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Hi there i ve just finish showering and was rubbing a massage bar into my skin my thighs suddenly became inflamed and hard and hot to touch ?

Hi there i ve just finish showering and was rubbing a massage bar into my skin my thighs suddenly became inflamed and hard and hot to touch ?

Soap & Dermatitis: It sounds like that particular brand may cause a contact dermatitis; there may be an ingredient that causes you to react. It is best to stick with soaps that you have used safely in the past. ...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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A lump appeared in the skin of my inner upper right thigh, inflamed & filled with pus originally. Now it's inflamed & purple. No hair. What is it?

A lump appeared in the skin of my inner upper right thigh, inflamed & filled with pus originally. Now it's inflamed & purple. No hair. What is it?

Skin appendage: It's probably an infected skin appendage such as a sweat gland or could be an infected epidermoid cyst. If it gets better, ok to watch it. If there is still a lump there after the infection has cleared you may want to get it removed to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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I have painless, grape sized, hardish lump under the skin of my bikini line (crease of thigh).Sometimes it becomes inflamed and is sore. Been over here for a year or a little over a year. What could this be?

I have painless, grape sized, hardish lump under the skin of my bikini line (crease of thigh).Sometimes it becomes inflamed and is sore. Been over here for a year or a little over a year. What could this be?

Probable lymph node: The area you are describing seems to be your groin. The hard structure you feel is likely a lymph node. If you get an allergic reaction or infection in and around your rectum, vagina and or in your legs these nodes get bigger causing them to get painful. When the cause for them to increase resolves, they shrink and are no longer painful. Lymph nodes prevent infection spread. If concerned, see MD ...Read more

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Has anyone ever tried to help BPH (inflamed prostate) by icing between thighs?

Has anyone ever tried to help BPH (inflamed prostate) by icing between thighs?

Unlikely but may try: To clarify, BPH is enlargement of the prostate without inflammation. Nodules of tissue increase in size, usually with age, and can cause urinary symptoms such as urgency and frequency. Ice will not help this condition. In prostatitis, the prostate is inflamed, usually by infection. Burning and discomfort is common. Ice might make it feel better, but will not affect the course. Seek evaluation. ...Read more

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I fell on my knees Tuesday. Now Friday, there's an inflamed spot on my lower spine area and hurts when touched and my thighs hurt. What could I have?

I fell on my knees Tuesday. Now Friday, there's an inflamed spot on my lower spine area and hurts when touched and my thighs hurt. What could I have?

Hurt: This could simply be bruising or it could be something more severe. I suggest that you have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility as soon as possible. If it is a minor issue it be explained to you and mild treatment prescribed. If it turns out to be a more severe injury you are likely to be admitted to the hospital. I hope that is not the case. ...Read more

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In the last month or so I have experienced an itch in my groin/thigh area and on my arm pit. there isn't a rash but there are inflamed bumps?

In the last month or so I have experienced an itch in my groin/thigh area and on my arm pit. there isn't a rash but there are inflamed bumps?

Yeast??: These are common areas for yeast infection. One of the most common causes is incomplete drying off after a shower or bath. It's an easy dermatological condition usually very easy to treat. If you are diabetic and/or obese it is more common. Please see your primary care physician. Also try to avoid tight fitting clothes & underwear for at least a week. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my upper outer thigh. The bumps are small and dark red when not itching yet somewhat larger and inflamed when itching. Sounds like?

I have a rash on my upper outer thigh. The bumps are small and dark red when not itching yet somewhat larger and inflamed when itching.  Sounds like?

Many possibilities: It could be any number of things. This could be a contact allergy, a reaction to something you are allergic to. It could be a cluster of bug bites. Many possibilities. You will need to be examined to determine the proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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