A carbuncle is the infection of multiple hair follicles in the tissue of the skin. You can develop a bump or lump on the skin. In most cases, these can be treated with antibiotics or special creams.
Symptoms of infection
- Red and hot at the site
- Tender on touching
- Pain can be throbbing, especially if there is underlying pus
- White point or ‘head’
- Discharge from the lesion
Treatment of carbuncles and skin abscess
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