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A 21-year-old female asked:

I had a bump on my inner thigh with a white head on it. i assumed it was irritated from shaving so i popped it and now it is larger, red and swollen.

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Dr. Lawrence Rosen
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Abscess: You may have inadvertently contaminated the area; apply warm compresses and seek medical attention to rule out an abscess that may need treatment.

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