My husband has an open sore on his head. It is the size of a softball with redness under it and it is causing a shocking pain into his ear. It is swollen and has caused soreness in his neck and swollen adenoids. It looks like it has mucus or pus, which is trying to come out, but nothing does. He has been squeezing it like a pimple and soaking it with hot water and Epsom salt. Previously he got bit by a spider twice and the wound had to be cut open and drained, but it has never got like this before. I can send pictures for your reference.
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Infected sebaceous cyst developing an abscess.Treatment plan:
Excision of the cyst and antibiotic treatment preferably Keflex (Cefalexin), Bactrim (comprises of Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim) or Doxycycline.Regarding follow up:
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