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I've 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.

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. Read more...

Painful red bump on buttock area. Now open and drained some liquid which reduced swelling. Could this be an ingrown hair or a pimple?

Possibly started as. You described a draining abcess, a walled off inflammed skin infection. It may have initially been a pimple (comedome), that was scratched and bacterial growth took over in it's compromised state. Open and draining is good. That is what we would do if you came to see us with the red swollen tender bump, if it were ready, we would open it so it could drain. If it stops improving, see a doctor. Read more...
Infection. You should definitely see your doctor. This could be an abscess (infection) and may need antibiotics and or surgery. If it is in the center top of the buttocks area it could be a pilonidal cyst which could be infected . Read more...

I have ingrown hairs, red bumps and pimples (white heads) near my vagina (mostly on the inner thigh and crease). What is the cause? How can I improve?

Dump the razor. Shaving with a razor can cause tiny cuts that get infected... Get rid of the razor, ask your doc to treat infection if there is one and switch to a beard trimmer. Read more...