A 23-year-old male asked:
I have eczema. i've gotten a rash in my groin that has not gotten better with cortisone cream. how do i know if it's a fungal rash?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Tinea cruris?: If fungal, this would be called tinea cruris. It's typically on both inner thighs as well as the groin. It's very itchy, brownish in color, and irregularly bordered. Cortisone may help the itchiness but would not help the rash to clear - that's one hint that it may not be eczema. If it's an irregular, brownish bilateral rash,,you may want to try an anti fungal cream.
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