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Hello, I have a large pus filed spot on the outside of my lip

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Hello, I have a large pus filed spot on the outside of my lip on the right hand side of my mouth. I think it might be caused by the strep bacteria but I am not quite sure what to do about it;

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You can try hot compresses to bring it to a head. Once it starts draining you can put some over the counter triple antibiotic ointment on it and it should heal up fine.

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If it seems to be spreading then you may need to see a doctor and have it incised and drained and, sometimes, oral antibiotics are needed. That being said the primary therapy is to get it to drain.

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Does this make sense to you?

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I guess you have stepped away from your compter. I'll switch over to the Q&A system. This system works a lot like 'text messaging' but an email is sent to each of us anytime something is posted to this thread. We can continue to work on your question there..... :)

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Hi I was wondering if there is a bigger problem as I've noticed spots appearing on my lges and even on my breasts over the past 4 weeks
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
,Hi I was wondering if there is a bigger problem as I've noticed spots appearing on my lges and even on my breasts over the past 4 weeks
What kinda spots?