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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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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?

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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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?

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?

TINEA CRURIS: Jock itch is a dermatophyte infection of the groin common among men due to sweating and moist area. Treatment is with topical antifungal cream and oral rx ...Read more

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I have small pimple like thing on my penis and scroutum. What are they. Also my pubic bar is itchy and my legs have red patches on my groin?

I have small pimple like thing on my penis and scroutum. What are they. Also my pubic bar is itchy and my legs have red patches on my groin?

See your doctor.: You should see your doctor. Without actually seeing the lesions and rash, it would be difficult to make a proper diagnosis. I also see that you have pain and burning in your penis and testicular pain. These should also be evaluated by your doctor, if they have not already been. ...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 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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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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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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I have a perfect red circle that is itchy and feels like a bump in the middle on my pubic area?

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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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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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