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Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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Skin color bumps on my groin area?

Skin color bumps on my groin area?

Skin color bumps: Please get an appointment with your Primary doctor. He/she will listen to your concerns, examine you, and order laboratory studies and possibly xrays. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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Discoloration on inside of thigh near groin that burns?

Discoloration on inside of thigh near groin that burns?

Could be fungal: "jock itch" or tinea cruris is a fungal infection in the groin that is itchy or painful. Please see your dermatologist for appropriate diagnosis and management of this condition. ...Read more

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My 3+ weeks Baby had boils on inner thighs near genital area and also on scrotum. Siloderm Cream cleared boils leaving broken skin. Was it safe?

My 3+ weeks Baby had boils on inner thighs near genital area and also on scrotum. Siloderm Cream cleared boils leaving broken skin. Was it safe?

No harm: I don't think you did any harm but it sounds like your baby had/has a staph infection. There are no antibiotics in siloderm. I think if you are seeing open lesions, he should be checked and receive antibiotics. All the best. ...Read more

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Chronic itching around pelvic area & into inner thigh closest to genital area. There's some swelling small bumps after scratching, leaves scars. Dry?

Chronic itching around pelvic area & into inner thigh closest to genital area. There's some swelling small bumps after scratching, leaves scars. Dry?

Fungal infection: Sounds like jock itch (tinea cruris). Caused by a fungus and results in red, itchy skin in the groin area that can expand onto the thighs. Most OTC anti-dandruff shampoos like Nizoral have ketoconazole in them that will treat the fungus. This shampoo can be applied in the shower. If this does not clear the infection, follow up with FP doc. ...Read more

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Could a small red sore bump in the upper thigh neer the vaginal area be genetal herpes?

Could a small red sore bump in the upper thigh neer the vaginal area be genetal herpes?

Yes: The "classic" herpes lesion looks like a clear-headed small pimple. But it can certainly get red if inflamed. Bottom line: get to your doc and have a culture done to get an answer. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are bumps on genitals labia area called?

What are bumps on genitals labia area called?

Need examination: There are many reasons for labia bumps. Please provide a photo for us to better characterize and diagnose the bump. ...Read more

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Lump under skin on upper inner thigh last night. Today redness has appeared on surrounding area find it hard to sit/walk pain down thigh. Plz help.

Lump under skin on upper inner thigh last night. Today redness has appeared on surrounding area find it hard to sit/walk pain down thigh. Plz help.

Infected cyst: Until you see a doctor you should do warm soaks twice or three times a day. You may be given an oral antibiotic or it may need to be incised and drained. ...Read more

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Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?

Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?

Here are some...: Do you have similar lesions on other parts of body especially over elbows or knees? Clinically, it may be skin fungal infection or psoriasis. For the time being, you may try topical hydrocortisone 1 % with antifungal drug like clotrimazole 1-2 times daily and see. Besides, have a doctor to take a look for confirmation. How to get these done correctly? To http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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How do you relieve/treat red sores blister-like with pus located on the outer labia majora?

How do you relieve/treat red sores blister-like with pus  located on the outer labia majora?

Warm soaks: For relief, warm compresses and/or soaks will help. Apply a thin layer of neosporin or vaseline as a dressing. For soaks, i recommend a dilute domeboros solution. If these are recurrent, then i would recommend you see your doctor. ...Read more

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Cuts on clitoris, underneath pubic area been wearing pads for over a month now on Depo-Provera shot, bumps on the inside on the lips. What can it be?

Cuts on clitoris, underneath pubic area been wearing pads for over a month now on Depo-Provera shot,  bumps on the inside on the lips. What can it be?

Irritation from Pads: This is likely irritation from wearing a pad for a prolonged period of time. The labial area needs air. Cleanse the area well, pat dry. Apply an ointment such as neosporin. Try not to wear a pad for a few hours at a time to allow the area to breathe or apply a thick enough layer of neoporin ointment to protect the area from the friction of the pad. ...Read more

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Genital herpes on inner thigh, help?

Genital herpes on inner thigh, help?

Treatment: If you're sure it's herpes, it can be treated with anti-herpes medication (acyclovir, valacyclovir, or famciclovir), provided you start soon enough. The lesion will go away without treatment, but it may come back in the same place. If it comes back infrequently, you can just treat it when it happens. If it comes back frequently (several times a year), you can take daily therapy to prevent it. ...Read more

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Concentrated Lesions around genital area for week, feels itchy, old lesions are greyish, scrotum underside red, lesions grown in area with time. help?

Concentrated Lesions around genital area for week, feels itchy, old lesions are greyish, scrotum underside red, lesions grown in area with time. help?

See ms: please see your doctor. You may have something very simple or a transmitted disease. Do not take chances. Until seen make sure to not have moisture in underwear change two to three times a day. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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Bruising (Definition)

Bruising = a contusion with ...Read more