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Black spot above eyebrow after injury, oozing pus. What is this?

Hello I need some help as my confidence is damaged, a thorn hit my head above my eye brow and it has become a black spot, with a hole in the middle when I squeeze it pus comes out, its been 3 months and I cant take it anymore as im embrassed to go out please help me find out what this is and what I can do to make it go away
Asked On : Wed, 24 Oct 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi Shyam,
You are expected to give complete description- like place of your residence, size of lesion, whether indurated or soft in feel, continuous discharge or on & off discharge, whether discharging granules or something else, whether associated with pain or fever etc.
It might be simple pyoderma, actinomycosis, atypical mycobacteriosis, or leishmaniasis.
Some investigations like culture-sensitivity testing for bacteria, fungus and atypical mycobacterium, KOH examination, tissue biopsy and above all the direct visualization can give clue to final diagnosis.
You need consultation with a dermatologist. Do not delay because of its benign looking character.
Dr. Ajit Singh
MD - Skin & VD
Answered: Sun, 28 Oct 2012
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