Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
189 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

What do cysts on the thighs indicate?

Hi my husband gets these cyst type places on the inside of his thighs (where his legs rub together) they get very painful until they are drained . They are full of bright red blood and a clear thin liquid only sometimes they will have tiny hard blood clot looking pebbles. What can he do to get rid of them. They cause his quite bit of discomfort. Sometimes exploding on their own from all the pressure that build up. Thank you so much for all your help
Tue, 2 Jan 2018
Report Abuse
Anesthesiologist 's  Response
hi mam,I can understand your agony.those blisters can be caused by any one of the following
1)miliara due to friction.
2)hydradenitis suppurativa due to excessive sweating leading to infection.
as the symptoms include bloody discharge and pain,he is having infection.also such lesions are common in diabetics.blood sugars and hba1c test are to be done.only with examination of the area of swelling,an appropriate diagnosis can be made.he may need topical antibiotic cream,anti fungal powders and oral,to prevent undue consequences like scarring,and any other complications,you need to consult a dermatologist.hope i’m clear.any other issues,please let me know. wish you and your family a very happy,healthy and prosperous new year.thank you.take care.bye.
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

2 weeks ago I was sitting at my desk and noticed a little soreness on my inner thigh when I turned in my chair. I touched it to see if it was a...