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Jock itch that will not go away

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 38 years experience
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 female asked:
Dr. Sraddha Prativadi
Integrative Medicine 16 years experience
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
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Intertrigo: Not related to diet. Try OTC hydrocortisone and miconazole ( or clotrimazole) creams together. Whenever it feels wet or itchy or irritated,gently clea... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Stop self treating: Get examined. You will need to stop any oils which will "lock in" any fungal infection. You will need to be examined,placed on both oral antifungal an... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
Urology 30 years experience
Bump: Could be but could also be molluscum or herpes. Have it checked by your doctor, urologist or dermatologist.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
Dermatology 22 years experience
This : This is unlikely shingles since the rash itself has lasted months. Perhaps it is a fungal infection or folliculitis or eczema or psoriasis? I would r... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Jock itch: Provided you use the correct medication, the itch and discomfort should start disdappearing within a week or shorter. Be sure to conitnue applying th... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Treat infection: Treat the cause! if an infection, often fungal, most over-the-counter preparations are effective if you are compliant with the regimen for 1-2 weeks. ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Tolnaftate: Topical tolnaftate is used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm and is also used to treat infections of the nails... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 32 years experience
Yeast irritation: Your age and symptoms makes yeast or jock itch a possibility. There are over the counter remedies at your pharmacy. Hairdryer the area after each sho... Read More

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