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Forum Name: Dermatology Topics
Question: Growth on inner thigh
|superstarandy - Mon Jan 07, 2008 6:04 pm||
I have what I would call bumps (Growths) on the inner thighs near the groin area. It started as one and now I have several on both inner thighs. These seem to fill with puss and become painfull untill I pop them. What comes out is a yellowish gray goo. I have had these for years but they are getting worse in that I seem to be getting more of them. I have been told it was ingrown hairs but that makes no sense. These darn things won't go away. They also don't aways hurt but they do now. Any help would be great......
|Debbie Miller, RN - Sun Mar 30, 2008 11:24 pm||
Most often these are infected follicles or sebacious (oil gland) cysts. Neither is serious but are a nuisance. Sometimes they need treatment. It can be a form of acne that may respond to antibiotics or Accutane. Occasionally they need to be lanced by a doctor. You should not do this yourself, however. I would see a dermatologist.
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