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Red bump with yellow head, thick liquid. Used bacterium zinc, pink ring around bump. Treatment?

yesterday I notice a dark red bump, small like a pimple but much different. it was a bit yellow at the head. So, I used my finger nails and incised it. A odd almost different thick liquid came out. I put hand sanitizer on it . Only thing I had available. I put bacterium zinc salve on it when I got home. The next morning looks the same. except there is a light pinkish ring going out from it. Should I go to the hospital to see if its staph or a bad spider bite? .
Asked On : Tue, 4 Sep 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
I would be pleased to answer your question .

Yes , from your description of the lesion it definitely needs a good care . it needs to be cleaned with betadine lotion and you will need an oral antibiotic to heal it faster and prevents scarring .
Please do not fiddle with it and touch the lesion as the infection might spread .

Thanks and Take care
Answered: Tue, 4 Sep 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
Hi...dear user.,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
Don't do anything on it..,
Self medication always dangerous..,
consult good Surgeon..,
Answered: Tue, 4 Sep 2012
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