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Inner thigh is dark with white itchy patches. smells really bad aswell. what can it be??

Inner thigh is dark with white itchy patches. smells really bad aswell. what can it be??

Jock itch: sounds like jock itch or tinea cruris. Wash regularly, air dry the area if possible after washing. Use OTC athletes foot cream twice a day until the rash is gone, then one a day for one more week. Good luck. ...Read more

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When born it's only flaky. Recently my dry skin gets red or dark and scaly, flaky in areas (inner thighs, underarms, ..) off & on, widenning, not itchy?

When born it's only flaky. Recently my dry skin gets red or dark and scaly, flaky in areas (inner thighs, underarms, ..) off & on, widenning, not itchy?

Not normal: You should see a doctor about this. The symptoms you describe will need to be examined in person, as there are many causes for what you describe and some are serious. Good luck. ...Read more

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It is very itchy on my inner thigh. The skin is darker in that area. It gets bad when it is sweaty?

It is very itchy on my inner thigh. The skin is darker in that area. It gets bad when it is sweaty?

Hyperpigmentation: If you have heavy thighs and sweat heavily in that area this is inflamed skin which from a combination of itching and rubbing has developed a thickened skin with dark color. This needs o be diagnosed and treated. The color is difficult to lighten completely and will not respond to over the counter medications. ...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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I have a dark extremely itchy rash on the folds of my inner thighs i found a picture online of what it looks like but no description. What could be?

I have a dark extremely itchy rash on the folds of my inner  thighs i found a picture online of what it looks like but no description. What could be?

Rec evaluation: A brown velvety color change in the folds of the skin is called acanthosis nigricans and is associated with pre-diabetes and rarely cancer. This is not usually itchy so recommend evaluation for cause. ...Read more

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If your inner thigh is itchy, how to cure?

Depends on: The cause. If it is a lot the it could me yeast, dry skin or eczema. If hot and localized more likely infection . Doesn't sound like that. It's really hard to give advice on a rash can't see . Could try Hydrocortisone cream from the store . If it's yeast it either won't help or will get worse. Of you are a guy and it is like jock itch try lamasil twice a day, especially if you sweat. Might need md. ...Read more

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What is this dark itchy patch between my thighs?

Rash: To get the best diagnosis for a rash of any kind, it is recommended to have a doctor look at the rash to confirm and provide appropriate treatment based on the evaluation. ...Read more

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My inner upper thighs are itchy and have bumps on them and scratching makes it worse...what can it be?

Many things: from intertrigo, to bacterial or fungal infections or folliculitis. See derm for correct diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Swollen itchy inner thigh?

Swollen itchy inner thigh?

Consider your skin: If this persists it should be examined by your doctor. The most common causes would be irritation, contact with something you are allergic to, or hair follicles that are inflamed or infected. The swelling may suggest deeper tissue involvement such as spread of infection or trauma from scratching. If the thigh feels hot, becomes hot or red, seek medical attention sooner rather than later! ...Read more

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What to do if itchy bumps on inner thighs and butt cheeks!?

What to do if itchy bumps on inner thighs and butt cheeks!?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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My inner thighs are very itchy. Can I use any creams or ointments?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have itchy bumps on the upper inner thighs?

What does it mean if you have itchy bumps on the upper inner thighs?

Dermatitis: You probably have some type of dermatitis. You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more