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A 25-year-old female asked:

I get small hard bumps, like pimples, that grow on the inside of my thighs. i do not have herpes or genital warts.?

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Dr. Frank Pinto
Dermatology 37 years experience
Folliculitis?: Sound like either folliculitis- an infection of the hair pores or hidradentits suppurativa- a condition caused by blockage and inflammation of specialized sweat pores (apocrine glands). Both can be treated with oral and/or topical antibiotics. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Renee Harris
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Needs evaluation: There are many things this could be. Sometimes you get bumps from the friction of the thighs rubbing together. It could also be a virus called molluscum. I would recommend having your doctor look at this to find out what is causing the skin changes.

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