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Minor testicle pain and sore inner thigh rash after using public spa. Is this a disease, chaffing or something else?

Minor testicle pain and sore inner thigh rash after using public spa. Is this a disease, chaffing or something else?

Two separate issues : The groun rash sound like a fungal infection treated easily with anti fungal. The testucular pain is another issue for this one see your doctor for exam. He can also then treat the rash for you ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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I HAVE BUMPS IN MY INNER THOIGH NEAR MY VAGINA FROM THIGHS RUBBING TOGETHER, BUT NOW MY VAGINA LIPS ARE START TO ITCH.?

I HAVE BUMPS IN MY INNER THOIGH NEAR MY VAGINA FROM THIGHS RUBBING TOGETHER, BUT NOW MY VAGINA LIPS ARE START TO ITCH.?

Vulvar itching: If the vulva do not show obvious signs of abrasion from the rubbing of your thighs together, then it is probably a vaginal yeast infection. Yeast like warm moist glucose enhanced conditions as well as areas that rarely "see the light of day". Have a MD check out the are a Rx it as needed. ...Read more

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I have marks/scars from little bumps with white liquid in it on the insides of my thighs from them rubbing together. How can I get rid of the scars?

I have marks/scars from little bumps with white liquid in it on the insides of my thighs from them rubbing together. How can I get rid of the scars?

Prevent new ones: If this is from rubbing you need to tighten and firm to prevent. Ew scars. In the interim diaper cream can protect the skin from friction. If you are still prone to rubbing any laser procedure to improve the scars is not a good idea at this time. See doctor to confirm that these scars are scars from friction. ...Read more

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I have a small purple pimple like bump on my inner thigh from my thighs rubbing together. It started off red and now its purplish. Will it go away?

I have a small purple pimple like bump on my inner thigh from my thighs rubbing together. It started off red and now its purplish. Will it go away?

Eventually,: As long as the skin is protected and is not repeatedly irritated by repeat friction and rubbing, but most skin injuries take months before color becomes more flesh colored. ...Read more

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I have sores on my thighs and groin area from them rubbing together and sweating, what can I do to take away the swelling and pain?

I have sores on my thighs and groin area from them rubbing together and sweating, what can I do to take away the swelling and pain?

Intertrigo: Intertrigo (intertriginous dermatitis) is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Treatment is with a mild cortisone cream plus an antifungal cream. I prescribe vytone. ...Read more

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I have huge welts on my inner thighs. Yesterday it was hot and my legs were rubbing together so I thought it was just chafing but not sure if allergie?

I have huge welts on my inner thighs. Yesterday it was hot and my legs were rubbing together so I thought it was just chafing but not sure if allergie?

Hives: Hives can be caused by a variety of different things. Certainly pressure on the skin, tight clothing/waistbands, and heat can all cause hives to flare, especially in people who have a tendency to get hives. If no trouble breathing, no wheeze, no cough, no throat swelling, and no other signs of severe allergy, I wouldn't worry. You can try antihistamine for relief. ...Read more

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I have a rash between my inner legs close to vagina from rubbing together?

I have a rash between my inner legs close to vagina from rubbing together?

Rash: Chronic rubbing can cause a raw-type rash in any rubbing areas. Treat it kind of like a diaper rash--soothing moisturizer like vaseline, aquaphor or a&d ointment. It will heal the raw areas and help prevent chafing in the future. ...Read more

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My hips sway too much while walking (like females) I drag my legs while walking causing pain my thighs rub each other while walking causing rashes?

My hips sway too much while walking (like females)
 I drag my legs while walking causing pain
 my thighs rub each other while walking causing rashes?

Many causes: This can be caused by a variety of syndromes, including muscle weakness, muscular dystrophy, myopathy, neuropathy, spinal cord injury, brain injury and similar. A neurologist or physiatrist can usually diagnose the problem after a thorough history and physical exam. ...Read more

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How to avoid getting an inner thigh rash from rubbing?

How to avoid getting an inner thigh rash from rubbing?

Weight : Loosing weight is the answer if your legs are rubbing together while exercising vaseline could prevent rashes or irritation you may also think liposuction of the inner thighs that also can work. ...Read more

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My thighs rub and it causes chaffing and sometimes small cuts which take long to heal.can I put cornstarch on it or vaseline with coca butter?

My thighs rub and it causes chaffing and sometimes small cuts which take long to heal.can I put cornstarch on it or vaseline with coca butter?

Manuka cream: Manuka therapy cream contains essential oils from Australia & is excellent for your skin lesion. Apply twice daily. High quality omega3 fish oil capsules 2/day.
You can order this from drhoffman.com ...Read more

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Red/purple spots on thigh, clustered closely together, covering large area, long streaks. Had very similar rash before several times over the years.?

Red/purple spots on thigh, clustered closely together, covering large area, long streaks. Had very similar rash before several times over the years.?

Exam needed: Such an eruption could be due to inflammation of tiny blood vessels(vasculitis) which may be caused by an autoimmune disorder or leakage of blood from capillaries(petechiae) seen with low platelets, for example. Your physician or dermatologist would have to inspect this eruption in order to make a diagnosis and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more

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I have rashes on my inner thigh since I was little. Is this normal. They will come and go. Thank you?

I have rashes on my inner thigh since I was little. Is this normal. They will come and go. Thank you?

Could be many things: Eczema, contact dermatitis, or even jock itch. Try switching to a hypoallergenic laundry detergent and bathe with hypoallergenic soaps. If that doesn't help, try using an antifungal cream for jock itch. Consider a HealthTap Concierge visit or see a dermatologist if these simple methods don't help. ...Read more

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Hi, i have small red dots (probably rashes) on only my thighs. They do not itch or hurt but there are a lot and its quite alarming?

Sounds like: A mild folliculits (inflammation of the hair follicles) due to the RUBBING of your pants on your thighs. If you wear tight jeans etc .this may be the culprit.

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Son has serveral circle rashes on inner thighs, what is this?

Son has serveral circle rashes on inner thighs, what is this?

Fungal infection?: Could be other things, of course, but the inner thigh friction area is a common place for a fungal infection ("tinea cruris"). ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more