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dark spots on inside of my thighs

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  • Posted By: sagittarius323
  • September 29, 2008
  • 02:39 PM

I am a black woman, 35, and I have large dark spots on the inside of my thighs. I also get a lot of boils there.HELP!

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  • If your thighs touch each other when you are standing upright, it is likely that they will rub against each other when you walk or run. The constant rubbing will eventually lead to dark areas where the rubbing is. It is possible that you may have some extra pounds and it would be a good time to shed some of the weight. You refer to boils in that area. However, from my previous experience, it may be bumps or pimples which come up dure to the rubbing and the perspiration produced. If these are not bumps but are in fact boils, you may need to reduce your intake of foods which are high in sugar and highly processed carbs.These suggestions may sound a bit frighteneing and daunting depending on your present lifestyle. However, in the same way Rome wasn't built in a day, there are no quick fixes. You therefore need to decide if you want to benefit from improvement in those things. In the short term, you may use medicated powder on your thighs which will absorb the moisture and make it less likely for the 'boils' to perpetuate. In the long term, you may consult your health care provider to recommend a weight loss programme based on the state of your health. Any weight loss programme that you undertake, in order for it to be healthy and long lasting should impact your lifestyle leading to greater health physically and mentally. Fad diets are never the long term solution to better health. The best ones incorporate an exercise programme, a guide to calorie counting and nutrition guidelines, adequate intake of water, fruits and veggies, adequate rest and above all, trust in the God of heaven who desires for us, His creation, "to prosper and be in health".I trust that these pointers are applicable and you will find them uselful. If they are not applicable, you may pass on this info to someone else who may find it useful.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 4, 2008
    • 09:00 PM
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  • If your thighs touch each other when you are standing upright, it is likely that they will rub against each other when you walk or run. The constant rubbing will eventually lead to dark areas where the rubbing is. It is possible that you may have some extra pounds and it would be a good time to shed some of the weight. You refer to boils in that area. However, from my previous experience, it may be bumps or pimples which come up dure to the rubbing and the perspiration produced. If these are not bumps but are in fact boils, you may need to reduce your intake of foods which are high in sugar and highly processed carbs.These suggestions may sound a bit frighteneing and daunting depending on your present lifestyle. However, in the same way Rome wasn't built in a day, there are no quick fixes. You therefore need to decide if you want to benefit from improvement in those things. In the short term, you may use medicated powder on your thighs which will absorb the moisture and make it less likely for the 'boils' to perpetuate. In the long term, you may consult your health care provider to recommend a weight loss programme based on the state of your health. Any weight loss programme that you undertake, in order for it to be healthy and long lasting should impact your lifestyle leading to greater health physically and mentally. Fad diets are never the long term solution to better health. The best ones incorporate an exercise programme, a guide to calorie counting and nutrition guidelines, adequate intake of water, fruits and veggies, adequate rest and above all, trust in the God of heaven who desires for us, His creation, "to prosper and be in health".I trust that these pointers are applicable and you will find them uselful. If they are not applicable, you may pass on this info to someone else who may find it useful.Hey thanks! I was worried there for a second. I read somewhere else that the dark spots and bumps might be a sign of cancer! I'm thinking it would still b a good idea to get checked out. What helps me is wearing spandex or any type of "shorts" under my skirts. When i wear a swimming suit, i always wear it with shorts. It's so uncomfortable walking and knowing my thighs r rubbing together! Thanx for the info!
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 25, 2009
    • 03:47 AM
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  • I think it also has to do with pigment. The boils can be caused by heat and moisture if the thighs rub while walking. Try an exfoliating cream or scrub and see if that helps :)
    Carrlexzi 36 Replies
    • February 28, 2009
    • 08:37 PM
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  • Yes, of course you should have one biopsied.
    Monsterlove 2921 Replies
    • February 28, 2009
    • 10:05 PM
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  • I am a black woman, 35, and I have large dark spots on the inside of my thighs. I also get a lot of boils there.HELP!Hi,I'm just 15 years old and I have the exact same problem!!!! I am Sooooo scared!!!!How will guys react????!!!Do u think this stuff will help me out as well????
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 12, 2010
    • 06:57 PM
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  • I get the same things. My primary doctor told me it was infected hair follicles. I didn't really believe this cause I get them every month. During my annual GYN exam my doctor said to me did you know that these bumps/scars on the inside of your leg are caused by your horomones? It kinda surprised me cause I didn't mention it to him but I do have horrible scars from the bumps. When he said it though it made sense cause I get them every month about a week before my period starts. He gave me tertacycline which does help. When they get really bad I soak in a hot tub of water which will help the bumps break open sometimes. My bumps are very painful and tender.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 14, 2010
    • 02:27 PM
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  • hi ive had these spots on the insides of my legs/thighs now for some time im just so ashamed to go to the doctors about them ive tryed creams Germolean E45 Vasaline Ect... Nothing seems to be heping an my skin there is going abit darker there aswell there has been times were the spots need popping and also see lots of blackheads thats what they look like ive tryed spot cream's i shower everyday im clean so i just dont understand why the skin there is like that i just realy would like your help so i can try something different too make it hopefully go away can you HELPPP PLEASE .?????
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 8, 2010
    • 00:45 AM
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  • I am a black woman, 35, and I have large dark spots on the inside of my thighs. I also get a lot of boils there.HELP!If you are a large women that may be the case, but i would also get checked for PCOS. poly cystic ovarian syndrome. I have this and I do have discoloration on my thighs, and the back of my neck due to hypoglycemia.
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  • If you are a large women that may be the case, but i would also get checked for PCOS. poly cystic ovarian syndrome. I have this and I do have discoloration on my thighs, and the back of my neck due to hypoglycemia.i have got that same problem..im 19 years old.sooo please help to get rid of this.... im sooo disaapointed... :(
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  • I am a black woman, 35, and I have large dark spots on the inside of my thighs. I also get a lot of boils there.HELP!If u wear jeans alot, this may be the problem. Pre-wash b4 wearing & make sure they are not too tight.
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  • Hi,I'm just 15 years old and I have the exact same problem!!!! I am Sooooo scared!!!!How will guys react????!!!Do u think this stuff will help me out as well????ii have the same exact thing nd i am also 15 idk what to do to take it off.. idk why i have it but i do and im just scared of what my boyfriend will think
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 10, 2011
    • 07:11 PM
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