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I have a big painful bump on my inner thigh bikini area, it's like hard ish at the bottom but then at the top it's red and squishy. I shave every week?

I have a big painful bump on my inner thigh bikini area, it's like hard ish at the bottom but then at the top it's red and squishy. I shave every week?

Folliculitis: if the bump is in an area where you shave, it is most likely an infected hair follicle, folliculitis. Try using a hot compress on the area to reduce the inflammation and it will go away with time. Taking Advil would help pain. Avoid shaving. consider getting tested for STDs. ...Read more

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I have painful bumps mainly on my inner thighs. They start off small an red but once they form they turn brown an change shape an size. What are they?

I have painful bumps mainly on my inner thighs. They start off small an red but once they form they turn brown an change shape an size. What are they?

Folliculitis?: Your description suggests bacterial infection of hair follicles. Usually will develop small pustules(pimples). Bactroban antibiotic cream may help but if not responding will need culture for MRSA and oral antibiotics. Suggest you see your physician for proper diagnosis and Rx. ...Read more

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For about 11 years I have gotten painful blister like bumps on my inner thighs and armpits. Multiple drs don't know what the cause is. Any ideas?

For about 11 years I have gotten painful blister like bumps on my inner thighs and armpits. Multiple drs don't know what the cause is. Any ideas?

See your doctor: Painful blisters needs to be seen by your doctor to document location, size, and type of bumps/blisters. If needed, they can do a scrape biopsy to find out what it is. By itself, it's hard to determine, and you may be referred to a dermatologist who can pinpoint it right away and take care it. It's impossible to determine without seeing it in person, by your doctor first. ...Read more

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Very large hard bump on inner thigh close to groin right before butt cheeks Painful when touched and it is red and i can't be popped ?

Very large hard bump on inner thigh close to groin right before butt cheeks Painful when touched and it is red and i can't be popped ?

Possible cyst: This might be a cyst in the layer of tissue beneath the surface of the skin. This sort of bump should be evaluated by a medical provider to determine if it needs to be removed or drained. May also require treatment with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Why do I have a painful, dark red, and boggy to touch bump on my inner thigh?

An Abscess must: Be ruled out by a physician and appropriate antibiotics given. This will halt the progression and start the healing. The longer u wait the larger and more difficult it becomes to treat. ...Read more

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I get these bumps on my inner thigh and they swell and burst and they are sometimes painful so what can they be and how can I treat them?

Yes: The pictures worth 1000 words. You really need to do it telemedicine video and picture consults or see hey a Dr.in person to see what it is and give you specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have purple bump inner thigh. Had for one month. Popped today and squirted blood. Lots of blood. Its never painful. Just purplish and shiny.

I have purple bump inner thigh. Had for one month. Popped today and squirted blood. Lots of blood. Its never painful. Just purplish and shiny.

Staph infection: I believe the most common explanation is a staph infection...the most common bacteria living on your skin. The thigh is a common place due to friction of your legs rubbing together, reducing the skin's natural resistance to infection, causing a boil. They tend to recur and may be prevented with use of the skin cleanser 2% chlorhexadine and/or a course of the anti-staph antibiotic erythromycin. ...Read more