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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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I think I may have Rosacea as I keep getting red bumps and pus filled pastules after exercise and I flush easily. I'm a male in my early 20s.

I think I may have Rosacea as I keep getting red bumps and pus filled pastules after exercise and I flush easily. I'm a male in my early 20s.

Don't guess !: Encourage medical assessment rather than looking for diagnosis or treatment from an on-line doctor who has never evaluated you. Take care. ...Read more

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I have dry skin on my legs in red bumps with pus coming out of them on my penis what does it mean?

I have dry skin on my legs in red bumps with pus coming out of them on my penis what does it mean?

see your doctor: It sounds like an infection anytime you have pus coming out. You may also be contagious especially if it turns out to be a sexually transmitted disease. Your doctor can make the diagnosis, check your labs and recommend treatment. Try not to pick at it and cause it to spread. ...Read more

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Can baby acne spread to ears eyelids and head? Can erythema toxicum neonatum occur at 3-4 weeks and spread to those places as well? Red bumps and pus

Can baby acne spread to ears eyelids and head? Can erythema toxicum neonatum occur at 3-4 weeks  and spread to those places as well? Red bumps and pus

Rash in newborn: ETN is not likely the cause (usually in first few days to 2 wks). Neonatal acne is common and generally starts around 3 weeks of age. Yes, neonatal acne can cover the areas mentioned. Another common rash to be considered is seborrheic dermatitis - this rash will typically have flaky patches as well. No treatment for acne, severe seborrhea may be tx with low dose steroid (ask your pediatrician) ...Read more

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I had one red bump with pus that was hard and i had to pull to get out. Near genital area? Should i be conxerned. Gone now. Not sexually active.

I had one red bump with pus that was hard and i had to pull to get out. Near genital area? Should i be conxerned. Gone now. Not sexually active.

See your doctor: If bumps reoccur, you may want to see your doctor. Often times, these bumps are normal and could be a result of blocked hair follicle. You may want to monitor when they appear, for instance, if they occur around the time you shave. If they persist and instead become bigger, red, and painful, they could be infected and require treatment. Your doctor can rule out other causes as well. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps that have pus on my skin what could this be?

I have small red bumps that have pus on my skin what could this be?

Could be foliculitis: There are hair follicles almost everywhere on the skin. These follicles can become inflamed or infected. Be sure to follow up with you doctor as antibiotics may be necessary. ...Read more

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What is this? I have itchy, red bumps rash with pus.

What is this? I have itchy, red bumps rash with pus.

Not sure: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have red bumps with no pus on my chin and they're really itchy i dunno if they're spots or what. Help ?

I have red bumps with no pus on my chin and they're really itchy i dunno if they're spots or what. Help ?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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My 7yo daughter has red bumps filled with pus sparsely spread from her chest to her upper inside thigh. Started over 3 months ago and slowing spreadin?

My 7yo daughter has red bumps filled with pus sparsely spread from her chest to her upper inside thigh. Started over 3 months ago and slowing spreadin?

Pustules: May be folliculitis or impetigo. Best to take her to your pediatrician or family medical doctor or dermatologist for an exam. Rashes are difficult to diagnose and treat without exam. Besides infectious causes, there are rare things like pustular psoriasis. ...Read more

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Acnes on back, buttocks and pubic region. Few red bumps and few pus filled. Please suggest a way out.

Acnes on back, buttocks and pubic region. Few red bumps and few pus filled.  Please suggest a way out.

See Your Doctor: It may or may not be acne, however, in either case, you likely need to be on antibiotics for initial treatment and then deal with the cause (skin issues, irritants, dirt, etc.). ...Read more

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I'm an 18 year old female with itchy red bumps filled with pus and hard to the touch on my upper thigh should I be worried?

I'm an 18 year old female with itchy red bumps filled with pus and hard to the touch on my upper thigh should I be worried?

Pustules: these are commonly called boils, some are superficial and will drain on their own. Warm compresses help this. Others are deeper and require antibiotics. If increasing in size and pain over a 24 hour period, see a doctor for antibiotics or drainage. ...Read more

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What are these red bumps with white pus-like tips on the shaft and base of my penis that is like a rash and itches, there are a lot. I'm a virgin.

Bumps on penis: This may be nothing more than irritation and common blocked hair cells.

There is a chance they are warts but not likely at your age.

If the rash is in any way panful or the white spots spread please find a way to get to a school nurse or a clinic where you can privately have this evaluated at. Your pediatrician is also likely to know what to do. ...Read more

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My breasts ache and have red bumps on them that pus and blood come out of when squeezed. What could this be caused by?

My breasts ache and have red bumps on them that pus and blood come out of when squeezed. What could this be caused by?

Blood from?: If the blood is from your nipples, call your doctor today for an appt.

If you have 'pimples' on the skin of your breasts which bleed when popped, then good skin care, just like on your face is needed.

But, if they have been there a while, i would still have my doc check it out. ...Read more

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What are red bumps some with a little pus in them that's on the thighs and butt . They do not itch or bother me. I was wondering can dry skin cause th

What are red bumps some with a little pus in them that's on the thighs and butt . They do not itch or bother me. I was wondering can dry skin cause th

Folliculitis: If you exercise a lot and wear tight clothing while you were doing so you may have this problem. It is an inflammation of the hair follicle. It can be treated by an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash. If it does not work see your family physician or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have swollen red warm bumps with pus on my lower leg buttocks and arm what could this possible be and should I see a doctor.

I have swollen red warm bumps with pus on my lower leg buttocks and arm what could this possible be and should I see a doctor.

Abscesses: Your description sounds like abscesses. You need to see a physician and have them drained and likely treated with antibiotics. Any contacts need to be treated. All the best. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection and I put peroxide down there and now its red and have bumps with pus.

I have a yeast infection and I put peroxide down there and now its red and have bumps with pus.

Oh: You should not have done that. Now first of all you need to be examined to see if you have a yeast infection and then proper treatment. Now there are issues. See you doctor for proper treatment of the damage done ...Read more

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My feet have lots red itchy bumps red raised with pus n sme cnt afford dr visit any suggestions been that way 3 yrs?

My feet have lots red itchy bumps red raised with pus n sme cnt afford dr visit any suggestions been that way 3 yrs?

Infection: Sounds like infection. I would try antibiotics. From what you are describing, i doubt topical would help - you probably need antibiotic pills. So you need to see a doctor. There are probably clinics in your community that are free or accept payment on a sliding scale. Don't know until you ask. ...Read more

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I have a red bump in the dip of my cupids bow, its just a small red bump and theres no pus or anything. I don't know if its herpes or acne I'm crying!

I have a red bump in the dip of my cupids bow, its just a small red bump and theres no pus or anything. I don't know if its herpes or acne I'm crying!

Stop crying: I'm betting it's an infected hair. Watch it and consider putting a warm compress in place. If it's not better in two weeks, get seen. If it's not really painful, it's almost certainly not herpes. ...Read more

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If you have a HIV rash does one red pus bump comes one at a time at different days?

If you have a HIV rash does one red pus bump comes one at a time at different days?

HIV rashes: Hi

this sounds like two different issues from your question.

But, remember there are lots of rashes with viral illness. There are lots of rashes from other exposures and possible infections.

The most dangerous rash in this scenario would be one caused by syphilis. Syphilis and HIV seem to go hand in hand these days. I hope you are being tested for both. ...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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I have a four to six red bumps near my vagina. They don't itch or hurt or have any pus inside of them, but I noticed them after sex. ?

I have a four to six red bumps near my vagina. They don't itch or hurt or have any pus inside of them, but I noticed them after sex. ?

Bumps: Bumps near vagina can be a range of possibilities: fungus, virus (like herpes even without pain), other sexually transmitted disease. Keep area clean, avoid intercourse until you see MD. ...Read more

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2 days after unprotected sex I found 3 red bumps with white top on shaft 1 inch from foreskin equally distributed on the circ.not itchy and no pus.

2 days after unprotected sex I found 3 red bumps with white top on shaft 1 inch from foreskin equally distributed on the circ.not itchy and no pus.

Possible STI: If this appeared after having intercourse it could be a sexually transmitted infection so you would need to be checked and possibly tested in order to receive treatment. If the lesions are painful it could be herpes but like I said, we would need to look at it in order to give you a better answer. Make an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have non itchy red bumps all over my torso, in my armpits, etc. sporadic, 19 total. Doesn't seem to be a bug bite, no pus, husband doesn't have any?

I have non itchy red bumps all over my torso, in my armpits, etc. sporadic, 19 total. Doesn't seem to be a bug bite, no pus, husband doesn't have any?

Pityriasis Rosea?: Do you recall where the rash started? Pityriasis Rosea is characterized by a symmetrical rash that usually begins with a "herald patch." The herald patch is an oval, fawn-colored patch that precedes the generalized eruption. Google images for Pityriasis Rosea--see if that's what you look like. The cause is unknown, and requires no treatment. Should resolve in a few months. Not infectious ...Read more

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Small, itchy, red bumps that have been appearing on my feet/ankles for over a week now. They're also slightly filled with pus. What could this be?

Small, itchy, red bumps that have been appearing on my feet/ankles for over a week now. They're also slightly filled with pus. What could this be?

Fungus Tinea pedis: If the bumps Pop and drain and get hard like callous material and later peel off it most Likely is Acute Vessicular Tinea Pedis. That simply put is a fungal infection or a type of athletes foot. See a podiatrist or dermatologist for best result. You may try over the counter meds but may wish to add Nizoral (ketoconazole) Shampoo 1% OTC . Wash at night don't rinse off pat it dry and in am wash it off. ...Read more

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Fem w/small painful red bumps around the anus. When dabbed with tissue, slightly yellow pus comes out. It's painful to move/sit/. No sexual partners.

Fem w/small painful red bumps around the anus. When dabbed with tissue, slightly yellow pus comes out. It's painful to move/sit/. No sexual partners.

Possible infection: Red bumps with a yellowish exudate can be indicative of many things. You may have a bacterial or viral infection. It is best to see a doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I have swollen feet and red bumps on my head with green pus?

I have swollen  feet and red bumps on my  head with green pus?

This sounds terrible: and potentially serious. You need to be seen and evaluated as soon as possible. Make an appointment with a health care provider as soon as you can. ...Read more

Red Bumps (Definition)

A bump is an area of tissue or skin that is raised . Red bumps are elevations ...Read more