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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...?
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
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
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