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Crotch Rash Treatment
I have had a groin rash for over a year and have used lotrimin (clotrimazole) throughout with no cure.
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
It may be time: to consider an ORAL anti-fungal medication. Speak with your PCP/ Dermatologist about this option Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Rest, ice, NSAIDs: Groin pulls can be stubborn, and thus, slow to heal. A pull truly involves at least partial tearing of the muscle fibers. Recovery can range from 1-2 weeks for minor injuries to up to a year for severe injuries. One key is to avoid stretching the injured tissue. The tightness sensation felt after a "pull" does not mean the tissue needs stretching. Recovery from a pull includes more strengthening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gentle strching: Plain strain of the adductor muscle(the ones to the inner side of your groing)should have subsided with gentle streching, ovc medications and heat application.If pain persist after 3 weeks yould see a physician for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Hernia: Hernia repair is always recommended, risk/benefit analysis favors repair. However, it is elective outpatient procedure when healthy and not having symptoms (no er visits), okay to visit surgeon, get monitored. Elective scheduling with monitoring, can be 6 to 12 months out. Be well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers