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White Sticky Pus Squeezed From Back
Dark hard bump on back. It's painless. Hasn't changed size. Had it for about a year. No pus or anything when squeezed. What could it be?
See Dermatologist: For any lesion on one's skin the best best is to see a dermatologist. Many primary care physicians are able to diagnose skin conditions, and if not refer to a dermatologist. One's skin is the largest organ and subject to many, many conditions. Some benign and some deadly. Don't take chance and have it examined soon. Good luck. ...Read more
My left tragus is swollen, really swollen, no pain but if I squeeze it really hard I can get a white pus out of it. Swelling goes down but comes back?
Tragal cyst: You may have a tragal cyst or infection. I would see an ENT Dr for this, as you may need to have it drained. ...Read more
In have these tiny little bump on my chin. Whenever I squeeze them a thin white string of pus comes out then they come back fast. What is this?
Skin infection?: This needs to be examined in order to be successfully diagnosed. Stop squeezing these. Could be dangerous by spreading infection. Go show these to your PCP. ...Read more
I had a boil in November on the lower back of my head, bad-smelling clear pus came out when I squeezed it, then it healed. Now I have a reddish raised bump in that spot. What could this be/what should be done, if anything?
Skin care: 60 year old gentleman with history of a skin infection versus cyst. You should visit a dermatologist in the office to examine your skin. It is possible that this is a self-limited skin infection or infected follicle or it could be a sebaceous cyst which has lining that will elaborate keratinous grummus until that lining is scraped. Your dermatologist will be able to evaluate this for you. ...Read more
I have a lump on the back of my ear which smell's, when I squeeze it pus come's out what isit? I have had it for about 2 years, it does not go down.
Sebacious cyst: See a dermatologist for diagnosis and removal. Don't touch! ...Read more
I have red bumps on my arms that's spreading and are full of puss they are spreading quickly they itch when you squeeze the pus out its back full within an hour they are very itchy
Hopefully you have seen a doctor by now. If not you must do so at once, this sounds like a very aggressive infectious process that needs to be treated with antibiotics right away.
Good luck. ...Read more
Pustule/abcess: Occasionally the oil glands or hair follicles are invaded by skin germs. Various forms of staph or strep are the most common agents. Staph more commonly stays local while strep causes redness & extends under the skin surface. A warm compress over the area increases blood flow and allows the body to heal itself sometimes, if it persists, your dr may need to open & drain it & rx meds. ...Read more
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
I had a big pus filled pimple on corner of my testis its not paining when it squeezes it s lightly paining?
Probably a cyst...: Your described "pimple" hints the presence of overactive hyperplasia of sebaceous gland or sebaceous cyst. If so, leave it alone and don't squeeze it. Such cyst may grow in size over time and even occasionally get infected but not common. Besides, the number of such cyst may increase over time, but unpredictable. So, live on and enjoy life. ...Read more
At your tonsils?: Hard white or yellow concretions in the tonsils are usually tonsilloliths or tonsil stones. Harmless although they can cause a foreign body sensation and contribute to halitosis. Exudate on the tonsils or throat may be an indication of tonsil infection (viral or bacterial). See a doc for thorough exam. ...Read more
Go to doctor: Whether you have pus pockets over tonsils or a post nasal drip, a proper diagnosis is only possible with a careful examination. In some cases, your doctor needs to refer you to an ENT to drain the pus if indicated. There are potential and serious complications involving the airway. Get checked ASAP to get well soon:) ...Read more
I have hard scabs on my head when removed they have a clear, sticky clear pus that comes out it has an odor and the scabs are extremely thick and feel?
Question cut off: But I would definitely recommend that these be medically assessed. ...Read more
My age is 23. Gender is female my pus cell is 1-2 hpf and there is wetness in vagina and pain at back. Is this ok?
Uti: You might need to be treated for UTI ...Read more
Yes!: Please seek medical care right now. Please do not delay. Thank you. ...Read more
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
I had a pus filled spot on the base of my shaft and I squeezed it & it popped, just wondering if that's normal or if somethings wrong, not an sti?
Skin infection: Most likely an infected cyst similar to a pimple. Keep the area clean and if it is red, hot or tender go to an Emergency Room or walk in clinic. ...Read more
I got two injections from the derma for my cyst it went away but another bigger came back what do I do? Redish pus comes out of it.
Cyst removal: Go back to the dermatologist and have them curette the cyst. The lining of the cyst must be removed in order for it to not come back. ...Read more
Is it normal to get a pimple on the areola? Because I just got it today and it's very painful even when I squeezed it white pus came out of it
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 got bit on my abs by some bug, it grew pus. Put neosporin, popped it. Went away, but feels like a marble is still there. New one coming back, why?
Start over: How do you know a "bug" is responsible? Did you see and feel it? Neosporin did not "pop" it. The neosporin had no effect on the behavior of this. If it annoys you, see a dermatologist for a better diagnosis and definitive therapy based on that. ...Read more
I have a bug bites. I scratched them, now they have pus-filled centerpiece. I also popped the pus-filled, but it keeps coming back. What should I do?
Derm: See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. You probably need antibiotics. ...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?
My husband has a red swollen area at the base of his spine. It's recurring, very painful and eventually oozes pus. It is making him feel very ill.?
I have a pea sized lump on my back and its painful. Few years back also I had same lump on same place, pus came out and for few years I was fine. Help!
I have a knot under my armpit I have squeezed it till pus oozed out and put a black piece of electrical tape on it to draw it out what should I do? It
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