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Theres a bump on my inner thigh that can't be popped, what is this?

Really don't know.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my inner thigh could it be herpes?!

I have a bump on my inner thigh could it be herpes?!

Herpes: The virus starts to multiply when it gets into the skin cells. The skin becomes red and sensitive, and soon afterward, one or more blisters or bumps appear. The blisters first open, scab over, and then heal as new skin tissue forms. During a first outbreak, the area is usually painful and may itch, burn or tingle. Flu-like symptoms are also common. These include swollen glands, headache, muscle. ...Read more

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There's a white bump on my inner thigh, what could it be?

There's a white bump on my inner thigh, what could it be?

Sweat gland cyst: Need more information. How long has it been there? Painful? Growing? Any others? Drainage? Other symptoms that you may not think related (growth on penis or testicles, difficulty urinating) may be connected. A blocked sweat gland (sebaceous cyst) is very likely. See your primary doctor, get exam +/- ultrasound, and see a surgeon. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do I have a painful, dark red, and boggy to touch bump on my inner thigh?

Why do I have a painful, dark red, and boggy to touch bump on my inner thigh?

An Abscess must: Be ruled out by a physician and appropriate antibiotics given. This will halt the progression and start the healing. The longer u wait the larger and more difficult it becomes to treat. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my inner thigh it was hard now its soft its red what could this be?

I have a bump on my inner thigh it was hard now its soft its red what could this be?

Skin lesion: It could be an infected lipoma (fatty tissue) or an infected hair follicle or sebaceous cyst. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I found a bump on my inner thigh that is a purple green color and hard when you press on it. What could this be?

I found a bump on my inner thigh that is a purple green color and hard when you press on it. What could this be?

Bruise or hematoma?: If it's recent, the colors make it sound like a resolving hematoma or bruise. If it is still present after a month, you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have had a small hard bump on my inner thigh for several months. It is slightly purple in color and will not pop. What could this be?

I have had a small hard bump on my inner thigh for several months. It is slightly purple in color and will not pop. What could this be?

Sounds: like a cyst (one type=sebaceous cyst ot a LIPOMA (fatty tumor benign!) Show it to a Medical professional. Most of the time these are easily removed if it is painful etc ...Read more

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I have a big painful bump on my inner thigh bikini area, it's like hard ish at the bottom but then at the top it's red and squishy. I shave every week?

I have a big painful bump on my inner thigh bikini area, it's like hard ish at the bottom but then at the top it's red and squishy. I shave every week?

Folliculitis: if the bump is in an area where you shave, it is most likely an infected hair follicle, folliculitis. Try using a hot compress on the area to reduce the inflammation and it will go away with time. Taking Advil (ibuprofen) would help pain. Avoid shaving. consider getting tested for STDs. ...Read more

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I have a bump round raised raised bump on my inner thigh. Is stligly red, and appeared in a location where a normal chaf. It appeared in about a 12 ho?

I have a bump round raised raised bump on my inner thigh. Is stligly red, and appeared in a location where a normal chaf. It appeared in about a 12 ho?

Abcess: You may be seeing the early signs of an abcess in formation. Abcesses commonly form in the groin, axilla and buttock region when sweat producing glands become blocked causing the overgrowth of bacteria that excite an immune response. The build up of dead white blood cells forms pus. Try applying warm compresses ,watch for signs of infection, prepare for an ER for UC visit if it needs to be lanced! ...Read more

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I got a pimple like white bump on my inner thigh, outer vaginal. What happens if i pop it?

I got a pimple like white bump on my inner thigh, outer vaginal. What happens if i pop it?

May: This may drain the lesion and it will heal. If worsens see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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I have a itchy red sencitve bump on my inner thigh and it has clear fluid in it, any ideas what it is?

I have a itchy red sencitve bump on my inner thigh and it has clear fluid in it, any ideas what it is?

Need eval: A bump suchas this would need to be evaluated. In the inner thigh area when you see something like this there's a possibility of herpes if you are sexually active. However there are other viruses or infection that can also cause this type of bump.Most commonly it could be a basic skin infection and you may just need antibiotic. But i recommend you go see a doctor for it to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I used a public restroom and afterwards noticed a red bump on my inner thigh. Days later it grew to a nickel size. What could it be?

I used a public restroom and afterwards noticed a red bump on my inner thigh. Days later it grew to a nickel size. What could it be?

Lump: A hard, tender lump could represent a MRSA abscess which might require drainage by a doctor. Certain antibiotics may be needed such as Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) Clindamycin or doxycycline to treat it. Warm, moist compresses or soaks in Epsom salts may help it drain. Please see your doctor, or do a consult with a HealthTap doctor today. ...Read more

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Recently I saw a small red bump on my inner thigh then today it was now 3 small yellow colored bumps. I scratched them off but should I be worried?

Recently I saw a small red bump on my inner thigh then today it was now 3 small yellow colored bumps. I scratched them off but should I be worried?

Probably not, but: Stop scratching off 'bumps' unless you then disinfect them and bandage to prevent infection or irritation. You may be tough, and it may not 'hurt' but it can still get infected and lead to bigger problems than you want to invite. If it returns, go for an exam. Also, if you know of a possible risky source, have lab testing. ...Read more

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I have an odd bump on my inner thigh. It looked just like a mosquito bite but it doesn't itch, this morning it went from being red to a gray color?

I have an odd bump on my inner thigh. It looked just like a mosquito bite but it doesn't itch, this morning it went from being red to a gray color?

Yes : A pictures worth 1000 words. If you want to do a HealthTap visit with pictures we could probably give you specific diagnosis and treatment or at least the possibilities ...Read more