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Large lumps on scalp, filled with pus, popped it, white discharge. Causes?

Hello i have a concern i have a big bump in my scalp when i touch it it hurts at first it started on the side. Now i have another one it look like a puss bump sort of like a black head or white head. i tried to bust it on one side and white stuff came out. could you please tell me where it comes from and what is it ? Should i see my physician?
Asked On : Sun, 20 Jan 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

Welcome to Healthcaremagic.

The lesion you have could be folliculitis. This happens most of times due to infection in the hair follicle.

Do consult a general surgeon who can open the lump and express all the pus and debris in it which is essential for it to heal.

Wish you good health.

Answered: Sun, 20 Jan 2013
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
It is Folliculitis of scalp..,
It is bacterial infection.,
So use antibacterial shampoo with oral antiboitics course.,
Answered: Sun, 20 Jan 2013
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