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Independence, LA
A 19-year-old female asked:

What causes random pus filled bumps on thighs?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Could be: Something called folliculitis, which is inflammation and infection of the hair follicles. The best thing to do is to show your doctor when you get one so that you know how to prevent this in the future.
Last updated Jun 1, 2016


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