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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

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 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

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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 constantly get these bumps in my pubic region. Bumps are usually yellow/pus-filled, and ooze blood when it pops. What causes them & should I worry?

I constantly get these bumps in my pubic region. Bumps are usually yellow/pus-filled, and ooze blood when it pops. What causes them & should I worry?

Folliculitis?: This sounds most like folliculitis, i.e. infection starting in hair follicles. This is especially likely if you shave your pubic area and the bumps occur primarily in shaved areas. An antibiotic might help. Depending on exact location -- e.g. groin, not pubic area -- it could be a more serious condition called hidradenitis suppurativa. Best to see a doctor and take it from there. Good luck. ...Read more

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Reoccurring blood and pus filled painful bumps on vagina. Any cause other than STD?

Reoccurring blood and pus filled painful bumps on vagina. Any cause other than STD?

Folliculitis: It is possible you are suffering from "folliculitis", which is a bacterial infection or inflammation of the hair follicles. Regardless, you still may have an STD and be in need of antibiotics. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Pus filled bumps on the back?

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

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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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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

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My ankle has blistery pus filled bumps it looks disgusting. It started as a scabby looking thing and now looks like that.

My ankle has blistery pus filled bumps it looks disgusting. It started as a scabby looking thing and now looks like that.

Have it looked at: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Non itchy, pink pus filled bumps on the back of my legs, what are these?

Non itchy, pink pus filled bumps on the back of my legs, what are these?

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...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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