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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 loose 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 of time, 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 do 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 it's ingrown hair bothering you and not Jock itch?? Please see ur MD as the management of both these conditions is different. ...Read more