A 21-year-old female asked:
I have one red bump on my inner thigh that hurts when i touch it. is it some kind of bite or ingrown hair? no pus or head to it. what is it or to do?
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Dermatology 31 years experience
Bump : An inflamed cyst from bacteria in the hair follicle may not show a "pus head" but rather show redness, tenderness, due to inflammation or infection deep in the skin . See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
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