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Bruising on inner thigh?

Bruising on inner thigh?

Many causes: There are many causes, did you bump into anything, are you on blood thinners of any kind? We need more details to find out what may be the cause. ...Read more

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Lump on inside thigh / groin?

Lump on inside thigh / groin?

Groin lump: Groin lumps are usually cysts or can be as simple as a blocked sweat glands. If inside labia it can be a bartholin glands cyst . Also can be a hernia which are larger softer lumps that may be reducible(pushed back into the body). STI can cause local lymph node swelling as well. ...Read more

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Swollen lump on inner tigh by walking?

Swollen lump on inner tigh by walking?

Be eval by surgeon: Walking shouldn't cause lumps. A spontaneous mass or swelling on one thigh is bad and needs evaluation by orthopedics as it could be cancer, infection, hematoma, muscle tear, lymph gland, nerve tumor, vascular, on and on... Go to orthopedics. Don't wait. Better to be safe than sorry. Time often matters. ...Read more

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What cause painful pinkish inner/dark red edges patch with a pea size lump underneath it? Located on the lower inner right thigh close to knee.

What cause painful pinkish inner/dark red edges patch with a pea size lump underneath it?  Located on the lower inner right thigh close to knee.

Shingles?: Without being able to look at it, i would hesitate to attempt a diagnosis. That being said, if it is painful, and has a "blister" look about it, it could be shingles, which can be treated. Get it looked at soon as getting on the antivirals for it sooner would give a better outcome. If, of course, it is shingles. ...Read more

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Swollen and red bump on outer left labia?

Swollen and red bump on outer left labia?

Hair Gland:oil/sweat: There are a variety of sources for red bumps that typically originate from the hair follicles or oil gands in the labia. Sweat glands may also become diseased (known as hidradentitis suppuritiva). See your physician if this becomes worse or does not resolve within 10 days. ...Read more

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Soft lump pimple like on inside thigh ?

Soft lump pimple like on inside thigh ?

Pimple on thigh: It could be anything from a big bite to an infected hair follicle. If it progresses, have your pmd take a look. ...Read more

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Painless marks on my left inner thigh. What could it be?

Painless marks on my left inner thigh. What could it be?

Stretch Marks.: Stretch marks, medically known as striae distensae, are a common finding i. They appear as linear, thinned skin most often found on the breasts, abdomen, hips, and thighs. Stretch marks may appear due to the rapid changes and growth associated with weight gain during pregnancy, or with medical diseases, such as cushing syndrome. See your physician to confirm this diagnosis. ...Read more

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Should i pop the hard red bumps on my inner thigh?

Should i pop the hard red bumps on my inner thigh?

Would not. Get them: Assessed. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Fat lump on thigh?

Fat lump on thigh?

Likely lipoma: Usually these lesions represent a benign tumor called a lipoma. Resection is usually definitive, but recurrence is fairly frequent. Large size or certain features on MRI may raise concern for other types of tumors or involvement of important local structures, like nerves and blood vessels. Best treated by a surgeon with experience treating sarcomas, like a surgical oncologist. ...Read more

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Hard lump on outter thigh left leg... 2 smaller ones on right outter leg... what could it be?

Hard lump on outter thigh left leg... 2 smaller ones on right outter leg... what could it be?

The good news is: most all the lumps under the skin of the extremities are benign. The most common are lipomas (benign fatty, soft tissue growths) dermatofibromas or neurofibromas. Dermatofibromas may be slightly pigmented/brownish. Sometimes neurofibromas can turn in cancers so they are sometimes removed. Other types of bumps include epidermoid cysts, keratosis pillars, etc. which can be distinguished by a doctor ...Read more

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I have a hard zit like bump on the top inner thigh?

I have a hard zit like bump on the top inner thigh?

Variable: This could be one of a number of benign growths from an ingrown hair to a dermatofibroma (piece of scar tissue thought to be from an old bug bit) to a calcified cyst. You would need to see a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my inner thigh near my scrotum!?

I have a rash on my inner thigh near my scrotum!?

Fungal: Without seeing the rash it is impossible to guess but a common cause of rash in this location is a fungal rash called tenia cruris (jock itch). It is best to see a doctor and get prescription strength cream and instructions. Good luck. ...Read more

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Painful, red, rash on the fold of my inner thigh?

Fungus: Likely a fungal infection. Recommend you see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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Bruises on both inner thighs?

Bruises on both inner thighs?

Any injuries: Hard to say for sure. But i was wondering if there's any activity you do where you might irritate your thight - bike, specific exercise machine? Also i would wonder if you might be on certain nsaids or blood thinners which might cause easy bruising. You might want to get a blood test just to make sure there are no more serious issues going on. ...Read more

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Lump on inside of arm near elbow?

Lump on inside of arm near elbow?

Needs eval: You don't say how long it's been there or anything about the qualities or if you were injured so sorry but can't be of more help. Of you want to write back with more information maybe we could help. Sorry ...Read more

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Itchy bites on inside upper leg behind knee on butt. What could this be?

Itchy bites on inside upper leg behind knee on butt. What could this be?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What cause semi-hard lump under skin on the upper thigh?

What cause semi-hard lump under skin on the upper thigh?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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On my inner right thigh I have purple small dots around a red bump. what could it be?

On my inner right thigh I have purple small dots around a red bump. what could it be?

Red bump: Hi KavitaB, the red bump is likely a bug bite, pimple, or blocked follicle. The 'spots' around it are from the tiny blood vessels surrounding the wound becoming engorged with blood to help with the healing process. If it goes away in a few days then no big deal. However, if the purple spots start to spread or if the red bump becomes larger, painful, or starts to ooze (pus), then go to your doctor ...Read more

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Lesion on outer ear red and swollen?

Lesion on outer ear red and swollen?

Infection: Usually swollen red area could be infection with pus formation. Use neosporin oint locally if you want cover with k-tape and apply heat will soften the area and will be able to drain pus. Mark the redness area with marker pen if this gets bigger get help from your doctor for incision, drainage and oral antibiotics. ...Read more