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Dark scars left from abscess on waist, thighs, vagina during pregnancy. How to remove them?

i get dime sized abcess used to be my waist than my iner side thighs than in my vaginal area. they last 2-3days and itch . i have about 15 scars from recent ones in all areas i discribed. they itch n when they go away ther are dark scar. im pretty sure its not a std or herpess. i want a answer than if i feel more comfortable i will go see a doctor. its make me very uncomfortable because im almost 3 months pregnant nd im afraid of what the doctor will think.
Asked On : Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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Pathologist and Microbiologist 's  Response
Hello and welcome to HCM,

Presence of itching scars/ abscesses which itchy can be due to a number of causes.
It can be an infectious process which is causing wide spread pus collection in various areas- waist, thigh, vagina.
A pus culture will help to isolate the infectious agent responsible for the infection.
The cause for the itchiness has to be looked for.
Skin irritation, skin allergy can also cause itchiness.
Certain sexually transmitted diseases can also lead to these symptoms.
Clinical examination of the lesions is required.
You need to be more cautious as there is associated pregnancy.
Further investigations and management can be planned only after the clinical examination.

Thanks and take care
Dr Shailja P Wahal
Answered: Thu, 27 Jun 2013
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