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I have three huge red bumps on the back of my thighs. They are very painful and are hot to touch. What would they be? Are they just bug bites?

I have three huge red bumps on the back of my thighs. They are very painful and are hot to touch. What would they be? Are they just bug bites?

Inflammed bumps: Could be bites but must consider inflamed cysts or abscesses , particularly if they are more tender and painful (and no necessarily itchy). if they are abscessed cysts they may form pustules and drain on their own. Warm compresses may help but you may need to have a professional evaluate you. ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps on the back of my thighs and on my lower butt. My fiance also has bumps like mine on his inner thighs that also itch. Std? Help

I have red itchy bumps on the back of my thighs and on my lower butt. My fiance also has bumps like mine on his inner thighs that also itch. Std? Help

Need to see: It is possible that this is scabies, but it is impossible to accurately diagnose a rash without seeing it. I suggest you call in for a virtual consult with a video or an attached photo for an accurate diagnosis ...Read more

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Random bumps on the back of my thigh why?

Not sure.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have two dime-sized bumps on the back of my thigh that are hard and very itchy, What is it?

I have two dime-sized bumps on the back of my thigh that are hard and very itchy,   What is it?

Evaluation: Based on the information provided it is difficult to say with any certainty. You should see your doctor for a an evaluation. The symptoms could be due to allergy, contact dermatitis, insect bite or other cause. ...Read more

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I got a big red painful bump on the back of my thigh and now their is two what are they. They hurt?

Multiple causes: These may represent localized bacterial infections such as boils or other possibilities such as insect bite reactions. See a physician who may prescribe an oral antibiotic and topical creams to treat the lesions. ...Read more

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I got a hard bump on the back of my thigh few weeks back, it was painful and caused pain when i walked. Just got one under my armpit now. Bad?

I got a hard bump on the back of my thigh few weeks back, it was painful and caused pain when i walked. Just got one under my armpit now. Bad?

Hard to say: I would be concerned about skin infections or cysts, especially if no clear injury would explain a lump. Other things that can cause swelling especially under the arms are lymph nodes which can swell from other areas that a irritated. Since you have had two, best to get checked out as some serious infections or problems can cause swellings. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the back of my thigh it looked like a big mosquito bite itching and burning i put alcohol on it and covered now its like a blister?

I have a bump on the back of my thigh it looked like a big mosquito bite itching and burning i put alcohol on it and covered now its like a blister?

Probably a carbuncle: Or basically a large pimple. But could be related to a bug bite. It is typically a skin/dermal infection. Keep it clean. Don't squeeze it. Don't pick the blister and let it unroof on ots own. If it is full of pus and increasing in size you may want to see a doc as it could be something more serious such as a MRSA infection, but if it is improving just watch it. ...Read more

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I have two red circular bumps on the back of my left thigh near my buttocks - they are on top of each other. I don't have bumps anywhere else.

I have two red circular bumps on the back of my left thigh near my buttocks - they are on top of each other. I don't have bumps anywhere else.

Hard to say: Difficult to say without seeing the rash. Reaction to an insect bite is often a cause. If you live in an area endemic for Lyme disease and have been around low lying shrubs or tall grass Lyme disease is a possibility. Various other causes are also possible. If concerned you can have an online consultation at Health Tap. You would upload several images, including close ups in good focus. ...Read more

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Red painful bump at back of my thigh quite big and have stye both occur at the same time. shower twice everyday. living in dubai. What could this be?

Difficult to tell by: your description, and need more info. In any case, have it checked out by you PCP in Dubai, and get it evaluated, and take care of your styes too. To have all of it occurring at once is painful. So, get some relief, especially if warm compresses are not decompressing your styes fast enough. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the back of my right thigh its not that big and there is no bruising I have pain in my hip, groin, testicle, knee and foot ?

Masses: Are not normal. Could be a mass or fat. You need to see a doctor. Pain in all those areas might be from your back or from those areas themselves. ...Read more

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I have bumps on my the back of my inner thigh close to my butt area?

I have bumps on my the back of my inner thigh close to my butt area?

Skin: possibly small acne or carbuncle or fur uncles? If under skin may be sebaceous cyst or lipomas. See a doctor to confirn ...Read more

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I have pimple like bumps on the back of my upper arms and thighs. They are not itching. What could be?

I have pimple like bumps on the back of my upper arms and thighs. They are not itching. What could be?

Pimples: Usually pimple-like bumps on the arms and legs are caused by a condition such as keratosis pilaris and moisturizers with Lactic Acid may help. ...Read more

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I have been getting pea sized bumps on my back, thighs, buttocks, & penis shaft they don't go away they don't hurt either What could these bumps be?

Sebaceous cysts? : You didn't say if the lumps were tender, Or if they had any color to them. If their firm and don't look like acne, they are most likely sebaceous cyst. See your provider for more evaluation or catch me on HealthTap prime with an image and I can better diagnose this. ...Read more

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What causes an itchy bump pink rash on back of arms and thighs?

What causes an itchy bump pink rash on back of arms and thighs?

Keratosis Pilaris: If it has been there for years, then it is usually keratosis if it is new then it could be one of many other things. If chronic, try a moisturizing cream twice a day with a mild acid in it, like eucerin plus. There are other keratolytic creams and lotions that will help, but there is no cure for keratosis pilaris. ...Read more

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