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I am breaking out with itchy bumps on my upper thigh that is now spreading to my side and the back of my legs. I have diabetes. Would that contribute?

I am breaking out with itchy bumps on my upper thigh that is now spreading to my side and the back of my legs. I have diabetes. Would that contribute?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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If your inner thigh is itchy, how to cure?

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

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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The inner area around my thighs and all the way back to the anus is itchy and slightly reddish. What is that?

The inner area around my thighs and all the way back to the anus is itchy and slightly reddish. What is that?

Yeast Infection: This is most likely the common yeast infection. These are easily treated with anti-fungal products which are widely available without a prescription. ...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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A itchy bumpy cluster rash on my inner thighs (female)?

A itchy bumpy cluster rash on my inner thighs (female)?

Virus: Get it checked. Cluster rashes that itch can be shingles or other virus outbreaks. Get it checked. ...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 may this tiny itchy bumps on my inner thighs might be? Had them since summer.

What may this tiny itchy bumps on my inner thighs might be? Had them since summer.

Folliculitis?: Could be inflammed hair follicles. However it is impossible to give exact answer from brief DES ription. A trial of acne cream in one area may help. If persists see md. 5 months is long enough to wait for it to go away. ...Read more

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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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Itchy flesh coloured of clustered bumps at my right inner thigh. Its been a month. What is causes it???

Itchy flesh coloured of clustered bumps at my right inner thigh. Its been a month. What is causes it???

If sexually active: You should worry about std such as genital warts or herpes or molluscum contagiosum, If not sexually active infected hair follicles. See your doctor. If you want to shoot me an e-mail click this --> https://www. Healthtap. Com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...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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Itchy bumps on my inner thigh, what could they be?

Itchy bumps on my inner thigh, what could they be?

Many things: This time of year if the itchy bumps are just on your inner thigh it could be heat rash. Make sure to shower well with soap after being outside. If the rash persists see a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm really itchy in the private area and dry on the inner of my thighs?

I'm really itchy in the private area and dry on the inner of my thighs?

Fungal infection: In many patient's a fungal infection will result in significant itching and also associated findings of dryness. If you have a culture or see a gynecologist, they would be able to treat this appropriately. ...Read more

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I have a rash in my inner thigh. Somewhat itchy. Just came up overnight?

I have a rash in my inner thigh. Somewhat itchy. Just came up overnight?

Intertrigo: The two prescriptions that are effective for intertrigo are alcortin a and vytone cream 1%. See you doctor for a prescription. ...Read more

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I have these blotches on my inner thigh....theyre not itchy and aren't raised at all....no bumps either. What could that be?

I have these blotches on my inner thigh....theyre not itchy and aren't raised at all....no bumps either. What could that be?

Possible hives: If these developed acutely, they may be hives (urticaria), which can occur from an allergic reaction, stress, temperature change or no known reason. Hives do not always itch. Try zyrtec (cetirizine). Seek medical attention if your symptoms if your symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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I have red patches in my inner thighs. Some are circular. Its itchy and is spreading. Recently found out that it is also forming in my arm pits.

I have red patches in my inner thighs. Some are circular. Its itchy and is spreading. Recently found out that it is also forming in my arm pits.

See doctor: You need to set an appt with doctor. You are going to need your treatment before it gets worse. So get going and take. Are of this rash ...Read more

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Itchy red bumps on inner thighs, what is this from?

Hard to say maybe: From the fabric of your clothes, soap or detergent, . .. Occasionally it can be from a mild inflammation of the hair follicles in that area... Try using a mild soap like dove (white). Detergent like all free clear. Trying yourself well after you bathe. .. And maybe some over-the-counter cortisone cream. If these things don't help let your doctor take a look. Good luck. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps at my inner thigh and a mole on my clit, what is this?

Itchy bumps at my inner thigh and a mole on my clit, what is this?

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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What can cause small red itchy bumps on inner thigh?

What can cause small red itchy bumps on inner thigh?

Many possibilities: Hives localized to the inner thighs may be due to multiple causes. The area is warm and one thigh can rub against the other. It can be due to cloth or chemicals in pants, just to give a few examples. Wear non-tight pants; when itchy, apply Sarna with pramoxime. Otherwise, keep dry with cornstarch or talc. Take an antihistamine such as fexofenadine or cetirizine. No help - see your physician. ...Read more

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Itchy rash on inner thigh only at night, what could this be?

Fungal, tinea cruris: Good evening,
itchy rash on the inner thigh could be due to a fungal infection, tinea cruris, especially in a heavy-set person. There is no precise reason why it should appear only at night; probably, we are too busy during the daytime to pay attention to it. If it is due to a fungal infection, it may need specific creams to make it go away. Over-the-counter creams, though helpful, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can follicultis be painful/itchy and appear in the butt crack/inner-thigh?

Yes: Theoretically, you can get a folliculitis anywhre there is a hair follicle. Areas, like the bikini line that may be shaved ae susceptible to inflammation and folliculitis like infections. See your dr. For an evaluation and treatment, good luck to you. ...Read more

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I have incredibly itchy skin on inner thigh. What could it be? How to fix it!

Dry skin vs eczema: Dry skin is the most common culprit of itchy skin. Use a moisturizer that replenishes the skin. My top pics are cerave, cetaphil daily advance ultra hydrating, eucerin professional repair - and if you have eczema cetaphil restoriderm. I see you are on an antihistamine and Hydrocortisone as well - make sure you follow-up with a derm if not improving in 1 week. ...Read more

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I have dry itchy skin on my inner thighs I don't know what I should use for it.

I have dry itchy skin on my inner thighs I don't know what I should use for it.

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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I have a white patchy itchy rash on my inner thighs. Can it be a fungus? And how did it appeared?

I have a white patchy itchy rash on my inner thighs. Can it be a fungus? And how did it appeared?

May be fungi: Definitely may be a fungus but may also be xerosis (a very fancy name for dry skin). See a dermatologist who can perform a KOH test. You will hardly feel anything and can rule out a fungus almost immediately. ...Read more