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Redness around groin

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 41 years experience
Red discoloration: Yes she could have a fungal infection or he may be putting something on that area that he is allergic to. Even a strong soap could cause that problem.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Get it checked out: Fungal infections are common in that area.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Pimples: Could be herpes but best see a dermatologist because without seeing the lesions it is difficult to give you a definitive diagnosis.
A member asked:
Dr. Riad Homsi
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Lymph node swollen: It indicates you have an infection, possible std like g. Herpes.
A male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 47 years experience
Fungus vs seb derm: this sounds like a t. cruris, which is fungus in the groin. could try some otc topical antifungal cream twice per day for 2 weeks...if no better, see ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Therapeutic trial: A week on topical tolnaftate will usually clear classic tinea cruris.
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Infection: This sounds like an inflamed lymph node. Even without redness etc, it's probably some sort of infection. There are too many possibilities to even gues... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Anti fungal cream: Lamisil has a side effect on the liver. Apply antifungal cream- antifungal with steroid is OK. Apply twice daily x 4 weeks may have to be re checked a... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Pain,redness: The combination of pain and associated redness is suspicious of inflammation of infection. An insect bite of ingrown hair may have incited the process... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Boyce Hornberger
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
See a doctor: Your need to see a doctor as soon as possible. It sounds like you require antibiotics and possible drainage, See one today.

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