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Help please. When i work out i get red bumps on my thighs and shins, what's the deal?

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

Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


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How can I get rid of itchy red bumps on my thighs?

How can I get rid of itchy red bumps on my thighs?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my thigh, i think it's a mosquito bite but not sure. It also has inflammation around it.

I have a red bump on my thigh, i think it's a mosquito bite but not sure. It also has inflammation around it.

Mosquito bite: Does it itch or hurt? If it is a mosquito bite you can use a home remedy. Store aloe vera gel in refrigerator & apply to affected area. Rub basil leaf on bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties. You can mix 2 parts baking soda w 1 part water. Stir into paste & place it over the mosquito bite. Can use calamine lotion. If not a mosquito bite, if it becomes hot, red, tender >>. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my thigh that just appeared on day. It almost looks like a little blister. Do you have any idea what it is?

I have a red bump on my thigh that just appeared on day.  It almost looks like a little blister.   Do you have any idea what it is?

See a doctor: This could be anything from an insect bite, an irritated focus from something on your clothing, or any of a dozen or more other things. Need to see it to be diagnosed. ...Read more

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I think I have Molluscum contagiosum, I have a small red bump on my thigh. But I am 28 years old, is it possible for an adult to get this virus?

I think I have Molluscum contagiosum, I have a small red bump on my thigh. But I am 28 years old, is it possible for an adult to get this virus?

Molluscum: Sure it is possible for an adult to get this viral disease. But before you get all worried about it, see a doctor to get it diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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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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I have red bumps on my buttock & thighs that itch very bad . Could it be herpes?

I have red bumps on my buttock & thighs that itch very bad . Could it be herpes?

Herpes: Nope. Not at all. Herpes us a small cluster of blisters in a small and unchanging place near the genitals. Herpes lesions are painful. ...Read more

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I have a cluster of little red bumps on my inner thigh, they turn into scabs after and its a little itchy.. 3rd time coming back.. Im freaking out!!!

I have a cluster of little red bumps on my inner thigh, they turn into scabs after and its a little itchy.. 3rd time coming back.. Im freaking out!!!

Possibly Foliculitis: It sounds like it might be just some foliculitis. You could try to wash the area with some antibacterial soap everyday. But since it is coming back, I might try some topical clindamycin twice a day for about two weeks. ...Read more