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Itchy Pubic Rash
Various causes: Itching in the pubic area may be due to heat and sweating; fungal infection if there are skin folds; contact allergy to certain chemicals in underwear, particularly made of synthetic materials; lice transmitted by sexual contact or sleeping on an infested mattress. As the causes are so different, you better see your physician. ...Read more
Look closely: May be something as simple as crabs. ...Read more
No waxing or shaving: Tretinoin (retin-a) cream can help decrease skin plugging or hyperkaratosis. Topical tretinoin cream may thin out the epidermis, reduce the buildup of dead skin cells, and decrease hair embedding into the follicies. Topical corticosteroid creams with a mild strength can be applied to reduce inflammation of inflamed ingrown hairs. ...Read more
Gave penicillin to my 7yo son for strep a day ago today he has itchy rash in pubic area, shold he finish penicillin? Gave him benadryl (diphenhydramine).
Rash: A sandpaper feeling pink rash localized to the pubic area is often seen in strep infections. It can also spread to the rest of the body, but treatment usually slows this progression. It usually appears the first 24 hrs of the strep infection if it occurs at all. Hives would suggest an allergic rxn. Benedryl is ok for itching as needed. Discuss with your pcp. ...Read more
What could cause extreme itchy rash in pubic area all of a sudden? Also, have random spots on stomach, arms, legs, back and buttocks. No new detergent
Many: Contact allergy, bug bites, scabies- just to mention a few. If this has been going on for a while, you should consult your doctor. ...Read more
Hello I have recently shaved my pubic area and I have rashes and bumps all over my pubic area it's itchy and sore it hurts help me please!
I shaved my pubic hair then a week later I developed some vesicles and rashes which are itchy and burning. It's been 2 months now. What should I apply. Thanks in advance?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor, if you are sexually active the lesions may be a sexually transmitted infection like herpes.
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Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
Have Shingles Feb.been getting sores in my head, face, mouth, pubic area, am on Valtrex (valacyclovir) rashes are itchy causing pain how do I get rid of shingles?
Occasional tingling sensation in pubic area (like something is crawling around down there), occasional pink spots/rashes? In pubic area. Redness in groin crease. A few pimples in the area (not painful or itchy) urine does appear darker at times.
See doctor: And have it checked, diagnosed then it can be treated. ...Read more
Ingrown hairs: Those are ingrown hairs due to shaving too close to the skin. Modern razors are so good, they actually shave *below* the skin surface, which sets up ingrown hairs. Use a single-blade razor or electric razor and shave with the grain, not against it. You won't get as close a shave, but that's the idea. ...Read more
Have slightldarkerbrown birthmark looking type rash on my pubic area. Not itchy.hasn't gone away in a month. Was just one spot but recentlyspread.
Many differing dx: If you shave or use hair removers, these could certainly lead to an itchy, inflammatory process in the pubic area. Contact dermatitis, or a sensitivity or allergy, could also do this. Yeast infections from sweating are yet another possibility. Then there are infectious, contagious processes like pubic lice and scabies that could be culprits. ...Read more
What would cause a red itchy rash in my pubic area? When I take my underwear off it looks like I have a sunburn where my underwear covers
This may be a simple: Fungus infection (jock itch) but to be certain you should see a health care professional. Treatment with any of the over the counter medications in the anti fungal aisle should be effective but a health care professional may be able to provide you with a prescription anti fungal that would be more effective. ...Read more
I am a 48-year-old male. I have a rash around my pubic area red circular patches not raised and not itchy. I work out 4 times a week. Treatment?
Red bump on pubic area and not painful. Noticed it and red rash on chest and shoulder for a week that's itchy. What could it be? Please help?
See your doctor: Red bumps on your pubic area need to be seen by a physician because they usually need treatment. Red itchy rashes are also important to treat. They can range from infections which are also contagious such as strep or herpes to skin conditions such as allergies and eczema. Please do not delay getting a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more
I have an itchy red rash in my pubic hair. I shaved the area 3 days ago with a veet razor good for body shave. What could it bet?
Folliculitis: Shaving too close, maybe getting infected. I do not understand the fad of public shaving. Are you a nudist? Best is to stop shaving. You may need to see a dermatologist. Meanwhile, you can try otc Benzoyl Peroxide Gel (cream)--- get the lowest % (2 1/2; or 5%). Bewhere that it bleaches color out of fabrics. ...Read more
I have a red bumpy itchy painful rash over a surgical incision that is a year or so old I've had it for almost two months. Its right above public line?
I have a red, very itchy rash under my chest hair and in my pubic hair. Comes and goes, potentially seems stress related. Rash looks like speckles.
Skin rash, red and not itchy... So for the last month I've had a rash in my pubic area, I don't have health insurance so I've gone to the hospital, they gave me a fungal cream... Everytime an area clears a new area is infected. It is not itchy what so ever
You may be dealing with an allergy/contact dermatitis. Consider any new lotions, soaps, or products you are using in your private area. Also, a new laundry detergent could be to blame. Try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream to the outside genital area a few times a day. Otherwise, follow up with your doctor.
Best of luck. ...Read more
I've had a rash off and on for a yr. Under the sides of my breast and right above my pubic hair. It's a lot of itchy bump. Is it eczema?
Yes: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
White blotches on palms. Itchy skin rash all over. White tongue. Itchy pubic area Had unprotected oral sex. Itchy bumps on cheeks and chin. Help plz?
Itchy groin rash on the inside of the thigh on both sides. It has an odd smell with stickiness. I also have red itchy bumps in my pubic hair area. I don't think it is an STD even though I have received 2 blowjobs. What could it be?
Dry skin?: Dryness can cause itching without rash especially in the winter. Avoid really hot showers and use a good moisturizer. ...Read more
Narrow it down: I want to help but this description could include several chapters in a dermatology text book. A photo or visit to the doctor can help narrow it down. Answers to questions like timing, duration, shape of the lesions, flat or raised, scaly or greasy, tenderness, medications are some clues that can provide clues. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
See doctor: There are many causes for skin rash and you should see your doctor about this especially if it has been present for more than 6 weeks. ...Read more
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