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What Causes An Outbreak Of Small Bumps On Your Inner Thighs
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
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
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 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
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
I have 10 to 15 little bumps on my upper inner thigh. They are whitish when small but the bigger they get the redder they get. Squishy when big?
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
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
Itchy flesh coloured of clustered bumps at my right inner thigh. Its been a month. What is causes it???
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?
At first it started as a single small bump on my inner thigh. Now they're bigger and spreading over the course of 3-5 months. They have no pus.
Spreading Rash: In order to diagnose this it needs to be seen and evaluated. Make an appointment with your doctor ...Read more
Examination: I am sorry but this will require physical examination & more history to try to accurate diagnose and make helpful recommendations. ...Read more
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?
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
Molluscum: Be suspicious its molluscum, and get it checked. ...Read more
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
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
I have this small bump on my upper inner thigh that kinda looks purple black and brown. And the skin is red an inch all around it what is this?
Purpura occurs when small blood vessels join together or leak blood under the skin.
When purpura spots are very small, they are called petechiae. Large purpura are called ecchymoses.
Platelets help the blood clot. A person with purpura may have normal platelet counts (nonthrombocytopenic purpuras) or low platelet counts (thrombocytopenic purpuras). See your doctor. ...Read more
I been having this small itchy buglike bumps on my inner thighs n on lower back, also @ but crak. Very itchy, tried all creams n no work? What is it
Eczema: May people have eczema, skin irritation or allergy that does not respond to over the counter medication. Your description of the rash sounds like this, and the location is probable for eczema. See your doctor for a stronger cream, and remember to keep treating it till gone, sometimes takes weeks. If one or two creams does not work, you will need to see a skin specialist for biopsy and treatment. ...Read more
Squishy bump (dime size) with hard small circle in it. Has a indent like a scare across it. Inch from vagina on close inner thigh. No pain, just found?
I have bumps on skin above the vagina and a few on inner thighs. They are small & painless & occurred after shaving but I have had them for a long tim?
Depends: Might be follicuitis from shaving. Try shaving in the direction of the hair growth. There is also a good product called TendSkin that helps with this type of iffitation from shaving. You can also try other types of hair removal from waxing, chemical hair removers, laser removal..... ...Read more
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
Red bump: Hi KavitaB, the red bump is likely a bug bite, pimple, or blocked follicle. The 'spots' around it are from the tiny blood vessels surrounding the wound becoming engorged with blood to help with the healing process. If it goes away in a few days then no big deal. However, if the purple spots start to spread or if the red bump becomes larger, painful, or starts to ooze (pus), then go to your doctor ...Read more
I have bad ance what can I do I even have hard kind of bumps in my inner thighs do you know what could be the cause im depressed about it?
For about 11 years I have gotten painful blister like bumps on my inner thighs and armpits. Multiple drs don't know what the cause is. Any ideas?
See your doctor: Painful blisters needs to be seen by your doctor to document location, size, and type of bumps/blisters. If needed, they can do a scrape biopsy to find out what it is. By itself, it's hard to determine, and you may be referred to a dermatologist who can pinpoint it right away and take care it. It's impossible to determine without seeing it in person, by your doctor first. ...Read more
Recently I saw a small red bump on my inner thigh then today it was now 3 small yellow colored bumps. I scratched them off but should I be worried?
Probably not, but: Stop scratching off 'bumps' unless you then disinfect them and bandage to prevent infection or irritation. You may be tough, and it may not 'hurt' but it can still get infected and lead to bigger problems than you want to invite. If it returns, go for an exam. Also, if you know of a possible risky source, have lab testing. ...Read more
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