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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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Help! I have pain and feel like I have a swollen vagina. I also have a rash/feel itchy on my inner thigh. What type of vaginitis do I have?

Help! I have pain and feel like I have a swollen vagina. I also have a rash/feel itchy on my inner thigh. What type of vaginitis do I have?

Hard to tell: You should see your doctor and have testing for STD's and vaginal infections so you can be treated correctly. Another possible cause is the latex in the condoms (assuming that you are using condoms). But first get checked for STD's ASAP! ...Read more

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Itchy inner thighs (rashes)swollen large patches. When I spread my legs it's like a half basketball size. Symmetrical. 5days so far. Can't be friction?

Itchy inner thighs (rashes)swollen large patches. When I spread my legs it's like a half basketball size. Symmetrical. 5days so far. Can't be friction?

Possible: Possibly heat rash. Also may be fungal or even an allergic reaction or sensitivity to your underwear. Consider chaffing gel, and cotton only underwear or boxers. If fungal may benefit from over the counter fungal products. If gets worse or persists, I would seek out an opinion from your family doc to get a look at it and possibly benefit from a prescription. ...Read more

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Had two moles removed and cauterized one on my inner thigh and the other my hip. The one on my hip is very itchy but NOT red or swollen is this normal?

Had two moles removed and cauterized one on my inner thigh and the other my hip. The one on my hip is very itchy but NOT red or swollen is this normal?

Itchy wound: The itchy feeling associated with a healing wound may come from the skin's fibroblasts working themselves into the fresh wound trying to heal itself. Or maybe you are wearing wool pants!! ...Read more

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Vaginal irritation on my external labia. Itchiness, red, swollen, white flaky skin surrounding the area. It's in the crease of my inner thigh as well?

Vaginal irritation on my external labia. Itchiness, red, swollen, white flaky skin surrounding the area. It's in the crease of my inner thigh as well?

Maybe yeast: It sounds like you have yeast or what is commonly called "jock itch." luckily over the counter yeast creams are available. If it does not improve then you will need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Common cold like symptoms, swollen glands, rash on inner thighs upper arms and shoulder/back rash is slowly spreading and a little itchy. Help?

Common cold like symptoms, swollen glands, rash on inner thighs upper arms and shoulder/back rash is slowly spreading and a little itchy. Help?

Mono!: Several infections can cause that. Mononucleosis is perhaps the most common at this age, particularly when you take amoxicillin. Other viral infections can cause the same as well. Get checked out! ...Read more

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I have a bite on my thigh, it is red, a little swollen, hot and itchy sometimes. What is this from?

Difficult to know: The lesion on your thigh could be caused by a number of things. It could be due to an insect bite or even an ingrown hair. It may be impossible to identify for sure what caused the bite. This should be treated with warm compresses and topical antibiotics. It might even need oral antibiotics and possibly surgical drainage if it does not respond to conservative treatment. ...Read more

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Very itchy skin on feet under feet, palms of hands, fingers of feet & hands swollen, spread to the arms & legs & now to upper thighs. Red bumps first?

Very itchy skin on feet under feet, palms of hands, fingers of feet & hands swollen, spread to the arms & legs & now to upper thighs. Red bumps first?

Itchy hands/feet: Thank you for your question. Itchy hands & feet that spreads to the arms & legs could be caused by a number of things. There are different types of inflammatory conditions of the skin that could cause a rash as well as responses to external/internal sources. Having an examination & evaluation performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more