Top 20 Doctor insights on: 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
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