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Greenish hard painful lump behind the knee and ear. Pus formation. Cure?

Large green lump behind knee , and one behind my ear, they both are fairly hard. It hurts to walk, and I got it around late august, it came when I was very sexually active. It s more sensitive during my period, and some pus leaks out during hot baths, however, the size only decreases slightly. I do not qualify for healthcare benifits, what shall I do?
Asked On : Mon, 19 Nov 2012
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This look like subcutaneous abscess.Ideal treatment for this is drainage and course of antibiotics.Oral analgesics can help reduce pain.

Actually seeing doctor is recommend in this case as the infection can spread to other parts or also cause septicemia.

Answered: Mon, 19 Nov 2012
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