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Yeast infection plus burning, tingling in legs (no rash), two small pimple like bumps (1 near groin, 1 on butt) 1 on groin went away already. Related?

Yeast infection plus burning, tingling in legs (no rash), two small pimple like bumps (1 near groin, 1 on butt) 1 on groin went away already. Related?

Yeast/pimples: probably NOT. vaginal yeast infections are exactly that - vaginal. It sounds like you may have had two small infected hair follicles - folliculitis that have at least partially resolved (as this can) on their own. I would avoid trying to "pop" them and use moist heat or simply monitor the remaining one. ...Read more

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I have a small light purple bump on the inside of my leg right at the edge of my groin. It's about pea shaped. What do I do?

I have a small light purple bump on the inside of my leg right at the edge of my groin. It's about pea shaped. What do I do?

Skin lump: You'll need to see a doctor in person to get a diagnosis of this little lump, and to decide what to do for it. Maybe it'll go away on its own, but it might need to be removed in the office. For now, try some warm soaks, 20 minutes twice a day. If it gets larger, hurts, or turns red, see someone right away. ...Read more

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When i exercise i feel like some irritation just under my groin btw, my legs i feel some bumps so i'm concerned what can I do to help it?

When i exercise i feel like some irritation just under my groin btw, my legs i feel some bumps so i'm concerned what can I do to help it?

Possible hernia: Inguinal hernia is quite common and can be easily diagnosed with a careful physical exam. Swollen lymphnode can also cause a "bump" and can be sore to pressure. Since this is bothering you, i suggest calling your doc and schedule for an evaluation. In the meantime, avoid heavy lifting until a hernia is ruled-out. Good luck. ...Read more

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7 days after protected sex and unprotected oral. I have a small red area where my leg & groin area meet. No bumps, is this from underwear or herpes???

7 days after protected sex and unprotected oral. I have a small red area where my leg & groin area meet. No bumps, is this from underwear or herpes???

Red area: Its more likely a skin yeast if its in this area. Herpes would have blisters showing up. In the middle of winter and during swimming season we see a fair amount of tinea (yeast) infections near the underwear line. Try some lotrimin and see if that helps. ...Read more