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What Causes Pus Filled Bumps On Female Body
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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?
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
I have this bite on my fore arm started out as 3 pus filled bumps then it started to swell now it's hard around the site. What is it?!
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 two bumps that feel hard underneath my skin. Painless but big. One shrunk and scabbed after popped. Got other today. No head but is pus filled.
Infection: I recommend an appointment with a Dermatologist asap. These infection can result in scaring, can become septic, and will continue to recurre ...Read more
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
Nasty - I have a pus filled bump on my back that keeps reoccurring! It is odorless, on painful, but the consistency is thick like toothpaste (sebum?)
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