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Red itchy bumps on upper thigh with numb sensation?

Red itchy bumps on upper thigh with numb sensation?

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 more

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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more


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I been getting red itchy bumps in upper thigh, back, and arms and want to know what's the cause of it?

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

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I am breaking out with itchy bumps on my upper thigh that is now spreading to my side and the back of my legs. I have diabetes.Would that contribute?

I am breaking out with itchy bumps on my upper thigh that is now spreading to my side and the back of my legs. I have diabetes.Would that contribute?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I get an itchy rash that alternates between my upper thigh for a week or two and months later i get the same rash over a tattoo on one breast.

I get an itchy rash that alternates between my upper thigh for a week or two and months later i get the same rash over a tattoo on one breast.

Consider fungus: Without actually laying eyes on the rash and examining it properly, it's nearly impossible to tell for sure. But one thing that pops into my head is the possibility of a fungal infection. The places you are having the rash are places that are prone to chafing and/or lingering perspiration, which can be breeding grounds for a fungal infection. Go see your doctor for exam for proper treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause small red itchy bumps on inner thigh?

What can cause small red itchy bumps on inner thigh?

Many possibilities: Hives localized to the inner thighs may be due to multiple causes. The area is warm and one thigh can rub against the other. It can be due to cloth or chemicals in pants, just to give a few examples. Wear non-tight pants; when itchy, apply Sarna with pramoxime. Otherwise, keep dry with cornstarch or talc. Take an antihistamine such as fexofenadine or cetirizine. No help - see your physician. ...Read more

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What may this tiny itchy bumps on my inner thighs might be? Had them since summer.

What may this tiny itchy bumps on my inner thighs might be? Had them since summer.

Folliculitis?: Could be inflammed hair follicles. However it is impossible to give exact answer from brief des ription. A trial of acne cream in one area may help.If persists see md. 5 months is long enough to wait for it to go away. ...Read more

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I started with small flesh colored bumps inside my elbow and that turned into red itchy bumps. I now have itchy bumps on my upper inner thigh also.

I started with small flesh colored bumps inside my elbow and that turned into red itchy bumps. I now have itchy bumps on my upper inner thigh also.

Many causes: Often we have no idea on the cause for these bumps. You may try a topical Hydrocortisone ointment or cream on them for a few days. If problem fails to resolve or starts to spread, see your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have small very itchy bumps on my inner thighs can you help me get rid of them?

I have small very itchy bumps on my inner thighs can you help me get rid of them?

It depends on rash: Small, very itchy bumps on the inner thighs can be various things. They can include eczema, allergic contact dermatitis, irritant dermatitis, urticaria, candida/yeast infection, psoriasis, fungal infection, scabies, lichen planus, psoriasis, amongst other inflammatory skin disorders. I'd be happy to evaluate your rash and provide the appropriate treatment. ...Read more