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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

Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Wounds (Definition)

A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more


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Boil in inner thigh,treat w warm compress & amox,less pain & redness, no draining of pus bcos wound healed,but ders hard part below the skin,is it ok?

Boil in inner thigh,treat w warm compress & amox,less pain & redness, no draining of pus bcos wound healed,but ders hard part below the skin,is it ok?

Residual infection: The hard, leathery, often darkened skin @ the site of a boil is residual inflammation from the skin infection. The skin should soften over time, but cd leave a scar. I wd say at this point, it's normal. But watch for fevers, more drainage, or worsening symptoms that may mean the infection (boil) is coming back. Also get checked for MRSA & diabetes (which predispose to boils) if this is not 1st one ...Read more

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What is the cause of irritated dry skin on the inner thighs by the groin area and how do I treat it?

What is the cause of irritated dry skin on the inner thighs by the groin area and how do I treat it?

Intertrigo: Intertrigo (rash of body folds) may be due to different causes, including irritant dermatitis, contact dermatitis, fungal disorder (tinea cruris), or a dermatosis such as flexural psoriasis. Proper evaluation by a primary care physician or dermatologist is necessary to properly diagnose and treat this condition. ...Read more

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Hi i've had jock itch for some time now and have developed dark skin on the inner thigh. I was wondering what it was and how to treat it. Thanks?

Hi i've had jock itch for some time now and have developed dark skin on the inner thigh. I was wondering what it was and how to treat it.  Thanks?

Tinea cruris: The discoloration is due to a fungal infection. A prescription for and topical antifungal medication from your primary care doctor should clear it up. ...Read more

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My inner thighs and outer skin of my vagina are very itchy it has now wounds due to scratching , is it ok to use salicylic acid? Thanks:)

My inner thighs and outer skin of my vagina are very itchy it has now  wounds due to scratching , is it ok to use salicylic acid? Thanks:)

No not ok: Please do not use any kind of acid on your vagina. That is not a good idea. It sounds like you may have a yeast infection. Try an over the counter yeast cream. If not improved see a doctor for testing. ...Read more