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I have a lump on my inner thigh and when popped brownish puss and then blood came out. What is it and what caused it & how do I treat it?

I have a lump on my inner thigh and when popped brownish puss and then blood came out. What is it and what caused it & how do I treat it?

An abscess: Which should be completely, and professionally drained, and cultured. May or may not require antibiotics, but would leave up to treating physician. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my upper inner thigh closer to my panty line. It is soft and small. It causes some discomfort and dimples when I pull the skin tight?

I have a lump on my upper inner thigh closer to my panty line. It is soft and small. It causes some discomfort and dimples when I pull the skin tight?

Need more info: The location is just too hard to completely understand. This could be anything from a varicose vein to lymph node to direct hernia. This is one of the times when you need to give more detail. I suggest doing a consult with one of the many HealthTap physicians to be able to give more information and possibly show a picture. ...Read more

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What cause painful pinkish inner/dark red edges patch with a pea size lump underneath it? Located on the lower inner right thigh close to knee.

Shingles?: Without being able to look at it, I would hesitate to attempt a diagnosis. That being said, if it is painful, and has a "blister" look about it, it could be shingles, which can be treated. Get it looked at soon as getting on the antivirals for it sooner would give a better outcome. If, of course, it is shingles. ...Read more

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How does the HIV virus enter the blood after infection through penis? Can it get stuck in lymphatic vessels and cause swell? I have issues with my inner thighs where a section of thin, long lumps causing discomfort. Neg. HIV at 6 months. All STD neg.

How does the HIV virus enter the blood after infection through penis? Can it get stuck in lymphatic vessels and cause swell? I have issues with my inner thighs where a section of thin, long lumps causing discomfort. Neg. HIV at 6 months. All STD neg.

Blood to blood: During sexual intercourse, some microtrauma and hemorrhage occurs in both partner's genitalia allowing for blood-to blood transmission. If your HIV and STD tests were all negative, the problem may be from something else. You need to make sure that these are indeed lymph nodes by asking your doctor to check them out. This may be followed by other tests to confirm his diagnosis ...Read more

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I have a lump on my inner thigh what could it be?

I have a lump on my inner thigh what could it be?

Many things: It could be a skin cyst, ingrown hair, folliculitis, lymph node, fatty tumor (lipoma), soft tissue cancer (sarcoma), hematoma (bruse from trauma) and many others. ...Read more

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What to do if I found a lump on my inner thigh about an inch in diameter?

Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, tendons and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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I have developed a "growth" or lump on my inner thigh. Best way to remove it?

I have developed a "growth" or lump on my inner thigh. Best way to remove it?

Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, muscles and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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I have a lump that feels like its growing on my inner thigh around my bakini line is. What do I do?

I have a lump that feels like its growing on my inner thigh around my bakini line is. What do I do?

Many possibilities: Is the lump tender? If so, could be a localized infection and you should see your doctor or a dermatologist. If no symptoms, it could be a cyst or small skin tumor, of which there are many types. If it persists or continues to grow, let a dermatologist have a look at it and give you a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have two marble size lumps in my thighs. Slightly tender to touch. What could they be caused from?

I have two marble size lumps in my thighs. Slightly tender to touch. What could they be caused from?

Lipoma?: May be a fatty tumor called a lipoma, or a cyst under the skin. Best to have it checked out by your primary care provider. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have a painful quarter size lump upper inner thigh for over a week what can this be? This is on my left side.

I have a painful quarter size lump upper inner thigh for over a week what can this be? This is on my left side.

Lymph node: There are a number if possibilities and I would not hesitate to be seen. One of the more common causes is a swollen lymph node. The lymph system acts as a filter system and there is a chain that runs up the inner thigh. When an induvidual node gets enlarged, of the related to infection somewhere, it will become enlarged and tender. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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A hard lump just started developing on my inner thigh. I can't pop it. Its very painful though. What could it be?

A hard lump just started developing on my inner thigh. I can't pop it. Its very painful though. What could it be?

Thigh lesion: You most likely have an inflamed epidermoid cyst or an abscess on your thigh. The epidermoid cyst needs to be surgically removed including the capsule or it will grow back. An abscess needs to be drained and you need to be placed on antibiotics. See you local dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more

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Hi I have just discovered a lump on my inner thigh just by my pantyline it its hard, a bit blue in colour in some parts?

Hi I have just discovered a lump on my inner thigh just by my pantyline it its hard, a bit blue in colour in some parts?

Could be an abscess: This could be an abscess along with cellulitis. It needs to be looked at by a physician. It may need antibiotics and drainage. Some time it could be a sebaceous cyst. Best thing for you is to be seen by a local doctor. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I noticed that I have lump by my inner thigh it feels round and deep. Its not painful what could it be? Should I get it checked out?

Yes: If your body concerns you answer always yes. Suspect lipoma or inclusion cyst both benign but if it concerns you the answer is always yes, . ...Read more

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I have these sores on my inner thighs and they look like purple lumps. Some hurt but others don't. I'm very self conscious due to it?

Sores/Lumps: Tough to say without an exam, but sounds like possible abscesses or cysts, or maybe a simple rash you have. Get an eval and there will most likely be a good treatment for you, so the condition can heal, and you will not feel self conscious anymore. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Why do I get red marks/dots under my skin on the inner side of both my thighs (flat not lumps) after taking ecstasy and having a big night?

Why do I get red marks/dots under my skin on the inner side of both my thighs (flat not lumps) after taking ecstasy and having a big night?

Allergies: There is a lot of junk in ecstasy. It is not pure MDMA. The other junk in it can cause various allergic reactions to people. You have described one of them ...Read more

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Why do I get lumps in my inner thigh?

Why do I get lumps in my inner thigh?

You may be prone to: It perhaps from a genetic component or family history. It could be a cyst or fatty tumor but go see your dr for reassurance. ...Read more

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