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i have back blister type sores on my thighs and bum what could this be

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Folliculitis: Most sores on the leg, especially the thighs, and the buttocks, are related to hair follicle infections. Some of these may be infected with mrsa, ore ... Read More
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Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: I'd have to see them to know--too bad we don't have an "upload image feature" on this site. Things that come to mind include herpes, bacterial infect ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Not herpes: See a dermatologist without delay. When you call, explain that it is urgent.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rola Rimawi
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Sores: Likely a rash due to friction from tight clothing, heat, sweat. Try to wear loose fitting clothes a few days. Can apply destin cream or vitamin A &amp ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Unclear: This may well be an infection that is spread by scratching. This could be made worse as you scratch you can abrade the skin and then these are gettin ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Dermographism?: See a dermatologist. Can try cetiriine (Zyrtec (cetirizine) generic) at least an hour before sex.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marie Trenga
35 years experience Family Medicine
Blister: Avoid wearing the shoes that caused the blister. Do not open it as this can lead to infection. You can get adhesive moleskin to pritect it. If the ras ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Blisters on the butt: Blisters in the buttock and leg area could indicate shingles- especially if they fit in a certain pattern called a dermatome. Usually it is older folk ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wolfe
44 years experience Family Medicine
Probably tinea: Tinea is a type of fungus that commonly causes the rash like you describe, and is less likely to cause an odor than Candida, which causes most vaginal ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Rather get a local active lesion culture. Talk to your pmd when you have a active lesion.
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