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What causes inner thigh itching?

Try antifungal: Inner thigh itching could be caused by many factors. A trial of otc anti fungal medicine, such as terbinafine (lamisil) applied twice daily is a reasonable action. Its always wise to see your doctor or a dermatologist for evaluation if concerned or if it doesn't improve. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itch is also known as Itching. Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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I have a small patch (about the size of a dime) on my inner left thigh that is a little bumpy and pink, it itches only on contact and there is no pain?

I have a small patch (about the size of a dime) on my inner left thigh that is a little bumpy and pink, it itches only on contact and there is no pain?

It's hard to tell: without actually looking at the patch. Possibilities include allergic/contact dermatitis, eczema, fungal infection etc. Go see your Dr for reassurance or if it gets worse. Take care and God Bless you! http://www.healthline.com/health/rashes ...Read more

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I am suffering from itching and the skin becomes dark on inner thighs. Please suggest a good medicine to get relief from frequent skin itches.

Lotion: Without a better description it is hard to say exactly what is causing the itch. Could be eczema or postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, contact dermatitis from clothes or rubbing, hair follicle infection and many more. You can try a moisturizing lotion or an over the counter topical steroid assuming you dont have any allergies or other medications. Try to figure out why you are getting the itch. ...Read more

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I have a red blotch on my inner thighs it itches. Just noticed yesterday i'm worried about it please help me.?

Fungus?: It might be a fungal infection. Try some over the counter anti fun gals like Clotrimazole or terbanifine. If it doesn't go away, please haven someone look at it good luck! ...Read more

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Itching around the vagina and my inner thighs and it feels like its spreading.Using hydrocortizone but it relieves it for a little while and itches.?

Itching around the vagina and my inner thighs and it feels like its spreading.Using hydrocortizone but  it relieves it for a little while and itches.?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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I have a red spot on inner thigh the size of a quarter with a white spot in center. What could this be? It burns an itches a little.

I have a red spot on inner thigh the size of a quarter with a white spot in center. What could this be? It burns an itches a little.

Skin lesion: Is the outer border slightly raised & scaly? Does the center look like relatively normal skin? May have ringworm (tinea corporis) a mind skin fungus. Can try otc antifungal cream like Lamisil (or generic terbinafine). Rub in thoroughly, wash hands. Treat for at least a week after lesion has disappeared. Wash clothing/bedding/towels that touched it. If not improved, see doc. Keep area dry. ...Read more

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Rash on my inner thighs but will not go on my penis! itches really bad. When scratched, area becomes very dry!?

Rash on my inner thighs but will not go on my penis! itches really bad. When scratched, area becomes very dry!?

Jock itch: Sounds more like a tinea infection. U should keep the area clean and dry. Don't rub or scratch as it makes the rash worse. Heat n sweat r not good. Otc anti fungal powder/ cream can be tried. ...Read more

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Help what is wrong with my b-girl my girl was bitten this past weekend.Not a mosquito.The bite was as big as her palm.It was hurting her, now it itches the bite was on her r.Outer thigh.She said that her inner r thigh is itching a lot.She has been with di

The : The skin lesion you are describing might be an allergic reation to an insect bite and she might be having an allergic reaction to it. Unfortunately skin lesions you describe can also represent a MRSA (methicillin resistant staph) infection. The symptoms of vomiting, diarrhea and chills make me more worried of the serious skin infection. Please realize that this can be quite serious. I hope she is still well at this time. She really should be seen by her pediatrician, or family physician as soon as possible to make sure this more serious infection is not a problem. ...Read more

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