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Itchy Rash With Split Skin In Groin
My husband has developed really bad itchy rash all over his skin. It first started on the legs, spread to the sides of his groin n is spreading evrywhr?
Scabies?: Really bad itchy rash all over the body is common in a few conditions. If the intensity of itching is high with this distribution, I would suspect scabies. Chiggers is another condition that can start with the legs and then spread. Poison ivy also can start at the legs and could be very itchy. Any of these conditions could be responsible; he needs to be seen by his doctor to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Itchy skin, and pink rash on groin area, always consist on fungi, eccema, psoriasis, allergy, or STD can cause this things to, im freak out?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to offer specific advice without being able to visualize the rash. In you have not seen a dermatologist, do so. ...Read more
Dry skin: You may just have a case of skin dryness causing the itch. Try applying a moisturizing cream. It maybe best to have the doctor look aat the rash to rule out any infection. ...Read more
My boyfriend has a non itchy rash on his groin area now I'm getting it under my breasts, what to do?
Non itchy rash: You may have a fungal rash. See a dermatologist for confirmation. ...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?
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
Bad/itchy rash that starts under my groin & goes all the round my anus. Its red & can gets really dry. Started last year wen I started track. Help!
It appears that you have developed a contact allergy to the material used in your sports outfit. Rubber and latex would be the prime suspects. Consider giving your sports shorts an extra rinse with water.
Although monilial infection is common in the areas involved, it tends to cause a moist and not dry lesion. ...Read more
Need more info: This is hard to answer without a physical exam. Please see your family physician asap. ...Read more
A red itchy rash on the inner side of my leg near the groin area for over 1 month. It decreases when I take anti biotics. I want a permanent solution?
Erythrasma: I assume you used actual antibiotics and not antifungals. You could have Erythrasma which is a bacterial infection that just like fungus affects areas of moist skin. The rash may have well defined borders and may become brownish. Topical and sometimes oral antibiotics are necessary. Keeping the area dry is the way to prevent this. Check that you are in good health for example no diabetes ...Read more
White scaly itchy rash in groin area. Applied Clotrimazole cream for 6 days. Now brownish yellow patches forming. Is it natural? I am a male teenager
Red itchy rash under breast and groin area it looks like sun burn with bumps. I'm itchy all over but no rash other then those areas. What can this be?
Yeast infection?: If you are overweight, the areas under the breasts, the love handle, and the groin are more susceptible to candida infection. If this applies to you, try to keep these areas dry by using antiperspirant. In the meanwhile try some anti-fungal cream on the areas for a few days. If still not improved after a week, see you doctor. For overweight people, losing some weight should be a long-term goal. ...Read more
Itchy rash groin chest lower arms hands neck face after 3 shoes of 80 depot Medrol (methylprednisolone) pack of 4 mg Medrol (methylprednisolone) pills and 25 mg hydroxaline not gone.?
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Derm eval: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
What causes itchy rash that spreads but not to others? We recently moved and after cleaning new place I have developed a rash that is spreading over body from head to toe. I itch constantly and feel like I am being bit. My wife has none of this. What
When I scratch or bump my skin, on any part of my body, a raised hot white itchy rash develops. What could cause this?
Adhesive reaction?: I would wonder if you are becoming sensitive to the adhesive used at the site. It is unlikely to be a reaction to the insulin. Also, make sure there is no latex in your supplies. You might try putting some Hydrocortisone cream on your skin in the area before attaching the insertion needle. ...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
Contact dermatitis: Contact dermatitis with exposure to mold can be treated with topical steroid creams. If you are trying to clean mold from surfaces in your home like bathroom use an cleaner like CLR mold and mildew cleaner but always wear gloves. Larger mold issues such as mold in dry wall should be cleaned by a mold mediation specialist. ...Read more
There's itchy rash on my body, especially in my hands. Also my hands skin started to crack. What is it?
For weeks I've had this dry skin itchy rash on inner eyelids it looks like it's coming out of skin what could this be is it bad?
Get checked out: Usually involvement of the inner eyelids manifest as redness or raised bumps. They are likely to be from allergic conjunctivitis if they itch. In contact lens wearer, another more serious form of conjunctivitis can occur often necessitating removal of the contact lens. The cornea may be irritated if the condition is severe enough. See ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I develop an itchy rash on head of penis/around foreskin from time to time. What could be the cause? I'm very concious about health/hygiene!
Doctor said mom has infundibulofolliculitis on her back. Had it for years. Painful & itchy rash. What causes it and what's happening to her skin?
Folliculitis.: The diagnosis of folliculitis is a common one and can occur on multiple areas of the body--scalp, arms, legs or the back as in your mother. It can be itchy and tender at times and if it is untreated, sometimes these lesions can progress to abscess formation. We do not understand why some people get this inflammation of the follicle. Some of the causes are bacteria, heat, rubbing of clothing. ...Read more
Persistent, itchy rash for four days following allergy skin testing. Rash is at the site where the allergy testing was performed. Is this normal?
Well if there is a: Rash where the allergy testing material was, then the rash is actually a positive reaction to the test product. If you have a generalized rash, it could be to the adhesive. See your allergist that performed the testing for absolute answers. Hope that helps ...Read more
I've developed a small red itchy rash on both cornesr of my eyelids. My eyebrows sometimes itch as well. I have VERY sensitive skin, what should I do?
Sounds like eczema: I'd start with hydrocortisone to the affected areas twice a day. You can get the OTC 1% ointment at any pharmacy or market. The key is to apply once after a 10-15 minute shower, and a separate time later in the day. A moisturizer can also help. Vanicream, Eucerin, Cetaphil...these are all good options for a moisturizer. It can go on separately from the medication. This should help! ...Read more