Top
30
Doctor insights on: Can You Get Jock Itch In Your Mouth

Share
1

1
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

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


7

7
Ate some popcorn now my tonsil itches. I thought I had a popcorn flake some where in my mouth still so brush my mouth still itches how do I get rid it?

Ate some popcorn now my tonsil itches. I thought I had a popcorn flake some where in my mouth still so brush my mouth still itches how do I get rid it?

Tonsilar crypts: Many people have tonsilar crypts which almost make their tonsils look like craters in the moon, and this is a place where food can often get stuck, such as popcorn. Gargles can help dislodge the area at times, but if really bothersome, you may need an ENT dr. Or even your pcp to use an instrument to get rid of the particle. Good luck. ...Read more

8

8
Once every two months I get a white bump on the exact same spot in roof of mouth. Sometimes it itches, sometimes sore. Away in about 1-2 weeks. Idea?

Once every two months I get a white bump on the exact same spot in roof of mouth. Sometimes it itches, sometimes sore. Away in about 1-2 weeks. Idea?

Roof of Mouth: I suggest this area be a examined by your dentist or an oral surgeon, preferably during the time you have the bump. ...Read more

9

9
I may be allergic to bananas and avo. I get very bloated, experience bad stomach cramps and my mouth itches. Could I also be allergic to latex then?

I may be allergic to bananas and avo. I get very bloated, experience bad stomach cramps and my mouth itches. Could I also be allergic to latex then?

Risk is higher: Although people allergic to latex are more likely to react to banana and avocado, I don't know if the reverse is true. Nonetheless your chance of being allergic to latex is likely higher but not certain. Have you experienced skin or respiratory problem after contact with rubber/latex? ...Read more

10

10
I have bad dandruff and my head itches alot, what can I do to get rid of dandruff?

I have bad dandruff and my head itches alot, what can I do to get rid of dandruff?

See a derm: Dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis can be treated with topical steroids as well as medicated shampoos. See your dermatologist for a proper protocol to address your concerns. ...Read more

11

11
I do get these boils on the head... It is very painful and does itches a lot. I applied lot of anti bact solutions but it keeps coming back again.

I do get these boils on the head... It is very painful and does itches a lot. I applied lot of anti bact solutions but it keeps coming back again.

Source Control: If extensive, you may need to take an antibiotic by mouth to address your infection. I would also think carefully about what your head is touching- You may just be reinfecting your scalp. Are you using the same hat or pillow or comb or towel without washing or disinfecting these objects prior to their use? Are you leaving scratch marks on your scalp? Did you recently changed your shampoo? Dyeing? ...Read more

14

14
I have had red itches sport on my testicles and one or two on my head and I've had them for about two days. How can I get rid of them?

Spot on scrotum: You should tested for exposure to STDs. Just being concerned about getting rid of the lesions is missing the point. You need to be tested to prevent potential exposure to others. ...Read more

15

15
I have a bump on my inner vaginal lip. It itches and looks like the whiteheads I get on my face.

I have a bump on my inner vaginal lip. It itches and looks like the whiteheads I get on my face.

See Doctor: Sexually transmitted diseases can present like this. Some may go away temporarily only to reoccur later. It is helpful to your doctor if they can see it when it is present. There are also cysts of the bartholins gland that can present as such. See your doctor. ...Read more

16

16
Vaginal lip on left side feels like a hard swollen vein and itches bad I want to rub it between my fingers to get relief then it hurts is this bad?

Vaginal lip on left side feels like a hard swollen vein and itches bad I want to rub it between my fingers to get relief then it hurts is this bad?

Varicose vein?: You will need to see a doctor for an exam to determine the cause. It sounds like it might be a varicose vein though. People think of these as only happening on the legs. The labia is actually a common spot for them. See a doctor and try not to mash on it. ...Read more

17

17
Is it possible to be an std? I get red bumps in head of penis and foreskin it usually happens in thje morning when I wake up I usually just take a shower and it goes away in 1hr or so. Sometimes foreskin itches and it gets red....Is it possible it can be

Is it possible to be an std? I get red bumps in head of penis and foreskin it usually happens in thje morning when I wake up I usually just take a shower and it goes away in 1hr or so. Sometimes foreskin itches and it gets red....Is it possible it can be

Balanitis: This is due to a tiny amount of urine under the foreskin. Smegma and other microorganisms proliferate as they feed on the urine. It is not an infection, but the metabolic products of these microbes is irritating. Make sure you wash and blot under the foreskin before sleep. Castellani solution wipes out the microorganisms and stops this symptom. It can be repeated when needed. A circumcision is cur ...Read more

19

19
What is jock itch & how do you get it? Can females get it? What does it mean when the tip (head) of a man's penis constantly itch? What makes it itch?

What is jock itch & how do you get it? Can females get it? What does it mean when the tip (head) of a man's penis constantly itch? What makes it itch?

Fungus and Yeast: Yes, women can get jock itch. Jock itch is usually caused by a fungus. It is often transferred to the groin from the feet when you put on your underwear. Many things can make a man's penis itch- consider yeast, psoriasis, allergy among the most common. Balanitis is a term used to describe irritation at the top of the penis- many causes. ...Read more

20

20
I was had 3 teeth pulled, my mouth really itches now, what's wrong?

I was had 3 teeth pulled, my mouth really itches now, what's wrong?

Normal: What you feel is the tissue reattaching and healing. As long as there is no pain all is well. ...Read more

21

21
The skin around my mouth itches and the roof of my mouth itches why?

The skin around my mouth itches and the roof of my mouth itches why?

Irritated: These areas may be irritated from food exposure. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

23

23
At different times in the past 2 weeks the area around my mouth itches really bad. Why is that?

Irritation/allergy: Irritation from licking the lips could cause this. A perioral dermatitis is another possibility. Hydrocortisone 1% cream (available otc) may help. Contact allergy is another possibility, and if the offending substance can be identified, avoidance is the best strategy. ...Read more

24

24
Mouth/tongue itches when eating avocados. What does this sound like?

Mouth/tongue itches when eating avocados. What does this sound like?

Allergy: I have several patients that have reported that sensation to me and it seems to be a very mild contact dermatitis. Nothing to worry about unless you start to have tongue swelling or difficulty breathing (pretty rare). ...Read more

25

25
Jock itch! How can I get my mind off the itching?

Jock itch! How can I get my mind off the itching?

Treat infection: Treat the cause! If an infection, often fungal, most over-the-counter preparations are effective if you are compliant with the regimen for 1-2 weeks. Terbinafine, miconazole, Clotrimazole are common meds used to treat this. A topical steroid such as Hydrocortisone may be used at the same time to treat itching. If not infection related, make sure your clothing is not a cause. Is it too tight, etc. ...Read more

28

28
My nose is bleeding and blood is getting in my mouth and itches. Why? How to prevent this?

My nose is bleeding and blood is getting in my mouth and itches. Why? How to prevent this?

See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to find out why this is happening. Once that question is answered, then the appropriate treatment can be dispensed. ...Read more

29

29
What to do if I just had 3 teeth pulled and my mouth is still numb. I have a gauze in my mouth but it really itches. Why?

What to do if I just had 3 teeth pulled and my mouth is still numb. I have a gauze in my mouth but it really itches. Why?

Normal: If you just had your teeth pulled those sensations seem normal and should go away within 12 to 24 hours. If not call your dentist. The gauze can be removed when the bleeding has stopped. ...Read more

30

30
My Brother is has a rash and blisters on his mouth hand feet it itches and is painful what could it be?

My Brother is has a rash and blisters on his mouth hand feet it itches and is painful what could it be?

Allergic reaction...: 20 y/o says, my brother has a rash and blisters on his mouth hand and feet and is painful what could it be? Sounds like some Allergic reaction to food/ medicine/ Drink Could also be Contact, though Contact is less likely. Take him to ER as as as you can. ...Read more

Dr. Karen Glover
255 Doctors shared insights

Jock Itch (Definition)

Also known as Tinea Cruis, this is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area that turns the ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
1,079 Doctors shared insights

Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more