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Ive had a brown pimple bump on inner thigh for a while, I get waxed and been told it was ingrown hair. I found his morning redness and swelling.

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Dr. Lawrence Scalzo
Family Medicine

In brief: Skin infection

probably so if like a red hot boil , hair follicle infection[folliculitis], use warm wet washcloths for 5-10 min.
3-6x/day till comes to a head break open with needle or go to urgent care or dr. for lancing and culture , could be mrsa infection which usually is with any pus but if not getting better will need antibiotics , wash/scrub well daily with soap/water/washclioth

In brief: Skin infection

probably so if like a red hot boil , hair follicle infection[folliculitis], use warm wet washcloths for 5-10 min.
3-6x/day till comes to a head break open with needle or go to urgent care or dr. for lancing and culture , could be mrsa infection which usually is with any pus but if not getting better will need antibiotics , wash/scrub well daily with soap/water/washclioth
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