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Deep, open pore on the upper lip with pus. What is the cause and cure?

Hi! I ve had what looks like a deep, open pore on my upper lip for over a year now. It contains puss though you don t see it from the surface. I don t know if it s some sort of deep ingrown hair , or an infection of some type. It s not a large, discolored or swollen opening or anything. But it is slightly larger and noticeably deeper than any pore on my face. I was hoping someone might know what it might be so I can finally get rid of it. Hannah
Asked On : Sat, 12 Jan 2013
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Thanks for the query.

You might have developed folliculitis.

It is a bacterial infection,

You need treatment with topical as well as oral antibiotics.

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you
Answered: Thu, 1 Aug 2013
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