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On Thursday some painful sore lumps appeared on one side of

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On Thursday some painful sore lumps appeared on one side of my neck and hairline and Lao a cluster of raised bumps which are not itchy but are painful to touch......not a lot has changed in the past 3 days.....all areas are still painful......I am a quite healthy 55 year old female......I rarely visit my doctors.....but this is concerning me at the moment ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.These are likely due to the bacterial infection. Staphylococcal infection is common and can sometimes invade the skin barrier causing sores. Hence, you will need oral antibiotic like doxycycline or any other. Please see your doctor for this case. Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for asking further questions!This is the link to my profile: