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What could cause burning skin and a rash in the groin area?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Fungus: Burning and rash in the groin could be caused by yeast or rungs infection. Fungus has a sharp border with scaling amd yeast has small red pus like spots in an irregular shape. Mild cases are treatable with cream. More extensive cases may need oral drugs such as Diflucan (fluconazole) or ketoconazole.
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
Dermatology 13 years experience
Fungus: Start with a trial of topical Lamisil (terbinafine) or lotrimin twice a day for 2-3 weeks.

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Last updated May 15, 2018

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