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Rash On Upper Thighs
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
I've had a rash on my upper thigh for about a month they seemed to look like bites and now i've got black bruises where the rashes were..?
Get checked: Bruises on legs without trauma merit evaluation. Considering your age it's likely nothing serious but it may be. Get to a derm. ...Read more
I have a red bite/rash on my upper thigh and it's slowly gotten bigger after a week, a little bigger than a pingpong ball. It doesn't itch or anything?
Cause of rash 1st?: You must first determine if it is due to a sensitivity to a component of the spandex i.e., latex allergy/sensitivity or due to chaffing for the shear forces of the garment on the skin. In the former you must discontinue and consider topical antihistamines/corticosteroids. In the latter, consider powders or lotion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rash on my upper thighs and armpit which turn black, fever and swollen gland under chin what could it be?
Separate problems. : The rash on the intertriginous areas are due to irritation and rubbing depending on your size and condition such as diabetes and sweating which can cause fungal infection. Nodes depend on the drainage system of lymph vessels and what you feel has to be above it to drain there. Look for possible infection from above such as pharyngitis or facial infection, even acne. ...Read more
Bruise like rash on upper left thigh. Was itchy then found a 5in by 5 covered with little bruises and large ones by it. Is this serious?
Bruise: It is difficult to ascertain the nature of this rash just by description obviously, but it sounds to me as if you have what is called a "purpuric" rash along with scattered petechiae. There are many causes of this type of rash, but if they are occurring spontaneously then i would seek the care of a medical provider promptly for further evaluation. ...Read more
I have a line that is down my leg after going to the beach. It's light brown, not raised or itchy. Also I have a rash on my upper thigh. What is it?
Rash: I would wonder about insect bites(sand flea, fly). If spreading redness or burning develops, consult your physician for evaluation and advice. ...Read more