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lump on face cause by pimple or staff infection ?

hello... i had what began to look like a under th skin pimple with no head! however, it developed into a big infection that swelled my cheek all around and it was red and hot... after a fue days it came to a head and busted on its own. when that happened i helped it by attempting to push all the pus that was inside out of my face.... the swelling went down and the skin healed however i still have a hard dime size lump where the infection initially started.... what should i do? what could this be?
Asked On : Sun, 31 Jan 2010
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  User's Response
Same thing happened to me. I was given antibotics to clear up the infection. The dr said it was Staph. She said after it was cleared up, I would have to go to a plastic surgeon to have the lump/knot removed/cut out.

The antibotics made the size of the lump almost un- noticable so I put off further treatment . This occurred around July, now it is Sept 2010 and the knot is getting bigger again and is getting sore. So i made a app with a dermatologist and will prob have to do to a plastic surgeon afterwards. My skin has never been the same since the lump.
Answered: Fri, 17 Sep 2010
  Anonymous's Response

You should be getting these bumps examined. And also get your sugars tested... these kinds of problems are very common for people having issues with sugar control.

Answered: Sun, 31 Jan 2010
  User's Response
I read what someone wrote. Why would they be caused by sugar? I haven't had anything but splenda in yrs. I am sure sugar is in some foods I eat. But I am not a big sweet's fan either.????????
Answered: Fri, 17 Sep 2010
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