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can jock itch spread to other parts of your body

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Dr. Sraddha Prativadi
15 years experience Integrative Medicine
Candida: Candida or yeast can certainly create these symptoms and presentation. You can get a prescription from your doctor. In the meantime, cut out all suga ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Could be yeast: try either miconazole or clotrimazole cream to the area twice daily and follow up with your physician.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Jock itch: If a recurrent problem for 8 years you warrant evaluation. Medical issues such as diabetes or a thyroid problem could be possible.
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Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
Bump: Could be but could also be molluscum or herpes. Have it checked by your doctor, urologist or dermatologist.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Adu answered
13 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes: This is a fungal infection that can be contagious by direct contact.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Sure...: It's just called different things when it has an effect on different body parts. For example - tinea: cruris - jock itch corporis - arms and legs u ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
Athlete's : Athlete's foot is caused by a fungus. It is certainly possible for it to spread from between the toes to the top or bottom of foot, hands, and even t ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Bloom
47 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Without treatment, often spreads to other areas of skin, or causes more serious infection, such as cellulitis or abcess, respiratory or even joint or ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Rosacea is limited to the face, especially cheeks, forehead and in severe cases, the nose. It can also affect the eyes (ocular rosacea).
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Scratching: Impetigo is caused by infected skin sores. Scratching or picking at the lesions can easily transfer bacteria to other areas, especially any other brea ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Shingles is confined to the nerve distribution of whatever nerve is infected (we call these 'dermatomes'). So the rash will spread out as a band only ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bandyk
34 years experience Podiatry
Yes: but its mostly localized to the foot causing Athlete's Foot
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
No : One cannot spread shingles to different parts of his or her own body.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
No: Eczema is not an infectious disease and can not be spread. It just can appear on other parts of your body at different times.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience Pain Management
No: You could transmit chicken pox to someone who has never had it, but you cannot transmit shingles to anyone else or spread it in your body.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
We hope not.: What makes a cancer "evil" is the ability of cancer cells to travel outside of the organ where they arose and take over another organ; this is how can ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Athletes: Foot by definition is only on the foot. On the hand it would simply be a fungal infection. Technically, it could spread.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Although it is unusual for HPV induced genital warts to spread to other skin sites, they can spread to mucous membranes and also to the vocal cords. S ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Yes, superficial fungal infection of the skin can spread.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends: It depends on the type of eye cancer you are talking about. For example, choroidal melanoma can spread for example, most commonly, to the liver. It do ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Only: Only if bitten there will it spread to other areas.
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Hives: It sounds as if you are having a dermatologic condition called urticaria. Urticaria is the medical terminology for hives. It is the bodies response ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Definately: Sure can.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: Vaginal yeast is usually candida, which is already everywhere (we all have candida on our bodies). The problem is one of overgrowth of candida in the ... Read More
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