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I have clear pus-filled bumps all the way from the top of my thigh to my ankle. I shave throughout the year but only see it in summer.

I have clear pus-filled bumps all the way from the top of my thigh to my ankle. I shave throughout the year but only see it in summer.

These vesicles or: folliculitis (inflammation of the hair follicles) are usually caused by bacterial infection such as Staph or streptococcus, but occasionally one can get viral infections (herpes zoster) or even fungal infections of the skin. You should get some help from a trained clinician to diagnose and treat appropriately. Do not wait until they become abscesses as that generally requires surgery to clear. ...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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Small skin coloured bumps & pimples on forehead. Sometime becomes red, itchy and pus filled. face skin is clear except the forehead area since long.

Small skin coloured bumps & pimples on forehead. Sometime becomes red, itchy and pus filled. face skin is clear except the forehead area since long.

Pimples on forehead: IF YOU WEAR A HAT OR A CAP, STOP IMMEDIATELY. TRY AN ACNE WASH AND APPLY A BENZOYL PEROXIDE LOTION OR CEAM TWICE DAILY. STOP EATING NUTS, CHOCOLATE, AND TOO MANY DAIRY PRODUCTS ...Read more

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Can upper lip hair removal cause single pus filled bump that starts tingling after being popped, very painful, and doesn't bleed but leak clear fluid?

Yes: It sounds like the procedure induced a "cold sore," or HSV1 eruption and you should be treated with Valtrex (valacyclovir) or Acyclovir asap. You can use Abreva which is over-the-counter. Avoid chocolate and nuts and triy to eat more chicken and yogurt. Don't have any more treatments until it clears up and be sure to pretreat with those same medicines before the next treatment. Also, stop pinching it! ...Read more

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Pus filled bumps on the back ?

Pus filled bumps on the back 
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Likely a boil!: It looks like you have a boil which is an infection of the hail follicle of oil gland, it may require simple drainage with or without oral antibiotics. Warm pads may help increasing the local circulation and fasten healing. ...Read more

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What causes random pus filled bumps on thighs?

What causes random pus filled bumps on thighs?

Could be: Something called folliculitis, which is inflammation and infection of the hair follicles. The best thing to do is to show your doctor when you get one so that you know how to prevent this in the future. ...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?

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