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Small pus filled bump on left elbow, no pain, no itching. Cure?

Hi, I have a small,soft, pus filled bump on my left elbow . It doesn t hurt or itch . I got it from my friend. He said they are contagious. I don t know what it is.
Asked On : Sun, 25 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query.

You might have developed folliculitis.

These are deep bacterial infections.

Treatment is with antibiotics.

The choice of antibiotics should be based on culture and sensitivity tests done on the pus

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you

Answered: Mon, 18 Nov 2013
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