Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
193 Doctors are Online

Have bumps on head and has become sore. Using tweezers to pull the hair and white stuff at the end of hair. What could it be?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 2010
Answered : 6248 Questions
Hi, I am a male 27, and I have bumps on my head. Every once in a great while , such as now, one will become very sore. I thought it was an infected hair. I use a tweezers and pull the hair out. The end of the hair has a lot of either XXXXXXX type substance or white stuff and when pulled hurts a lot. Sometimes the lump will then reduce or stop hurting. What is on the hair and what are these things?
Posted Sun, 10 Nov 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 21 minutes later
Brief Answer:

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the query
Probably you are suffering from furuncle.
These are bacterial infections and you need treatment with antibiotics.
It will an better if you can upload photograph of the lesion .
This will help of in giving you a closer diagnosis and a better line of treatment.
Waiting for your response.
Thank you
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Dermatologist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor