Top 20 Doctor insights on: What causes an outbreak of small bumps on your inner thighs

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Outbreak of bumps on my inner thigh I went to an STD specialist & got tests for herpes all was clear. 1 yr later did tests again clear. Bump returned?

Outbreak of bumps on my inner thigh I went to an STD specialist & got tests for herpes all was clear. 1 yr later did tests again clear. Bump returned?

Molluscum?: Bumps on the inner thighs may be caused by a virus called molluscum contagiosum. It's not considered a true std but is passed during skin to skin contact. Interestingly, it's often seen in wrestlers. It's harmless and the bumps usually fall off on their own over time. But it may also be treated by freezing. The virus can be harmful in people who are immunesuppressed for any reason. ...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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I'm having small red, dry, itchy bumps that look just like razor burn but aren't around my vagina and inner thighs, what could be the cause and cure?

I'm having small red, dry, itchy bumps that look just like razor burn but aren't around my vagina and inner thighs, what could be the cause and cure?

Need to examined: If it was not traumatized by a razor, then number of things including localized cellulitis, folloculitis, contact dermatitis are possibilities. Hard to tell by your description. Have a clinician or a dermatologist take a closer look if it's persistent. ...Read more

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I have small somewhat painful red bumps on the lips of my vagina and on the bottom of my thighs. The inner lips are swollen and cause excruciating pain. I had sex a lot, but I'm not sure if this caused?

I have small somewhat painful red bumps on the lips of my vagina and on the bottom of my thighs. The inner lips are swollen and cause excruciating pain. I had sex a lot, but I'm not sure if this caused?

Possible Abscesses: It sounds like you may have some folliculitis or abscesses with or without cellulitis. You may need antibiotics and possible drainage of the abscesses if they are fully formed. In the meantime analgesia like paracetamol and ibuprofen will help but also running hot soapy water as often as it is convenient and should help. You should let a doctor take a look at it. ...Read more

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I have an outbreak of skin tags on my inner thigh and panty line area. Should I be concerned and what causes it?

I have an outbreak of skin tags on my inner thigh and panty line area. Should I be concerned and what causes it?

No: Skin tags are benign growths that are harmless. You may want to remove them for cosmetic purposes or they bother you when you put your clothes on. The exact cause is not known; however, it is believed that skin tags occur from skin rubbing up against skin, since they are so often found in skin creases and folds. ...Read more

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What could cause bumps on my inner thigh?

What could cause bumps on my inner thigh?

Lipomas: These are usually lipomas, segmental round bumps of fatty tissue which feel spongy. They are not a health problem unless they are in an area of abraision like the belt line or bra line. ...Read more

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I have painful bumps mainly on my inner thighs. They start off small an red but once they form they turn brown an change shape an size. What are they?

I have painful bumps mainly on my inner thighs. They start off small an red but once they form they turn brown an change shape an size. What are they?

Folliculitis?: Your description suggests bacterial infection of hair follicles. Usually will develop small pustules (pimples). Bactroban (mupirocin) antibiotic cream may help but if not responding will need culture for MRSA and oral antibiotics. Suggest you see your physician for proper diagnosis and Rx. ...Read more

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I'm growing dark hard bumps in my inner thighs that goes away and comes back, what causes this?

I'm growing dark hard bumps in my inner thighs that goes away and comes back, what causes this?

Intertrigo: Dark bumps in the groin is usually caused by intertrigo, it can be intermittnet, the cause can be bacterial, fungal, yeast or inflammation, can also be due to contact irritation or eczyma, can also be from multiple boils
For diagnosis you need examination by medical professional and possibly swabs, so you get the correct treatment ...Read more

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Small bump on inner thigh near bikini line been there for a week?

Small bump on inner thigh near bikini line been there for a week?

Painful or not?: A painful bump could be an infection from shaving or rubbing the skin. A cyst or scar is also possible. Antibiotic cream, soaking, and loose clothing may help, if not see your doctor if it gets worse. ...Read more

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Itchy flesh coloured of clustered bumps at my right inner thigh. Its been a month. What is causes it???

Itchy flesh coloured of clustered bumps at my right inner thigh. Its been a month. What is causes it???

If sexually active: You should worry about std such as genital warts or herpes or molluscum contagiosum, If not sexually active infected hair follicles. See your doctor. If you want to shoot me an e-mail click this --> https://www. Healthtap. Com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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I have had a small hard bump on my inner thigh for several months. It is slightly purple in color and will not pop. What could this be?

I have had a small hard bump on my inner thigh for several months. It is slightly purple in color and will not pop. What could this be?

Sounds: Like a cyst (one type=sebaceous cyst ot a LIPOMA (fatty tumor benign!) Show it to a Medical professional. Most of the time these are easily removed if it is painful etc ...Read more

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I am an 18 year old female. I have this weird "strip" of hard, small, bumps on my inner thigh (no longer than 3/4 inch in length), and don't itch.?

Tricky: Dermatologic conditions are difficult to diagnose without seeing them. But most likely possibilites are:
herpes (they don't last)
warts (they do)
a lot of skin infections (boils, acne, etc.)
or... basically jock itch.
among others ...Read more

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My 10yr old has a group of hard small bumps on her inner thigh, no pain or pus...

My 10yr old has a group of hard small bumps on her inner thigh, no pain or pus...

Examination: I am sorry but this will require physical examination & more history to try to accurate diagnose and make helpful recommendations. ...Read more

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3-4 small pimple like (colour and size) isolated bumps appeared on both sides of inner thighs a few weeks ago. Just started epilating bikini, related?

3-4 small pimple like (colour and size) isolated bumps appeared on both sides of inner thighs a few weeks ago. Just started epilating bikini, related?

Needs an exam: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. If you just started bikini line hair removal and the bumps are in the same area then they are likely related. ...Read more

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I have tiny clusters of bumps on both shins that itch (slightly red), and also small bumps that are spread across my inner thigh (don't itch/very red)?

I have tiny clusters of bumps on both shins that itch (slightly red), and also small bumps that are spread across my inner thigh (don't itch/very red)?

New itchy rash: Any new itchy rash can be due to a new medicine, soap, detergent or skin care product. Those are the most likely culprits. Stop any new products. Call your doc if you have started a new medicine and it is giving you a rash. If it does not resolve in 2-3 days when stopping the new product, see MD. ...Read more

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Intense Inner thighs itch, burn mainly at night area turns red an small bump breakout?

Intense Inner thighs itch, burn mainly at night area turns red an small bump breakout?

Several things: Could be allergic to soap or lotion
if you are very overweight, can be a skin yeast or inflammation that may require topical creams to treat
if you are diabetic, it may be the above but worse ...Read more

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What would you say is the cause of several purple bumps on the inner thigh that are tender to the touch and will not go away?

What would you say is the cause of several purple bumps on the inner thigh that are tender to the touch and will not go away?

Purple bumps: The color you describe makes me concerned for a possible vascular etiology. I recommend prompt evaluation with your physician. ...Read more