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I have a small soft lump on my upper inner thigh, it always

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I have a small soft lump on my upper inner thigh , it always rubs against the skin on the upper thigh so not sure if that's something to do with it, ill attach a picture too.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. I’d be happy to assist you.

What is your age and gender?

Is it tender to touch,red?

Is it movable and reducible?

Since how long have you been suffering from?

Any other medical history?

Are you taking any medications?

Any recent illness?

Heavy weight lifting?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am 22 years of age and am male.
Yes it is tender and its very soft, in fact it started to puss a bit just now I think as its quite wet.
I felt a general discomfort for a week or two but only just really felt it.No other medical history.
No medications.
No recent illness.
No heavy weights.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I've attached another pic here for you in better lighting, its very movable and just very fluid feeling, not like fibre.
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.

I understand your concern.

Well as you describe and your picture suggests sebaceous cyst.

You should apply warm compresses on it.
Also apply 1% hydrocortisone cream mixed with Bacitracin ointment twice a day for 3-5 days.

Also take OTC Motrin and Claritin.

Wear loose cotton clothes to prevent friction.

Use abzorb powder if you have excessive sweating,wetness on affected area.

Start a multivitamin supplement.

Most likely you'll feel better in 5 days.

In case it persists more than a week then see your doctor for further evaluation and management.

Let me know if you have any further query so we can discuss it thoroughly in every aspect.
It’s my pleasure to continue this conversation until you satisfy.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi,I really appreciate the rapid response, so there is no chance this could be cancer or anything?Cheers.
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.

No chance of cancer or anything life threatening.

You needn't to worry at all.

If you are satisfied with our conversation then bonus and positive feedback are appreciated.
Feel free for further queries.
Hope this helps.

Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.

It's my privilege to help you if you have any further query regarding your this health issue.
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