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My husband suffers from red splotches on his inner thighs from his sack. How can he cool it off & keep the heat off his thighs?

My husband suffers from red splotches on his inner thighs from his sack. How can he cool it off & keep the heat off his thighs?

Treat it: Might be a fungus infection and Nystatin can clear it. If is not an infection, but just irritation, an otc cortisone preparation would help. After showering or swimming useful to air dry the crotch. Cotton underwear might help; the brief not the jockey type. ...Read more

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Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...Read more


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Can I exfoliate a sebaceous cyst that has kinda reduced in size? Its on my inner thigh and the only time it gets heat compress is when my thighs touch

Can I exfoliate a sebaceous cyst that has kinda reduced in size? Its on my inner thigh and the only time it gets heat compress is when my thighs touch

Sebaceous cyst: If your doc had diagnosed this a a sebaceous cyst ask him/her about removing it. It the sack of the cyst is not removed it can keep refilling. It is an easy in office procedure. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why do I get very hot when my pottassium gets low? Burning up hot, leg feel hot but when you touch them they don;t. Like the heat is coming from inside out.

Why do I get very hot when my pottassium gets low? Burning up hot, leg feel hot but when you touch them they don;t. Like the heat is coming from inside out.

It: It is interesting that you are that perceptive of your potassium being low; most patients are not. Classic symptoms of low potassium are weakness, cramping, or nausea. As you know, low potassium (hypokalemia) can be very serious and can cause problems with the heart rhythm in severe instances. Low potassium can be caused by low potassium intake in the diet, medications, and sometimes we don't know why patients have low potassium. If you think your potassium is low please have it checked medically. ...Read more

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Few days I'm getting a heat sensation in my leg, between my knee and the foot, it lasts 5 seconds, 5-10 times a day, not warm at touch. What is it?

Few days I'm getting a heat sensation in my leg, between my knee and the foot, it lasts 5 seconds, 5-10 times a day, not warm at touch. What is it?

Possible neuropathy: If you are overweight, there is a chance you could be developing diabetes and diabetic neuropathy as a complication. Also, spinal compression on a nerve can lead to neuropathy as well. A burning sensation on the legs, followed by numbness, is the usual course for neuropathy. Get checked by a doctor; consider an EMG/ NCV test for diagnosis. Good luck, thanks for asking HealthTap. ...Read more

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Cortizonesteroid injection for a pulled femar muscle, is this safe? 84 years old man had an injection last thrusday on left side of hip. Skin is tender to the touch has been laying on side with heating pain. Leg feels as if it is locked up. He has been

If: If the skin is tender to the touch then may he is suffering from an infection at the injection site. His leg feeling "locked up" is a worrisome sign. Maybe the injection hit a nerve, which is now partially damaged. Regardless of the possible causes of his symptoms he should be evaluated by his doctor right away or be seen in the er if he has a fever or worsening pain.
Lastly, to answer your question the cortisone injection typically takes about 24 hours to reach full effect.
I hope he is better soon. ...Read more

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I have intermittent burning heat in my thigh, what is this?

As above: To find out u need to see your PCP fir evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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I feel a heat like sensation on my outer thighs. Should I be worried?

I feel a heat like sensation on my outer thighs. Should I be worried?

Thigh burning: Anterior lateral thigh heat or burning may be related to meralgia parenthetica which is related to the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. This can be due to compression in or about the anterior hip or due to systemic diseases such as diabetes. Usually easily treated. Can become painful and uncomfortable. Heat sensation also be due to other conditions. Best evaluated with a good clinical exam. ...Read more

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Why do my thighs get extremely hot? Not a burning or tingling sensation but a radiating heat that is more noticeable when in bed or sitting.

Why do my thighs get extremely hot? Not a burning or tingling sensation but a radiating heat that is more noticeable when in bed or sitting.

Thighs warm: Do you have your laptop on your lap? Computers generate heat. May also be nerves if being compressed either from disc disease or if overweight when you flex your hips to sit. May also be abdominal pressure from cystic ovaries, or even gastritis. Rarely may be MS. F/u with doctor /urgent care. ...Read more

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Heat rash in between thighs, treatment?

Heat rash in between thighs, treatment?

Need to see it: But you can try corn starch and desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) to start with and make appointment to see dermatologist ...Read more

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I feel severe heat emanating from the skin around the lower part of my waist and thighs, close to my two balls downstairs. What are possible causes?

I feel severe heat emanating from the skin around the lower part of my waist and thighs, close to my two balls downstairs. What are possible causes?

Heat sensation: Several possible causes, but a skin infection or an allergic reaction on your skin are common ones. Fungal infections are common in this area. If there is any visible abnormality (red rash, scaling, irritation, pimples) have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more

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Little pain in my thigh (light electricity) or tingling sensation that causes discomfort. Why? What is this? I apply "deep heat" & it works sometimes.

Little pain in my thigh (light electricity) or tingling sensation that causes discomfort. Why? What is this? I apply "deep heat" & it works sometimes.

Consider: Possible involvement of lateral femoral cutaneous nerve of thigh causing "meralgia paresthetica", and usually associated with tight clothing or belts at waist, but can also be present due to weight gain. ...Read more

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For about 5 years I've been experiencing intermittent hotness in my thighs when I try to go to sleep at night. There's no tingling or pain, just heat

For about 5 years I've been experiencing intermittent hotness in my thighs when I try to go to sleep at night. There's no tingling or pain, just heat

Thyroid: Your thyroid gland regulates your metabolism. Maybe it needs to be checked. Body temperature is usually the same all over. See if your blankets or clothes are causing excess warmth. Intermittent warmth could also be a vascular problem.
See your doctor for check up and lab work for your thryoid gland. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden heat sensations in your inner thigh? I'm 45 yrs. Old and have recently started having sudden heat sensations in my inner right thigh. The feeling is like someone pouring a hot liquid on me. It occurs while sitting, standing and ly

What could cause sudden heat sensations in your inner thigh? I'm 45 yrs. Old and have recently started having sudden heat sensations in my inner right thigh. The feeling is like someone pouring a hot liquid on me. It occurs while sitting, standing and ly

Yes,: Yes, you should go to the doctor sooner. Sometimes patients get unexplained neurological events, but you have a significant risk factor which is sarcoidosis. You could have a lesion in your nervous system, or could have a spinal cord problem. A peripheral nerve problem (the smaller nerves in our body) could also be to blame. Ibecause of your history you need a complete medical evaluation. ...Read more

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A rash started in my inner thighs, now it's all over my behind, back + shoulders. Starts like goosebumps then looks like a heat rash. Doesn't itch.

A rash started in my inner thighs, now it's all over my behind, back + shoulders. Starts like goosebumps then looks like a heat rash. Doesn't itch.

See below: You need to seek medical attention soon as this rash is spreading as it could be allergic, infectious, or even autoimmune in origin. ...Read more

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Heating sensation in upper right thigh w/no pain. Like iron is set on it I'm 45 yrs. Old and unsure what this could be. It occurs more and more often; whether standing or sitting

There: There are many causes of burning in the upper thigh. Common causes include nerve root irritation in the low back (usually of the L2 or L3 nerve roots) or at front of the hip (compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve causing meraglia paresthetica) and hip arthritis. I would recommend discussing it with yor primary care doctor because treatment varies a lot dependng on the cause. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am 50 years old iam having warm sensation in my inner thigh in my right leg feels like a heating pad on it but no pain?

I am 50 years old iam having warm sensation in my inner thigh in my right leg feels like a heating pad on it but no pain?

Have this checked: There can be multiple reasons for this. The one of most concern-would be a clot in the large vein of the leg. Nerve irritation can also cause this-neuropathy, as well as an infection of the skin. You should check for any redness or warmth on touching the areas. You should see your provider to have this evaluated further since any of the above issues have significant causes that need addressed ...Read more

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Everytime I'm near a campfire I get bruises on my thighs. I'm not sure if that can occur because of the heat. Is this normal?

Everytime I'm near a campfire I get bruises on my thighs. I'm not sure if that can occur because of the heat. Is this normal?

No, but...: You're describing heat-induced purpura. Some people simply get this and no explanation is ever found. You may have a pyroglobulin -- a protein that precipitates in the vessels when it's heated. You're young for myeloma or other serious disease and this may simply be you. I trust that you are otherwise healthy and I would not be seriously concerned about this. ...Read more

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Pain in left pelvic area radiates to left thigh. Worse when I extend leg. Heat helps just a little. Ongoing for two days now.

Could be Sciatica.: If you had Any history of back pain in past, may be this is a flare ups. If you did some thing unusual stretching, strenuous activities or jumping/running then also sciatic nerve can get inflamed. Try NSAID like Advil/Aleve. Apply Ice or heat. This will help ...Read more

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I have a rash (photo in files) on the back of my thigh that itches, is spreading slightly, bumpy, no heat, and hurts to itch. What could it be?

I have a rash (photo in files) on the back of my thigh that itches, is spreading slightly, bumpy, no heat, and hurts to itch. What could it be?

Rash: Such an itchy localized rash may be an allergic reaction to some thing that came in contact with your thigh (? clothing, poison ivy) or may be shingles, insect bites. If this eruption isn't resolving, have your physician examine you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I live in arizona and in the summer heat I get red it hey painful pimple like bumps on my butt and back of thighs. What can I do to stop this?

I live in arizona and in the summer heat I get red it hey painful pimple like bumps on my butt and back of thighs. What can I do to stop this?

Folliculitis: This may be due to folliculitis or other causes. The best solution is to see a dermatologist for a consultation, diagnosis, and treatment recommendations, hygiene and exfoliation will help but medications may be required, laser hair removal can also help. ...Read more

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Had gallbladder out 1 week ago. Left outer thigh is constantly numb, tingling, & painful! More pain at night. What can I do? Heat, pills not working

Talk to your surgeon: This sounds like a positioning issue. In a laparoscopic cholecystectomy the surgeon stands on the left and the patient is tilted to the left. Safety belts are used to keep you in place. It probably irritated a nerve in your thigh that will most likely get better over time. ...Read more