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Pus Filled Bump Behind Ear
Small white painful pus filled bump on bottom lip, got worse when I popped it....What could it be?
Infection: Infections of the glands on the lips can become infected and cause an abscess. When you popped it the inflammation was extended into the surrounding tissues and made it worse. See you healthcare provider since you may need antibiotics. Drainage from the lips is towards the brain, so infections there can be serious. ...Read more
I have a red pus filled bump on the side of fmy inger next to the nail. I've drained it and cleaned and soaked it, but it won't go away. What should I do?
Ingrown nails: Sounds as if you have an issue with an ingrown nail. Time to head off to see your clinician before it worsens. ...Read more
I saw a pus filled bump on my pubic region which makes me fear. Should I burst it or what should I do. It's a bit itchy.
Get it checked: It is better you do not burst it and get it checked by your doctor or the clinic. Puss filled bump means some kind of infection and may need to be treated ...Read more
Pus filled bump on gums, popped drained went away fine no pain then came back in a few days what is this?
You have a chronic infection. It is not eliminated when the bump is 'popped'...That is just the way the body gets rid of used up white blood cells (pus).
There is probably an infection in a tooth nearby the 'bump'.
See a dentist to have it fully diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
I have a pus filled bump on my areola., I thought it was a pimple but I've had it for a year and it doesn't heal or stop generating pus.?
I produce a pus filled bump on my lips does that indicate a cold sore? It left a black mark there to
Milia or pustule: These are not cold sores. Vesicles are usually more apt to be a cold sore (clear blisters). ...Read more
Nasty - I have a pus filled bump on my back that keeps reoccurring! It is odorless, on painful, but the consistency is thick like toothpaste (sebum?)
Pus filled bump on inner labia minora. Not sexually active. Accidentally popped the bump. Any over the counter medicine to be used?
I've been having inner vaginal peeling and a pus-filled bump. No burning, barely noticeable itching. No unprotected sex. Could it be Herpes?
Could I cure it myself? I have a small pus-filled bump on my genital area. Sometimes it swells up and is very painful and it is hard for me to move. I had a dr look at it and he told me it was an ingrown hair. I researched ingrown hairs and that is not
If the area is infected you will need antibiotics, and possibly a procedure called an I&D (incision and drainage). Otherwise, you could try warm compresses to the area three times a day, if it drains on its own, apply an antibacterial ointment to the area twice a day and monitor. If it does not improve see your doctor.
Good luck! ...Read more
2 days ago, I scratched the outside lining of my lip. When I did a small red pus filled bump formed. Its scabbn ovr now. Was it a cold sore?
Hard to tell: Is it itchy or painful? Were you sick? Have you had cold sores in that area before? The only way to be sure is to have your doctor look at it. Either way it's not serious. If it remains for over a week it was probably a cold sore. The picture is of a typical herpes simplex cold sore. ...Read more
I’ve been having this pus filled bump on my vag lip, it’s not blisters just one bump. I tried to pop it but that just made it swollen and red??
Doctor Visit: You need to have an exam by a doctor to diagnose the bump. Your family doctor or Ob Gyn could help. Most likely will need medication depending on treatment. ...Read more
Painful, pus filled bump on side of toe by nail. Nursing school friend advised to pop with sterilized needle. Nothing but blood. What should I do now?
Soaks (may need doc): An infection that develops along the edge of the fingernail or toenail is called a paronychia. Care at home includes warm soaks in a mixture of 50% warm water and 50% liquid antibacterial soap three to four times daily for about 15 minutes. If redness starts to spread or pus still present, you need to see doc for proper incision and drainage. ...Read more
I have ibd & a serious rash developed on my legs - red circles the size of dimes with a pus filled bump in the middle & itchy. Leaving scars. Ideas?
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
What is it when you have a tender, blood, and pus filled bump in pubic area of the vagina? I noticed two very tender, blood, and pus filled bumps in my vagina area. Its not located on the lip area of the vagina, its more located on the pelvic area (if tha
Hello.: Hello. I can't diagnose this based on how I visualize what you are describing. However, if this is in the vaginal area, it is recurrent and there is pustular discharge, recommend that this be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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 two bumps that feel hard underneath my skin. Painless but big. One shrunk and scabbed after popped. Got other today. No head but is pus filled.
Infection: I recommend an appointment with a Dermatologist asap. These infection can result in scaring, can become septic, and will continue to recurre ...Read more
I have recently developed hard red bumps with a pus- filled head on my leg, belly, and arms. I was just taken off metformin because I was allergic to it. My skin rash cleared up with the help of steroids but it is now coming back and I am getting these so
Need drainage: Pus-filled lumps need to drain. If they do not drain spontaneously, need a doctor to help drain. Recommend that you see a doctor. ...Read more