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Can a fungus like athletes foot take root in perineum area? as an avid cyclist/swimmer/runner I think it arises. What to do to get rid of it?
Jock itch: [although you don't have to be a jock to qualify]. Fungus loves moisture. Change out of damp garments. Dry well. Use powder [not corn starch]. Wear loose clothes which breathe [like cotton]. You can use over-the-counter athlete foot's cream. Boric acid is an old fashioned remedy that works too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ther perineum is the area between the anus and the scrotum in men and the vulva in women. It generally refers to the surface anatomy, from the pubic symphysis to the coccyx. Perineal tears and episiotomy can occur in this region during childbirth. The anogenital distance is a measure of the distance between the anus and the base of the penis or vagina & used in the ...Read more
White pimples on perineum doctor gave me cream for fungi infection.. Hasn't gone seems worse, don't hurt or itch. Found 1 or 2 inside vagina opening?
Hi dr, my testicals and area around that are dark & itching. Its been for an year now. I feel it may be a fungus infection. Any advice/medications?
Intertrigo: Intertrigo 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, and abdominal folds. Rx vytone cream 1%. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
An organism: Fungus is a type of organism that usually grows in moist environments. Rarely it can cause disease especially in people with depressed immune systems. People can become allergic to them. Most commonly they cause no problems. One type of fungus is the source of penicillin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wound care: Keeping the wound clean and then lightly moistened will generally expedite healing. Avoid abrading the area. Sitz baths are often recommended but are not necessary. A gentle shower head spray works as well. Mild soaps such as cetaphil with restoraderm work well followed by aquaphor ointment perfomred 3 times a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can?: Tinea versacolor is the most common type of skin "fungus" that causes color changes. After it is treated the color usually returns to normal. There can be some permanent color change, but that is not usually the case. There are other fungal skin infections that could cause pigmentation changes, but they are not the usual ones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Region of the pelvis: Ther perineum is the area between the anus and the scrotum in men and the vulva in women. It generally refers to the surface anatomy, from the pubic symphysis to the coccyx. Perineal tears and episiotomy can occur in this region during childbirth. The anogenital distance is a measure of the distance between the anus and the base of the penis or vagina & used in the diagnosis of certain disorders. ...Read more
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