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I have a bruise on my inner thigh abt six inches above the knee. It started small but is grwing w/sevrl bruises. It itches & idk how I got it. Worry?

I have a bruise on my inner thigh abt six inches above the knee. It started small but is grwing w/sevrl bruises. It itches & idk how I got it. Worry?

Not sure but the: Only way to find out is monitor it to make sure it doesn't evolve normally and go away. Bruises tend to enlarge briefly for 1-2 days, then change color from red/black to green/yellow, then start to fade. If you continue to have bruises throughout your body, then you need to get checked out for certain diseases by a healthcare provider. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Have a bruise on the back of my thigh for 2 wks it itches like crazy for 2 wks been taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and itch cream not working I need suggestions plz?

Have a bruise on the back of my thigh for 2 wks it itches like crazy for 2 wks been taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and itch cream not working I need suggestions plz?

See a dermatologist: Could be several things, mainly infection needs to be ruled out, cannot suuggest online, history and physical examination by a dermatologist or your doctor first is needed, good luck ...Read more

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Have a bruise on my shin that itches and burns and making my leg hurt. Can't remember doing anything.

Have a bruise on my shin that itches and burns and making my leg hurt. Can't remember doing anything.

Shins are sensitive: Shins do not have a lot of padding there so it is easy to get a small bump and end up with a bruise. If it does not heal up notmally as a bruise should in a week to 10 days then see a doctor. ...Read more

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Lots of bites on my inner thighs and right on my panty line. The itching was the worst I have ever felt. Now they have bruising on the inner thighs?

Lots of bites on my inner thighs and right on my panty line. The itching was the worst I have ever felt. Now they have bruising on the inner thighs?

Possible chiggers: Chiggers are mites which burrow into the skin and like to live in places such a the constricted line of elastic undergarments like panties. There are good over the counter treatments for these so check with your pharmacist for what is in stock. He might also suggest a cream (cortisone 1%) to relieve the itching. ...Read more

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Inner thigh burning itching breaking out and red sometimes bruise appears?

Inner thigh burning itching breaking out and red sometimes bruise appears?

Odd: Two possibilities come to mind. If the redness is only on one thigh then it is possible you have shingles. If it is on both thighs then it is not shingles but may be a fungal infection. Better see your doctor or an urgent care for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have intense itching on my upper thighs, every time I scratch I have a new bruise. What can be causing this?

I have intense itching on my upper thighs, every time I scratch I have a new bruise. What can be causing this?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can find out what is causing the problem. ...Read more

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I have sudden itching inside both thighs usually on the top/outside. No rash; the itch sometimes bruises regardless of pressure. Yikes or maybe not?

I have sudden itching inside both thighs usually on the top/outside. No rash; the itch sometimes bruises regardless of pressure. Yikes or maybe not?

No easy answer: This suggests a type of urticaria without the hives. The bruising suggests vascular instability such as vasculitis or uticarial vasculitis. You will need to see yur physicaisn and see if there is more detailed history. Another option is to see a dermatologist and consider a biopsy of the brusing areas. The outside of the thigh could suggest a pressure type of urticaria but again no rash, ie hives ...Read more

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Rash on my inner thighs but will not go on my penis! Itches really bad. When scratched, area becomes very dry!?

Rash on my inner thighs but will not go on my penis! Itches really bad. When scratched, area becomes very dry!?

Jock itch: Sounds more like a tinea infection. U should keep the area clean and dry. Don't rub or scratch as it makes the rash worse. Heat n sweat r not good. Otc anti fungal powder/ cream can be tried. ...Read more

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I have an inner thigh rash and it really itches and I can't stop myself from itching it! . Is there any way to stop it?!

I have an inner thigh rash and it really itches and I can't stop myself from itching it! . Is there any way to stop it?!

First, find the. ...: Reason for that rash. If it allergy, use steroid cream and/or antiallergic oral medicine. ...Read more

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I have an odd circular red bump on my inner upper thigh : it is really red, and about an inch or so in diameter. It itches a lot. What could this be?

I have an odd circular red bump on my inner upper thigh : it is really red, and about an inch or so in diameter. It itches a lot. What could this be?

Ringworm is a: Circular itchy fungus.A characteristic finding is "central clearing".This describes a decrease in the intensity of this "rash" in the middle of the lesion.
C a dermatologist for a diagnosis/cure. If not better. ...Read more

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Itching around the vagina and my inner thighs and it feels like its spreading. Using hydrocortizone but it relieves it for a little while and itches.?

Itching around the vagina and my inner thighs and it feels like its spreading. Using hydrocortizone but it relieves it for a little while and itches.?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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My inner thighs, right next to my genitals itches real bad and it looks like it darkens and dries up, what can I do?

My inner thighs, right next to my genitals itches real bad and it looks like it darkens and dries up, what can I do?

Tinea cruris: Tinea cruris begins with an erythematous patch on the proximal medial thigh. The infection spreads centrifugally, with partial central clearing. Topical therapy with antifungal agents such as azoles is effective. ...Read more

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I am having rashes in my inner thighs. ..it itches some swelling circles...these area has become black. Kindly help.

I am having rashes in my inner thighs. ..it itches some swelling circles...these area has become black. Kindly help.

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 jeans plays a role, also. Avoid tight clothing, keep the thighs clean and dry once the rash clears. In the meantime try applying an antiyeast anti-inflammatory ointment like mycolog. If no improvement, consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatm ...Read more

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I am having rashes in my inner thighs. ..it itches some swelling circles are also there....area has become black kindly help.

I am having rashes in my inner thighs. ..it itches some swelling circles are also there....area has become black kindly help.

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 or versicolor), intertrigo (irritation from chafing maybe complicated by infection) or erythrasma (bacterial infection) are associated with round itchy/scaly persistent rash in this region. ...Read more

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I have a inner boil on my back thigh with no head. Everytime I touch it or when I wash and I run a rag across it, it hurts and itches at the same time. It also feels like a tender hole behind my skin. What should I do?

I have a inner boil on my back thigh with no head. Everytime I touch it or when I wash and I run a rag across it, it hurts and itches at the same time. It also feels like a tender hole behind my skin. What should I do?

Boil/ sebaceous cyst: This sounds like, you may have either a deep sebaceous cyst or an ingrown hair. Apply moist heat to the affected area, if it does not come to her head within a few days I highly suggest you see a surgeon for further evaluation and treatment. You may need to have this area opened and and explored. Take Care.
It could also be just a fatty tumor, except for the pain. ...Read more

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Help what is wrong with my b-girl my girl was bitten this past weekend. Not a mosquito. The bite was as big as her palm. It was hurting her, now it itches the bite was on her r.Outer thigh. She said that her inner r thigh is itching a lot. She has been with di

Help what is wrong with my b-girl my girl was bitten this past weekend. Not a mosquito. The bite was as big as her palm. It was hurting her, now it itches the bite was on her r.Outer thigh. She said that her inner r thigh is itching a lot. She has been with di

The: The skin lesion you are describing might be an allergic reation to an insect bite and she might be having an allergic reaction to it. Unfortunately skin lesions you describe can also represent a MRSA (methicillin resistant staph) infection. The symptoms of vomiting, diarrhea and chills make me more worried of the serious skin infection. Please realize that this can be quite serious. I hope she is still well at this time. She really should be seen by her pediatrician, or family physician as soon as possible to make sure this more serious infection is not a problem. ...Read more

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I have a red blotch on my inner thighs it itches. Just noticed yesterday I'm worried about it please help me.?

I have a red blotch on my inner thighs it itches. Just noticed yesterday I'm worried about it please help me.?

Fungus?: It might be a fungal infection. Try some over the counter anti fun gals like Clotrimazole or terbanifine. If it doesn't go away, please haven someone look at it

good luck! ...Read more

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I am suffering from itching and the skin becomes dark on inner thighs. Please suggest a good medicine to get relief from frequent skin itches.

Lotion: Without a better description it is hard to say exactly what is causing the itch. Could be eczema or postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, contact dermatitis from clothes or rubbing, hair follicle infection and many more. You can try a moisturizing lotion or an over the counter topical steroid assuming you don't have any allergies or other medications. Try to figure out why you are getting the itch. ...Read more

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I have a small patch (about the size of a dime) on my inner left thigh that is a little bumpy and pink, it itches only on contact and there is no pain?

I have a small patch (about the size of a dime) on my inner left thigh that is a little bumpy and pink, it itches only on contact and there is no pain?

It's hard to tell: Without actually looking at the patch. Possibilities include allergic/contact dermatitis, eczema, fungal infection etc. Go see your Dr for reassurance or if it gets worse. Take care and God Bless you! Http://www. Healthline. Com/health/rashes ...Read more

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I have a dry scaly rash on inner thigh, it starts off as red bumps. What is it? It itches occasionally.

I have a dry scaly rash on inner thigh, it starts off as red bumps. What is it? It itches occasionally.

Rashes: Rashes are often difficult to identify...Needs to be seen and a good history and physical needs to be accomplished...Best to see your family doc or a dermatologist... ...Read more

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He has a dry patch at his inner thighs been there since I met him it itches him its white, flakey & bleeds. He is a large man & his thighs are close?

He has a dry patch at his inner thighs been there since I met him it itches him its white, flakey & bleeds. He is a large man & his thighs are close?

Skin infection: This could be a kind of skin infection called a yeast infection. This usually starts on warm, moist areas of skin, like under skin folds. It can be treated with creams. I suggest letting a doctor take a look at it first though to verify what kind of rash it might be. ...Read more

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What could this rash be? It itches like crazy and is spreading outward from the public area onto my groin, inner thigh, and stomach. I

What could this rash be? It itches like crazy and is spreading outward from the public area onto my groin, inner thigh, and stomach. I

Jock itch: See a physician as it is difficult to diagnose skin lesions without an exam. My guess is tinea cruris, a fungal infection of the groin, buttocks and genital area a.. Jock itch causes an itchy, red, often ring-shaped rash in these warm, moist areas of your body.
Jock itch gets its name because it is common in people who sweat a lot, as do athletes. It usually respond to topical anti fungals cream. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your upper inner thigh itches? Fungus, germs, herpes, what could it be? There is also a raised group of red bumps.

What does it mean when your upper inner thigh itches? Fungus, germs, herpes, what could it be? There is also a raised group of red bumps.

Dermatitis: Several kinds of skin inflammation (dermatitis) could do this, including fungal and bacterial infections. However, herpes doesn't behave like this and is very unlikely. See a doctor if it continues or you remain concerned about it. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

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