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I have an infected head/black head, it was a bump for a

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I have an infected white head/black head
JA: OK. The Dermatologist will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so the Dermatologist can help you best.
Customer: it was a white bump for a while like 6 months above my lip- then it got read and puffier so I poked at it with a pin then it turned yellow and infected looking. like a pimple that needs popped but with a black dot in the middle. help!
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Customer: no
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is D. David

infected looking doesn't sound good.

you need to see a doctor face to face to see if you need a course of antibiotics and antibiotic cream on the area like bactroban to fight the infection

you could have a skin bacterial infection like a staph or strep skin infection.

we can't give out prescriptions to clients over the internet.

do you have a photo of the area you can upload so I can better help you?