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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

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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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

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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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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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Could a new skin lotion be causing my occasional red bumps on face? Small red no pus or head what is that? Do they disappear?

Could a new skin lotion be causing my occasional red bumps on face? Small red no pus or head  what is that? Do they disappear?

Yes: It sounds like the new lotion could be causing a mild reaction. Try stopping it for a few days and see if the red bumps go away. ...Read more

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Flesh coloured bumps on face and Pores refill with white stringey pus even after squeezing until theyve turned into a spot but then they scar?

Flesh coloured bumps on face and Pores refill with white stringey pus even after squeezing until theyve turned into a spot but then they scar?

Seems like acne.Pic?: If this occurs along your face, it's best to have a picture at the ready. It's hard to make the diagnosis based on your limited description here. Use HealthTap Prime or go to your regular doctor / dermatologist when one of these bumps appears, so they can look at it & make a diagnosis. My impression is that you have cystic acne (or chloracne, which is rarer). I hope it works out well for you. ...Read more

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Shinny red bumps on face? I have two red bumps on my cheeks one is the size of a bean they move around I do have bad acne, there is no pus what is it?

Shinny red bumps on face? I have two red bumps on my cheeks one is the size of a bean they move around I do have bad acne, there is no pus what is it?

Acne Nodules: Acne cysts are soft, pus-filled and inflamed lesions that occur deep in the dermis. They are also referred to as acne nodules, and are notoriously difficult to treat with common acne medications such as benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid. Due to the fact that acne cysts occur deep inside the skin, they must be treated by a skincare professional in order to minimize scarring. ...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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Vaginal bumps re - occuring pus filled with blood. Very painful sometimes.

Vaginal bumps re - occuring pus filled with blood. Very painful sometimes.

Needs evaluation : Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Sounds like you may have hidradenitis superativa. Schedule a visit to confirm. ...Read more

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Has red pus filled bumps from his waist down very hot to the touch and is complaining of pain?

Has red pus filled bumps from his waist down very hot to the touch and is complaining of pain?

See MD: Difficult to diagnose a rash without seeing it. Could be a skin infection or insect bites. He needs to see his physician for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have had pus-filled bumps on my bikini area for about 3 weeks. My dr. Said it is folliculitis but it has not gone away. Is this normal?

I have had pus-filled bumps on my bikini area for about 3 weeks. My dr. Said it is folliculitis but it has not gone away. Is this normal?

Could be: Folliculitis is common in the groin/bikini area, especially with shaving. At times, antibiotics may be needed to help resolve the issue. If they continue, seek medical help again, and tell the dr. They are not gone. Best wishes. ...Read more