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Help please. When i work out i get red bumps on my thighs and shins, what's the deal?

Help please. When i work out i get red bumps on my thighs and shins, what's the deal?

Folliculitis: Several possibilities including folliculitis which is inflammation of the hair follicles. Some people also get a histamine release when they sweat which can cause redness. See your primary care or a dermatologist for further recommendations. ...Read more

Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


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How can I get rid of itchy red bumps on my thighs?

How can I get rid of itchy red bumps on my thighs?

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 red bumps on my buttock & thighs that itch very bad . Could it be herpes?

I have red bumps on my buttock & thighs that itch very bad . Could it be herpes?

Herpes: Nope. Not at all. Herpes us a small cluster of blisters in a small and unchanging place near the genitals. Herpes lesions are painful. ...Read more

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I have red bumps right where my thighs meet my groin and where my underwear stops by my vagina. What could this be?

A few ideas: Red bumps can sometimes be a heat rash, also a yeast infection could cause as well. Red bumps can also be genital warts (a virus called HPV that can cause warts, typically benign but can be annoying). Another (hopefully not) idea would be herpes. It's difficult to diagnose so best would be to make an appointment and be seen by doctor so that you don't miss anything important and treatable. ...Read more

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I have red bumps all over my thighs, butt, lower stomach and under my bra area. Small colorless bumps also started to appear on my hands and feet.

I have red bumps all over my thighs,  butt, lower stomach and under my bra area. Small colorless bumps also started to appear on my hands and feet.

Doctor can evaluate: Bumps and spots can be from many causes, such as: hives, viral infections, other infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams / lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Why do my inner thighs itch and have red bumps ?

Why do my inner thighs itch and have red bumps ?

?allergic rash: This itchy rash could be due to allergic reaction to clothing or less likely insect bites. If the rash is in the groin area, it could be due to friction in warm, moist areas. Yeast infections also occur in the groin area.A cortisone ointment or cream would help allergic rash and insect bites but not yeast infections. ...Read more

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Should i pop the hard red bumps on my inner thigh?

Would not. Get them: Assessed. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have these red bumps on my upper inner thigh and i was wondering what it is they popped up just a short while ago?

I have these red bumps on my upper inner thigh and i was wondering what it is they popped up just a short while ago?

Wide Differential: The possibilities are quite numerous. Breifly, infection (fungal, bacterial, viral, parasite), reactive (arthropod trauma, drug eruption, contact dermatitis), neoplastic (benign or malignant), miscellaneous. Nice thing is, most maculopapular rashes are self limited. See your doc if it doesn't get better or it becomes annoying. ...Read more