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Two small bumps on upper thigh that itch?

Two small bumps on upper thigh that itch?

Not sure what they: Are from description. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have small clear bumps on my inner upper thigh. They do not itch or anything, what could they be and how do I get rid of them?

I have small clear bumps on my inner upper thigh. They do not itch or anything, what could they be and how do I get rid of them?

Show them to a Dr.: If your family doctor is uncertain, you'll get a referral to a dermatologist or other doctor. But, it's likely they'll know how to treat it. Don't try to rub them off or use strange tips from friends or family since skin is a sensitive organ and you can make big problems for yourself when you don't know what you're doing. Just get it looked at and relax. ...Read more

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What is the bump on the inside of my upper thigh, pretty high up, under the skin? Doesn't hurt, now a small bump (looks like a bite) above the skin.

What is the bump on the inside of my upper thigh, pretty high up, under the skin? Doesn't hurt, now a small bump (looks like a bite) above the skin.

A bump on the : Skin could be benign or worrisome . Sounds like your bump is resolving on its own. Observe for now. Take pictures to see the progress of the " bump". If getting bigger, red, tender, pussy and febrile- you will need to see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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I have a small bump size of a pea on my right upper thigh. It is near the surface but not a pimple . No pain when i touch it.

I have a small bump size of a pea on my right upper thigh.  It is near the surface but not a pimple .  No pain when i touch it.

Get seen: This may be a dermatofibroma, a small cyst, or any of a few dozen other common things, or something exotic. If it's growing rapidly or has any of the familiar features of a melanoma, make a physician's appointment. If not, show it the next time you have a visit. ...Read more

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Herpes questions not for me. God forbid. But anyway if a male has small bubbley like dots/bumps in upper thigh area and a scratch on penis--why??????

Herpes questions not for me. God forbid. But anyway if a male has small bubbley like dots/bumps in upper thigh area and a scratch on penis--why??????

Herpes is one: POSSIBILITY. Please ask your friend to see his doc for diagnosis and treatment. The scratch on the penis may be unrelated. It sounds like you know that herpes can be transferred to you if you are not careful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have a lot of small and very few big bumps on my inner upper thigh closer to my groin area. Sometimes they contain pus. Is it just razor burn?

I have a lot of small and very few big bumps on my inner upper thigh closer to my groin area. Sometimes they contain pus. Is it just razor burn?

----Lust for pus----: If you shaved there, then yes, it could be. But razor burn that has become infected. If it doesn't go away in a few days after a few good scrubs with soap and washcloth then you will most likely need an antibiotic. It may be something else, but with infection comes pus so no matter what it is, it needs to be evaluated by a doctor. P.S.: After scrubbing, apply a thin layer of an antibiotic ointment ...Read more

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Could a small red sore bump in the upper thigh neer the vaginal area be genetal herpes?

Could a small red sore bump in the upper thigh neer the vaginal area be genetal herpes?

Yes: The "classic" herpes lesion looks like a clear-headed small pimple. But it can certainly get red if inflamed. Bottom line: get to your doc and have a culture done to get an answer. Good luck! ...Read more

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Cluster of small, somewhat red raised bumps, not itchy, on upper thigh. Is this genital herpes? Never been sexually active, had cold sores in the past

Cluster of small, somewhat red raised bumps, not itchy, on upper thigh. Is this genital herpes? Never been sexually active, had cold sores in the past

Not herpes : You cannot have genital herpes if you never had sex; genital herpes is unlikely to first show up as a rash on the thigh; and your description doesn't sound like HSV. This definitely is not genital herpes, and also not HSV1 from your oral infection. If the rash continues to bother you or doesn't clear up, see a doctor for professional diagnosis. ...Read more

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Good morning, doctor. I have small red bumps on my upper thigh-both legs. They're itchy sometimes. It's been a few days now my tummy also itches too.

Good morning, doctor. I have small red bumps on my upper thigh-both legs. They're itchy sometimes. It's been a few days now my tummy also itches too.

Itchy rash: Itchy rash. Last menstrual period? Make sure you're not pregnant. LMP? Past medical history? Most likely, you are having an allergic reaction to something you touched in that area. There are other possibilities. You can try over the counter topical steroid and benadryl to treat the itch. See MD if it is bothering you for an in person evaluation since there are other possibilities, need exam 2b sur ...Read more

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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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I have a very hard quarter sized bump on my inner upper thigh. It doesnt hurt but worries me a lot. What might this be?

I have a very hard quarter sized bump on my inner upper thigh. It doesnt hurt but worries me a lot. What might this be?

Fat necrosis? : It depends on the color, consistency, time of presentation related to any trauma, possible events related to a skin irritation in the area, presence of allergies, sunlight exposure, all can be evaluated by a dermatologist, who can biopsy the area if there is enough reason to investigate ...Read more

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What is the bump in my vein on my upper thigh?

What is the bump in my vein on my upper thigh?

a varicose vein: Veins that have texture (you can feel them) and are larger than 3 mm are usually varicose veins. This is true if they are discolored or not. These can be removed by a vein specialist or phlebologist. ...Read more

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Occasionally i get a raised, itchy bump on my upper thigh? What can this be

Occasionally i get a raised, itchy bump on my upper thigh? What can this be

Not sure.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a large thick bump under the skin on my upper thigh that has gotten bigger over a few months. Should i be worried?

I have a large thick bump under the skin on my upper thigh that has gotten bigger over a few months. Should i be worried?

Yes till you resolve: Any bump on your body or skin getting larger will concern me until we know what it is, it may be a cyst, benign swelling , fatty tissue or a tumour . Let a doctor see you and hopefully can tell you what needs to be done. ...Read more

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My pre teen daugher has been getting out breaks of boil bumps inside her upper thigh area and has now spread to her bottom area.

My pre teen daugher has been getting out breaks of boil bumps inside her upper thigh area and has now spread to her bottom area.

Skin infection: It's hard to say for certain what is causing the rash in your daughter, but the symptoms you have described are suspicious for infection, possibly Staph. An in person exam for prescription treatment is certainly warranted. ...Read more

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My son has skin colored bumps that itch on his upper thigh. First it started as one and now they have spread over to his gentiles. No clusters.?

Skin colored bumps: He needs to see his doctor, either a dermatologist or a pediatrician. There are various causes but molluscum contageosum is a common possibility. ...Read more

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Yesterday, I found 5 non-connected raised and hard bumps on my upper thigh. They itch really badly. They line up vertically. Cause and treatment?

Yesterday, I found 5 non-connected raised and hard bumps on my upper thigh.  They itch really badly.  They line up vertically. Cause and treatment?

Insect bites?: You can send us several photos the area: go to www.imgur.com At imgur you can upload the photo's anonymously. They will attach your photo's to a URL address. Then resubmit your question AND INCLUDE THE LINK (the web address). Then who ever answers the question will be able to see your pictures. Don't reply to me. Just ask the same question again with the link. Include history of the bumps. ...Read more