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Bruises on both inner thighs?

Bruises on both inner thighs?

Any injuries: Hard to say for sure.
But I was wondering if there's any activity you
do where you might irritate your thight - bike,
specific exercise machine?
Also I would wonder if you might be on
certain nsaids or blood thinners which might
cause easy bruising.
You might want to get a blood test just to make sure there are no more serious issues
going on. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Bruising on inner thigh?

Bruising on inner thigh?

Many causes: There are many causes, did you bump into anything, are you on blood thinners of any kind? We need more details to find out what may be the cause. ...Read more

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What's to be done about bruise and dry skin between inner thighs?

What's to be done about bruise and dry skin between inner thighs?

Bruised Skin: Targeted care for bruised skin - with ceramides and arnica oil. Dermatologist recommended. Dermend moisturizing bruise formula helps improve the appearance of bruised skin. The proprietary formula contains ceramides, Alpha hydroxy acid and retinol to rejuvenate mature skin and help restore and repair the skin's natural barrier. ...Read more

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This morninh I notice this round flat bruise like thing on my inner thigh next to my virgina I didn't injury myslef or anything?

This morninh I notice this round flat bruise like thing on my inner thigh next to my virgina I didn't injury myslef or anything?

? bruise: Tough to say what this may be without an exam, especially since you do not remember injuring the area. Get a clinical examination if the area does not go away. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can mrsa look like a bruise? I've had mrsa a couple times before and it never has before. But I have what looks like bruise on my inner thigh

Can mrsa look like a bruise? I've had mrsa a couple times before and it never has before. But I have what looks like bruise on my inner thigh

NO: MRSA is an organism. It is methicillin resistant staph aureus. It is not bruising but is an infection of an open wound or of some part of the body. You would see infection in some manner to be expressed. ...Read more

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Why do I have a re a curing bruise on my inner thigh, doesn't hurt. Comes and gos?

Why do I have a re a curing bruise on my inner thigh, doesn't hurt. Comes and gos?

I do not know: Try to think if there is something you are doing that may be aggravating the area and causing a bruise periodically. Get eval if concerned. ...Read more

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I have bruise lines on my inner thighs and also on my armpits. These lines are around 1/4 inch wide and 1.5 inches long. No Pain or Itch. Any Advice?

I have bruise lines on my inner thighs and also on my armpits. These lines are around 1/4 inch wide and 1.5 inches long. No Pain or Itch. Any Advice?

Straie?: Are you certain they are bruises? Straie, or stretch marks can often appear in the areas you have mentioned. They usually develop after periods of rapid weight change or with certain medical conditions of metabolism. They are usually slightly depressed, of dark red or purple color, are painless and do not change much in size or color. Treatment depends on the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Hi there, I woke up with a large purple-ish bruise on my inner thigh. I don't remember bumping it. Should I be worried?

Hi there, I woke up with a large purple-ish bruise on my inner thigh. I don't remember bumping it. Should I be worried?

Not To Worry But: If it is only one time it happened than nothing to worry.. Most bruises go away. Most common cause is blood thinners like ASPIRIN. Some people bruise easily thanh others. But if it is recurrent then it is better to check with your doctor ...Read more

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Noticed small bruises in a straight line on inner thigh about 5 inches long. No injury or pain- just appeared. Should I worry?

Noticed small bruises in a straight line on inner thigh about 5 inches long. No injury or pain- just appeared. Should I worry?

Petechial rash: Bruising without trauma can signal a blood disorder such as itp. Best to see a doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Not sure if the weather has anything to do with it, but I woke up with 3 or 4 very large bruises on my inner thighs one morning.? .

Not sure if the weather has anything to do with it, but I woke up with 3 or 4 very large bruises on my inner thighs one morning.? .

Methotrexate: Is a medication with many side effects. An unusual bruising or bleeding are common side effects of the methotrexate. The medication can reduce the number of platelets in your blood. Platelets are cells that help the blood to clot.
Rec.: see your rheumatologist for labs and meds adjustment. ...Read more

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My inner thigh was itchy and I kept scratching it over a pair of pants, later that night I noticed a big bruise with some darker spots.

My inner thigh was itchy and I kept scratching it over a pair of pants, later that night I noticed a big bruise with some darker spots.

Sounds like a bruise: However, it could be a bug bite and some of these are serious. Take a photo of it and post here or show your physician, perhaps you'll get a better opinion. Meanwhile, cool compresses will help with itching and won't worsen the bruise. Don't take any aspirin or NSAID such as Ibuprofen (your Advil) until this is resolved. ...Read more

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Lots of bites on my inner thighs and right on my panty line. The itching was the worst I have ever felt. Now they have bruising on the inner thighs?

Lots of bites on my inner thighs and right on my panty line. The itching was the worst I have ever felt. Now they have bruising on the inner thighs?

Possible chiggers: Chiggers are mites which burrow into the skin and like to live in places such a the constricted line of elastic undergarments like panties. There are good over the counter treatments for these so check with your pharmacist for what is in stock. He might also suggest a cream (cortisone 1%) to relieve the itching. ...Read more

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Inner thigh burning itching breaking out and red sometimes bruise appears?

Inner thigh burning itching breaking out and red sometimes bruise appears?

Odd: Two possibilities come to mind. If the redness is only on one thigh then it is possible you have shingles. If it is on both thighs then it is not shingles but may be a fungal infection. Better see your doctor or an urgent care for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I got a cramp in my inner thigh it then turned swollen and now it has a very bad bruise?

I got a cramp in my inner thigh it then turned swollen and now it has a very bad bruise?

The intensity: Of the cramp/spasm was apparently strong enough to cause some damage to some of the muscle fibers. Microscopic bleeding and then bruising results. This should resolve normally. Mild exercise and cold compresses may help. ...Read more

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I have a bruise on my inner thigh abt six inches above the knee. It started small but is grwing w/sevrl bruises. It itches & idk how I got it. Worry?

I have a bruise on my inner thigh abt six inches above the knee. It started small but is grwing w/sevrl bruises. It itches & idk how I got it. Worry?

Not sure but the: Only way to find out is monitor it to make sure it doesn't evolve normally and go away. Bruises tend to enlarge briefly for 1-2 days, then change color from red/black to green/yellow, then start to fade. If you continue to have bruises throughout your body, then you need to get checked out for certain diseases by a healthcare provider. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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About a week ago, I got a large bruise on my upper inner thigh. I noticed yesterday there is a large lump (a little bigger than golf ball) underneath?

About a week ago, I got a large bruise on my upper inner thigh. I noticed yesterday there is a large lump (a little bigger than golf ball) underneath?

Hematoma: You probably broke a blood vessel with the injury and there is a collection of blood that is slowly being broken down which is the "golf ball". You should apply heat and take a nonsteroidal such as ibuprofen or naproxen for a few days to help kick start the process. If the bruising goes away but the golf ball remains for more than a week or two, you should be seen and possibly x-rayed. ...Read more

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14 yr old suddenly seem to trip over nothing. Pain in upper inner thigh with fist size bruise bubble. Didn't hit it on anything. What cld this be?

14 yr old suddenly seem to trip over nothing. Pain in upper inner thigh with fist size bruise bubble. Didn't hit it on anything. What cld this be?

Muscle tear: Could be a muscle tear from trying to catch himself, or hyperextension during the fall. If muscle belly tore all the way, will be a firm 'mass' / 'lump' that does not resolve over a couple of days. Should see his dr earlier than later, as it complete, might benefit from repair. ...Read more

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I've noticed red-ish bruises on my inner thighs and armpits but there's no pain. Recently started taking Seroquel (quetiapine). Should I be concerned?

I've noticed red-ish bruises on my inner thighs and armpits but there's no pain. Recently started taking Seroquel (quetiapine). Should I be concerned?

May be: Allergic reaction to any medicine usually causes Itchy skin rash all over the body, or spreads every where. However Groin and Axilla are warm and Moist area. Some times Infection starts here. E.g. Fungal infection=Yeast, or if you shave and use Anti antiperspirant in Axilla then bacterial infection is possibility.
Hope this helps, There is no substitute of contacting your treating Doctor. ...Read more

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My inner thigh near my crotch feels like I have a bruise buy when I look there's no bruise I've been on my feet for 11 hours could that have anything?

My inner thigh near my crotch feels like I have a bruise buy when I look there's no bruise I've been on my feet for 11 hours could that have anything?

Sure: Certainly overuse and strain by standing on your feet all day may cause a strain in your groin muscles. If the condition and feeling persist, than see the Dr. For an evaluation of the area. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Pain in my along my inner right thigh only when I touch it or bend my leg. No swelling, redness, or bruising.

Pain in my along my inner right thigh only when I touch it or bend my leg. No swelling, redness, or bruising.

Avoid compression: Most likely it is caused by compression of a cutaneous sensory nerve. Tight underwear is a common cause. Try to avoid possible inflicting factors. If worsens or persists, see a neurologist ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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