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Scalp Sores Leaking Pus
I hve some scalp sores with a itchy scalp been driving me crazy they seem to break after they get a certin size and pus comes outof them?
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
I have a small bump on my scalp that will not go away. It has changed positions over time. It is hard and sometimes there is pus.
I have a small smooth but hard bump on my scalp that won't go away. Never had b4. when I try to pop it just bleeds. No pus at all. Shud I be scared?
C/w scar tissue or: Possibly a persistent sebaceous cyst with significant scar tissue around it which your efforts are not emptying, just adding to trauma & more scar tissue. Best leave alone in hopes scar tissue will decrease some over time or have excised by someone with good plastic surgery seamstress skills to reclose with minimal new scar tissue induction. ...Read more
How long does it take MRSA to become red swollen and leaking pus how may days does it take to become that way
I am 19 year's old and also a Virginia but I have noticed a leaking pus spot on the surface if my virgina and I am worried?
Pus or sebum?:
Is the area/lesion tender or red?
You may have a sebaceous cyst, which will contain sebum, a whitish material that is similar in appearance to pus. A small abscess is unlikely, and a pimple generally resolves.
See your doctor for further evaluation. A minor surgical procedure to remove the entire cyst or deal with a small abscess may be helpful. ...Read more
What can u use on hard bumps on scalp sore hard bumps, at base of neckline on scalp some fill with pus
My pierced earlobe has clear pus leaking from the hole, drying into a gross orange crust around the earring. Help!
How would I know if I found a random lump on my body if it was cancer or not and also does a cancer lump leak pus when squeezed??
I have dandruff&get little dried crust bloody spots from itching. I noticed my scalp is itchy+found what looks like 2pimples 2gether with white pus?
See a dermatologist: Meanwhile get in the shower every day with a dandruff shampoo. There are many. Tar, salicylic acid, selenium sulfide, ketoconazole, zinc pyrithione are all useful. You might try to wet your scalp with a few drops of water, then apply a few drops of shampoo and wait a few minutes to hours before your shower. You can rub in some liquid cortisone after. ...Read more
Small bite upon waking up, has grown to the size of my palm, leaked clear pus through my pants (leggings), red and warm and itchy. Concern?
Yes: Yes. Is it red hot swollen and painful or only itchy? If it is rapidly growing and has pus coming out of it it needs to be examined, drained, and antibiotics need to be administered. If it is determined to be a bite with no associated cellulitis or furuncle/carbuncle, then anti-inflammatory medication such as dexamethasone or diphenhydramine may suffice as well as topical steroid and hydroxyzine ...Read more
What causes a painful scalp at the point of growth of unusual coarse, thick, black hairs? Been a few years, no pimple/pus sacs. Future=folliculitis? : (
Still be: This is probably mild perifolliculitis but see dermatologist to really find out. ...Read more
Hello doctor. I had a boil. Now it has left behind a big hole and the pus from it is still leaking. Will this be healed naturally or should some steps be taken? If needed pls suggest some. Thank you
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The red dry patches on my face are not pus filled they often scale over and leak a clear fluid if picked. Feels like it burns to touch. What is it?
Earlobe by earing hole swollen leaking yelllo pus down the side of my neck lumps on neck by earing hole now area has turned a little dark an itching?
Help! I have a rash on my face on the R cheek leaking pus it's wet all night it started yesterday. Been with the rash for couple days now. It tingles?
I have a bump on my vaginal area it bleeds sometimes & leaks out pus. It's larger than an average pimple it hurts when touched never had sex any idea?
Cyst: There are several glands around the vagina and sometimes one can get obstructed and infected. Getting this checked by your doctor can determine what you have and then decide on the proper treatment. Sometime a procedure can be done to cure the problem. ...Read more
My scalp has been itchy to the point of bleeding and pus I think psoriasis but I've recently had 2 lumps on the back of my head appear. They got bigger over a couple days and it very painful giving me headaches what would this be?
Probable papilloma: It is very likely you have what is called an intraductal papilloma causing some bleeding. Alternatively, you can see this in fibrocystic breast disease as well. The discharge is actually the left over products of old blood. ...Read more
Having a layer of dandruff at a specific small area on scalp with pus. Is it fungal infection? How to treat?
Cannot diagnose: It is impossible to know without seeing this whether this is secondary bacterial infection or your are having psoriasis or some other lesion that may require different management. See a dermatologist and have this diagnosed and treated appropriately after face to face relationship. Good luck. ...Read more
I know I need to see Dermatologist. Just possible causes of painful pimple like in scalp face chest with pus comes out. For a while.
Hard pus liquid filled sore spots on my face and scalp all the time always re fill how do I stop them and squeeze them too get it all out?
Should I be concerned if bug bites on my ankles are swollen and red? I've tried cleaning them with isopropyl alcohol, but they still leak pus.
I have pimples on my head (scalp) and it is painful. Some of it had pus. What should I do and what is it called? Is there any solution to this?
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