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6 years old boy has swollen, red, irregular circle area on his back and it is painful

my little boy has a swollen, red, irregular circle area on his back, with looks like a bruise pin point in the middle. Its not opened or seeping any fluid, but is painful to touch.
Asked On : Wed, 23 Jun 2010
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Hi shawna,
By seeing history it appears that your son is suffering from folliculitis or furuncle, if the pus is formed it needs incission and drainage, otherwise it requires antibiotics with antiinflamatory medication for 5-6 days consult your doctor for treatment.
Take care
Answered: Thu, 8 Sep 2011
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