that you should not accept scientific treatment, is giving you disinformation. Most acne can be treated by any licensed physician and hard cases respond to dermatologist treatment. ...Read more

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I'm 49 have facial pimples filled with pus on my face for last three weeks. Leave and come back. Please help what is causing this?

I'm 49 have facial pimples filled with pus on my face for last three weeks. Leave and come back. Please help what is causing this?

Multiple factors: Stress, diet and hormonal changes all can play a role in acne flareups. Oral antibiotics can be prescribed to help calm down flareups. See a dermatologist to see if prescription antibiotics and topical treatments are needed. ...Read more

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Weird pus thingon face?

Weird pus thingon face?

Dermatologist: A dermatologist can provide an accurate assessment for the lesion on your face. If you have redness, swelling, pain, warmth, fever- these are signs of a possible infection & warrant prompt attention. ...Read more

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What do pus filled bumps on the head and body mean?

What do pus filled bumps on the head and body mean?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What do pus filled bumps mean on the head and body?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Have follicles in the head and they have pus and bleed when tweezer out?

Have follicles in the head and they have pus and bleed when tweezer out?

Folliculitis: Not knowing your genetic origin.........fungus is the most common culprit. Bacterial infection may be primary or secondary. Scalp care, antibiotic/antifungal will help. ...Read more

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There's a bump on my friends shaft right along where the head is, however there's some pus and swelling, what may this be?

Shaft pus = see Dr: Cannot be sure over internet, but sounds as there is an infection present--community or sexually acquired types possible--so need a good history and exam to direct treatment. Primary dr / urgent care dr / er visit / urology / std clinic can all point you in the right direction. ...Read more

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I shaved my head, now I've developed a farm of white-pus filled bumps ,there is a bump on the right back side of my head. what can this bump be?

I shaved my head, now I've developed a farm of white-pus filled bumps ,there is  a bump on the right back side of my head. what can this bump be?

Razor bumps?: Pseudofolliculitis barbae is a fancy word for razor bumps. More so in dark-skinned people, shaving closely with a razor can cause new very short hairs to grow down in to the skin, causing irritation. It's also possible to have an acne-type response to shaving, and it's possible to introduce infection as well. Warm compresses can be helpful, gentle cleansing with hypoallergenic soap. ...Read more

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I have white pus filled bumps on the back of my head. when I force the pus out more bumps take their place and are spreading continuously.assistance?

I have white pus filled bumps on the back of my head. when I force the pus out more bumps take their place and are spreading continuously.assistance?

Bad idea: your infection is spreading and your squeezing is the cause. Please consult a physician for both topical and oral antibiotic therapy and stop squeezingthese abscesses, unless you weant to spend a week or so in a hospital. ...Read more

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Pus filled bumps in my 2 year old head?

Pus filled bumps in my 2 year old head?

Pus filled bumps: On the head in a 2 year old could only mean infection either from bug bites or tight braiding of the hair in some. He will need oral antibiotics to treat this. Good handwashing as always. ...Read more

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I keep getting hard pus looking lumps on back of head.

I keep getting hard pus looking lumps on back of head.

Seek evaluation: Chronic infections conditions in this area may warrant a multifaceted approach, which may include a wound culture to determine the appropriate antibiotic. Sometimes a longer antibiotic course is necessary, but this brings with it other risks. ...Read more

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Thanks! My face still very swollen and gums filled up again with pus. anything else I shd take?

Thanks! My face still very swollen and gums filled up again with pus. anything else I shd take?

Infection: Dental infections require specific dental treatment to affect a cure. Pills alone will help reduce and limit spread of infection. Can't fix this by just popping pills. Please get to your Dentist ASAP for appropriate comprehensive treatment. ...Read more

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How do I treat overactive sebum in my pores of my face lots of white pus in each pore. I've already use Re-tina A have a good skin routine.

How do I treat overactive sebum in my pores of my face lots of white pus in each pore. I've already use Re-tina A have a good skin routine.

Lots of treatments: Sebum is normal. Using retin-A is the best first step. Accutane would do more but it has lots of drawbacks so I would advise consulting your dermatologist. ...Read more

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My husband's face is filled with pus. What can we do to help remedy this? He also has black marks all over. Our wedding is soon. Please help.

My husband's face is filled with pus. What can we do to help remedy this? He also has black marks all over. Our wedding is soon. Please help.

Acne & Stress: 35y/o male says My husband's face is filled with pus. What can we do to help remedy this? He has black marks all over. Our wedding is soon. please help. Face is Acne. Body marks also known as Comedones or Blackheads are also Acne. The excessive out break possibly due to STRESS of every day plus getting ready for the wedding. Relaxation techniques/ OTC preps could help. Otherwise see dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a terrible bump on my face. It is hard all around the spot and it has a hole in the middle of it...but it won't pop. All that comes out is a tiny amount of pus. Help!!

I have a terrible bump on my face. It is hard all around the spot and it has a hole in the middle of it...but it won't pop. All that comes out is a tiny amount of pus. Help!!

Bump on face: needs to be viewed by a doctor. When he/she determines what it is, it might be drained or biopsied. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Large acne with pus on face?

Large acne with pus on face?

Nodular acne?: See a dermatologist ASAP ..you may need some powerful meds including antibiotic to treat before scatting occurs ...Read more

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Blister sort of thing on my penis head? No pus no pain

Blister sort of thing on my penis head? No pus no pain

Consider herpes: Herpes infection is likely, particularly if clear small blisters in group. ...Read more

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I was having a pimple on face with white head when i burst it its whit portion got into my skin would it become in pus ?

I was having a pimple on face with white head when i burst it its whit portion got into my skin would it become in pus ?

Yes, that's pus: You're almost grown up and your acne is now your responsibility to manage. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, phone your personal physician and make an appointment. The pus itself does not spread the acne. ...Read more