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A 31-year-old female asked:

Quarter-sized lump on inside of thigh, surface is smooth, shiny, light purple. it's hard, goes quite deep under skin. slightly tender. no drainage.

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Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 35 years experience
Cyst: This may be a sebaceous cyst if it is the only time you have had this. Many people can get multiple of these in the same area over the years. I would not recommend trying to squeeze it because it will make it worse. Apply warm compressses for 10 min twice a day. If very sore see your md for antibiotics that will improve the symptoms even though it is not a true infections.
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