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Bump on 4 year old kid's face, infection medicine did not help

My son has a bump on the side of his face for two months now. It doesn t come to a head and turn white. It looks a little purple, anyways if it has pressure put on the bump it feels like it pops inside of the skin . It hurts him to the point that it is hard for him to wear his glasses. His doctor gave him infection medicing but that did not help.
Thu, 12 May 2011
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Hi,
There are two possibilities,
1,there is small boil and pus is formed and due to antibiotic pus is localized and formed localized bump, it will dissolve gradually.
2,there may be a cyst which will remain there permanently
consult your doctor for further evaluation..
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