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I've noticed that my thighs rub together when I walk. What is causing this?

I've noticed that my thighs rub together when I walk. What is causing this?

Excess fat?: Excess fat tends to deposit in the inner thighs, which would cause them to rub together while walking. ...Read more

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My thighs rub together, is it normal for me to have vaginal discharge?

My thighs rub together, is it normal for me to have vaginal discharge?

Not necessarily: The fact that your thighs rub together, should not cause a vaginal discharge. See an ob/gyn dr. For an evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My thighs rub together now all of a sudden I keep having itchy red bumps that appear. Who do I need to see?

My thighs rub together now all of a sudden I keep having itchy red bumps that appear. Who do I need to see?

Chafing: Chafing is skin irritation that occurs where skin rubs against skin, clothing, or other material.
When skin becomes irritated because of something rubbing, there are several things you can try, including:
avoid coarse clothing. Wearing 100% cotton fabric against your skin may help.
Eliminate friction against your skin by using appropriate clothing for the activity you are involved in. See you derm. ...Read more

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Every time my inner thighs rub together they get really hot and start burning?

Every time my inner thighs rub together they get really hot and start burning?

Skin friction: The skin rubbing will cause a friction and may cause irritation and abrasion to the skin try to wear soft clothing that is loose and light. This will help some. You may also need to lose some weight ...Read more

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When I walk, my inner thighs rub together, causing much discomfort. Why?

When I walk, my inner thighs rub together, causing much discomfort. Why?

The Thighs Have It: That's either fat or muscle(or both)under the skin bulging your thighs to the point of rubbing. Either that, or you have an ectopic pregnancy in each thigh. So if it's predominantly fat your mission(should you choose to do so)would be to lose weight. If predominantly muscle stop working out so much (if you do). On the long shot of a medical problem, your doctor can help you. Your journy has just begun. ...Read more

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What exercises works best to lose my flabby inner thighs and give me a tight uplifted buttock? My inner thighs rub together and my buttock sags.

What exercises works best to lose my flabby inner thighs and give me a tight uplifted buttock? My inner thighs rub together and my buttock sags.

Core strenthening: Work on core strengthening and increase your cardio workouts. Keep your heart rate up for at least 20-30 minutes 5 times a week. Evaluate your diet and make sure you are not consuming too many carbs or calories in general. ...Read more

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Intense itching on my inner thighs for the past 2 weeks. Mostly at night. My thighs touch & rub together when I walk. Have tiny bumps, not red; itchy!

Intense itching on my inner thighs for the past 2 weeks. Mostly at night. My thighs touch & rub together when I walk. Have tiny bumps, not red; itchy!

Thighs itching: You said your thighs touch and rub together when you walk. Probably you are overweight. Please try to lose your weight. Itching can be due to some other cause such as allergic reaction. Check your environment what did you do different from your routine. You can try applying hydrocortisone ointment. If still persists and become intense for a long period, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Will vitamin E oil clear dark spots on my inner thighs where they rub together?

Will vitamin E oil clear dark spots on my inner thighs where they rub together?

Unlikely : There is no well-established scientific evidence that vitamin e will help clear or treat dark spots in the intertriginous areas or areas of high friction and moisture such as in between the thighs. Skin lesions can be done to many things. Depending on its cause, a physician and patient can work together to find the most effective treatment. ...Read more

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I get frequent bumps inside my inner thigh. I am overweight and tend to rub my thighs together a lot. Is it acne? How can you treat it?

I get frequent bumps inside my inner thigh. I am overweight and tend to rub my thighs together a lot. Is it acne? How can you treat it?

A form of acne: Yes...if thighs are rubbed together then the friction can be setting up irritation that causes the bumps. Stop sodas, processed foods, dairy and gluten. Those can all be inflammatory. Keep the area clean and dry as much as possible. Shaving can also cause irritation there. If it persists, be seen for more advice. ...Read more

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I have itching problem since last six months on my thighs (redness is also there). Sometimes it disappears for one or two days.

I have itching problem since last six months on my thighs (redness is also there). Sometimes it disappears for one or two days.

Contact dermatitis: You may well be allergic to something. Your skin seems to be reacting to an environmental agent. Try an antihistamine, and keep a log of places you go and things you eat to see if you can find a pattern. It could be a food, soap, cologne, or just about anything else. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Redness on inner thighs after football and burning?

Redness on inner thighs after football and burning?

Chafing: You are likely causing local irritation due to rapid leg movement w/o adequate protection. Something like spandex leg-shorts (/"bike shorts") should help prevent this from occurring. ...Read more

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I have ingrown hairs and redness due to shaving located on my inner thighs that's been bothering me for a few years I've tried over counter meds?

I have ingrown hairs and redness due to shaving located on my inner thighs that's been bothering me for a few years I've tried over counter meds?

In grown hair: Are you sure its ingrown hair bothering you and not Jock itch?? Please see ur MD as the management of both these conditions is different. ...Read more

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I'm 22no health problems. I'm feeling a warm sensation on the front of my left thigh it comes n goes. No swollen, redness,or much pain.! What could b?

I'm 22no health problems. I'm feeling a warm sensation on the front of my left thigh it comes n goes. No swollen, redness,or much pain.! What could b?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. However, what you described does not sound serious and you could wait and watch. If you are even slightly overweight try to reduce your weight through diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in left inner thigh. No redness or swelling pain mostly while sitting occasionally when walking what could this be?

Sharp pain in left inner thigh. No redness or swelling pain mostly while sitting occasionally when walking what could this be?

Pulled muscle: Sounds to me like you have a pulled groin muscle. This should heal on its own. You can search on line for stretches to perform. You may need a short course of anti-inflammatories. Good luck! See your doctor if no better in 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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I cut my inner thigh with shaving razor side ways. It is 4inches long and half inch wide. Redness, swelling, severe pain. Is it infected?

I cut my inner thigh with shaving razor side ways. It is 4inches long and half inch wide. Redness, swelling, severe pain. Is it infected?

Needs to be seen: Severe pain, redness, and half inch wide make a picture that makes me think this wound should be seen by a health care provider. Especially if it looks worse and is more painful today than yesterday.
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What are the symptoms of fleabitis my mothers ankles is red and swollen and hot to the touch... She also has some redness on her upper thigh

What are the symptoms of fleabitis my mothers ankles is red and swollen and hot to the touch... She also has some redness on her upper thigh

Symptoms : Symptoms from flea bites include small red bumps with a red halo around a small hole. This leads to significant itching. Thrombophlebitis symptoms can include pain in the body area where a blood clot has developed in a vein. The vein is tender and warm. There can also be redness and swelling of the part of the body effected. Wasn't exactly sure what you were dealing with, so included info on both. ...Read more

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Leg got red and formed a rock hard lump underneath then redness disappeared. On my other leg on thigh have a red/purple patch. What's going on?

Leg got red and formed a rock hard lump underneath then redness disappeared. On my other leg on thigh have a red/purple patch. What's going on?

See MD: You need to be seen to establish what is going on. I do not understand where on your legs the redness and "rock hard lump " are. Trauma comes to mind, but you may have some blood vessel issue, as an inflammed vein or blood clot issue. Please be seen today in a clinic or an ER. ...Read more

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Hello, I am having intermittent, sharp pain in my leg above my thigh. There is no swelling, redness, or warmth. It happens a few times a day.?

Some thoughts...: Without any swelling, redness, or warmth, it's unlikely to be a soft tissue infection (cellulitis). However, pain in the area you describe can be many things. Does the pain happen when you walk or do activities? Does it wake you at night? Are there any associated symptoms? These are the sorts of questions your doctor will ask you to help narrow down the many things it can be. ...Read more

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Lump under skin on upper inner thigh last night. Today redness has appeared on surrounding area find it hard to sit/walk pain down thigh. Plz help.

Lump under skin on upper inner thigh last night. Today redness has appeared on surrounding area find it hard to sit/walk pain down thigh. Plz help.

Infected cyst: Until you see a doctor you should do warm soaks twice or three times a day. You may be given an oral antibiotic or it may need to be incised and drained. ...Read more