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Doctor insights on: Red Bumps On Lower Thigh

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I have bright red bumps on lower legs and thighs are non itchy and have dry skin around it and they are flat?

I have bright red bumps on lower legs and thighs are non itchy and have dry skin around it and they are flat?

Rash: The best thing to do is get these evaluated by your doctor. We have a hard time telling what they are without examining you. ...Read more

Red Bumps (Definition)

A bump is an area of tissue or skin that is raised. Red bumps are elevations ...Read more


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What does it mean when you get red bumps on the lower part of the inner thigh near the groin/genitals?

What does it mean when you get red bumps on the lower part of the inner thigh near the groin/genitals?

Foliculitis: Possible foliculitis ("ingrown hair"), although, any type of allergy may do that as well. Sexually transmitted diseases are less likely, except for herpes that presents with blisters on red skin associated with intense pain. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on my lower abdomen and inner thighs?

I have small red bumps on my lower abdomen and inner thighs?

Rash: The best thing to do is get these evaluated by your doctor. We have a hard time telling what they are without examining you. ...Read more

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I have red bumps all over my thighs, butt, lower stomach and under my bra area. Small colorless bumps also started to appear on my hands and feet.

I have red bumps all over my thighs, butt, lower stomach and under my bra area. Small colorless bumps also started to appear on my hands and feet.

Doctor can evaluate: Bumps and spots can be from many causes, such as: hives, viral infections, other infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams / lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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I have itchy tiny red bumps on arms, upper stomach, upper thighs, near my elbows, and lower back. Is this chicken pox or hives?

I have itchy tiny red bumps on arms, upper stomach, upper thighs, near my elbows, and lower back. Is this chicken pox or hives?

Rash: They can be either, you really need to have your rash examined to know how to treat it and if you are contagious or not, see your doctor sooner than later. ...Read more

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Have a few red bumps on the bottom of my feet - not itchy, just somewhat irritating when I walk around. Had a similar spot of bumps on my lower leg.

Have a few red bumps on the bottom of my feet - not itchy, just somewhat irritating when I walk around. Had a similar spot of bumps on my lower leg.

Bumps on feet: These bums need to be seen to evaluate and teach the right diagnosis. Then treat or suggest. Step 1--- ie----- making right diagnosis is possible with in person evaluation only ...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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Help please. When I work out I get red bumps on my thighs and shins, what's the deal?

Folliculitis: Several possibilities including folliculitis which is inflammation of the hair follicles. Some people also get a histamine release when they sweat which can cause redness. See your primary care or a dermatologist for further recommendations. ...Read more

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I have these red bumps on my upper inner thigh and I was wondering what it is they popped up just a short while ago?

I have these red bumps on my upper inner thigh and I was wondering what it is they popped up just a short while ago?

Wide Differential: The possibilities are quite numerous. Breifly, infection (fungal, bacterial, viral, parasite), reactive (arthropod trauma, drug eruption, contact dermatitis), neoplastic (benign or malignant), miscellaneous. Nice thing is, most maculopapular rashes are self limited. See your doc if it doesn't get better or it becomes annoying. ...Read more

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Approximately 10 days ago I noticed a few red bumps on my right inner thigh. It now has spread to both thighs and is inflamed & is darker.?

Approximately 10 days ago I noticed a few red bumps on my right inner thigh. It now has spread to both thighs and is inflamed & is darker.?

As with most rashes.: ...This could be a variety of things. This could be a virus, or this could be a bacterial infection that would respond to an antibiotic. This could even be tiny insects in the skin. It cannot be diagnosed online. You must see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have three huge red bumps on the back of my thighs. They are very painful and are hot to touch. What would they be? Are they just bug bites?

I have three huge red bumps on the back of my thighs. They are very painful and are hot to touch. What would they be? Are they just bug bites?

Inflammed bumps: Could be bites but must consider inflamed cysts or abscesses, particularly if they are more tender and painful (and no necessarily itchy). if they are abscessed cysts they may form pustules and drain on their own. Warm compresses may help but you may need to have a professional evaluate you. ...Read more

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Itchy red bumps on inner thighs, what is this from?

Itchy red bumps on inner thighs, what is this from?

Hard to say maybe: From the fabric of your clothes, soap or detergent, . .. Occasionally it can be from a mild inflammation of the hair follicles in that area... Try using a mild soap like dove (white). Detergent like all free clear. Trying yourself well after you bathe. .. And maybe some over-the-counter cortisone cream. If these things don't help let your doctor take a look. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do my inner thighs itch and have red bumps?

? allergic rash: This itchy rash could be due to allergic reaction to clothing or less likely insect bites. If the rash is in the groin area, it could be due to friction in warm, moist areas. Yeast infections also occur in the groin area. A cortisone ointment or cream would help allergic rash and insect bites but not yeast infections. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on butt and thigh, what to do?

I have small red bumps on butt and thigh, what to do?

BUMPS ON BUTT: SEE YOUR DOCTOR.
I DO NOT KNOW HOW LONG YOU HAVE HAD THEM, BUT IT MAY BE DUE TO A CHANGE IN SOAP OR DETERGENT. ...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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What does it mean when you have red bumps (mosquito bite like) on the back of your thighs and is from biggest to smallest?

What does it mean when you have red bumps (mosquito bite like) on the back of your thighs and is from biggest to smallest?

Hives?: Bug-bite-like spots can be from many causes such as: bug bites (of course), hives, viral infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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5 red bumps inner thigh that are not painful and do not itch. They are flat almost and I did shave a couple days ago. Could it be herpes?

5 red bumps inner thigh that are not painful and do not itch. They are flat almost and I did shave a couple days ago. Could it be herpes?

Folliculitis-not HSV: What you have is a mild folliculitis from shaving. Better to try and 'clip' with scissors (very carefully) or some other method of trimming, not shaving. Shaving can injure the skin and allow bacteria to 'set up shop' as they've done in your case. A few days of bacitracin applied 3 or 4x a day should wipe that out. Herpes hurts like hell, and fungus would itch-so those are ruled out. Feel better! ...Read more

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My husband gets these little irritated red bumps on his upper thighs. When squeezed a clear liquid comes out. What is this he has always had them.?

My husband gets these little irritated red bumps on his upper thighs. When squeezed a clear liquid comes out. What is this he has always had them.?

Bumps: This is probably a common skin rash caused by the rubbing of pants on the skin and sweating. You say he's had it for a long time so unless he's been taking a certain medication for about the same period of time its not a drug eruption (allergy). Pants made of a different material, something softer and more permeable, may help. Ask a dermatologist to take a biopsy of the bump to be certain. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has been iching in between his inner thighs and now ive been having the same symptoms he does have tiny red bumps with no white heads????

My boyfriend has been iching in between his inner thighs and now ive been having the same symptoms he does have tiny red bumps with no white heads????

Fungus or scabies: Most likely cause of itchy rash in that area that is shared between sexual partners is either skin fungus or skin mites (scabies). You can try non-prescription antifungal cream, and if that's not helping after 4-5 days, then ask your doctor for anti-scabies cream. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of bumps on my inner thighs and bottom of butt? I don't know what kind of bumps they are or where they come from. General red bumps.

See your doctor: There are several different types of bumps they could be. The treatment depends on the type. See your family doctor, gynecologist or dermatologist, gets the bumps diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Itchy red bumps around thighs and buttocks?

Difficult to say.: It's often difficult to diagnose skin issues without seeing them in person. I recommend seeing your doctor for diagnosis and any needed treatment. ...Read more

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Little red bumps that are itchy and itch and burn on my inner thighs?

Little red bumps that are itchy and itch and burn on my inner thighs?

? hives: These may be hives caused by an allergic reaction to something internal or external. Taking an antihistamine should help, but detective work is needed to find what you're reacting to. They may also be insect bites. Check for these. If you need further help, a dermatologist or allergist should be helpful. ...Read more