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Spot on corner of mouth, swollen cheek, oozing orange watery substance. What is this?

Hi my partner returned from work with a spot with two heads on in the corner of his mouth, the one side of his.cheek looked swolen and half of his lip, his lip also looks brused. We managed to pierce the spots and orange watery stuff came out I have never seen this before ? Can you help or advise what to do. It is very painful and still leaking.
Asked On : Fri, 12 Oct 2012
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Thanks for writing here.

It seems your partner is having impetigo.

It is a kind of bacterial infection.

Do not try to rupture it.

Apply a topical antibiotic like mupirocin over affected area two to three times.

Give antiinflamatory tablets like combiflam.

Hope this will help you.TAKE CARE.
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