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Why are my old stretch marks so itchy and has rashes?? And how do you know you are getting stretch marks?

Why are my old stretch marks so itchy and has rashes?? And how do you know you are getting stretch marks?

Local irritation: Sometimes they become dry and irritated causing itching. Sometimes they can become infected with normal yeast that is on your skin. Can try moisturizer several times a day in addition to any athletes foot cream 2-3 times a day for 2-3weeks. Hope this helps. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have on my butt from the crack to my inner thighs its itchy dry n it looks like stretch marks where the rash is located is it herpes?

I have on my butt from the crack to my inner thighs its itchy dry n it looks like stretch marks where the rash is located is it herpes?

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

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I've been having some weird rashes on both side of my legs on my stretch marks. They're really itchy too... What is it and what can I do to cure it.

I've been having some weird rashes on both side of my legs on my stretch marks. They're really itchy too... What is it and what can I do to cure it.

Rashes: This would actually need to be evaluated to get a better idea of the cause and to develop an appropriate treatment plan. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a few new stretch marks under my arms near my armpit, they're really itchy now I have tiny spots under my arm and my elbow, had for 4 days.

I have a few new stretch marks under my arms near my armpit, they're really itchy now I have tiny spots under my arm and my elbow, had for 4 days.

Stretch marks: These can be due to several things including weight gain most commonly. I'm not really sure that they're related to the spots, though. If you have gained weight there are skin changes that can raise the question of diabetes perhaps you can upload a picture? ...Read more

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Itchy postpartum stretch marks, there still red. I'm using organic coconut oil every night but when I wake up in the morning my belly itches. Anything else I can use? And how long they take to get whiter?

Itchy postpartum stretch marks, there still red. I'm using organic coconut oil every night but when I wake up in the morning my belly itches. Anything else I can use? And how long they take to get whiter?

Mother's Friend: There is a product called Mother's Friend that contains coconut and other emollients that can be massaged into the skin to decrease the appearance of stretch marks. Unfortunately, the marks will always be present, just less visible, as the cause was that elastic layer of the skin was broken during the pregnancy growth of the abdomen. ...Read more

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I have a very itchy pubic area up the top and don't know why?

I have a very itchy pubic area up the top and don't know why?

Any bumps?: Itching, especially if you see some bumps, along the top of your pubic hairline may indicate folliculitis, especially if that is where your underwear is rubbing. I do have to mention scabies also, which is contagious. See a clinician if the problem continues. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have large, itchy, flaking, dark patches on my pubic area and rectum?

I have large, itchy, flaking, dark patches on my pubic area and rectum?

Intertrigo: Intertrigo (intertriginous dermatitis) is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Intertrigo commonly affects the axilla, perineum, inframammary creases, abdominal folds. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is it common for 17 year old males to have itchy penises and pubic area?

Can you tell me is it common for 17 year old males to have itchy penises and pubic area?

Possibly: It is certainly possible for anyone to have itching in their genitals. Some males just like to scratch! When young, I just advised my sons to not do so in public! ...Read more

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I was a little itchy so I shaved area to clean thought may be why itchy. Then I shaved w an old razor than the pubic area swelled up. Why and what do I do?

I was a little itchy so I shaved area to clean thought may be why itchy. Then I shaved w an old razor than the pubic area swelled up. Why and what do I do?

Irritation: Irritation to tissues. Use an antihistamine such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help and cold packs. Avoid further shaving. Make sure you are up to date on your tetanus. All the best. ...Read more

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Itchy and flaky pubic area, eyebrows and scalp what is this?

Fungal: Sounds like fungal and/ or yeast infestations. The facial component is called seborrhea. A topical anti-fungal like Nystatin cream might be useful. Try a selenium based shampoo wash around the genital region in the shower. Selenium is anti-dandruff, which is thought to have a fungal ("microsporum furfur") relationship. ...Read more

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I have a perfect red circle that is itchy and feels like a bump in the middle on my pubic area?

Rash pubic area: There different potentials< on top of the list comes fungal infection, can also be bacterial infection or rash form other causes
I suggest trial with antifungal cream, and medical review if not improving ...Read more

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I have a little white spots on my pubic area and I don't know what they are? Sort of itchy and irritating

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I have a little white spots on my pubic area and I don't know what they are? Sort of itchy and irritating

Here are some. ..: Are you a pubic hair shaver? Do you see a hair in the center of the white spot? If so, they're overactive sebaceous glands, which may be itchy at times, but may be further irritated by shaving. If the hairs are present, they could be sebaceous glands or scabies... But without a direct look, it's hard to come up an accurate impression. So, see Doc timely for confirmation and Rx as needed. ...Read more

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Red pimple like marking in pubic area. Painful and itchy?

Red pimple like marking in pubic area. Painful and itchy?

Folliculitis: What you're describing sounds like an infected hair follicle. This is very common, especially if you shave. Try warm compresses and an over the counter antibiotic ointment. If it fails to get better, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy pimple rash on pubic area, cause?

Itchy pimple rash on pubic area, cause?

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

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What can cause an itchy rash on pubic area?

What can cause an itchy rash on pubic area?

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

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Itchy rash on pubic area after 2 days of shaving?

Folliculitis: Sounds like folliculitis. If the redness spreads or the skin gets firm, hot, painful then see a doctor since it could be a cellulitis (infection). ...Read more

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I have rashes at my pubic area its very itchy now what I do?

See your doctor.: This may be an allergic contact reaction or a folliculitis, but a sexual transmitted infection like scabies or herpes need to be excluded. ...Read more

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Today I noticed a small skin colored bump on my pubic area. It is not itchy or painful but I am very worried about it. There is only one?

Today I noticed a small skin colored bump on my pubic area. It is not itchy or painful but I am very worried about it. There is only one?

Let your parents: Know of this concern. There is not a way to identify this lesion via this interchange but an in-person evaluation is likely to help make an accurate diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more

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Good day! I am curious about the small white patches around my pubic area and around my penis and sometimes its itchy and sometimes not. What is it?

See answer: Many possibilities including atopic dermatitis (eczema), vitiligo, fungal infection which often require prescription treatments. Best to have evaluated by md or dermatologist for accurate diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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Hi im a 32 yr old male. I'm suffering from itchy flaky skin around my pubic hair area. What could it be?

Hi im a 32 yr old male. I'm suffering from itchy flaky skin around my pubic hair area. What could it be?

Jock Itch!: It sounds as if what you could have is jock itch, a type of fungal infection. It can also be a yeast infection, albeit less likely. Both are esily treated. Your physician can determine which and you should see them for treatment. ...Read more