Top
30
Doctor insights on: Hives Rash On Groin

Share
1

1
Recently, w/in an hour after sex w/o showering, I break out in a rash/hives in my groin/upper thigh/buttocks area. No blisters, just gradually go away?

Recently, w/in an hour after sex w/o showering, I break out in a rash/hives in my groin/upper thigh/buttocks area. No blisters, just gradually go away?

A couple: .. possibilities come to mind when considering hives that consistently occur after intercourse. Cholinergic urticaria (hives triggered by heat), contact sensitivity (latex condoms? Although this may more commonly be associated with poison ivy-like rash), seminal plasma hypersensitivity (semen allergy-usually person specific, but also usually a burning sensation). Can try otc cetirizine. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
3 Doctors shared insights

Hives (Definition)

An outbreak of red bumps or wheals that appear quickly after exposure to certain allergens (foods, medications, other substances). They can vary in size, are itchy, can burn, and can last for up to ...Read more


2

2
Rash on groin area help me find out why?

Rash on groin area help me find out why?

Try antifungal cream: The most common cause of a rash in the groin area is called tinea cruis or "jock-itch". Try an over the counter anti-fungal cream like Clotrimazole or lotrimin (clotrimazole). After one week, if these don't work then you may have seborrheic dermatitis. This requires a prescription from a dermatologist. ...Read more

3

3
What is the definition or description of: Rash on groin?

What is the definition or description of: Rash on groin?

Rash on groin: = change in color or texture of skin in the inguinal area (between the abdomen and thighs). ...Read more

4

4
Rash on groin area, itches. What has caused it?

Rash on groin area, itches. What has caused it?

Possible causes: Best to get evaluated by physician if it does not resolve to ensure accurate diagnosis but possibilities include allergic reaction, irritant dermatitis, fungal infection or bacterial infection. ...Read more

5

5
How 2 treat rash on groin, very close to pubic area.?

How 2 treat rash on groin, very close to pubic area.?

Try antifungal cream: The most common cause of a rash in the groin area is called tinea cruis or "jock-itch". Try an over the counter anti-fungal cream like Clotrimazole or lotrimin (clotrimazole). After one week, if these don't work then you may have seborrheic dermatitis. This requires a prescription from a dermatologist. ...Read more

6

6
Friction rash on groin. How 2 prevent?

Friction rash on groin. How 2 prevent?

Lubrication: Friction is the resistance that one surface encounters when rubbing over another. The best way to prevent this is to a) stop the rubbing or b) lubricate the surfaces. The best lubrication is vasaline petroleum jelly or aquaphor. Never use these lubricants during sex with condoms as the petroleum jelly will dissolve the condom. ...Read more

7

7
I have a sore red rash on groin?

I have a sore red rash on groin?

Infection: Sore (painful) red rash usually suggests soft tissue infection referred to as cellulitis. Best to go see your family doc for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment, usually antibiotics. In meantime, warm compresses can be used for infections while ice is recommended for injuries. ...Read more

9

9
4 year old son had rash on groin area, 2wks later 5 yr old has rash same area and spots all over body, I had under my breasts what could this be?

4 year old son had rash on groin area, 2wks later 5 yr old has rash same area and spots all over body, I had under my breasts what could this be?

Possibilities: It sounds like this could be ringworm- usually this happens in perineum or areas where skin rubs against skin, and can be more diffuse. Another thought is impetigo, another rash that can spread among people in close contact. Best for your md to see. ...Read more

10

10
Red rash on groin day after sex - could this be an std?

Red rash on groin day after sex - could this be an std?

Probably not: No STD can start to cause symptoms only one day after exposure; 2-3 days is the minimum. And most rashes in the groin are not caused by STD. A bacterial or fungal (yeast) skin infection probably is more likely. If the rash doesn't clear up within a few days, see a doctor. But don't worry about STD; whatever you have, it isn't from your sex partner. ...Read more

13

13
Groin rash both sides purplish color rednedd on rt?

Rash: Hard to tell without seeing it. Possible jock itch, but that's no more than assumption. Take a pic and send it over to us. ...Read more

14

14
Is amoxicillin used for groin rash?

Is amoxicillin used for groin rash?

No: A groin rash is usually a yeast infection, tinea cruris. Amoxicillin is an antibaacterial drug that has no activity against yeast. ...Read more

15

15
What can be done for a groin rash?

What can be done for a groin rash?

Possible yeast: This could be a yeast infection. Keep the skin as dry as possible. Apply otc antifungal such as lotrimen twice a day. If you are diabetic make sure you keep glucose under good control. ...Read more

18

18
What can I do to relieve a groin rash due to sweating a lot?

What can I do to relieve a groin rash due to sweating a lot?

Several: You may need an antipersperant. You may need to use vaseline type products to avoid chaffing. You may need to use cotton underwear or other wicking or drying garments to keep dry. Maybe even go "commando". Dryness is the clue. ...Read more

19

19
I have had a groin rash for over a year and have used lotrimin (clotrimazole) throughout with no cure.

I have had a groin rash for over a year and have used lotrimin (clotrimazole) throughout with no cure.

Groin Rash: Of a years duration certainly needs to be evaluated. If lotrimin (clotrimazole) isn't working then it either isn't a fungal infection or you aren't using the medication correctly. ...Read more

21

21
I think the groin rash is due to a fungal infection. What can I do?

I think the groin rash is due to a fungal infection. What can I do?

OTC antifungal cream: Many of the fungi that cause groin rash-jock itch or the medical term tinea cruris-are sensitive to over the counter anti-fungal cremes-like those that treat athletes foot. Just buy some tinactin, (tolnaftate) lamasil, etc.-apply it two times a day sparingly to the rash, keep it dry and the rash should get better in 4-7 days. If it persists go see your doctor. ...Read more

22

22
Facial breakout like bug bites, some big some small that healed up and now have armpit/groin rash. Other infested areas. Began with new comforter set

Hard to say: Without looking at the rash and it being localized now to the armpit and groin, I would suspect a possible bacterial rash or allergic. The comforter is absolutely new - not used, right? Either way get it seen by a doc. ...Read more

23

23
Itchy peeling vaginal area and groin rash plus yeast infection symptoms what do I do 20 female should I see an obgyn or dr?

Itchy peeling vaginal area and groin rash plus yeast infection symptoms what do I do 20 female should I see an obgyn or dr?

See PCP: See your primary care doctor first. Some PCP's will not do pelvic exams so check with yours to see if you should see a GYN doc instead. If you normally see a GYN for pelvic exams go there. Health departments can sometimes evaluate and treat for pelvic infections/problems. ...Read more

25

25
My 14yo son had swollen lymph nodes in his groin, rash on his face, shortness of breath, night sweats and loss of appetite.

My 14yo son had swollen lymph nodes in his groin, rash on his face, shortness of breath, night sweats and loss of appetite.

Many possibilities: These symptoms are nonspecific for any specific illness. With shortness of breath and night sweats I would suggest seeing his doctor to make sure there is no significant infectious illness. ...Read more

26

26
Can cephalexin for uti cause a bumpy rash on groin? Also diagnosed with chlamydia and took azithromyocin for it.

Can cephalexin for uti cause a bumpy rash on groin? Also diagnosed with chlamydia and took azithromyocin for it.

Yes, if. ..: The combined use of both antibiotics is reasonable, but not more than 5 days so to see if their effectiveness takes place under "empirical" treatment or after certain testing. So, ask the prescribing doctor for detail, esp. If given recurrently or continually. ...Read more

27

27
My 3yr old has been getting up to 104 fevers, rashes, and hives, what's going on?

My 3yr old has been getting up to 104 fevers, rashes, and hives, what's going on?

Hard to tell: Proper assessment will require some history, an exam & possibly lab work. This could be as simple as a transient virus or a more worrisome auto-immune disorder. I would have this evaluated by the child's physician when you can arrange it. If the kid is taking fluids well & playful at least part of the time it can wait until office hours. If the kid is not, start with an urgent care center. ...Read more

28

28
Can someone have cholinergic urticaria without having any rashes or hives on his body??

Terminology: Urticaria is an other way to say hives. So you can not have urticaria without hives.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

29

29
What causes rashes/hives?

What causes rashes/hives?

Immune system alert: For some reason (often it is mysterious even with best efforts to identify the agent) some people's immune systems go into an emergency alert mode and send out defensive weapons to protect you from what it feels as a threat. Unfortunately, it usually is an over-reaction and causes more problems for you. If your dr agrees - a daily benedryl may help. Be ready with an epi-pin & 911 for emergency! ...Read more

30

30
I am always breaking out in rashes/hives at night on my back. Thank you?

I am always breaking out in rashes/hives at night on my back. Thank you?

Might be ur bedding: Urticaria tends to be more generalized though, check ur bedding, try bathing b4 going to bed at night with a moisturizer soap and wear cotton underwear / sleeping gowns, over the counter anti-histamines if taken on regular basis would help as well, if all don't work u need to see an allergist or a dermatologist ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
2,673 Doctors shared insights

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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
1,059 Doctors shared insights

Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more