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Red Bumps On Upper Thigh
What does it mean when you have two swollen red bumps on your upper thigh? Could it be an insect or spider bite?
Likely.: Have 2 random red bumps on a leg could easily indicate something as common a bug bite. If it is tender or starting to extend the red discoloration beyond where it is currently, you may want to see a doctor to consider possibly infection post bite. Otherwise, if it is simply itchy and inflamed, use a topical Hydrocortisone over-the-counter product. ...Read more
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
I have small red bumps on my upper thigh and vagina.They don't itch or hurt.There is not a lot of them and they r not together in a patch ?
See DermYou: You should see your dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more
Sounds like hives: Urticaria, hives, are caused by exposure to something the body responds to in an allergic response. Pink raised areas that blanch when pressed, itchy is a typical hive. Anxiety can also be a cause. It could be from something that came in contact with upper thighs, perhaps new pants, new detergent, new scent. Most cases, cause not found. Rx with antihistamines. If very bad, may need rx w steroids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have a sore red bump on my upper thigh for the past 4 days. The surrounding area is red and sore to the touch. It seems to be getting bigger. Help!?
Folliculitis: Folliculitis is inflammation of the superficial or deep portion of the hair follicle. Folliculitis may be infectious or noninfectious. The most common pathogen in infectious folliculitis is Staphylococcus aureus. The management of folliculitis varies based upon the etiology. Mild S. aureus folliculitis may resolve without medical treatment. Topical mupirocin can be used initially. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I been getting red itchy bumps in upper thigh, back, and arms and want to know what's the cause of it?
Fungal dermatosus: A of dermatological conditions that can cause non specific papules that itch in the sweat gland distribution of the axilla, upper back and groin. The most common dermatoses seen in moist skin clad regions of the body are fungal. Excessive sweat alone can cause the formation of itchy papules, pustules and abscesses called hydradenitis. Try a fungal powder, Benadryl cream and 1% hydrocortison ...Read more
I had a big red bump on my upper thigh, I popped it and a lot of puss came out. Now it's purple and has a hard bump under the skin. Ingrown hair?
I have an odd circular red bump on my inner upper thigh : it is really red, and about an inch or so in diameter . It itches a lot. What could this be?
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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