Causes and Treatments of Inner Thigh Rash
Inner thigh rash is like stress. Every case starts out the same, but may lead
to something more serious, although "serious" isn’t really an appropriate word unless the thigh rash proves to be a
symptom of sexually transmitted diseases like herpes or syphilis. At any rate, inner thigh rash can be a sign of a
wide variety of conditions. At its simplest, it is merely an irritation of the skin caused by the garters of a
man’s jockstrap or a woman’s gartered panties. At its most serious case, it is as what’s mentioned before - a sign
of an STD, or perhaps shingles. More commonly, it inner thigh rash can prove to be a symptom of conditions often
observed as minor annoyances.
Heat and Sweat Rash
Thigh rash can be simple heat rash. Heat and
humidity can cause heat rashes. Either that or the heat causes sweat rash. If you don’t know what heat or
sweat rashes are, imagine a kid who enjoy rigorous activities sweat, and it dries up before he changes his
clothes; and he gets a nasty rash on his back a little later. Treatments include applying talcum to keep the
rash smooth and dry after applying ice to soothe the skin.
Cosmetic products can cause rashes if your skin does not
agree with the components of the substance. Lotions can cause itchiness which lead to rashes when scratched too
often, for instance, as well as shampoos that your scalp doesn’t agree with can cause dandruff. Unknown soaps from
low-class hotel bathrooms can give you rashes in your inner thighs as well. There aren’t any treatments for
non-serious cases, since it goes away on its own as long as you stop using the cosmetic products that caused the
The material used for making the underwear you’re wearing can cause
an allergic reaction and give you inner thigh rashes. If not the material, then perhaps the dyes used for the piece
of clothing. Tight underwear can also cause sweating in the inner thighs, which attracts fungi to them. When
infected, then you have yourself a case of jock itch. Treatments include
applying talcum for short term relief and changing underwear types to prevent exacerbation of the rash as well as
to relieve it of the irritation.
Fungal infections are not uncommon, as we usually have damp areas in
our body such as between our toes, the scalp, and - you guessed it - the inner thighs. Jock itch is probably the
most common fungal infection that starts with rashes in the inner thighs. Treatments include washing the infected
areas regularly with antifungal soaps, putting talcum to keep it dry, and applying antifungal creams.
Inner thigh rash is annoying, but it doesn’t usually signify anything serious, unless you’ve
gotten drunk the past weekend and woke up in a master bed with no clothes on and with people you don’t even
know. Simply put, if you’re not fooling around, your thigh rashes are merely caused by irritation or fungi; and
there are simple remedies for them that you can purchase over the counter.