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rash on groin and thigh

A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Jock itch: Tinea Cruris Keep the area dry and treat with an over the counter antifungal cream like clotrimazole or miconazole

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
35 years experience Dermatology
Try antifungal cream: The most common cause of a rash in the groin area is called tinea cruis or "jock-itch". Try an over the counter anti-fungal cream like Clotrimazole o ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Rash on groin: = change in color or texture of skin in the inguinal area (between the abdomen and thighs).
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keira Barr
22 years experience Dermatology
Possible causes: Best to get evaluated by physician if it does not resolve to ensure accurate diagnosis but possibilities include allergic reaction, irritant dermatiti ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
35 years experience Dermatology
Try antifungal cream: The most common cause of a rash in the groin area is called tinea cruis or "jock-itch". Try an over the counter anti-fungal cream like Clotrimazole o ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
35 years experience Dermatology
Lubrication: Friction is the resistance that one surface encounters when rubbing over another. The best way to prevent this is to a) stop the rubbing or b) lubric ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Infection: Sore (painful) red rash usually suggests soft tissue infection referred to as cellulitis. Best to go see your family doc for evaluation, diagnosis & t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Perhaps: Especially if it hurts.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Teresa Carson
34 years experience Pediatrics
Possibilities: It sounds like this could be ringworm- usually this happens in perineum or areas where skin rubs against skin, and can be more diffuse. Another though ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not: No STD can start to cause symptoms only one day after exposure; 2-3 days is the minimum. And most rashes in the groin are not caused by STD. A bacteri ... Read More

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