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A red ingrown hair looking bump. Picked at it now it's a sore and itches. What could it be?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Follicultis

An inflammed hair follicle.
Could try topical antibiotic like Bacitracin, wash 2 x a day and do not pick .if does not improve in 12- 24 hours go to urgent care /doc as may need to lance it and may need systemtic antibiotics as well.

In brief: Follicultis

An inflammed hair follicle.
Could try topical antibiotic like Bacitracin, wash 2 x a day and do not pick .if does not improve in 12- 24 hours go to urgent care /doc as may need to lance it and may need systemtic antibiotics as well.
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