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A 20-year-old female asked:

A month ago i had what i thought was an ingrown hair in inner thigh. red, painful, had puss. now it's purple with hard bump under skin?? i'm std free

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Did your squeeze it?: If you did then the hard lump are white blood cells trying to scavenge the remaining bacterial breakdown products(pus). If you did not squeeze it, have a MD take a look and see what happened and if needed provide a Rx for topical use and antibiotics if severe.

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Last updated Jul 28, 2017

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