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i had a red bump on my bum cheek (close to inner thigh crease) it looked and felt like a painful pimple, now it looks popped and looks like a sore.

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Dr. Kimberly Ramsdell
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Pimple: This sounds like a small abscess caused by an infected hair follicle. It can be really warm and painful. Usually when it drains, will feel better but you should keep a close eye on it and keep it clean. If the pain worsens or the site starts looking worse, see your doctor because it might become more infected.

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Last updated Jan 21, 2021

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