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White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching.do I have jock itch? I am a female.

White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching.do I have jock itch? I am a female.

Intertrigo: Not related to diet. Try OTC hydrocortisone and miconazole ( or clotrimazole) creams together. Whenever it feels wet or itchy or irritated,gently clean off with bathroom paper (or kleenex) using any lotion. In the shower, wash with hands only, no scrubbing. ...Read more

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All tests came back negative for yeast, bacteria, trich, and stds but vagina still itches pretty badly. 7 days of diflucan didn't help. What can it be?

All tests came back negative for yeast, bacteria, trich, and stds but vagina still itches pretty badly. 7 days of diflucan didn't help. What can it be?

Simplify: You could have cytolytic vaginosis which is a condition where the normal bacterial flora in the vagina are shifted. Things like douching or soaps can lead to this. Watching with warm water only, wearing cotton underwear, avoiding tight pants and sitting with your legs crossed for a long periods of time can help. ...Read more

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Jock Itch (Definition)

The medical term is tinea cruis. It is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area. The skin usually turns red ...Read more


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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more