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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.

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 more

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Dr. Karen Glover
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Jock Itch (Definition)

The medical term is tinea cruis. It is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area. The skin usually turns red ...Read more


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Having internal vaginal itching with occasional burning with urination and spotting after my period. Tried 7 day yeast treatment. Questioning std?

Having internal vaginal itching with occasional burning with urination and spotting after my period. Tried 7 day yeast treatment.  Questioning std?

See your gyn: If the otc treatment didn't work, it might not be yeast. Commonly it turns out to be bacterial vaginosis, or a uti. Your gyn can diagnose and offer an effective treatment. ...Read more

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Everytime my period comes on my vagina hole itches bad why?

Everytime my period comes on my vagina hole itches bad why?

Irritation: The blood may be irritating your vagina. Try using pads instead or tampons, of vice versa, and see if it helps. ...Read more

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Need help I'm seeing light pink blood when I wipe and I itches and I'm not on my period?

Need help I'm seeing light pink blood when I wipe and I itches and I'm not on my period?

Vaginal infection: This sounds like a vaginal infection. Itching is common with yeast infections and there are several safe and effective medicines for yeast that are available over the counter. If that doesn't help, see a doctor to check for other infections or a resistant yeast. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can low iron cause itching skin, can not find any environmental causes. Was on a period for almost 4 months, itches started after that stopped.

Can low iron cause itching skin, can not find any environmental causes. Was on a period for almost 4 months, itches started after that stopped.

Yes: Low iron has been reported to be a cause of itchy skin and even hair loss. If you have had a period for 4 months, it is a highly likely problem. Hope you have been followed by your GYN doctor re. the period as well since it is by no means normal. At the minimum, get a CBC to check for anemia. . ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more