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Itchy Painful Left Thigh
How long does beta derm take to clear up exzema flare up? Redness, scaling, painful and itchy down left thigh, over my knee and down my calf...Day 4
Eczema: The key to treat your eczema is to treat the dryness. You need to apply a thick moisturizer, such as vaseline and try covering the affected skin by wrapping it with gauze overnight. ...Read more
There's been a small (non-itchy) bump on my left thigh for a few months. It's not discolored...I'm worried it could be a growth. Worth checking out?
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine these in person to he/she can see them live. ...Read more
Hello, I've noticed a extremely itchy patch of tiny bumps on my upper left thigh but don't know what could've caused it or what it could be?
Rash: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
I have a burning sensation on my outer left lower thigh and a few small itchy bumps on the inner left thigh, what could this be?
Shingles: I wonder if you are experiencing the early stage of shingles. Probably best to see your doctor because treatment is more effective if started early. ...Read more
Last month I got sunburnt on the very top of my left thigh. Now, a month later there are small itchy, red welts on it. What could it be?
Bruise like rash on upper left thigh. Was itchy then found a 5in by 5 covered with little bruises and large ones by it. Is this serious?
Bruise: It is difficult to ascertain the nature of this rash just by description obviously, but it sounds to me as if you have what is called a "purpuric" rash along with scattered petechiae. There are many causes of this type of rash, but if they are occurring spontaneously then I would seek the care of a medical provider promptly for further evaluation. ...Read more
When I woke up the other day, I had a itchy red bump with a purplish bruise surrounding it on my left thigh. What could this be? No other symptoms.
Insect bite?: Possibly insect. Bite. If better nothing to worry about. If not get. It checked out especially of worsening ...Read more
Itchy bumps on my thigh, what could they be? Some turned into black bruises. Started about a week ago on my left thigh, now on my right and shoulder too.
Dermatitis: Sounds like you have a dermatitis (not otherwise specified) and an exam would define it more specifically. Most dermatitis like, itchy skin eruptions can be treated with a topical steroid and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as an antihistamine (which can also help with the itch). If severe, then get derm eval. Best wishes. ...Read more
A group of tiny, pimple-like dots appeared on my upper left thigh near my hip about a week ago. Since then, they keep spreading slowly to my inner thigh. Now my right thigh has them too. They are not itchy at all and some are blistering. Thoughts?
THESE LESIONS MUST BE SEEN TO MAKE ANY DIAGNOSIS.
WHILE THEY DO NOT SOUND SERIOUS, SHOW THEM TO YOUR PCP OR DERMATOLOGIST.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more
I have a lump about the size of a pencil between my testicles and upper left thigh. It has been getting longer and bigger in the last month or so. It is extremely itchy and seems to get a little bigger every day. I did not think much of it at first
Skin tag: Sounds like of life's little blessings, a skin tag. Easily addressed if annoying, or let it be if not. ...Read more
Rash on left thigh. Spotted/blotchy and is the size of a large hand. Initl. Itchy. Looks like its under skin. Spread to abs. Have pics. Should I worry?
Need to see it: Your rash needs to be examined for proper diagnosis and treatment, see your doctor about it. ...Read more
2 year- old girl developed a skin rash on her left thigh. It's a cluster of red bumps, non itchy and not filled with liquid, but the clusters keep spreading upwards.
Diaper rash: If your baby wears diapers with an elastic band, she may have a latex allergy. Without seeing a picture olof the rash however, one can only speculate. ...Read more
Burning sensation in left thigh area, also very itchy legs with small red bumps. What can it be, also I have hypothroydism!
Hi, I have an extremely itchy red, raised rash on the inside of my left thigh. It sort of looks like leopard print. Its not dry skin.
Need to be seen: Can't deduce what you have without history and physical examination, kindly see your doctor/dermatologist, good luck ...Read more
I noticed white/pink patch on left leg lateral malleolus. It is neither painful nor itchy. Is it a concern? I am worried.
Dermatology is, in large part, a visual diagnosis. That being said, anytime I am worried, or you, the patient, is worried, I biopsy the lesion. The exception is when the lesion is so easily diagnosed, which happens many times, a biopsy is not called for. Talk to your doctor.
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I have a rash that itchy, burning, and is painful on my left leg. I also have vericoss veins. What cause this?
Itchy rash: It will be hard to give you an answer without looking at the rash, you need to see your doctor about it for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Red rash on left leg with blisters that appear to be crusting over looks like a tree branch. Painful and itchy> could it be shingles?
Yes: From the description given, shingles could be a possibility of your rash. Follow with a doctor for confirmation. ...Read more
How do I deal wit a painful and itchy thigh after diclofenac injection about three week ago to the upper part thigh?
Cause of pain?: Someone needs to check if your painful itchiness is an infection, abcess or something else needing immediate attention. ...Read more
I have a bump in between my thighs. It is itchy and painful. Its hard and not filled with fluid. What is it and how can I get rid of it?
Hello, I have a large round bump on my outer thigh. It's warm to the touch and very painful and started out itchy, but not so much anymore.?
Not really sure: Whether this bump is infectious or allergic in etiology, but please proceed to a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. This sounds like it needs to be treated. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Are herpes more painful then they are itchy? And can they be on the top part of your thigh like by your knee and a above?
YES & YES: Herpes simplex, both oral and genital, are among the few rashes that HURT. Although most cases of Herpes occur around the lips (cold sores) and in the genital area, they can break out anywhere that there is a significant exposure and limited protection. Inflamed, chafed or irritated skin can be targets. However, since Herpes is less common on normal skin, see your doctor for confirmation. ...Read more
I have what I think is a rash on both sides of my inner thigh crease. Dark red in color, It's not itchy or even painful. What could this be?
I have red lumps on my buttocks and a few high up my thighs, they're not Itchy and they're not painful and are quite small. There are about 10.?
Can't diagnose with: Available info - but a dermatologist likely could. Take care. ...Read more