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A 29-year-old female asked:

i get boils and fine pimples on my inner thighs. dr says folliculitis. two rounds of clox and topical cream, goes away & comes back. suggestions?

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Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Has it been cultured: Do you shave there? If yes, try to avoid. Also keep area dry if you can. Have they cultured the area to see what bacteria is there?
Dr. Dercy Aranador
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
May be your thighs: are rubbing against each other. Are you overweight? The irritation may be causing the infection. Use soft cotton underwear that are absorbent and help dry the areas.

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