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Blister In Groin Area
Had small blisters on groin area. They're disappearing, but small redness appeared on head of penis. Tested (-) for hsv1&2. Have a swollen lymph node.
Lichen planis: There are numerous afflictions that affect the skin of different parts of the body. Skin sores or rashes, genital lesions and ulcers, and oral manifestations are common. If you have any oral lesions or markings of gums, lips or tongue, I would look into being tested for lichen planis. It is similar to some other diseases but not an infection from virus, bacteria, or yeast. See dermatologist. ...Read more
Suddenly my boyfriend has blisters on his groin area after sex. Is it possible that I gave him herpes? I've never been diagnosed. I've never ha
Yes: Both should be checked for herpes genitalis as well as other STDs. ...Read more
Mnay: First time around you may get systemic symptoms of fever, chills, malaise, an outbreak of numerous blister-like lesions on the genetalia which will rupture and leave very tender and painful ulcers which may last as long as 10-14days. The female genetalia may become swollen and tender to the point that she cannot walk. The man can develop severe swelling which may partially impede free urination. ...Read more
Hi, I got a 3 small blisters in my groin area, that are clear and have faded without ulcers or flaking, didn't hurt or trouble urinating, herpes?
Red like zits all over my legs and sole of my feet, little itching was given zpak did not clear up, no blisters and keeps spreading around groin area?
I have the three small open circular blister like wounds right above my genitals on my groin area. They are painful have a white center to them.?
Infection: This is an infection, possibly sexually transmitted. I'd seek attention and avoid contact with others til resolved. ...Read more
Noticed a blister around my inner thigh which popped and there was another which has also popped and I have noticed some bumps around my groin, clean the area with alchol rub, what else can I do?
I have this cluster of 3 bumps on my left inner thigh. Maybe 6 inches away from my groin area. Do not hurt, itch, blister, or bleed. Hasn't spread.
Hard to tell: Could be anything from viral molluscum vs a wart. Have a doc take a look or a dermatologist. ...Read more
I get frequent blisters in my armpits and sometimes in my groin area. I usually just apply antiseptics, and they drain all by themselves after a while, but then they recur. What could be the cause of it?
Infection?: "Blister" normally means superficial, filled with clear fluid. I can't explain something like that. Maybe allergy? But if these are deeper bumps that drain pus, sometimes with blood, then you may be having recurrent staph or strep infections. Or maybe a chronic problem called hidradenitis suppurativa. See a doctor, preferably a dermatologist or infectious diseases specialist. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a blistering rash in my groin area. Have used lotriderm wish isn't helping. Is there anything else that I can try? I am male, 62 y/o. This rach just started while I was on vacation. Doing lots of swimming. I tend to sweat a fair amount.
The: The rash may require a scraping, or possibly a biopsy to determine the proper diagnosis. A true blistering rash in the groin could be a contact dermatitis to something touching the skin, or a primary blistering disorder such as bullous pemphigoid. A dermatologistg could do such tests, with immunofluorescence stains, to find a diagnosis, then appropriate treatment recommended. ...Read more
Blisters from a herpes outbreak in groin area turned into scabs that fell off during a hot shower. Had red marks now for a week. When will they heal?
I have an lump that like a blister in my bikini area. Between my thigh and groin. It is about 3 inches long and an inch width It's got a pretty big bu?
My 6-day old infant grandson has white pus filled blister-like pumoles under his neck, and in his groin area. What srd they?
3 days ago I noticed tiny blisters and redness in 1 area of my buttocks. The redness and swelling has expanded across my hip and into the groin area. What is this?
This sounds like a possible cellulitis (skin infection). You will need to be examined by a doctor and get treated. Antibiotics will clear this up if it is in fact bacterial in nature, other possibilities are herpetic lesions, allergic reaction, or even bug bites.
If the issue has not resolved please seek medical attention.
Best of luck and happy new year. ...Read more
Itchy painful swollen currently size of nickle its up and down in size Groin lymph node. Female. 2 blisters vagianol area every 3 months. No fever.
I have a bump/sore/blister on my groin, just in between my thigh and genital area. Size of a dime. After three weeks, it has not changed.
Could be infection: Please have a doctor look at it. Syphilus begins as a painless ulcer. Other skin infections can cause a sore blister or papule bump, too, like folliculitis, infection around the hair follicles. MRSA is out in the community now, not just the hospitals, so please be safe and see your dr. Herpes can be an extremely painful blisters/ulcers. ...Read more
Recently, w/in an hour after sex w/o showering, I break out in a rash/hives in my groin/upper thigh/buttocks area. No blisters, just gradually go away?
A couple: .. possibilities come to mind when considering hives that consistently occur after intercourse. Cholinergic urticaria (hives triggered by heat), contact sensitivity (latex condoms? Although this may more commonly be associated with poison ivy-like rash), seminal plasma hypersensitivity (semen allergy-usually person specific, but also usually a burning sensation). Can try otc cetirizine. ...Read more
Had hair bleached blonde today. Now I have blisters on scalp, swollen hands, mad with the itch on hands arms feet and groin area.
Infection: This can represent bacterial, fungal or yeast infection. This is more common in someone who is sweating heavily or is overweight. It may respond to topical agents sich as micatin (miconazole). If it persists, it is best to e seen by a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Causes of my crotch blister? The blisters have pus inside, what can be? And how I can cure this? My groin smell bad but I don feel any itchy.
Infection: This is perhaps a question that serves as the very definition of when one needs to go to the doctor. Your sores need to be examined and possibly tested and you need to be on prescription medication. Please get to your family doctor urgently. ...Read more
I have blisters on the form of a straight line on the right side of my hip. They are turning black and are painful. Right groin gland is swollen.
I have a burning sensation for 1week in my lower left back that comes and goes, migrates to the hips and groin, no blisters or rashes, what could it be?
Just had negative results for herpes. I have had blisters on my penis that wash off in the shower and come back as scabs. I have swollen lymphs groin.
Sounds herpetic: It does sound herpetic. Make sure your doctor did an actual culture and not a sretum test because this is an antibody test and can lag. The testing is for hsv 1 and 2. The lymph node swelling goes with this as wel but is less specific. A herpetic outbreak should be painful. ...Read more
Genital herpes symptoms: can u have swollen groin glands without skin blisters? Is this a genital herpes outbreak. I have pain on my left side only.
Cannot diagnose: Without seeing and examining you it is impossible to diagnose what is going on. See an ob/gyn doctor and get looked after professionally. Good luck. ...Read more
I have noticed a small lession on the base of my penis, frequent urination, pain in uretha, and swollen lift node in left groin. No rashes or blisters?
With your description, and presence of swollen lymph Lt. Node, you need medical attention. You probably have an infection and need antibiotics.
Take care of yourself, & good luck ...Read more
Extreme pain in legs that stays whether lay down or stood -achy. Lymph nodes in my groin swollen and herpes type blisters but negative blood tests?
Herpes type blisters: Where are the blisters? Labia or leg? Leg it could be herpes zoster (shingles) which is very painful. Check varicella IgG titers -which would be elevated. If on the labia could be herpes I (which you can get in the genital area) or herpes II. It takes 2-4 weeks after initial infection to develop IgM titers and >4 weeks to develop IgG. Check what type were ordered. F/U w/doc ...Read more
Diagnose w cellulitis (blister on foot) no worse, but no better after 40hrs on med. Minor swell of lymph node in groin. Go 2 ER, or safe 2 wait? No fever
I'd go to ER: Sounds like you need to be on IV antibiotics... ...Read more
Can HSV 1or2 travel without contact or is it shingles? Shin has itchy blisters with shinbone/leg/groin pain/fatigue. Have had HSV forever.
See answer: If you have orofacial or genital herpes (hsv-1/hsv-2), you cannot transmit the infection to another part of your body after initial infection occurs. That said, with genital herpes, one has infection of the l-4, l-5, and s-1 nerve roots which innervate the rectal area, buttocks and lateral aspect of the thigh and so outbreaks can occur in those areas. Shingles can affect any area of the body. ...Read more
I have a pimply/red bump rash on my inner thighs by groin. Some have whiteheads/blister appear & peeling skin. Mild itch/discomfort. What could be?
Friction: This type of eruption may be due to friction near the groin along with heat and moisture. Start be avoiding the wearing of tight jeans or pants. Wear boxer shorts. Try applying a combination corticosteroid and antiyeast cream like mycolog. See your Physician or a dermatologist if the eruption persists or worsens. ...Read more