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A 40-year-old male asked about a 42-year-old male:

the skin by scrotum and legs is making a lot of foul clear slime. start last night with redness and burning. what is it and what do i do?

5 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Jakavick
Cosmetic Dentistry 37 years experience
Foul clear slime: Sounds like you may have a fungal infection, some antifungal cream, frequent showers and medicated powder may help but check with your physician.
Dr. Robert Dorsey
Wound care 36 years experience
Start with: Routine hygiene. Wash with soap and water. Dry. Apply over the counter steroid fungal cream twice a day for two weeks then once a day for a week. Then apply a some type of powder daily. Where cotton under ware.
Dr. Tracy Benhamou
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yeast infection: Have you ever had this before? Does it smell "funny" too? I think that it is a simple fungal/yeast infection that you can treat with three things. Air it out, clean with soap and water. Be sure to dry the area very well. I've used a hair dryer before (on cool setting) and place tinactin (tolnaftate) or athletes cream on the area. 10 -14 days and it should go away. This is very common and will probably return.
Dr. Jonathan Vapnek
Urology 35 years experience
An absorbent powder : This area commonly gets moist because of the lack of air circulation. An absorbent powder can help. I often prescribe an anti-yeast medical powder, since it's a common place for candida to affect.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yeast?: wash area with soap and water dry and try an OTC anti fungal medication. If not resoled see your doctor.

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