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If I have a bumpy red rash around thighs and glútes , but they don't hurt or cut open, only itch, could it be herpes anywhay? Or some sore of fungus

If I have a bumpy red rash around thighs and glútes , but they don't hurt or cut open, only itch, could it be herpes anywhay? Or some sore of fungus

Not enuf info: See a doctor to help you. The rash may be infectious or reactive. Your history and other symptoms etc. Will be needed by your doctor to sort out the true cause. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin 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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After hot showers have red rash on thighs, knees, and feet. Feet r bright red, swollen, & numb. Same symptoms on hand 2 nights ago, any thoughts?

Increase blood flow: Increase in temperature (hot shower) cause increase blood flow to the extremities and skin and you could have red rash type appearance and associated swelling and numbness. ...Read more

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Why am i so sleepy and why I have red rashes on my thighs. Is it an std?

Why am i so sleepy and why I have red rashes on my thighs. Is it an std?

UNLIKELU TO BE STD: Red rashes on the thighs are very unlikely to be std.It may be an allergy to insect bite or a skin infection.I will have it checked by your family doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have got small red rashes in my thigh and nearby area from last 1 week or so and now it started to be very scratchy and itching a lot, pls help me?

I have got small red rashes in my thigh and nearby area from last 1 week or so and now it started to be very scratchy and itching a lot, pls help me?

See you dermatology: Since this has persisted you need to see a dermatologist and get a clear diagnosis so you could have rapid therapy ...Read more

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Recently moved-no PCP. Went to urgent care, given fluconazole. Still have burning, itching, redness, rash on inner thigh. Help!

Recently moved-no PCP. Went to urgent care, given fluconazole. Still have burning, itching, redness, rash on inner thigh. Help!

BURNING, ITCHING++++: I DO NOT KNOW HOW LONG. IF IT IS NOT A RINGWORN (FUNGUS) INFECTION, FLUCONAZOLE WILL NOT WORK! YOU SHOULD FIND A DERMATOLOGIST SOON. IT MIGHT BE SHINGLES, BUT WITHOUT A DECENT HISTORY, THERE'S NO WAY TO TELL. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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Red, itchy rash on thigh-2 months. 2 different prescribed steroids failed. Now it's painful w/pustules. Thoughts?

Red, itchy rash on thigh-2 months. 2 different prescribed steroids failed. Now it's painful w/pustules. Thoughts?

See a specialist: Painful pustules that are painful need to be taken seriously. There are several diseases that can present with pustules. Actually, any rash that stays in one place for more than 24 hours needs to be addressed. See a dermatologist first, the sooner the better. ...Read more

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I've had a red, itchy rash (thigh) for two months. 2 prescribed steroids-no relief. It's now painful and red with little pustules. Thoughts?

I've had a red, itchy rash (thigh) for two months. 2 prescribed steroids-no relief. It's now painful and red with little pustules. Thoughts?

Folliculitis: This can be from inflammation around the hair follicles and may need a combination of antibiotics and topical medications to treat, see a dermatologist ...Read more

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Having painful itchy red rash on inner thighs/butt cheeks for 2mo. Cracked skin & cut in area b/t v/anus. Used Lomexin Crème 2%, it mostly cleared up.

Having painful itchy red rash on inner thighs/butt cheeks for 2mo. Cracked skin & cut in area b/t v/anus. Used Lomexin Crème 2%, it mostly cleared up.

Groin Rash: Sounds like you had a fungal infection. If the rash is still persisting after two weeks please see your doctor. They will need to evaluate you for other types of infection. The other possibility is that if they evaluate you and find that it is a fungal infection they may give you an oral anti fungal medication. ...Read more

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My fiancé gets a red rash on inner thighs & groin after intercourse. It looks like pictures I've seen of jock itch. What could this be? I have no stds

My fiancé gets a red rash on inner thighs & groin after intercourse. It looks like pictures I've seen of jock itch. What could this be? I have no stds

Best to have exam: It would be best to have the rash seen by DERM or your DR. Then a accurate DX will be make, sometimes scraping of the rash will be needed to confirm DX, and this can only be done after an exam. Best to get an answer now, rather than worry about it for the future. ...Read more

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I have a small red rash between my thigh and scrotum. I tried putting hydrocortisone on it and it hasent helped what could it be?

I have a small red rash between my thigh and scrotum. I tried putting hydrocortisone on it and it hasent helped what could it be?

Nothing serious: At your age an itchy rash in that area is either a 'contact' rash of irritation or a fungal rash. Usually relatively easy to differentiate on exam, but if all else is normal for you health-wise try Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream followed by Hydrocortisone twice daily for a few days. If rash persists or spreads after 4-5 days contact your doctor. ...Read more

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To cure a circular red rash on inner thighs around testicles should I use Nystatin Powder or a hydrocortisone cream? or both? itchy and burning

?Yeast infection?: Without examining this there is no way to know what it actually is. You might try asking your pharmacist for an antifungal cream or ointment and try this and if it does not work see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have red itchy rash on thighs, penis, stomach hands, what is this and treatment?

I have red itchy rash on thighs, penis, stomach hands, what is this and treatment?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have itchy red rash on butt and thighs, remedy?

The itching: May respond to benadryl (diphenhydramine). But, don't know what the rash is - so can't comment about how to make it go away. An evaluation by your dermatologist is your best bet. ...Read more

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What could be a red sweaty rash between my thigh an vagina?

What could be a red sweaty rash between my thigh an vagina?

"Jock Itch": That's a common area, because it's warm and moist, to get a skin fungal infection. Try to keep area dry, wear "breathable" (cotton) undergarments, and try a topical antifungal cream (you can get them over-the-counter) twice a day. If it's painful or worsening, I'd get it checked out. ...Read more

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Have cold & a 4cm by 3cm purple/red pinprick rash on my thigh that, doesnt fade under glass & hasn't spread. Doc didnt seem too worried but should i b?

Have cold & a 4cm by 3cm purple/red pinprick rash on my thigh that, doesnt fade under glass & hasn't spread. Doc didnt seem too worried but should i b?

Observe it: It could be nothing other than part of a viral illness you have. If it is spreading or getting worse you need to be seen ASAP. If you are feeling worse in general be seen. Otherwise observe it, take care of yourself and it will fade. ...Read more

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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