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Few small itchy lumps on both sides of upper thigh near vagina. Tried hydrocortisone cream, no help. Solution ?

I have a few small itchy lumps on both sides of my upper thigh near the vagina . The lumps are similar to a mosquito bite and dark red. They get very itchy. when I itch the area, the lumps seem to get bigger and more will pop up (i guess inflammation?). Sometimes the skins dry and it looks like a scab. I ve had it for 3-4 days now. I tried hydrocortisone cream 0.5% on it but not sure if it did anything. I don t sweat or exercise so it s definitely not heat rash . Please shed some light!
Asked On : Fri, 15 Feb 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query.

You might be suffering from a fungal infection,

Probably candida infection.

Dont apply hydrocortisone , it may worsen the situation.

You can apply an antifungal cream like clotrimazole.

Also take an anti histamine tablet for the itch.

Dont worry you may get relief with this.

Please meet a dermatologist and discuss regarding this.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you
Answered: Wed, 17 Jul 2013
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