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Its been a few days since i started noticeing these extremely embarrassing red open itchy bug like bites near my groin area, I do shave a lot also...?
Hi there, I am a 23 year old male and there is an area near my groin area where both my inner thighs are super itchy. At first it was simply itchy and I figured it was nothing. The next day, I noticed that the itchy part of my skin there was a bit lumpy a
Keep Dry: Skin irritation from moisture is a most common problem. Wearing cotton or moisture wicking fabrics can help. Be sure you have no fungal, bacterial or parasitic infection though. Also be sure you have no allergic or contact irritation from underwear dyes or from laundry detergents. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, muscles and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more
This needs to: be visualized/ examined in order to properly assess. ...Read more
Don't panic.: Nothing makes people more nervous than a rash in the genital area. It could be anything from jock itch to an allergy to something you applied in that area to, yes, something you caught from intimate contact. Put your mind at ease by seeing your doctor and getting it sorted out. You can try otc Hydrocortisone cream first if you wish, but if that doesn't work, see your doc or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Recurring very itchy groin what it means? Sometimes also itch beside underams and back of knees. How to stop this?
Contact dermatitis?: If this is new, you might be reacting to a new soap, lotion, detergent or fabric softener. Use only fragrance free products for sensitive skin. Clothes are tighter in those areas sometimes, so those spots itch the most. See your doctor for more certain answer and treatment, as a proper history and physical is much more likely to result in an accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have a red, itchy, flakey rash on both my groins. I have had it for 2 weeks with no additional problems. Could it be a fungus?
Im having itchy groin on an off. Does it have anything to do with gaining weight or sweets? My BMI is normal though gained 8kgs within 10yrs
Possible fungus: Tinea cruris, a fungus, is perhaps the most common cause of a rash called "jock itch". Although it can be treated with an antifungal cream alone, often the most rapid relief is obtained by using a combination antifungal and steroid cream (Lotrisone); it's also available in the generic version; apply it sparingly twice daily for several days until the rash is gone. ...Read more
Having itchy white patches on my groin area, already treated with soframysin and chlotramazol ointments no appreciable improvements.
You may have a: fungal skin infection( Jock Itch). Responds to anti-fungal medication that's over the counter. Ask your pharmacist for help in choosing. Most common mistake people make is they stop treatment too soon. Treat for an additional week after skin has returned to normal. Otherwise,it comes back. ...Read more
Hi. I am 27, male. I have recently got soome red rash in groin area... It's a little itchy... What can be the reason?
Fungal Infection: Most likely you are suffering from a fungal infection of the skin. It is commonly referred to as jock itch. The main culprit is the humid environment created by sweat and folding of the skin. This creates optimal place for fungus to grow. Medical term used is tinea cruris. Can be treated with avoiding tight clothes, keeping area dry, and using otc anti-fungal cream like lotrimin (clotrimazole). Good luck. ...Read more
I have this itchy rash on my inner thighs and around my groin, it usually starts in winter, and winter has just started. How do I treat it?
Hello, i notice about a month ago a dime size brownish round spot in my groin area, its not raised or itchy, i noticed another near it about nickel ?
Difficult to say: This could be many things...Difficult to say without a physical exam and a history of the problem...Best advice is to see your family doc ... ...Read more