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I noticed last night laying in bed that on my inner left thigh near the bikini area a lump that is very painful and a swollen. W


Posted by clbucknell

 
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Two possibilities come to mind immediately, either an infection of a hair follicle (especially common if you shave in that area) known as folliculitis, or a swollen lymph node (or gland) representing (sexually transmitted) infection elsewhere.  I suppose if the hair follicle got infected enough, you might have an abscess (pocket of pus).  Either way, you need to go see your family physician for appropriate testing, diagnosis & treatment.  Good luck!
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