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White Itchy Bumps On Groin Area
I've had little red itchy bumps on my armpits and groin area (inner thigh) for the past few days. What could it be?
? Infection: of hair follicles, or fungal infection, keep the area clean and dry, avoid tight clothing/underwear, try OTC antibiotic cream, unless allergic to it , if fungal infection, OTC antifungal cream can help too, if no improvement in few days, please see your doctor for proper management ...Read more
My bf has red itchy bumps in the groin area of his upper and inner thigh..Hes played a lot of basketball lately, could it have something to do with tht?
Need more info: This is hard to answer without a physical exam. Please see your family physician asap. ...Read more
I have small itchy bumps on my hands, groin area, and buttocks and gets worse at night. Weeks before they were on my legs, looked like mosq. Bites?
See derm: See your dermatologist for evaluation and treatment because this can be caused by different diseases. ...Read more
I normally experience skin rash red itchy bumps in armpits. Recently have appeared under breast. In groin area itchy, red bumpy, flaking rash appeared?
Red itchy rash under breast and groin area it looks like sun burn with bumps. I'm itchy all over but no rash other then those areas. What can this be?
Yeast infection?: If you are overweight, the areas under the breasts, the love handle, and the groin are more susceptible to candida infection. If this applies to you, try to keep these areas dry by using antiperspirant . In the meanwhile try some anti-fungal cream on the areas for a few days. If still not improved after a week, see you doctor. For overweight people, losing some weight should be a long-term goal. ...Read more
I have a sore throat with small red itchy bumps in my groin area. What could it be? Are they related?
Itchy groin rash on the inside of the thigh on both sides. It has a odd smell with stickiness. I also have red itchy bumps in my pubic hair area. I don't think it is a STD even though I have received 2 blowjobs. What could it be?
Many small itchy bumps in groin and crease of thigh/buttocks, some appear like whiteheads, other like pimples without a head. What could they be?
Not clear: Only a doctor who can look at them can tell you. ...Read more
Strained BM now with itchy bumps around rectum but not coming out of anus that are tender. now also have swollen inguinal node since this. what is it?
? infected : Hemorrhoids, please see your doctor, in the interim, use warm sitz baths, goodluck ...Read more
Rash: You rash needs to be examined for proper diagnosis, please see your doctor about it. ...Read more
Don't panic.: Nothing makes people more nervous than a rash in the genital area. It could be anything from jock itch to an allergy to something you applied in that area to, yes, something you caught from intimate contact. Put your mind at ease by seeing your doctor and getting it sorted out. You can try otc Hydrocortisone cream first if you wish, but if that doesn't work, see your doc or a dermatologist. ...Read more
I've been having breakouts all over my body. It started at the shoulders and spread from there. The breakout areas are clusters of red itchy bumps.
Acne? Pityrosporum?: Clusters of red itchy bumps on your body could be acne, but it could also be pityrosporum folliculitis. Acne can be treated with any of the over the counter benzoyl peroxide washes. If you are not improving, you may need to see a dermatologist for a prescription anti fungal. How long has this been going on? ...Read more
Reaction: Sounds like you are describing hives. This is likely an allergic reaction to something. Could be another type of bug bite but more likely it is a reaction to something that you ate or something that came in contact with your skin. You should have your doctor take a look and decide how to treat. ...Read more
I've had some itchy bumps around my wrist area for a week now. If I scratch them, they get red and itch even more. If I leave them alone, they seem to be fine but out of nowhere they would start to itch. If I ignore it, it stops itching. If I scratch, it
My boyfriend has a non itchy rash on his groin area now i'm getting it under my breasts, what to do?
Non itchy rash: You may have a fungal rash. See a dermatologist for confirmation. ...Read more
What are these itchy bumps at my chin area and my jaw area?? theyve been there for months! Grows puss, clear, then repeat. Folliculitis? what are they
Folliculitis: Definitely sounds like folliculitis. Try better shaving technique. Make sure to use hot water to open pores and try shaving daily with a sharp blade to prevent curly beard hair from growing back into skin which can set up these types of reactions. Moisturize area after each shave to keep skin healthy. If there are signs of infection might need topical bacterial ointment. ...Read more
I have small itchy bumps, that first appeared on my hand, then inner ankles, severly itchy, seems as when i scratch, more develop, have areas all over?
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine these in person to he/she can see them live. ...Read more
I get very bad red itchy bumps after shaving my pubic area which I believe is folliculitis. Should I just pluck the infected hair out?
Folliculitis: You are correct about the folliculitis. However, I don't recommend wasting your time plucking them out individually. If you are going to pluck them you might as well wax and save yourself time. There is no scientific benefit of shaving vs waxing for the removal of hair. Always monitor for infection. ...Read more
I have a few small skin coloured, hard, itchy bumps on my clit area. its very sore and itchy. i'm a virgin and have never had any sexual experience. ?
See GYN: Can't tell what the problem is and you need to get the area looked at by your GYN. Not all infections are STDs. ...Read more
A guy on the street sprayed me with a mist. A few days later, i got some painless and non-itchy bumps on my mons pubis area. Are the 2 events related?
??: Did he spray you on the mons pubis? If not, I do not see how they were related ...Read more
Clustered red & white itchy bumps in one area on my right torso at the waistline, my right armpit is itchy now too. Any suggestions for meds & diagnos?
What are these itchy bumps at my cheecks and chin area?? they dont seem to go away.. its been a month?? and my lip line too? b12 defficiency? :-(
See doctor: It is hard to tell what you have from the vague description. If you flush easily, this may be from rosacea. Otherwise contact allergy (shampoo, conditioner) may be a potential cause. These lesions are not a part of vit B12 deficiency. You need to check with your doctor to see what can be done. ...Read more
I have had itchy bumps on my pelvic area that seem to have spread. They almost look like little blisters and then they scab up and itch. What is this?
Herpes infection: is a possibility. See your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Red and itchy bumps on the back part of my knee and then the area began to swell and the bumps started spreading. I had a steroid shot and pill. Help?
Itchy bumps in pubic area, haven't shaved lately, bleed when scratched, not in vaginal area, only where hair grows and we use condoms. What could it b?
Folliculitis?: Could be infection of the hair follicles, may need chlorhexadine soap to resolve. Check pharmacy or see your dr. ...Read more
Prickly itchy rash shows raised bumps, when scratch swell into raised strips. Lasts few mins. Affects diff area of body/hair & diff time. No reason.
If your rash is a flat one and scratching it causing raised strip, you have dermatographism meaning that your skin is oversensitive. If it is bothersome, taking an otc antihistamine such as zyrtec (cetirizine) will likely control it. Else it is not a major health issue.
As always, mention this to your doctor when you see him/her next time. ...Read more