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Have a red sore on upper inner thigh, sensitive, painful, left with purple scars. Treatment?

i have a red sore on my upper inner thigh. the area of a half dollar is very hard and the center looks like a reddish protruding volcano with the circumference roughly the size of a pea. It is extremely sensitive and painful. it is extremely painful when it touches any part of my clothing or comes in contact with anything else. what is it and what should i do about it? I had one about 2 months ago, and now have a purple scar in it s place.
Asked On : Sun, 30 Dec 2012
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The problem you are facing is most probably a's the local infection of a hair follicle spreading beneath the skin..these lesions are painful...what you need to do is take some oral antibiotic like augmentin 625 mg twice day for 3days and apply a local antibiotic like fucidin ointment twice thrice daily..take some painkiller as well....if it's quite recurrent u can get your blood sugar checked...
Don't worry
Answered: Thu, 3 Jan 2013
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