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Fungal Infection In The Groin Area
Fungal infections are clinical conditions in which a person has an infection due to a pathogen called a fungus (in contrast to infections caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites). Fungal infections occur commonly on the skin (including Jock Itch and Athlete's Foot) and can also cause more serious infections in those ...Read more
After three weeks of using a doctor prescribed cream should my fungal infection of the groin area be cleared up?
Yes: 3 weeks is enough time for a fungal cream to cure a fungal skin infection and stop the itching and the spreading (the skin may take a longer time to return to a normal appearance). Either the fungus is not sensitive to the cream (wrong treatment) or you have some other cause for your rash. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does some fungal infection in groin area , sometimes looks like red pimples , but little and itchy? Like face pimples without white or black head
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it a good idea to use dettol for ichiness at the groin and inner thigh area, seems to be a fungal infection?
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?
Does repetly jock itch in anus and groin area is a symptom of aids or HIV ? I have the fungal infection about from november, is heals and comesback
Possible not likely: Repeated fungal infections can certainly sometimes mean it is being caused by another infection like HIV but also diabetes can commonly cause them as well. Get examined and tested regularly since having unprotected sex.See your doctor for other treatment options of the fungus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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