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Are you able to provide a photo of this sore please?
Can you describe it for me then please? And how long has it been present?
Thanks - and is it sore, itchy or/and painful?
Okay thank you. So given the time frame you have had it, more itchy through irritation, this could have been a mild folliculitis. If it isn't spreading and more irritated than painful, I would use topical hydrocortisone which you can get from a pharmacist.
You have use this twice daily for 1-2 weeks and this allows it to reduce the inflammation which is what is causing the irritation.
I would also continue to use sudocrem to protect it, but put it on as often as your like, as long as you have allowed the hydrocortisone to absorb for a 30minutes before.
If despite the above, you notice it spreading/worsening or not improving, then I suggest you contact your GP as if may require topical fucidic acid or oral antibiotics, both of which are only on prescription.
That is my pleasure, but if worsening, do ask your GP to have a look please, as my answer is rather theoretical
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