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A 27-year-old female asked:

for the last few days i have had two purple bumps on my right right upper thigh. today one popped and released blood and a clear liquid. any thoughts?

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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 24 years experience
It seems...: Seems you may had either boils or insect bites, but it is very difficult to tell precisely without looking at them. For now, use warm compresses over them for about 15 minutes 3 times a day. If you notice redness, pus, painful and tender area, fever or chills you need to go to the nearest urgent care or see your doctor for immediate evaluation and antibiotic treatment.

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Last updated Oct 17, 2014

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