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Recurring bumps on thigh, itchy. What is it?

I have had raised red areas on my mid to upper right thigh on and off for over a month. I usually get one at a time, it goes away, and then I get one in another spot, but they do reoccur in the same spots. Initially I feel a itch, and then a raised bump appears (usually with a few small blister like bumps inside or one big one) and lasts for a few days and very slowly fades away. I always have at least one though since I first noticed the rash. I do workout quite a bit, so I thought maybe it was just from sweating.
Asked On : Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response

Thanks for your query

You seem to be developing recurrent superficial folliculitis.

Wear cotton clothes as much as possible to reduce sweating.
Do not apply any oils or moisturizing creams over the affected area.

Clean the area twice a day with a mild antiseptic lotion.
Apply a topical antibiotic cream.

Avoid touching or scratching the lesions.

Hope it helps

Dr Geetika Paul
Answered: Wed, 12 Jun 2013
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