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Thigh Groin Area
See your doctor: A lymp in the groin is most commonly caused by a swollen and inflammed lymph node. It is best first evaluated by your family physician. It is most commonly caused by your bodies reaction to a simple infection, but can be something more concerning. Depending on the location this may also be a hernia. ...Read more
Hi I am a 19 year old female and I keep get these boils in my inner thigh/groin area. Everytime one goes away another comes up. Should I be worried?
Hidradenitis?: There are two main possibilities. You might be colonized with bacteria causing recurrent infections, usually staph or strep, in which case prolonged antibiotic treatment might put a stop to it. Or maybe hidradenitis suppurativa, a chronic inflammatory condition that can affect the armpits as well as groin. See your doctor, who might refer you to a dermatologist for expert advice. Good luck! ...Read more
Tendons: Popping is usually tendons and ligaments slipping over bones. Could also be your hip socket popping in and out. Because it is painful have it evaluated. ...Read more
I've been having a lot of itching on my thighs, groin area, armpits and belly... I don't understand why it happened last night and all today-onaccutane?
Can you get blood poisoning from an abcess in the thigh/groin area? It's about 3cm. Tried to squeeze felt a pop but felt on the inside
I get reoccurring boils between my thighs, groin area, armpit area and lately my breasts. This has been an issue most of my adult life.?
I have shooting pain inner thigh/groin area everytime I stand up, sit down, walk, lay down (anytime I move my left leg) when I stay still I'm fine?
Strain: You have likely strained a muscle or ligament in your leg. Please see your health provider if the problem persists. ...Read more
Overnight while sleeping my thighs groin area & calves get sticky with sweat. The temperature is cold but I still sticky. Why is my body so hot? Meds
Well: Could be the clothes you're wearing at the mound of blankets. For specific diagnosis and treatment see a physician ...Read more
In the crease of my thigh & groin area, there's a hard small lump. It doesn't hurt, not irritated by clothing or anything. What is it?
Lymph Node: This is most likely a lymph node. It would be best to have it looked at in person, though. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Was bucked off horse 10w ago and stepped on in left upper thigh/groin area. Now have very large mass. Size of softball w/ pain, pain in hip. Suggestions?
See details: The soft tissue mass is probably a hematoma (soft tissue bleed). See your primary care doctor or an orthopedist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more
Pain inner right thigh (groin area) down to foot. Been weeks now. Two negative ddimers but no ultrasound. No other symptoms. Ultrasound worth it?
If D-dimer is negative, you are very unlikely to have venous thrombi and ultrasound is not warranted.
Beyond that one would need to examine you to ascertain the cause of pain.
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I have a lump in my upper thigh/groin area. It feels tubular in shape and aches slightly. Not sure if related, but I did also have blood in semen?
Lump: You may have a lymph node which may be associated with an infection I would suggest you see a physician and get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
I'm using kojic gel for dark under arms, inner thighs & groin area. Is it effective & does it have any side effects. I'm ttc. Is it safe to use. Thanks?
Yes, but be careful.: These products are over the counter and therefore loosely regulated. But in the right formulation kojic acid exfoliates the dead skin which is needed for the whitening part of the process to work so no need for an exfoliating product, before using these products for your darker areas. ...Read more
I have dark patches or marks on my buttocks, inner thigh, groin area & legs. I had tinea cruris last year; marks not fully gone. Need medication/help.
This can be as simple as tinea but even if it is, it has come back and over the counter products are not likely going to clear it up. Best bet is to see a dermatologist or your primary care doctor.
They should be able to clear this up quickly for you and if it is something more serious you will be very glad that you got to the bottom of it. ...Read more
I get a cramping shooting pain while walking only, in my left inner thigh groin area, about 8 times a day and gradually getting worse. 36 weeks preggo.
Small, invisible, hard lump in thigh/groin area. Light pain when pushed. Occasional discomfort on its own. Hernia? Swollen lymph node? Treatment?
Sometimes it: Is difficult if not impossible to tell on physical exam alone whether an inguinal mass is an incarcerated hernia or an enlarged lymph node. Treatment is completely different for these conditions, so you need to see a doctor who can distinguish one from the other. Your doctor might even order an imaging test such as ultrasound. ...Read more
What is the crackling noise I hear when I squat on upper right thigh groin area? I'm 37wks pregnant
Pelvic: Your pelvis is a complex of bone, muscle, ligaments and tendons and all of that has to accomodate your additional baby weight and losens to allow the pelvis to open up more to allow vaginal delivery. That's what you are hearing. ...Read more
I had arthroscopic meniscal repair surgery two days ago, today I've had spasms in my upper thigh/groin area. It feels tight and hurts to touch?
Surgery complication: Often there will be some expected swelling around the involved joint in meniscal surgery, howevever extension into the upper thigh is a worrisome sign of a possible venous thrombosis. You should immediately go to the emergency room and have this assessed. Surgery, immobility, previous blood clots, certain drugs, family history are risk factors for thrombosis after surgeries/procedures/trauma. ...Read more
I had a bad stomach flu 2 weeks ago, and ever since I have had a pain in my right upper thigh/groin area. Femoral area but no hernia lump. Infection?
Tailor's tendinitis: Twenties male with groin pain radiating to behind the knees describes an injury peculiar to tailors who use a trundle foot pedal to drive the sewing machine. Repetitive stress doing certain muscle building physical culture exercises could initiate. See a physical therapist or Osteopath to discern. The overly-stressed Gracelis muscle is the offending soft tissue spastic structure in such injuries. ...Read more
My boyfriend has a red rash on the inside of his thighs near groin area what is it? I have been putting a&d ointment on it
Red rash: Red rash may have multiple causes. If a and d ointment doest work tou might try takcum powder. He may be chaffed from the warm weather. Finally if no results consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
I'm 18 years old and I feel 3 separate lumps in the area between my inner thigh and groin area. It is a bit hard And seems to move. They are small?
They are probably: Lymph nodes, which, at your age are probably benign. However, it's best to have them checked by your doctor. They will examine you and may need to do some testing. ...Read more
Intertrigo: Intertrigo affects the top layers of skin. It is caused by moisture, bacteria, yeast, or fungus in the folds of the skin. The affected areas of skin are usually pink to brown. If the skin is very moist, it may begin to break down. In severe cases, there may be a bad odor. See your dermatologist for therapy. You will need prescription medications. ...Read more
There is a kinda small, hard, moveable lump on my panty line, on the crease of my inner thigh and groin area. It has been there around 2 weeks.
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. You may choose to watch and wait. You may feel the lump every couple of weeks, if the lump doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other lumps develop, or you develop fever, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
I have been getting what my dr calls abscesses on my inner thigh or groin area for about a year now I have been on so much medication and it doesn't seem to help the dr cuts them open and it goes away but in a few days or weeks a new one comes up around t
See a dermatologist: These abscesses might result from chronic inflammation of hair follicles or of the sweat glands in that area (this is called (hidradenitis). Many treatments can be helpful, including antibiotic lotions or chronic use of some oral antibiotics to decrease the bacteria, medications that decrease male hormone levels (for women), some acne meds, like acutane, or anti-inflammatory meds (steroids). ...Read more
I have sores on my thighs and groin area from them rubbing together and sweating, what can I do to take away the swelling and pain?
Intertrigo: Intertrigo (intertriginous dermatitis) is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Treatment is with a mild cortisone cream plus an antifungal cream. I prescribe vytone. ...Read more
I'm in big pain since 2 yr have Viginal itch infection now it's worst have itching swelling and spread other part of area between thigh and groin area?
Vaginal itch: This spreading vaginal itch may well be due to an extensive yeast infection requiring antiyeast creams to the affected areas and vaginal antiyeast suppositories. The infection can be caused by diabetes, chronic heat and moisture and can be gotten from your partner or be transmitted to him. Get checked by your physician or gynecologist. ...Read more