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Folliculitis, hard lump on head, filled with pus. Taking antibiotics. Cure for lump?

Hi and thanks for answering my question. I ve recently been diagnosed with folliculitis and was prescribed antibiotics . It seems to be going away really well, however, there is a hard lump on my head that hasn t quite gone away yet. It s hard and I don t think it s draining anymore. What could it be? I ve been on the antibiotics for about a week now and I m just wondering why this particular lump seems to want to hang around. Should I be overly concerned? Thanks
Asked On : Sun, 21 Oct 2012
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usually the drainage stops after antibiotics but the capsule remains and it dissolves slowly
it may take 3-4 week
you can also apply local ointments on the lump area and it will dissolve slowly
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