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It sounds like a staph infection or what we call cellulitis. It likely is an infection that needs to be treated. I would recommend having him be seen for antibiotics. It may just be something called superficial thrombophlebitis which isn't dangerous but needs to be evaluated.
Does he have a history of skin infections before?
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