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Doctor insights on: Fungal Groin Infection

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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I treated a groin fungal infection a few years ago that left me with skin discoloration in the same area. How do I get rid of this discoloration?

I treated a groin fungal infection a few years ago that left me with skin discoloration in the same area. How do I get rid of this discoloration?

Improve with time: The discoloration of your skin following the fungal infection is totally normal and will improve with time without any treatment. ...Read more

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Doctor treated me for a fungal infection groin and back passage area however after 3 months thinks it scabies ? I've not been in contact with anyone?

Doctor treated me for a fungal infection groin and back passage area however after 3 months thinks it scabies ? I've not been in contact with anyone?

Unusual: Scabies is diagnosed when a skin scraping, of the area involved, is done, and then reviewed under a microscope to look for scabies mites or eggs. If your doctor did that and saw evidence of scabies, it confirms that diagnosis. If not, it should be done if that is suspected. It is treated entirely differently than fungus. So...you should have that rash thoroughly inspected soon. ...Read more

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Does some fungal infection in groin area , sometimes looks like red pimples , but little and itchy? Like face pimples without white or black head

Does some fungal infection in groin area , sometimes looks like red pimples , but little and itchy? Like face pimples without white or black head

Please see below: Do you have those pimple looking itchy lesion in other parts of your body? How about hands or around belly button? It could be so many things like fungal infection itself, bacterial or sometimes scabes as well. Please see your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the remedies for curing a fungal infection on the skin in the groin area?

What are the remedies for curing a fungal infection on the skin in the groin area?

Antifungal Cream: You can use over the counter anti fungal cream or a prescription antifungal cream, it usually is enough to clear the infection but recurrences are common due to persiperation in that area.Keeping the groin area clean and dry after bathing and putting dry underwears right away after swimming and not to share towels and clothing with others, avoid tight fitting clothes and use anifungal powder. ...Read more

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I have a fungal infection on my groin what would be a good over-the-counter medicine?

I have a fungal infection on my groin what would be a good over-the-counter medicine?

Cut out sugar first: Before trying to cover up the infection, take care of the cause first. It's probably candida so cut out sugar and carbs and you should feel relief within a few days. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more