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my legs that get rather big and painful..mole remains only a lot

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i have moley type things between my legs that get rather big and painful, when they get so big they burst and tend to dry out although the mole remains only a lot smaller. what could these be?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr.Saurabh Joshi replied 6 years ago.

Since when do you have these ?

Do you have Diabetes ?

Are you on any medicines ?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.

my partner noticed one about a year ago now i have 2 or 3 .I've been tested for diabetes 2 months ago and was all ok, I'm not on any medication

Expert:  Dr.Saurabh Joshi replied 6 years ago.



These are most probably infectious boils containing pus that grow in size and burst.


You need to have these tested and have a Culture Sensitivity Test of the Pus to look for the cause of this infection and the most effective antibiotic against this infection.


Please see a Dermatologist for an examination and a skin scraping test to look for an infection.


Treating this would cure this infection.


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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
these are definately not spots or boils the are squedgy raised moles, over time 2 have popped where there has been a little blood. they dried out to look like a nomal mole again
Expert:  Dr.Saurabh Joshi replied 6 years ago.



You need to have these looked at by a Dermatologist and have a Scraping / Biopsy of these areas to look for a possible skin infection and know the cause of these raised areas.


Kind Regards,