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Cut on leg red sore puss with little puss filled bumps around it?

Cut on leg red sore puss with little puss filled bumps around it?

Probably a boil: Also known as a furuncle. Hot compresses several times a day will help bring it to a head, when it will either open and drain on its own or, more likely, be ready for your doctor to drain it with a small incision. ...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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Itcy rash on hands with puss filled bumps?

Itcy rash on hands with puss filled bumps?

See dermatologist: There may be bacterial infection coexisting with a skin problem such as contact dermatitis (allergic reaction), dyshidrotic eczema/hand eczema, fungal infection, or pustular psoriasis. You should see a dermatologist for evaluation, possible cultures and/or biopsy, and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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Bleeding puss filled bumps in pubic region?

Bleeding puss filled bumps in pubic region?

Infection: You need medical attention for a bacterial infection soon. ...Read more

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Tiny whitish almost looks like pus filled bumps on stomach that are itchy?

Tiny whitish almost looks like pus filled bumps on stomach that are itchy?

Skin: Could be the beginning of folliculitus or a variant of eczema. The only way to know for sure is have your doctor check it out, or a dermatologist. Sorry! ...Read more

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Clear fluid filled bubble? Bug bite?

Clear fluid filled bubble? Bug bite?

Maybe not always.: When ever you get fluid filled bubble on your skin, it's a sign of skin injury, which can be either form infection, insect bite or iritation. ...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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Swelling around popped pimple, staph?

Swelling around popped pimple, staph?

Possibly: Anytime you pop a pimple with a pin or worse your nails the risk of an infection is there. Most often staph. At this point you may use warm soaks unless the area is getting worse, hot and tender then see a physician ...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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Little cut on leg red rash around it little puss with little puss filled bumps around it?

Little cut on leg red rash around it little puss with little puss filled bumps around it?

Using neosporin?: If you are using neosporin on your cut, you are likely having some allergic reaction to the neosporin--a very commom, yet overlooked condition. I would stop that, keep the skn/wpund dry with a little rubbing alcohol 3-4x/day for a few days and you should be good. If not better, call your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Herpes 2 have pus or fluid blisters?

Herpes 2 have pus or fluid blisters?

Herpes: Herpes lesions are typically fluid filled blisters that can look clear or whitish yellow. These will become open sores and then scan over and gradually heal. The process can take 5-14 days. ...Read more

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Can you pop pus filled insect bite?

Can you pop pus filled insect bite?

Many do: Generally we recommend not to pop things...But many people do...Best after warm soaks, do not push hard, and clean well afterwards to prevent infection. ...Read more

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Large bumps forming on my nose which are filled with white puss large bumps on my nose

Large bumps forming on my nose which are filled with white puss large bumps on my nose

Check with your doc: Sounds like a skin infection but to ensure proper treatment, I will recommend that you have nurse or a doctor take a look. ...Read more

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Puss filled bump on inside of vagina near clit?

Puss filled bump on inside of vagina near clit?

Could be Bartholin's: cysts or folliculitis along the hairline, or abscesses. Go see a GYN or family physician for diagnosis and proper treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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What are little pus filled sores on hands?

What are little pus filled sores on hands?

Pustular Dermatitis: Could be either psoriasis or another form of dermatitis. The treatment is usually higher dose topical steroids but you should visit with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Painful pus filled blisters randomly appear in nostril. What could this be?

Painful pus filled blisters randomly appear in nostril.  What could this be?

Staph infection: Likely a staph infection of the hair follicles here. Try a topical antibiotic three times a day for a week or so, if no help see an md for prescription measures. ...Read more

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Do bedbugs bites cause white pus bumps?

Do bedbugs bites cause white pus bumps?

More of a blister : Vice a pus bump. Some have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensite blisters may occur. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, shoulders, neck ; legs. ...Read more

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Do herpes sores squeeze yellow puss?

Do herpes sores squeeze yellow puss?

Herpes simplex: No. This is not a general characteristic of herpetic lesions. ...Read more

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Pus filled bumps on the back ?

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