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Red patch in groin area itches?

Red patch in groin area itches?

Several: Rash ? could be almost anything, but most common would be a fungal infection such as tinea (ring worm) or candidiasis (yeast). These will respond to OTC clomitrazole. If it doesn't clear, or is not a rash, please see your Dr ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Can a hair bump in groin area caus lymph node swelling in upper right groin area?

Can a hair bump in groin area caus lymph node swelling  in upper right groin area?

Yes: Lymph nodes in the right groin area are associated with your legs and genital area. Any type of inflammation or infection in those areas can cause your groin lymph nodes to swell. If you have an ingrown hair bump in your groin that is inflamed, it could be the cause. Other causes can include a sexually transmitted disease or even cancer. See a health provider to be sure. ...Read more

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Rash in anal area. Itchy sometimes. ?

Rash in anal area.  Itchy sometimes.  ?

Things to do: Use a soft toilet tissue and wet it with mineral oil when you have a bowel movement.After that apply triple paste. If that does not work see your doctor. ...Read more

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Rashes around groin , moderate itching?

Rashes around groin , moderate itching?

Groin Rash: See your doctor for medication for a fungal rash. ...Read more

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Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?

Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?

Here are some...: Do you have similar lesions on other parts of body especially over elbows or knees? Clinically, it may be skin fungal infection or psoriasis. For the time being, you may try topical hydrocortisone 1 % with antifungal drug like clotrimazole 1-2 times daily and see. Besides, have a doctor to take a look for confirmation. How to get these done correctly? To http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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What could cause burning skin and a rash in the groin area?

What could cause burning skin and a rash in the groin area?

Fungus: Burning and rash in the groin could be caused by yeast or rungs infection. Fungus has a sharp border with scaling amd yeast has small red pus like spots in an irregular shape. Mild cases are treatable with cream. More extensive cases may need oral drugs such as Diflucan (fluconazole) or ketoconazole. ...Read more

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Can fungal rash on testicles lead to swollen groin nodes?

Can fungal rash on testicles lead to swollen groin nodes?

Not usually: You could have a bacterial infection which can occur with fungus. Better have it looked at since that is not the norm. ...Read more

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Groyne area rash red rash on both inner legs

Groyne area rash red rash on both inner legs

Fungal infection?: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

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Burning pain in groin area by thigh?

Burning pain in groin area by thigh?

Need examination: Sounds like a likely femoral nerve entrapment type of situation. You could use a very good neurological assessment.... ...Read more

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Can a skin irritation in the groin cause swollen lymph nodes in this area?

Depends: A simple skin irritation per se doesn't cause enlarged lymph nodes unless it is complicated by cellulitis (skin infection). Other associated systemic signs like fever suggest cellulitis. If you are diabetic, there may be no systemic signs other than difficult to control blood sugars. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Hurting in groin area?

Need an Exam: Please go see your physician. Pain is not going to be diagnosed on the internet. You need an exam. ...Read more

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Intertrigo in groin region?can i use hydrozole for it?i'm female 22y.intertrigo also underarms and under breast

Intertrigo in groin region?can i use hydrozole for it?i'm female 22y.intertrigo also underarms and under breast

See below: Simple intertrigo is an irritant dermatitis caused by the combination of frictional rubbing, increased temperature, and moisture. Intertrigo can be complicated various microorganisms, including yeasts, dermatophytic fungi, bacteria Hydrozole would only be effective if there is a secondary yeast infection. •Shower and dry off thoroughly each day. Keep your skin as dry and cool as you can. ...Read more

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I normally experience skin rash red itchy bumps in armpits. Recently have appeared under breast. In groin area itchy, red bumpy, flaking rash appeared?

I normally experience skin rash red itchy bumps in armpits. Recently have appeared under breast. In groin area itchy, red bumpy, flaking rash appeared?

See derm: This is a rather common condition especially when one lives in a hot environment. This is an inflammatory issue which can often be controlled with low dose abx based on its antiinflammatory activity. ...Read more

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Can I use amoxicillin to treat a reacuring fungal rash in the groin area?

Can I use amoxicillin to treat a reacuring fungal rash in the groin area?

Won't work: The penicillin antibiotics are famously ineffective. A topical such as tolnaftate (for non-candida) or Nystatin (for candida) is your best choice for a superficial fungus. ...Read more

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Will scabies cause a itchy, burning red rash in the groin area? Bumps that scab over? Or could this be hsv-2?

Unlikely: You are more likely to have painful instead of itchy lesions from hsv-2. Scabies can certainly cause itchy bumps at the groin area and will likely spread if not treated. However there are many other potential diagnoses. ...Read more

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Dry skin rash with little white bumps in groin area, red bumps above genetalia, rash has spread to anus and butt cheeck, what could this be?

Dry skin rash with little white bumps in groin area,  red bumps above genetalia, rash has spread to anus and butt cheeck, what could this be?

Get it checked: It's difficult to say what your problem could be without visualization of the rash. It's best to follow up with a provider so they can evaluate your condition and determine it's seriousness or lack there of. ...Read more

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Can untreated, recurrent Tinea Versicolor all over the trunk & groin regions cause enlarged, or shotty, lymph nodes in groin, armpits, & neck?

Can untreated, recurrent Tinea Versicolor all over the trunk & groin regions cause enlarged, or shotty, lymph nodes in groin, armpits, & neck?

No- tests needed: Recurrent fungal Skin infections don't result in shotty lymph nodes. In a young adult, other conditions should be evaluated. This includes viral infections such as HIV. ...Read more

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Rash in groin area and buttock tried antifungal powder and creams nothing is working?

This is when it : Would be a good time to see your physician or your dermatologist. They can evaluate for cause & then provide a treatment plan. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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Genital Rash (Definition)

skin condition involving texture or color of ...Read more