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What would cause a rash in hotspot areas, purple and red bumps on legs and on groin?

Bumpy rashes on legs. Rashes can be difficult to diagnosis, even by a skilled dermatologist looking at the rash in person. With just a description i cannot answer your question. There are many causes of rashes in these areas, such as a contact allergy, irritation, chafing, fungus, scabies, etc. I recommend you make an appointment with a board certified dermatologist so she/he can examine you and make a diagnosis. Read more...

What could cause the lymph nodes in my neck and groin to be swollen for a month and little red bumps popping up everywhere?

HMM. It could be many things from infectious to metabolic...It definitely needs to be evaluated soon by a physician...See your family doc soon..Especially since you say that it is getting worse.. Read more...
Monitoring Centers. Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. Read more...

I have red bumps in my groin area that are appearing to crust over and then two sores on the right side of my public area what could this be?

Bumps in Groin. These very easily could be simple hair follicle infections. But, it would be wise to make sure this is not herpes or some other worrisome issue by getting in to see your trusted healthcare advisor. Read more...

Red bumps (like tastebuds) on my right upper groin different sizes close to each other, when I scratch them they get watery they smtms make me wake up

See a dermatologist. It is very important to see a board certified dermatologist to have the lesions checked. It may be dermatitis herpetiformis (dh), a vesicobullous eruption that appears on the elbows, knees, buttocks, neck, and scalp, and less commonly on the upper back, abdomen, groin, and face the main symptoms are severe itch, followed by small blisters resembling those caused by herpes simplex virus. Read more...

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...
Many possibilities. This could represent something simple, like contact irritation from the (bands) on your clothing. It could represent folliculitis (inflammation of the hair shafts) or possibly a fungal infection (Candida intertrigo). I suppose there are other possibilities. It's hard to tell without an exam and some testing. You should see your doctor, who may order some more tests depending on what he/she sees. Read more...

Rash in groin. Red, itchy, small red bumps, white color in middle. Both sides of groin. No history of allergy. About a week now. What could it be?

Groin rash. It could be related to a fungal infection from sweating, has nothing to do with allergies, you should have someone look at it to treat it properly. Read more...
How long? There are many potential causes. If it lasts over 6 weeks, see an allergist. If it is short term, try some otc antihistamine up to 4 x the regular frequency but watch out for drowsiness. If it did not work, see an allergist. Read more...

Dry skin rash with little white bumps in groin area, red bumps above genetalia, rash has spread to anus and butt cheeck, what could this be?

Get it checked. It's difficult to say what your problem could be without visualization of the rash. It's best to follow up with a provider so they can evaluate your condition and determine it's seriousness or lack there of. Read more...

I have had red bumps on my inner groin area for about two weeks now. I wear spandex everyday to workout in and sweat a lot. Could be possible std?

Prickly heat. Prickly heat from the sweating and blockage of sweat glands is a more likely explanation. It may help if you would use different attire that allows air circulation better that spandex does. If you have multiple sex partners, you may wish to see a doctor to get tested for STDs. Read more...

I had ringworm on groin. Lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra was used. Ringworm is faded. However red bumps appeared on groin, been there 4 days, could this be herpes?

Red bumps . It may be recurrent ringworm. Herpes is painful and the bumps will eventually look like ulcers/blisters. If they are painless, you can try Lamisil (terbinafine) over the counter or a prescription antifungal for ringworm. If you suspect herpes, abstain from sex and consult with a physician. Read more...