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What Is This Rash Like Goosebumps All Over My Thighs
Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris is a very common genetic follicular disorder manifested by the appearance of rough bumps on the skin. Primarily, it appears on the back and outer sides of the upper arms, but can also occur on thighs and buttocks or any body part except palms or soles. Treatment can be with sal acid or retin a. ...Read more
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
A rash started in my inner thighs, now it's all over my behind, back + shoulders. Starts like goosebumps then looks like a heat rash. Doesn't itch.
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
My 3 year old has a rash that looks like goose bumps on her stomach, thighs and face, what can I do?
If it is not...: ...Bothering her, then don't do anything. Observe to see if it goes away. If it itches, hurts, bleeds, or is associated with an illness, then see your doctor for a proper diagnosis. Rashes are very difficult to diagnose without actually seeing them. ...Read more
I have a rash like symptom in the creases of my thighs at the top. Should I try lotrimin af first?
There's a red, rash-like mark on my outer thigh; it's red and not inflamed, nor does it really hurt (a little sore if i press), but what could it be?
Cannot say: You need to be seen by a dermatologist and examined so a proper diagnosis can be made and treatment recommended. ...Read more
I have a rash like petechiae on my inner thighs and arms, that will come and go for no reason, what is the cause of it? Thanks.
See a dermatologist: What you describe could certainly be petechiae but also could be something called keratosis pilaris. It is possible that your gp could answer this and you would't need to see a dermatology consultant. Regardless, if you think these are petechiae then they should be examined to confirm what is going on. ...Read more
Any recommendations on how to resolve itchy or rash like issues on upper inner thighs by groin area. This is typically worse after sweating.
Rash: It sounds like you may have a yeast/fungal issue going on. You need to make sure you keep you skin as dry as possible - when in a situation of sweating, use wicking clothing and change clothes frequently. You can also try an over the counter anti fungal such as lotrimin. If it does not improve, get in to be seen. Good luck! ...Read more
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