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Lump on the thigh - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hey i have a newly seen lump on the top of my thigh. im not sure if its something to worry about or not. i have had sex, but i dont think that they have any STD's. also, there is a pinky/white rash that seems to be present in the same sort of area. it irritates me when im walking, it feels like its rubbing and gets sore. can anyone help???
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hii
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXX
User :   im geoff
User :   can you help me?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   What is the size of the lump?
User :   a few millimetres in diameter
User :   less than a centimetre
Doctor :   When did you notice it?
User :   just today
Doctor :   Does it contain pus or blood?
User :   when i was having a shower
Doctor :   Do you have fever or pain or redness around it
User :   im not sure, i didnt check, poke or break it
User :   no fever
User :   only pain is when its rubbed when im walking
Doctor :   Do you get these often?
User :   no this is the first one ive ever seen
Doctor :   Where is it exactly on the thigh, upper, middle or lower part?
User :   around the middle
User :   about a hand width away from my penis
Doctor :   Ok, I think you should not worry about it
Doctor :   It probably is a follicle infection
Doctor :   You can put an Over the counter antibiotic cream like
User :   ok what do you think it is? do you think its worth going to see my family doctor about it?
Doctor :   NEOSPORIN
Doctor :   For three days
Doctor :   If you have fever or the lump has pus in it, it is better to see the Doctor
User :   its painful to touch, but is the same colour as my skin
User :   im not 100 % sure if its something to worry about, or whether its just a mole
Doctor :   Otherewise , Neosporin shall do along with Over the counter, pain killer
Doctor :   The area is prone for such lumps
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   because of the sweat and the friction
User :   thanks heaps ffor your help :)
User :   you saved me heaps of time worrying and stressing
Doctor :   I hope you understand my suggestions
User :   of course
User :   also, 1 other thing
Doctor :   Nothing to worry, just wait for 3 days with the ointment
User :   im almost 20 years old and my penis looks to be "under size"
User :   i dont do drugs, smoking or any of that
User :   is there a reason why ??
Doctor :   There is nothing like small or undersize penis / large penis
Doctor :   Size really does not matter at all
User :   ok
User :   also, is there any cream (or ointment) for phimosis?
Doctor :   Phimosis is purely a surgical condition
Doctor :   There is nothing except surgery
Doctor :   It is a day care surgery
User :   ok
Doctor :   and the person is discharged on the same day
User :   but its nothing to really worry about???
Doctor :   If you have problems with it, then check with
Doctor :   otherwise it is still ok
User :   ok thanks heaps!!!
User :   :)
User :   byee
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form
Doctor :   Thansk for consulting me
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