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A 40-year-old female asked:

I'm a virgin there are bumps in my anus my mom says they are pimples?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Staph infections: Your mom is right, but you must get treatment so that you do not scar!
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Inflamed glands ?: I wouldn't call them pimples, but they can look the same.They are likely infected glands located at the base of hairs in the region.They might respond to a warm compress & eventually drain but may need local incision and drainage if they get big. Your doc could sort this out.

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