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Reddish swollen inner thigh. What is the reason?

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I have a very red swollen inner thigh. Any thoughts?
Posted Tue, 29 May 2012 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 2 hours later

Thanks for your query.

Swelling and redness is a feature of inflammation and Inflammation usually is seen in allergies , infections and post trauma.

I would like to know some more details on your problem

Did you have any trauma on the affected area ?
Do you see any lesion like a boil , papules etc ?
Is the pain very XXXXXXX or it is superficial?
Did you apply any creams or are you on any medications ?
Do you see any sting marks on the thigh ?

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