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Ingrown hair at the base underside of penis, popped with orange pus, pulled out a white strand. What is it ?

I had an ingrown hair at the base underside of my penis . It had grown to a large lump and long hot showers weren t sizing it down. I finally popped it and a large amount of red-orange pus came out, and after more squeezing, a small white dot appeared. I pulled on it with a pair of tweezers, and it came apart, almost like it was a small spaghetti strand. with a combination of squeezing and puling with the tweezers, i got the white strand out. It left behind a small hole. What was this, should I be worried, and what can I do about it?
Asked On : Wed, 1 Aug 2012
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What you had was a small boil which ruptured with the hot water. The pus & other infeced secretions have come out & the hole is visible. All you have to do is keep the part clean with hot wet compresses & apply some anti-septic cream for 5 days & it should heal.
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