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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

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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Can you recommend a home remedy to clear up a genital rash?

No: Don't know the cause. This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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


Dr. Scott Keith
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Rash On Groin (Definition)

= change in color or texture of skin in the inguinal area (between ...Read more