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Itchy bump in hair groin area. Obvious bump didn't break.

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Itchy bump in hair groin area. Obvious bump didn't break. Now it looks like it is open on the TOP. Painless. Was pulling the hairs out of it so maybe that's why it looks open. Also scratched and rubbed it. Std possibility?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.

I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

This is likely ingrown hair related issue.

Not a STD.

Not even an infection.

You can use Benzoyl peroxide cream or soap to clean the area daily.

Salicylic 4% solution daily cleansing also helpful to express these bumps.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What are some things to Look out for?
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Any painful blister with pus will suggest bacterial infection.

Swelling and redness with fever also suggests infection.

Otherwise, nothing to worry about.

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