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Believe i have a infected ingrown hair on leg. Hig red spot big bump with yellow pus coming out. So sore and hard and tight. What can i do to heal it?

Believe i have a infected ingrown hair on leg. Hig red spot big bump with yellow pus coming out. So sore and hard and tight. What can i do to heal it?

Abscess?: It sounds like you have an abscess that may require drainage, and maybe an antibiotic if quite large, surrounding redness, or fever. There are no reliable home remedies or over-the-counter treatmetns. See a doctor ASAP, and in the meantime do not squeeze or probe it or attempt any treatment yourself. ...Read more

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I was camping & got a red spot on my leg. It's painful, has swelling, itching redness and a lump under the skin. How can I know what it is?

I was camping & got a red spot on my leg. It's painful, has swelling, itching redness and a lump under the skin. How can I know what it is?

Bug bite: You probably got bitten by a bug of some sort - impossible to tell what sort without seeing it in person. Could also be a small staph infection, or a bite that has become infected. Apply warm soaks 2-3 times/day, but if it doesn't resolve in a few days see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Red spot on one leg for 2 years.Any solution?

Red spot on one leg for 2 years.Any solution?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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Hello i have this red spot on my leg now spreading throughout my body?

Hello i have this red spot on my leg now spreading throughout my body?

Below: Spots, rashes and bumps need a visual exam to make an accurate DX Unable to give answer in this format. ...Read more

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I found new, irregularly shaped red spot, 5-6mm, on my leg and i'm curious if I should have it checked out. There is no pain, itching, etc. ?

Yes: I advise my patients that when they notice a new or changing lesion to call and come in for an examination. This conservative approach will always be in your best interest. ...Read more

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