If it bursts.. think like a pimple, it won't have the uniform shape and it may look crusty and red.. and just.. gross.. for lack of a better word, sorry!
You will also see his behavior change, more lethargic, not eating, loss of coloration.
Lymph may grow some more, which can be normal, comes in all shapes and sizes. Think of our warts- this can be similar to that.
If it looks worse at any point, go ahead and post a picture of it here on the forums and someone will be able to tell you whether or not it is infected or needs AQ salt added.