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White bumps in my groin area
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White bumps in my groin area

I have these hard white bumps in my groin area. They seem to be slowly spreading. What is causing them and how can I treat them?
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Do they look like pimples? When did this start? Do you notice any itching, dryness or redness? Could you give us more information?
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Hello,
It can be due to folliculitis skin. Keep the area clean and apply some topical antiseptics. Also wear loose-fitting cotton clothing and use an antibacterial soap or mild soap like dove. Avoid any kind of cosmetics. Topical antibiotics such as mupirocin or neomycin containing ointment are also useful. In case the symptoms persist then oral antibiotics may be needed. Please consult a dermatologist in that case.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your dermatologist. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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