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What are red bumps some with a little pus in them that's on the thighs and butt . they do not itch or bother me. i was wondering can dry skin cause th

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Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 41 years experience
Folliculitis: If you exercise a lot and wear tight clothing while you were doing so you may have this problem. It is an inflammation of the hair follicle. It can be treated by an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash. If it does not work see your family physician or dermatologist.

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