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Doctor insights on: My My Groin Burns

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Can you tell me about treating burns?

Can you tell me about treating burns?

A specialty: Severe burns, especially in children, should be treated at a burn center. The main principles are to replace fluids, excise and graft 3rd degree burns early and prevent and treat infection. Less severe burns can often be treated as an outpatient with topical mild antiseptic creams. They should be managed by a general or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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The region or crease between ...Read more


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Doctor's opinion? My whole body itches a lot. Esp my groin area, my penis burns sometimes and than itches. My thighs, arms, penis.?

Doctor's opinion? My whole body itches a lot. Esp my groin area, my penis burns sometimes and than itches. My thighs, arms, penis.?

See a doctor: You really need to seek medical attention. This combination of symptoms may be caused by conditions that require a prescription for treatment. Sexual contact should be avoided until you see a doctor and have a resolution. ...Read more

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Discoloration on inside of thigh near groin that burns?

Discoloration on inside of thigh near groin that burns?

Could be fungal: "jock itch" or tinea cruris is a fungal infection in the groin that is itchy or painful. Please see your dermatologist for appropriate diagnosis and management of this condition. ...Read more

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I hv a sudden burning sensation in my groin area it occured last week after sex. There is no itching but burns?

I hv a sudden burning sensation in my groin area it occured last week after sex. There is no itching but burns?

Family Practice: I'm not sure where your discomfort is. If its burning is it worse with urination. If it is outside does it bother you/worse with pressing in the area. Sometimes friction from intercourse can cause burning. Uti or ovarian pain/burning is my guess doubt anything serious but if it continues get checked out. ...Read more

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Pain in the right leg that goes and goes, sometimes on the side, sometimes in the groin. Burns behind the knee and gets worse with cold. What can be?

Pain in the right leg that goes and goes, sometimes on the side, sometimes in the groin. Burns behind the knee and gets worse with cold. What can be?

Bursitis v. tendon: Your symptoms could describe bursitis (inflammation of the bursal fat pad underneath many tendon insertions) or tendonitis (inflammation of the tendon itself. Both stem from extreme use/overuse of the affected area. Inflammation is the pathological process. After 5-10 days of NSAID therapy (e.g. ibuprofen 600-800mg three to four times per day), if no better, see an orthopedist. ...Read more

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I put hand sanitizer around my groin anus area and it really burned. I also tried putting cologne and other things and it always burns. Why sensitive?

I put hand sanitizer around my groin anus area and it really burned. I also tried putting cologne and other things and it always burns. Why sensitive?

The surface cells: Or epithelium of the scrotum/anus in men and perineum in women are non-keratinized. The external layer of keratin present in most epithelial cells provides somewhat of a water barrier. Without this keratinized layer, the numerous nerve endings present are exposed to the environment. Remember, this sensitivity has a lot of benefit when it comes to pleasurable intimacy. Stay well:) ...Read more

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I have nair chemical burns on my under arms, legs, and groin area. How do I treat them and how long before they heal and the discomfort goes away?

I have nair chemical burns on my under arms, legs, and groin area. How do I treat them and how long before they heal and the discomfort goes away?

Ice packs: Put some ice packs on the inflamed areas. Take ibuprofen and use aloe gel like you would for a sunburn. The timing is about the same as a sunburn as well - 3-5 days for most of the discomfort to go away. ...Read more

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Have a red cut in my groin area where leg meets scrotum in one side. It burns when I put water on it and when I stretch the skin there. No itching.

Have a red cut in my groin area where leg meets scrotum in one side. It burns when I put water on it and when I stretch the skin there. No itching.

Intertrigo: Well there are many rashes in the groin which are possible, yours sounds a lot like intertrigo. This is a rash caused by various organisms and skin conditions in the areas where the skin meets other skin like the groin the scrotal folds against the groin, underarms, and sub-mammary areas. You really should see a dermatologist about making the exact diagnosis and getting treatment. ...Read more

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Vulva burns only right side. Groin hurts, vulva look inflammed, red little itch for 8 months. Syptoms only stops during menstruation.?

Vulva burns only right side. Groin hurts, vulva look inflammed, red little itch for 8 months. Syptoms only stops during menstruation.?

Many possibilities.: The diagnosis could be as simple as a yeast infection or as complicated as a vulvar carcinoma. You can start with an over the counter antifungal. If no relief of your symptoms or a visible lesion is present, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Have bad rash in groin area taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for infected area prone to boils have one draining. Have nystain powder but burns could I take fluconazole?

Have bad rash in groin area taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for infected area prone to boils have one draining. Have nystain powder but burns could I take fluconazole?

Apples and oranges: If you have a staphylococcal furunculitis there is no need to be taking an antifungal medication. If you also have secondary candidiasis you can take fluconazole if necessary. ...Read more

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I have 1 inguinal node enlarged and per us is mildly abnormal. My hcp wants to watch it fora fewmonths it hasbeensoreandfeelsbruised/burns. Worried?

I have 1 inguinal node enlarged and per us is mildly abnormal. My hcp wants to watch it fora fewmonths it hasbeensoreandfeelsbruised/burns. Worried?

Tender = inflamed: Inguinal nodes can be enlarged from infection, inflammation or growth in the lower limb, groin or genital areas. This certainly warrants a thorough gyn examination. Node has caused enough concern to warrant an us & report was abnormal. Consider discussing it with a surgeon with view to possible excision biopsy. You will then know if it's benign and stop worrying. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have period but there is no clots and the pain is more on the left side above pelvis it burns have multiple follicles in ovaries could this he why?

Have period but there is no clots and the pain is more on the left side above pelvis it burns have multiple follicles in ovaries could this he why?

No correlation: There is no correlation between the quality of your periods and the number of follicles you have in your ovaries unless you have irregular periods or missed periods. Variation can be totally normal. ...Read more

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I have a horrible rash on my crotch, testicles and it is now in between my buttocks. It is red and blotchy, and burns and itches terribly.

I have a horrible rash on my crotch, testicles and it is now in between my buttocks. It is red and blotchy, and burns and itches terribly.

Fungal infection: What you described suggests a fungal infection, like ringworm or jock itch. You may try over the counter medication for ringworm, like Lamisil. If that does not resolve the issue in a week or so, it would be prudent to see a doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more