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I have red bumps on my inner thigh and scrotum area. They

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I have red bumps on my inner thigh and scrotum area. They are not itchy, and I've had them for maybe a month. I thought they were going away, but they are not. Also don't seem to be spreading or moving to the penis.
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Does anything in particular seem to make the bumps better or worse?
Customer: A month, maybe. Not that I can think of, other than they are some sort of heat rash,
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Anil replied 7 months ago.

Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you. I am a board certified consultant with over 30 years of experience.
Please provide more information regarding your question so I can help you in detail.

What is your age?

Are they getting bigger in size?

Any medical history like diabetes?

Are you overweight?

Excessive sweating?

Have you tried any medications so far?

Are these bumps painful?

If possible please upload picture.

Thanks.

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Customer: replied 7 months ago.
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No. They seemed to start going away a week or two ago, then came back.
No.
No.
I changed underwear brands. They started soon after. I don't think the change made is that much different, but maybe it's causing more friction?
Jock itch spray with powder, and I tried an antibacterial cream for awhile, but it didn't seem to help.
No, they are not.They are also only on one side, and have not moved anywhere else.
Expert:  Dr.Anil replied 7 months ago.

Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.

Thanks for all these additional information.
I understand your concern.

I have reviewed your pictures and they seem irritant/friction induced folliculitis/Intertrigo.

You should apply OTC 2% Miconazole cream mixed with 1% Cortizone cream.

Continue Zeasorb-AF powder dusted over the area twice a day.

Take OTC Motrin and Claritin.

And change your undergarments.

Wear cotton fabric loose fitted clothes.

You should do such self care measures for 2 weeks.

Most likely they'll subside.

If they persist then see your doctor for further evaluation and management.

Let me know if you have any further query so we can discuss it thoroughly in every aspect.
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Thanks.

Expert:  Dr.Anil replied 7 months ago.

It's my privilege to help you if you have any further query regarding your this health issue.
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