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I've had a brown pimple bump on inner thigh for a while, I get waxed and been told it was ingrown hair. I found his morning redness and swelling.

I've had a brown pimple bump on inner thigh for a while, I get waxed and been told it was ingrown hair. I found his morning redness and swelling.

Skin infection: Probably so if like a red hot boil, hair follicle infection[folliculitis], use warm wet washcloths for 5-10 min. 3-6x/day till comes to a head break open with needle or go to urgent care or dr. For lancing and culture, could be mrsa infection which usually is with any pus but if not getting better will need antibiotics, wash/scrub well daily with soap/water/washclioth ...Read more

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Pain in right bump cheek some leg pain no swellin or redness no hist DVT no travel bc can DVT cause bum pain?

Pain in right bump cheek some leg pain no swellin or redness no hist DVT no travel bc can DVT cause bum pain?

Dvt: Given your description your pain and especially its location and lack of distal congestion it is unlikely to be due to dvt. However, since we don't have your medical history or meds it's not possible to be absolutely certain. If you are for some reason really concerned discuss with your doctor and have a vascular study. It is likely neurological like sciatic or muscular due to strain or both. ...Read more

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A red bump with hardness underneath and red/black head and redness area. Does that sound like a spider bit? Located on thigh

A red bump with hardness underneath and red/black head and redness area. Does that sound like a spider bit? Located on thigh

Skin infection: Did you actually see a spider bite you? If not, the bump you describe is likely an abscess. In any event, it should be evaluated by a physician to determine the appropriate course of treatment (I & D +/- antibiotics). ...Read more

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I have a swollen gland right in the crease of the thigh and vagina. No lumps or bumps no redness. No pain. Just slightly swollen.

I have a swollen gland right in the crease of the thigh and vagina. No lumps or bumps no redness. No pain. Just slightly swollen.

Enlarged lymph node: This may be from an infection or inflammation. If the gland stays enlarged for weeks or gets larger, get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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I get frequent bumps inside my inner thigh. I am overweight and tend to rub my thighs together a lot. Is it acne? How can you treat it?

I get frequent bumps inside my inner thigh. I am overweight and tend to rub my thighs together a lot. Is it acne? How can you treat it?

A form of acne: Yes...if thighs are rubbed together then the friction can be setting up irritation that causes the bumps. Stop sodas, processed foods, dairy and gluten. Those can all be inflammatory. Keep the area clean and dry as much as possible. Shaving can also cause irritation there. If it persists, be seen for more advice. ...Read more

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I have a small purple pimple like bump on my inner thigh from my thighs rubbing together. It started off red and now its purplish. Will it go away?

I have a small purple pimple like bump on my inner thigh from my thighs rubbing together. It started off red and now its purplish. Will it go away?

Eventually,: As long as the skin is protected and is not repeatedly irritated by repeat friction and rubbing, but most skin injuries take months before color becomes more flesh colored. ...Read more

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I have non itchy raised red bumps on my inner thighs. Ten on each leg in clusters. Didn't even notice them until I saw them.

I have non itchy raised red bumps on my inner thighs. Ten on each leg in clusters. Didn't even notice them until I saw them.

Thigh rash: Your rash could be an allergic reaction, fungal infection or some kind of folliculitis (inflammation/infection around your hair follicles). Could also be a viral infection such as common warts. Infections are typically painful and swollen and can spread quickly if not treated. Best to see your doctor or a dermatologist to determine what it is. Hard to diagnose without seeing it. ...Read more

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I have several small red bumps the size of a pea and smaller with white rings around them. They are located on my inner thighs and calf's on both leg.

I have several small red bumps the size of a pea and smaller with white rings around them. They are located on my inner thighs and calf's on both leg.

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You can resubmit the question to us again with the URL address listed and we will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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I have a rash on the inner thigh of both of my legs. Little red bumps and seems to itch at night time but not during the day really unless I touch it?

I have a rash on the inner thigh of both of my legs. Little red bumps and seems to itch at night time but not during the day really unless I touch it?

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You can resubmit the question to us again with the URL address (www.....com) listed and we will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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I have gotten a rash recently, but this is some kind of red bumps all along buttocks inner thighs and legs. What is it?

I have gotten a rash recently, but this is some kind of red bumps all along buttocks inner thighs and legs. What is it?

Rash: You need to have it checked. It could be yeast infection or bacterial infection. Avoid wearing tight nylon clothes and wear loose fitting cotton under wears and pants. Let it breathe. If you have fever and pus from it, call your doctor asap. ...Read more

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I have this red itchy bump with a black center & it is not a ingrown hair or a blackhead it's not a rash its on my inner thigh on my right leg?

I have this red itchy bump with a black center & it is not a ingrown hair or a blackhead it's not a rash its on my inner thigh on my right leg?

Possibilites: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health and
Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person.
Bug bite, local trauma, multiple ones of them would mean something totally different, in theory, local infection possibly... probably other possiblities
consider our video service. ...Read more

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A couple days ago I noticed a pain on my inner right leg, I also noticed a bump with red surrounding it. Its pretty painful, maybe staph?

Skin infection: Sounds like it could be a hair follicle that is infected and in a sensitive area like the inner thigh it could be quite painful. Should consider a visit to the doctor and possibly an antibiotic. ...Read more

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I am experiencing red pimple looking bumps on the inner part of my leg by my bum/ vagina?

I am experiencing red pimple looking bumps on the inner part of my leg by my bum/ vagina?

Folliculitis: Most likely an irritation of the skin but if it is forming pimples the you may have to consider a visit with your doctor ...Read more

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Should I pop the hard red bumps on my inner thigh?

Should I pop the hard red bumps on my inner thigh?

Would not. Get them: Assessed. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause small red itchy bumps on inner thigh?

What can cause small red itchy bumps on inner thigh?

Many possibilities: Hives localized to the inner thighs may be due to multiple causes. The area is warm and one thigh can rub against the other. It can be due to cloth or chemicals in pants, just to give a few examples. Wear non-tight pants; when itchy, apply Sarna with pramoxime. Otherwise, keep dry with cornstarch or talc. Take an antihistamine such as fexofenadine or cetirizine. No help - see your physician. ...Read more

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I have a red bump in my inner thigh, it's swollen and hurts. What is it? What can I do to make it go away?

I have a red bump in my inner thigh, it's swollen and hurts. What is it? What can I do to make it go away?

Cyst: It might be an infected cyst or an abscess, go to doctor, it might need to be opened up and drained, you might need antibiotics also. ...Read more

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I have these red bumps on my upper inner thigh and I was wondering what it is they popped up just a short while ago?

I have these red bumps on my upper inner thigh and I was wondering what it is they popped up just a short while ago?

Wide Differential: The possibilities are quite numerous. Breifly, infection (fungal, bacterial, viral, parasite), reactive (arthropod trauma, drug eruption, contact dermatitis), neoplastic (benign or malignant), miscellaneous. Nice thing is, most maculopapular rashes are self limited. See your doc if it doesn't get better or it becomes annoying. ...Read more

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Approximately 10 days ago I noticed a few red bumps on my right inner thigh. It now has spread to both thighs and is inflamed & is darker.?

Approximately 10 days ago I noticed a few red bumps on my right inner thigh. It now has spread to both thighs and is inflamed & is darker.?

As with most rashes.: ...This could be a variety of things. This could be a virus, or this could be a bacterial infection that would respond to an antibiotic. This could even be tiny insects in the skin. It cannot be diagnosed online. You must see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have this small bump on my upper inner thigh that kinda looks purple black and brown. And the skin is red an inch all around it what is this?

I have this small bump on my upper inner thigh that kinda looks purple black and brown. And the skin is red an inch all around it what is this?

Purpura: Purpura occurs when small blood vessels join together or leak blood under the skin.
When purpura spots are very small, they are called petechiae. Large purpura are called ecchymoses.
Platelets help the blood clot. A person with purpura may have normal platelet counts (nonthrombocytopenic purpuras) or low platelet counts (thrombocytopenic purpuras). See your doctor. ...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 have tiny clusters of bumps on both shins that itch (slightly red), and also small bumps that are spread across my inner thigh (don't itch/very red)?

New itchy rash: Any new itchy rash can be due to a new medicine, soap, detergent or skin care product. Those are the most likely culprits. Stop any new products. Call your doc if you have started a new medicine and it is giving you a rash. If it does not resolve in 2-3 days when stopping the new product, see MD. ...Read more

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On my inner right thigh I have purple small dots around a red bump. What could it be?

On my inner right thigh I have purple small dots around a red bump. What could it be?

Red bump: Hi KavitaB, the red bump is likely a bug bite, pimple, or blocked follicle. The 'spots' around it are from the tiny blood vessels surrounding the wound becoming engorged with blood to help with the healing process. If it goes away in a few days then no big deal. However, if the purple spots start to spread or if the red bump becomes larger, painful, or starts to ooze (pus), then go to your doctor ...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 have a rash on my inner thigh, it is red, some bumps are raised, it doesn't itch, but it hurts to touch. What is it?

I have a rash on my inner thigh, it is red, some bumps are raised, it doesn't itch, but it hurts to touch. What is it?

Inner thigh rash: The rash can be related to contact, if you are rubbing your thighs together in hot weather, yeast or other infection like staph. Have it checked out today by doctor /urgent care/remotely as you may need antibitoics ...Read more