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Doctor insights on: Discoloration Of Skin Inner Thigh

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I have pain on the inner part of my thigh but there's no rash and no skin discoloration at all. I haven't made any lifestyle changes.

I have pain on the inner part of my thigh but there's no rash and no skin discoloration at all. I haven't made any lifestyle changes.

The most likely: Cause is muscular. Pain from exercise including a muscle strain would top the list of possibilities. Other possibilities might be an inguinal hernia or pubis dysfunction, a condition related to relaxation of the pelvic ligaments. Causes unlikely in a 26 year old include osteoarthritis, sciatica, or kidney stones. You can watch it using ice/heat/ibuprofen for a week or two. Then see doc if persists ...Read more

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Hi I have a friend with a dark skin discoloration on the back of her thighs.

Hi I have a friend with a dark skin discoloration on the back of her thighs.

& your question is?: How old is your friend? How long does she have the discoloration? How dark? How extensive an area of her skin? On both thighs? Any other symptoms? And last question, why are you asking and not her? If she is concerned tell her to talk to us or her doctor, maybe even a dermatologist [skin specialist]. ...Read more

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Hard painless lump under skin on thigh. No pain, circular, large (lil bigger than a nickle), no discoloration/head/ripple/visual deformity, see a doc?

Hard painless lump under skin on thigh. No pain, circular, large (lil bigger than a nickle), no discoloration/head/ripple/visual deformity, see a doc?

If it is soft,: Mobile fluctuant or slightly dense, and does not hurt then it's most likely a lipoma. If you decide to have a healthcare professional look at it, that should confirm it. Of course there are other bad things that could cause a well defined lump on bone or under skin. Thanks for using HealthTap. ...Read more

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Why is the skin between my butt cheeks and between my thighs dark!? & how can I get rid of the discoloration? Prefer natural remedies. Never had sex b4

Why is the skin between my butt cheeks and between my thighs dark!? & how can I get rid of the discoloration? Prefer natural remedies. Never had sex b4

Hyperpigmentation: Could be from past skin infections most commonly fungal infections. Healing from infections lead to hyper pigmentation. I am sure there are cosmetic options but it is probably best left alone. Some people have increased pigmentation near skin folds ...Read more

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When I try to inhale it feels like I'm not getting enough/heavy. Dizzy, see spots sometimes. Skin discoloration red pin point on thigh/stomach?

When I try to inhale it feels like I'm not getting enough/heavy. Dizzy, see spots sometimes. Skin discoloration red pin point on thigh/stomach?

M.D. care: These symptoms are potentially serious, and I would suggest seeking medical care. In women sometimes vague chest discomfort and heaviness may be related to angina or a heart attack. Once you have been seen, virtual appt can review your labs, EKG and findings with you. ...Read more

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How do you treat wound when it is in your inner thigh skin?

How do you treat wound when it is in your inner thigh skin?

No different: The same as any other skin infection - cleansing the area, antibiotics, and possibly needing it drained +/- packed by a doctor. ...Read more

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Both inner thighs have red lines under skin, is this worrisome?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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My inner thighs have patches of grey skin. What is it and what is the cause?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Jock itch 3years ago, gone now. Why do I have dry white areas on both of my inner thighs, they never itch they just appear there when my skin gets dry?

Jock itch 3years ago, gone now. Why do I have dry white areas on both of my inner thighs, they never itch they just appear there when my skin gets dry?

Skin "Remembers": The infection and its treatment have made the skin atrophic (thinner) and thus dries out easily/ Use moisturizer and continue particularly after showering!
Hope this helps

Dr Z ...Read more

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Why is the skin around my vagina and inner thighs turning a yellowish colour?

Why is the skin around my vagina and inner thighs turning a yellowish colour?

Examination: We will not be able to make a diagnosis regarding skin discoloration without being able to do an examination. Some women develop a darkening of the vulva due to insulin resistance, weight gain or pre diabetes. See you Obgyn and let them evaluate the vulva and see if any testing is needed ...Read more

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Hi I am feeling a kind of pain in between my inner thighs even the skin has also started getting dark but the pain is unbearable as it is happening?

Hi I am feeling a kind of pain in between my inner thighs even the skin has also started getting dark but the pain is unbearable as it is happening?

Doctor can evaluate: A person with "unbearable pain" should be evaluated by a primary care doctor or by the E.R. There may be some serious medical problem. Skin pain may be due to shingles or some bacterial infection. There could be a problem with the nerves that go to the affected skin area, or a problem with the blood circulation to the area. ...Read more

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How can I tighten loose skin on inner thighs?

How can I tighten loose skin on inner thighs?

See below: If this is from weight loss, the thigh lift is the best option. You must however be at your best weight.
Good luck from NYC ...Read more

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How do I lighten the dark skin on my inner thighs due to chafing?

Skin lightening: There are the otc products like meladerm cream, dermology skin brightener and skin bright skin brightener that work welll. There is also kojic acid, ambi fade cream, palmers fade cream, and others. Your dermatologist can write for a stronger bleaching cream called hydroquinone. ...Read more

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My inner thighs have become very dark. How to lighten them to my normal skin tone?

My inner thighs have become very dark. How to lighten them to my normal skin tone?

Weight loss: You probably have acanthosis nigricans. Weight loss will lighten the area but please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment. ...Read more

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What are brown patches of skin inner thighs and what can you use to get rid of them?

Acanthosis nigricans: The most common cause is obesity and some endocrine disorders. Also human growth hormone or birth control pills, can also cause acanthosis nigricans. See your PCP for definite diagnosis and evaluation. ...Read more

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I have really dark brown to black skin in my inner thighs and underarms, how can I get rid of it??

NotARiverInAfrica: You may have what's called "acanthosis nigricans." It can be caused by a lot of things, like pre-diabetes or thyroid or pituitary problems, obesity, birth control pills, etc and sometimes it's just there for no apparent reason. There's just as many treatments, but first you've got to make sure you don't have a medical problem. If that issue is cleared then a dermatologist could handle it. ...Read more

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Noticed slightly mottled skin on inner thighs. No itching. Normal at sight. Only realized difference in the mirror. Had at least for 1 yr?

Noticed slightly mottled skin on inner thighs. No itching. Normal at sight. Only realized difference in the mirror. Had at least for 1 yr?

H&P: Make an appointment with your family doctor and let him/her get a good history and do a physical examination. Then you may have to have some lab work and perhaps even a skin biopsy to evaluate your mottled inner thigh skin. ...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?

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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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.

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 these small black specs under my skin on my inner thighs. I can squeeze them out and when they surface they are kind of hard and yellowish.

Sebaceous glands: Are producing sebaceum that is not easily coming out. You're squeezing it out clean the area involved. Sometimes washing with washcloth and so more vigorously over an area opens the pores and lets the areas clear on their own. What you have is a common ordinary blackhead that you have squeezed out, . ...Read more

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Darkening skin inner thighs hormone related?

Dark Thighs: Dark thighs can be caused by: obesity, friction, sun exposure, hormonal imbalance, pregnancy, medications, and acanthosis nigricans. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my inner thigh under skin looks a bit blue on top of skin the size of a 50 pence I'm a 36year old lady?

I have a lump on my inner thigh under skin looks a bit blue on top of skin the size of a 50 pence I'm a 36year old lady?

See PCP/Dermatologis: 36 y/o Female says I have a lump on my inner thigh under skin looks a bit blue on top of skin the size of a 50 pence... There are too many questions to be considered in response to question. At this point, seeing, touching even biopsying suspicious lesions should be done by the Doctor. See PCP /Dermatologist. ...Read more

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36 female 130lb. What is the best non-invasive approach to crepey inner thigh skin? Thermage, fraxel, venus freeze, ect?

36 female 130lb. What is the best non-invasive approach to crepey inner thigh skin? Thermage, fraxel, venus freeze, ect?

Nothing noninvasive: Go seek a consultation with a cosmetic expert, a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. I do not believe that non invasive interventions actually work. Losing some weight with exercise daily will help. ...Read more

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What to do if for the past week or so I've had a irritating itch on my inner thigh near the groin area, the skin is dry and?

Contact dermatitis: Check to see if there has been a change in laundry detergent or your underwear is rubbing for some reason. ...Read more