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Painful lump on pubic area. Pus, blood comes out. How to get rid off it?

Hi my name is Eden im 25/f and i have been gettin a painful lump or bump at the top of my pubic area closer to the belly. its the size of a quarter and sticks out about half an inch. Its very painful and sometimes pus and blood comes out i went to the doc and i dont have an std so idk what to do. its hard to do anything hwhen my pants touch it i wanna cry i tried to burst it but h ghurts even more.. did i mention theres no hair hair
Asked On : Sat, 16 Mar 2013
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From the description it seems , it could be a furuncle or boil. A furuncle is a bacterial infection of hair follicle and adjoining areas. To treat the same, do warm water compresses of the area and apply an antibiotic cream like mupirocin or fusidic acid cream. if painful, take oral analgesic like ibuprofen. usually warm water compresses liquidify the contents inside and help the lesion drain spontaneously. However if the lesion does not seem to resolve consult a doctor near by so that you can be started on oral antibiotic for faster resolution if lesion.
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