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is genital itching a symptom of ringworm (tinea)

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Itching is not STD: Itching is usually dry skin or a fungal infection. By itself it is not diagnostic of any std.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: It would be extremely unusual.
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible: It's possible but this is not common. Why would it only be in the genital region and not elsewhere. Sounds like you should let a doctor evaluate you b ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Itching: Usually means a fungal infection.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Lucero
40 years experience Urology
Yeast.: The most common cause of genital itching is a yeast or fungal infection. This can be easily treated, but a definite diagnosis is important to getting ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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GYN: The odor suggests bacterial vaginosis (BV) and requires a pelvic exam and vaginal cultures, If you are having unprotected intercourse, get screened ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably an: early yeast vaginitis, over the counter vaginal fungal medications may help. Your doctor can do an exam with testing to be sure.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Srdjan Prodanovich
19 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Skin/mucosal immune system may react against many of the chemicals, including those in the wipes and cause an inflammatory reaction that can in turn ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Genital itching: Unpleasant urge to scratch the skin covering male or female external sexual organs
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
13 years experience Pediatrics
Vaginal itching: Vaginal itching can be due to many reasons, frequent douching, improper hygiene, yeast infection, pubic lice, etc... See your gyn if concerned.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your gyn: U may need a specific med depending on what is causing the itching whcih can be due to many differnet causes and if u use some oil it could mask somet ... Read More
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