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I usually get lumps around my bikini line and sometimes when they pop it takes a long time to heal and recently one popped on the edge of my bikini line and now its just an open sore. How can I treat this and what could it be?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Hidradenitis?

Its not possible to know for sure without seeing it; however, it sounds like Hidradenitis Suppurativa.
This is a problem with hair follicles or sweat glands. It is a very common annoying problem and can be difficult to treat. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hidradenitis-suppurativa/basics/definition/con-20027334 Best wishes!

In brief: Hidradenitis?

Its not possible to know for sure without seeing it; however, it sounds like Hidradenitis Suppurativa.
This is a problem with hair follicles or sweat glands. It is a very common annoying problem and can be difficult to treat. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hidradenitis-suppurativa/basics/definition/con-20027334 Best wishes!
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