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Bump on thigh, pink and inflamed, no pain

Hi, I have a pink, round bump on the back of my leg on my upper thigh. It came in about a year ago but recently became inflamed and changed shape when I was in a pool and a hot tub. It doesn t hurt but has recently gotten irritated from wearing shorts. I was wondering what is and if I should get it checked out by a doctor. Thanks so much!
Asked On : Sat, 4 Aug 2012
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Hi bump on the thigh pink and inflamed can be furuncle .one point against it is pain.pain will be severe in furuncle but not in thrombophlebitis due to any injury.whatever reason can should be treated with a broad spectrum antibiotic twice daily and a anti inflammatory agent like combiflame twice daily and application of mupirocin ointment over the lesiond can cure it
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