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Bump on inner thigh, soreness, popped it, white in the centre. Treatment options?

Hello, just recently yesterday a bump came up on my inner thigh, it was raised and seemed to be able to move by the touch. it has been sore since i noticed it. i popped it yesterday and it hurts quite a bit today, about the same size. is now sort of white in the middle, seems to be healing , unable to pop it. but still very sore
Asked On : Sat, 22 Dec 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello dear
Thanks for writing in
The bump seems to a form of small boil and it may need a short course of antibiotic to heal. But as you have observered that it is healing, you can wait for 1-2 days if it resolves need not to worry else you need to take antibiotics orally. Meanwhile do not try to pop it, it will be more painful. Take analgesic and anti-inflammatory drugs to reduce pain. Antiseptic cream can also be applied over the site.
Best Wishes and get well soon
Answered: Mon, 24 Dec 2012
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