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I have unexplained bruise around my arm with white lump. How to cure it ?

Hello, found an unexplained bruise on my arm, cant pinpoint anything that may have caused it, bruise is unlike any ive had before with a white spot surrounded by red and purple bruise, red and purple spots seem to make up the bruise. Underneath the white spot is a pea size lump which is tender to touch sore to push, bruise itself is not sore. Bruise is about 5cm in diameter. Have had for about 4days now color seems to have lighted and bruise has slighlty spread in one direction about 1cm
Asked On : Mon, 22 Aug 2011
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This could be infection of hair follicle called folliculitis with pus point. You will need to apply antibiotic ointment if you have like Fucidin or better to consult Dermatologist for proper management as he/she can examine you and decide treatment. Avoid pressing it. Get your blood sugar tested to rule out Diabetes if adivied by your Doctor.
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