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Question: mark on inner thigh/pubic region


 alexa14 - Mon Feb 25, 2008 9:15 pm

during my period about two weeks ago, my pads irritated my skin and caused what i thought was a pimple. now, it has turned into just a dark red mark that isn't raised or anything. what is it and what should i do?
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Mon Mar 03, 2008 11:11 pm

User avatar Hello Alexa14,

The area are noticing may actually be a bruise. Continued abrasion can cause a blister that initially can appear as a pimple-like then subsequently develop into the typical darkened bruise appearance.

If this doesn't get better over the next few days I would suggest you have your doctor evaluate this to find out for sure what is going on.

Best wishes.

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