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Jock Itch From Dirty Underwear
Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?
Here are some...: Do you have similar lesions on other parts of body especially over elbows or knees? Clinically, it may be skin fungal infection or psoriasis. For the time being, you may try topical hydrocortisone 1 % with antifungal drug like clotrimazole 1-2 times daily and see. Besides, have a doctor to take a look for confirmation. How to get these done correctly? To http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more
Itchy, malodorous (smells like mildew) rash on left groin area. When I scratch the area, skin comes off easily in flakes. Antifung/bact has not worked?
Rash on my inner thighs that will not travel to my penis. I have tried jock itch cream, tea tree oil soap, athlete foot spray. When scratched, area is very dry.?
You state you : Have a rash, and you state you put athletes foot creams on it. Maybe, they don't get better because a rash is not a fungus. Usually, a rash is an inflammatory condition of the skin. You might want to try an over the counter cortisone cream. If no improvement see the dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Using antifungal from Dr for fungus on penis shaft. Not gone after a month. Dry, flakes skin appearing. Virgin. No rough, unusual masturbation. Help?
May not be fungus: If this skin change has not cleared up, it is best to revisit your doctor. Many skin conditions, most commonly psoriasis, can look like a fungus. Your doctor can have the lab examine some of the flakes under a microscope looking for fungus; if it is present, it may be resistant to the antifungal med prescribed. Sometimes a dermatologist's help is needed. Good luck! ...Read more
It might.: Most kinds of jock itch is either inflammed irritated skin or harboring a dermatophyte like candida. Just as there are different kinds of diaper rashes and medicaments to treat them, some of these may help with jock itch. Keeping the skin cool and dry is the best beginning for treatment. ...Read more
Itching anus, internal bumps, dead black skin under nails when itching under scrotum. shower everday, but problem persists. Problem is moisture.
Jock itch: Nearly everybody gets a jock itch rash at some point in life. Owing to genitalia, boys and adult men are more affected by jock itch rash than women. Jock itch in men occurs due to prolonged wetness in the groin area and friction with clothes or skin. Similarly, female jock itch occurs due to excessive sweating; and sometimes the jock rash appears even beneath the breasts. ...Read more
Hydroquinone: Hydroquinone is the gold standard for fading dark marks. It is available in over the counter preparations at a 2% strength or prescriptions can be given for stronger strengths. Test it on a small area for a few days before using on larger areas to ensure you are not allergic. Discontinue if redness, peeling, or dryness develops. Be sure that the jock itch is well controlled before fading. ...Read more
Red rash in groin, looked like jock itch. Went and got lotrimin (clotrimazole) af liquid spray. Scrotum became leathery and red nad peeling skin. What can I do?
Get examined: Time to let a physician take a look. Your self diagnosis and treatment has not worked. ...Read more
White/yellowish w/ mild cheesy odor discharge bad itching & irritation on vulva.I been using perfumed soaps, sprays, vaginal cleansers.What could it be?
Yeast: This sounds classic for yeast infection. Soaps, sprays and cleansers won't help, you may need an antifungal such as one that's available over the counter at your local grocery or drugstore. It's also possible that you have bacterial vaginosis, which is overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. See a doctor or start with antifungal and see if that helps. Stop all sprays, creams = could make worse. ...Read more
White with sometimes greenish cloth like discharge.Terrible itching around anal and vagina, peeling skin and rash on vagina area. Kinda odor not bad??
Foul smell in panties my umderwear be wet sometimes there brownstuff on the underwear My vaginal area doesn't always smell when I shower .
White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching.do I have jock itch? I am a female.
Intertrigo: Not related to diet. Try OTC hydrocortisone and miconazole ( or clotrimazole) creams together. Whenever it feels wet or itchy or irritated,gently clean off with bathroom paper (or kleenex) using any lotion. In the shower, wash with hands only, no scrubbing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm not sure if what I have is jock itch, but under my scrotum a foul smelling liquid is secreting and itches occasionally. And if scratches it bleeds?
I have a raised red streak on the base of my penis. There are small, blister like spots, one which broke open, and it itches. Is this jock itch?
I have a rash in the crease of my buttocks abottom of bikini line. I fear it may be shingles. It has lasted months. I tried cortozone creams, jock itch cream, tripicol and alchohol. It itches really bad. If i scratch it gets worse. It is bumpy and sometim
Sometimes the skin on my left testicle would itch. It mostly itches after I finish taking a shower and put on my underwear. The itch isn't persistent?
Here are some ...: Glad to know the left hemiscrotal itch just transient after shower. How long has it been? Recurring each time? You may take a look at the itching spot if there is any change in color or texture of affected skin. If yes, try gentle washing without any physical or chemical irritation to it and see it may evolve. If worsening, try topical steroid. If not helpful, seek evaluation to make sure... ...Read more
Both sides of my hip itches really bad and i dont know what it causing it, could it be caused by underwear too tight??
Could be. : Get some silk undies and use them. Almost no one is allergic to silk. ...Read more
When I wear my underwear I get these red bumps a lot of discharge and it itches like crazy. Then when I take them off it stops itching. Help please?
Underwear: Wonder if u r allergic to material the underwear is made of, or the detergent used. Best to consult a dermatologist to run tests. ...Read more
My vagina itches and I scratched a lot there last night. I woke up this morning and saw blood on my underwear. I'm not on my period. Broke my hymen??
Hard to say: Blood is usually a reflection of tissue injury. Where/what was injured in that area is hard to pin down without looking. Perhaps you can position a mirror & light in a way you can see. Most such scratching produces a shallow tissue tear that self heals. Just keep the area clean. ...Read more
Mild jock itch for 1 week. Distinct red lines in skin near seams of underwear. Itch and burning surrounds. Used tube of Lotrimun Ultra, no luck yet?
Jock itch rash: the groin is a delicate area that is easily bothered by heat, sweating, detergents, and other chemicals.Lotrimin (clotrimazole) is an antifungal treatment that often helps jock itch fungus and yeast, so if it has not helped, you may have an allergy to detergents, soaps or fabric softeners and not a fungus or yeast. Keep area dry with witch hazel, and apply hydrocortisone cream 1% several times a day. ...Read more
My penis always Itches. The near by region itches more. And when I scratch then the skin gets removed and even blood comes. It also gives dirty smell.
Brown discharge. Experiencing pain in my vagina. It itches very bad and it have a very bad smell. My panty sometimes get wet and have a dirty brownish?
Vaginal infection: The brownish color to the discharge suggests old blood, but this is not always the case. It is not typical of a simple yeast infection which you might treat yourself. You need evaluation by health professional (MD/NP/PA) for examination of the vagina & sampling/lab testing of the discharge in order to decide which treatment is best. Be seen AS SOON as you are able! Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treat infection: Treat the cause! if an infection, often fungal, most over-the-counter preparations are effective if you are compliant with the regimen for 1-2 weeks. Terbinafine, miconazole, Clotrimazole are common meds used to treat this. A topical steroid such as Hydrocortisone may be used at the same time to treat itching. If not infection related, make sure your clothing is not a cause. Is it too tight, etc. ...Read more
Jock itch: Provided you use the correct medication, the itch and discomfort should start disdappearing within a week or shorter. Be sure to conitnue applying the cream until the lesions are completely gone. If what you use does not work, it will be better to use a medication prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more
Do herpes outbreaks always blister? Is it possible to have burning and itching from jock itch and after scratching scabs form?
Yes and yes: Genital herpes lesions are usually vesicles which are small blisters. They then rupture to form superficial ulcers and scabs which eventually heal. Oral herpes lesions less often form blisters and crust and scab sooner. Jock itch or tinea cruris usually causes a red inching rash in the inner groin near the scrotum in males. If you scratch it can bleed and form scabs. ...Read more
I have jock itch and i used anti fungal cream now i fell itching in my belly button what should i do ?
I have a rash on my penis that has been itching for a while severely and now burns during intercourse. I thought it was jock itch but not sure now.
Cure for scrotum redness. I am using cream for jock itch. Does not seem to be working have been using 3-4 days with no relief. Also itching. Nothing ?
Here are some ...: Intractable itch on the sac may result from allergy, inflammation, yeast infection or autoimmune disorders; examples are tinea (yeast skin infection), atopic dematitis, psoriasis, lichen sclerosus, contact dermatitis, etc. How to manage it for short and long-term benefits? See dermatologist for detail. Note: Cure is impossible but it can be modified and contained. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello dic,i ve got severe itching betwen thighs nd private part.Similar to jock itch.Itz been 3 weeeks itz not going.i ve got on face also.plz help me?
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