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Itchy rashes on the genitals keep returning. Gu or derm doc?

Itchy rashes on the genitals keep returning. Gu or derm doc?

See primary MD: Why not talk to your primary care physician. Most times they can tell what it is or they can obtain a culture to get a diagnosis when the rash is present. If they cannot treat the problem they can refer you to the appropriate sub-specialist. ...Read more

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Hello doc. I have develop few purplish to dark red itchy rashes on my scrotum. These becomes severe itchy when I work out or on sweating. I get good results on washing with Hydrogen Peroxide. But they donot go away completely. I am 32.

Hello doc. I have develop few purplish to dark red itchy rashes on my scrotum. These becomes severe itchy when I work out or on sweating. I get good results on washing with Hydrogen Peroxide. But they donot go away completely. I am 32.

May be fungal/yeast: infection on the skin of the scrotum. The groin area is a common place that fungal infections occur. The fungus tends to grow well on areas that are warm and moist, and often itch worse when the area become more warm and moist (eg. when working out and/or sweating). Try using an OTC treatment for jock itch, if not helpful, may need prescription. Consider in-box consult on HealthTap for Rx. ...Read more

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I have derm appt - but in mean time I have red bumpy ITCHY rash on part of lower right leg. It's now started on left. What could this be?!

I have derm appt - but in mean time I have red bumpy ITCHY rash on part of lower right leg. It's now started on left. What could this be?!

Could be minor...: Dermatology is all about appearance. I am guessing it is an erythematous papule ("red bumpy"), which honestly could be an insect bite, or contact dermatitis, both of which are common. However you mention pregnancy; there is a condition called PUPPP: Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy, which are terribly itchy red bumps! See what the dermatologist thinks! ...Read more

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I woke up with an itchy rash all over my body except my face and genitals. It started as tiny red bumps, now some are a little bigger, still red. ?

I woke up with an itchy rash all over my body except my face and genitals. It started as tiny red bumps, now some are a little bigger, still red. ?

More details: This can be a drug reaction, a viral infection, or the onset of a new skin condition. Given the scanty history and description, I would suggest that you try taking antihistamine to see if it helps. If the itching is intolerable or the rash is getting worse, need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have trich but also an itchy rash on my vagina. Are they related? The doc says she didn't see the rash but it's totally there!

I have trich but also an itchy rash on my vagina. Are they related? The doc says she didn't see the rash but it's totally there!

Probably: Trichomonas is a parasitic organism that can cause a variety of symptoms like discharge, itch, urinary frequency, rash, abdominal bloating, abdominal pain, and abnormal bleeding. Trichomonas is easy to treat, but reinfection is common if your partner(s) is not reated as well. ...Read more

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Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme

Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme

Unrelated symptoms: and sketchy picture, you need to be examined, tell your doctor what you are anxious about, you might need an STD testing, trust your doctor, your information is confidential, good luck ...Read more

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Fiance had red itchy rash that is spreading on genital, swollen and no leaking.

Fiance had red itchy rash that is spreading on genital, swollen and no leaking.

Cortisone cream: Try hydrocortisone cream but if not helpful after a couple of days. consult a doctor. If condom has been used, considered latex allergy but allergy to semen is also another possibility. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a red itchy rash on his genital area what could this be?

My boyfriend has a red itchy rash on his genital area what could this be?

The jock in him?: The most common red itchy rash in the genital area would be a fungal infection. Other causes of rash can be a drug reaction (either from something spread in the area to which he is allergic or a fixed drug rash from something taken internally). Auto-immune diseases can sometimes cause groin rashes as can some sexually transmitted ds. Try otc lotrimin (clotrimazole) and if no response, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Small itchy rash on calf, not sure if it could be bug bites, poision ivy, herpes (history of genital herpes), or something else.

Small itchy rash on calf, not sure if it could be bug bites, poision ivy, herpes (history of genital herpes), or something else.

?: Any itchy skin rash can be caused by many things but I suspect that a single itchy lesion on the calf is more likely from a bug bite. Try topical hydrocortisone on it to see if it helps. If not getting better after a week , see doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy rash just between thigh and my genital area. Now it's dry and skin are peeling off. The area with rash has widen and darken. Very itchy. Fungus?

Itchy rash just between thigh and my genital area. Now it's dry and skin are peeling off. The area with rash has widen and darken. Very itchy. Fungus?

Probably: This is most likely a dermatomycosis (superficial skin fungal infection), but without seeing it cannot diagnose. Most family doctors will recognize this immediately if it is what i think, and treatment can begin right away. Go and see your family doctor. ...Read more

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As soon as it starts getting cold, I develop an itchy rash in my genital area, and my scrotum skin feels leathery. Not present at all in warm weather?

As soon as it starts getting cold, I develop an itchy rash in my genital area, and my scrotum skin feels leathery.  Not present at all in warm weather?

Eczema: Could be eczema which is a dry skin condition - usually worse in the winter months. Your description could also fit a whole host of other conditions so I would see a doctor about it. ...Read more

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Extremely itchy rash on genital area, caused one of the lips to swell and 31 weeks pregnant.

Extremely itchy rash on genital area, caused one of the lips to swell and 31 weeks pregnant.

Yeast: Try topical monistat, tinactin (tolnaftate) or other antiyeast. Keep clean and as dry as possible by using a cool dryer or fan. If no resolution by one week, see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I've got a red itchy rash on upper body, as well as genital itching & discharge.I feel feverish & also have a swollen painful abdomen.Any suggestions?

I've got a red itchy rash on upper body, as well as genital itching & discharge.I feel feverish & also have a swollen painful abdomen.Any suggestions?

Please see Dr. ASAP: A number of things can cause these symptoms, infections and reactions to medications are two most common, but many others. This needs to be evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Took 4wkly doses of Ivermectin 6wks ago for 5mth long ?? rash.Cleand daily.No 1 else affected.Gettn itchy rash on back.Can scabies return after 6 wks?

Took 4wkly doses of Ivermectin 6wks ago for 5mth long ?? rash.Cleand daily.No 1 else affected.Gettn itchy rash on back.Can scabies return after 6 wks?

It can, but: Unlikely in your case, you are still entitled to get other types of skin problems than scabies!! Can't tell what do you exactly have, if you really suffer see your doctor again, good luck ...Read more

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Dry itchy rashes around my waist.used OTC oint and prescription but no work.doc sugests blood work 4 system infxn but no INSURANCE. suggest OTC oral meds please?

Fungus vs allergic: Sometimes a rash in this area is a yeast infection, sometimes it is what we call contact dermatitis to something you wear - latex in your underwear, detergent that you wash your clothes with, perfumes, etc, Was the ointment local cortisone - that would be for allergy and OTC chlotrimezole for yeast ...Read more

Dr. Glynis Ablon
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