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Red dry skin all down my inner thighs and calves, burns and is very sore especially in the bath ? Jock itch?

Red dry skin all down my inner thighs and calves, burns and is very sore especially in the bath ? Jock itch?

Quite possibly: Jock itch usually associated w/ men, but women get it too: warm, moist, dark areas are fungus' favorite place to live; might also be candida fungus spread from vagina if u have yeast "infxn". Both types of fungus r treated with antifungal (ones like lotrimin & desenex & Nizoral (ketoconazole) work well against both fungi). Keep area dry; wear loose cotton undies; use antifungal spray to dry & protect. ...Read more

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I have a red spot on inner thigh the size of a quarter with a white spot in center. What could this be? It burns an itches a little.

I have a red spot on inner thigh the size of a quarter with a white spot in center. What could this be? It burns an itches a little.

Skin lesion: Is the outer border slightly raised & scaly? Does the center look like relatively normal skin? May have ringworm (tinea corporis) a mind skin fungus. Can try otc antifungal cream like Lamisil (or generic terbinafine). Rub in thoroughly, wash hands. Treat for at least a week after lesion has disappeared. Wash clothing/bedding/towels that touched it. If not improved, see doc. Keep area dry. ...Read more

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How can I tell if i'm having an allergic reaction on my vagina from lube, meds, or laundry soap? It burns on outside and part of butt and inner thigh

How can I tell if i'm having an allergic reaction on my vagina from lube, meds, or laundry soap? It burns on outside and part of butt and inner thigh

See a doctor: Either a dermatologist or gynecologist should be able to determine what kind of reaction you are having. It does sound like it could be an allergic reaction or contact dermatitis. You can start by changing your laundry detergent and body soap. Take a look at what you are taking- drugs like advil (ibuprofen) can cause rashes. ...Read more

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Why does friction make my inner thighs burn?

Why does friction make my inner thighs burn?

Skin irritation : Friction between your thighs causes inflammation both through constant irritation of the outer layers of the skin and continued micro-damage to the outer-layers of the skin. This along with warmth, sloughing off of epidermis, and change in superficial normal flora, all lead to skin irritation in the area. I hope this answer helps! ...Read more

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I'm a 40 year old woman I have a lot of itching in the inner thigh area to where I scratch so much and and I make it burn?

I'm a 40 year old woman I have a lot of itching in the inner thigh area to where I scratch so much and and I make it burn?

Intertrigo maybe: could be a yeast infection if near the skin fold, try an antifungal cream like those for athlete‘s foot. are you diabetic? but it could be other things too. sebirrhea dermatitis or eczema or other... see your doctor if not resolving soon ...Read more

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I have severe burn on my inner thigh. Bandaids keep ripping the skin off. How should I dress it to protect it and allow it to heal?

I have severe burn on my inner thigh. Bandaids keep ripping the skin off. How should I dress it to protect it and allow it to heal?

Burn: Keep it clean and treat with an antibiotic cream such as Flamazine. Telfa is a non stick dressing material that can be placed over the area and then wrap on with gauze. Be followed to insure healing or for signs of infection. All the best. ...Read more