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I have irregular itching on my my thighs and sides. What should I do?

I have irregular itching on my my thighs and sides. What should I do?

Itch: Could be hives but could also be irritant dermatitis from the fabrics or the detergents or soaps....But you should have it everywhere if that were the case. Likely hives. Simple initial treatment is otc antihistamine and possibly some anti-itch creams. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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My thigh itches above the knee on the outer side. Also goes numb and tingles every now and then....sensitive to touch at time ?

My thigh itches above the knee on the outer side. Also goes numb and tingles every now and then....sensitive to touch at time ?

Tingling: Many things could cause the sensation you are describing, one the common causes that comes to mind is "meralgia parasthetica". This refers to compression of the one of the nerves that supplies sensation to your outer thigh. Treatment is usually supportive. ...Read more

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He has a dry patch at his inner thighs been there since i met him it itches him its white, flakey & bleeds. He is a large man & his thighs are close?

He has a dry patch at his inner thighs been there since i met him it itches him its white, flakey & bleeds. He is a large man & his thighs are close?

Skin infection: This could be a kind of skin infection called a yeast infection. This usually starts on warm, moist areas of skin, like under skin folds. It can be treated with creams. I suggest letting a doctor take a look at it first though to verify what kind of rash it might be. ...Read more

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I have a cluster of bumps on my thigh it itches ever now and then only flares up when I scratch?

I have a cluster of bumps on my thigh it itches ever now and then only flares up when I scratch?

ItchingsOnlySkinDeep: Sounds like some kind of contact irritation (something touches your skin that it is sensitive to) or a cluster of insect bites or something like that. Scratching just activates the cells that release chemicals that will make you itch more. Put on a steroid cream (hydrocortisone 1% and see how it goes. Rub it in gently 2 or 3 times. If that doesn't work see a doc for an evaluation. ...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 dont have any allergies or other medications. Try to figure out why you are getting the itch. ...Read more

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I have a small patch (about the size of a dime) on my inner left thigh that is a little bumpy and pink, it itches only on contact and there is no pain?

It's hard to tell: without actually looking at the patch. Possibilities include allergic/contact dermatitis, eczema, fungal infection etc. Go see your Dr for reassurance or if it gets worse. Take care and God Bless you! http://www.healthline.com/health/rashes ...Read more

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I have a red blotch on my inner thighs it itches. Just noticed yesterday i'm worried about it please help me.?

I have a red blotch on my inner thighs it itches. Just noticed yesterday i'm worried about it please help me.?

Fungus?: It might be a fungal infection. Try some over the counter anti fun gals like Clotrimazole or terbanifine. If it doesn't go away, please haven someone look at it good luck! ...Read more