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A 34-year-old female asked:

I have a large bump on inner thigh that is purple and looks like a nipple. it hurts. i popped it two weeks ago and only dark blood came out. it's back

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Possible Abscesses: It sounds like you may have some folliculitis or abscesses with or without cellulitis. You may need antibiotics and possible drainage of the abscesses if they are fully formed. Analgesia like paracetamol and ibuprofen will help but also running hot soapy water as often as it is convenient and should help. You should let a doctor take a look at it to make sure that it is not something else.
Last updated Mar 23, 2018

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