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Rash on upper outer thigh

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
?herpes zoster: A patch of eruption like this may be shingles (herpes zoster)'. Another possibility is an allergic reaction to something that comes in contact with yo... Read More
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
Urgent Care 26 years experience
Many possibilities: It could be any number of things. This could be a contact allergy, a reaction to something you are allergic to. It could be a cluster of bug bites. M... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Fungal infection?: Could be other things, of course, but the inner thigh friction area is a common place for a fungal infection ("tinea cruris").
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
Diagnostic Radiology 23 years experience
Could be many things: Eczema, contact dermatitis, or even jock itch. Try switching to a hypoallergenic laundry detergent and bathe with hypoallergenic soaps. If that doesn'... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Sounds like: a mild folliculits (inflammation of the hair follicles) due to the RUBBING of your pants on your thighs. If you wear tight jeans etc ..this may be the... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Depends: Rashes in the inner thighs can either be secondary to skin irritation from rubbing or a fungal infection from moisture. Depending on the rash location... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
UNLIKELU TO BE STD: Red rashes on the thighs are very unlikely to be std.It may be an allergy to insect bite or a skin infection.I will have it checked by your family doc... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Stop shaving your th: Best is to stop shaving there. If you must shave, be VERY gentle. Do not go over and over it. Do not press hard. Notice that the longer the time betwe... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Eczema?: Dry patches can be from eczema, use a moisturizer daily after showering and see your doctor for adequate diagnosis.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Thigh irritation: I suspect skin irritation of your thighs may be related to such things as continual friction and/or sweating and?Yeast infection Perhaps wearing tight... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Fungal?: Have the rashes persisted for days? It is always very difficult to comment on potential causes of rash without an exam. Fungal rash (tinea corporis ... Read More

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