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Inner Thigh Blackhead Removal
If you have: Boils then would recommend a dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
I get blackheads on my inner thigh as well as big pimples the size of golf balls, can it be because of my weight? How can I get ride of it?
Hard to say: Do you shave in those areas? You may be getting irritation of the hair follicles which can cause pimple-like sores. Make sure that you are keeping the area clean. You can use moist wipes to clean when you go to the bathroom. If it's getting worse, or any of them swell and feel like there is fluid inside, see your doctor. There may be an infection. ...Read more
I have blackheads on my stomach and inner thighs. When I squeeze them out the hair also comes out and leaves a scar. What should I do?
Consider seeing a: Dermatologist. It sounds like you may have ingrown hairs. ...Read more
I have really bad pimples, blackheads, & whiteheads on my inner thighs. My thighs rub when I walk & I wanted to know what this is & how to treat it?!
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more
I have this red itchy bump with a black center & it is not a ingrown hair or a blackhead it's not a rash its on my inner thigh on my right leg?
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health and
Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person.
Bug bite, local trauma, multiple ones of them would mean something totally different, in theory, local infection possibly... probably other possiblities
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Exfoliate: Use of gentle exfoliation and a comedone extractor may be useful. Retinols may help, to lower recurrence. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: They can be mechanically or surgically removed. Typical hidradenitis has double-ended blackheads. Removing them does not flare hidradenitis suppuritiva. ...Read more
I squeezed what looked to be a blackhead on my thigh, but once the white stuff came out something else did too, and it looks like meat. What is it?
Cleansing: Keeping the skin as clean and free of debris as possible is the best treatment for blackheads. Exfoliation and the use of salicylic acid cleansers will treat any underlying bacteria and help penetrate the oils in your pores. Showering after exercise as soon as possible and removing tight clothing as soon as possible will also help. ...Read more
Possible cushings disease diagnosis, but recently I've been having small blackheads on my upper thigh. Could they be connected in some way?
Possibly: Cushing's disease leads to excessive steroid production by the body. This can lead to skin disease and acne type symptoms. Not certain why it is localized to the upper thigh. You should have this evaluated by your doctor. The cushing's disease should also be clarified and the cause (is it from a pituitary tumor?) addressed. ...Read more
I am experiencing a large and painful blackhead on the inside of my right thigh and is surrounded by about 3 inches of redness around it radially.
I have some hit that looks like a pimple on the inside of my left thigh, I'm not sure if it's a blackhead or a spider bite but I tried to pop it and b?
Cetaphil: Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser and moisturizers are fantastic for conditioning the skin without clogging the pores or aggravating inflammation. I recommend this product constantly and have almost always had favorable results. Once the skin is conditioned, it is less likely to be irritated by over the counter acne products that can be used with it. ...Read more
There's a tiny mark on my leg, I don't know if its a mole or blackhead. I don't know if its always been there, but it hasn't changed at all for months?
Leg: It is difficult to tell you if you have a nevus, mole or blackhead without visual inspection. The fact that it has remained stable for many months speaks in your favor. It would be best if your doctor or dermatoligist can take a look so you won't have to worry about it ...Read more
May not be blackhead: Blackheads are related to excess oil production and plugged pores. This would be highly unlikely to occur in this area. More likely, is that friction from thighs ribbing together or against clothing is causing blocked hair follicles and causing ingrown hairs or keratitis pili. Shaving aggravates this. Smooth fabrics and powder if area tends to get wet and sweaty, which causes mor friction. ...Read more
Many acne options: Acne can be treated with medications you put on your skin (topical medication) and mediation you take by mouth (antibiotics and sometimes Accutane). Mild to moderate acne can usually be treated by topical medication alone - unless it occurs in places you can not easily reach. ...Read more
Have a spot on spot on inner thigh its white and flat but has a lot of acne around it. I do shave round there. Is that the cause? And cure?
I had some type of acne that I tried to pop on my inner thigh. I felt it pop on the inside and it is still hard. Now there's a redness spreading out.
Acne: Your doctor may be able to help you with prescribing a antibiotic/acne medicated body wash as well as retin-a. This will help address the 3 ways that lead to acne - oil production, clogged pores, and bacteria. You may also try to wear lose fitting clothing particularly during activities with high perspiration. ...Read more
I get frequent bumps inside my inner thigh. I am overweight and tend to rub my thighs together a lot. Is it acne? How can you treat it?
A form of acne: Yes...if thighs are rubbed together then the friction can be setting up irritation that causes the bumps. Stop sodas, processed foods, dairy and gluten. Those can all be inflammatory. Keep the area clean and dry as much as possible. Shaving can also cause irritation there. If it persists, be seen for more advice. ...Read more
I get black heads in my inner thigh and these pimples one time I popped one and the color wasn't white it was an off white and came out watery not hard?
Inclusions cysts: This could be occluded pylosebacceous glands. This is suggested by teh smallsize. You can ask your physicisn to have you see a dermatologist ...Read more
Gained 8 pounds, I have back pain, and inner thigh pain, along with getting more bad acne. Are these the symptoms of hormonal surges/imbalances?
Hormonal imbalance: At your age, hormonal surges are unlikely. Try reducing your fat and carb intake and start regular exercises to lose those extra pounds. Fat raises cholesterol and carbs raise your weight so both are to be had in moderation. Reducing weight by 10% can help reduce back pain in almost 90% people who don't have a medical condition. ...Read more
I've noticed a few small pimples or acne in my inner thigh groin region (on both sides) what can I use to treat the pimples? I wash with soap everyday
Benzoyl Peroxide: I would suggest you try washing the groin/buttocks area with a benzoyl peroxide containing soap. Make sure to wash the soap residue off completely before you get out of the shower and use white towel because the medicine will bleach your towels. If it is not better after a couple weeks, then see your PCP or a Dermatologist. ...Read more
I have some acne in my pubic area and inner thigh. Should I use otc anti fungal cream or antibiotic cream and for how long should I be applying it?
Inner thigh pimples like acne. No infection. Weight modest. Never had before. No new medications. Beautiful skin except this new prob. Help?
I get really bad black heads and pimples on my inner thighs I don't know how to get them to stop. Also pimples on and under my breast but I don't why?
Bad black heads: On the thighs - it might be from rubbing on clothing causing irritation of the skin leading to pimples and blocked sebum glands. The same for the area under your breasts. I would use a mild facial scrub which will help remove the black heads and bring the pimples to a head. You can use any of the OTC acne medications as well. Under your breasts I would make sure the area stays dry. ...Read more
My period symptoms were right on time; bloating, acne, moodswings, and even that muscle cramp I always get in my inner thigh. No period 1 wk later?
Period: This can happen time to time so not to worry but if you could be pregnant take a test ...Read more