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Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Yeast infection plus burning, tingling in legs (no rash), two small pimple like bumps (1 near groin, 1 on butt) 1 on groin went away already. Related?

Yeast infection plus burning, tingling in legs (no rash), two small pimple like bumps (1 near groin, 1 on butt) 1 on groin went away already. Related?

Yeast/pimples: Probably NOT. Vaginal yeast infections are exactly that - vaginal. It sounds like you may have had two small infected hair follicles - folliculitis that have at least partially resolved (as this can) on their own. I would avoid trying to "pop" them and use moist heat or simply monitor the remaining one. ...Read more

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Rash on groin area help me find out why?

Rash on groin area help me find out why?

Try antifungal cream: The most common cause of a rash in the groin area is called tinea cruis or "jock-itch". Try an over the counter anti-fungal cream like Clotrimazole or lotrimin (clotrimazole). After one week, if these don't work then you may have seborrheic dermatitis. This requires a prescription from a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Rash on groin?

What is the definition or description of: Rash on groin?

Rash on groin: = change in color or texture of skin in the inguinal area (between the abdomen and thighs). ...Read more

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Rash on groin area, itches. What has caused it?

Rash on groin area, itches. What has caused it?

Possible causes: Best to get evaluated by physician if it does not resolve to ensure accurate diagnosis but possibilities include allergic reaction, irritant dermatitis, fungal infection or bacterial infection. ...Read more

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How 2 treat rash on groin, very close to pubic area.?

How 2 treat rash on groin, very close to pubic area.?

Try antifungal cream: The most common cause of a rash in the groin area is called tinea cruis or "jock-itch". Try an over the counter anti-fungal cream like Clotrimazole or lotrimin (clotrimazole). After one week, if these don't work then you may have seborrheic dermatitis. This requires a prescription from a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Friction rash on groin. How 2 prevent?

Friction rash on groin. How 2 prevent?

Lubrication: Friction is the resistance that one surface encounters when rubbing over another. The best way to prevent this is to a) stop the rubbing or b) lubricate the surfaces. The best lubrication is vasaline petroleum jelly or aquaphor. Never use these lubricants during sex with condoms as the petroleum jelly will dissolve the condom. ...Read more

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I have a sore red rash on groin?

I have a sore red rash on groin?

Infection: Sore (painful) red rash usually suggests soft tissue infection referred to as cellulitis. Best to go see your family doc for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment, usually antibiotics. In meantime, warm compresses can be used for infections while ice is recommended for injuries. ...Read more

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4 year old son had rash on groin area, 2wks later 5 yr old has rash same area and spots all over body, I had under my breasts what could this be?

4 year old son had rash on groin area, 2wks later 5 yr old has rash same area and spots all over body, I had under my breasts what could this be?

Possibilities: It sounds like this could be ringworm- usually this happens in perineum or areas where skin rubs against skin, and can be more diffuse. Another thought is impetigo, another rash that can spread among people in close contact. Best for your md to see. ...Read more

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Red rash on groin day after sex - could this be an std?

Red rash on groin day after sex - could this be an std?

Probably not: No STD can start to cause symptoms only one day after exposure; 2-3 days is the minimum. And most rashes in the groin are not caused by STD. A bacterial or fungal (yeast) skin infection probably is more likely. If the rash doesn't clear up within a few days, see a doctor. But don't worry about STD; whatever you have, it isn't from your sex partner. ...Read more

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I have a pimply/red bump rash on my inner thighs by groin. Some have whiteheads/blister appear & peeling skin. Mild itch/discomfort. What could be?

I have a pimply/red bump rash on my inner thighs by groin. Some have whiteheads/blister appear & peeling skin. Mild itch/discomfort. What could be?

Friction: This type of eruption may be due to friction near the groin along with heat and moisture. Start be avoiding the wearing of tight jeans or pants. Wear boxer shorts. Try applying a combination corticosteroid and antiyeast cream like mycolog. See your Physician or a dermatologist if the eruption persists or worsens. ...Read more

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Groin rash both sides purplish color rednedd on rt?

Rash: Hard to tell without seeing it. Possible jock itch, but that's no more than assumption. Take a pic and send it over to us. ...Read more

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Is amoxicillin used for groin rash?

Is amoxicillin used for groin rash?

No: A groin rash is usually a yeast infection, tinea cruris. Amoxicillin is an antibaacterial drug that has no activity against yeast. ...Read more

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What can be done for a groin rash?

What can be done for a groin rash?

Possible yeast: This could be a yeast infection. Keep the skin as dry as possible. Apply otc antifungal such as lotrimen twice a day. If you are diabetic make sure you keep glucose under good control. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve a groin rash due to sweating a lot?

What can I do to relieve a groin rash due to sweating a lot?

Several: You may need an antipersperant. You may need to use vaseline type products to avoid chaffing. You may need to use cotton underwear or other wicking or drying garments to keep dry. Maybe even go "commando". Dryness is the clue. ...Read more

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I have had a groin rash for over a year and have used lotrimin (clotrimazole) throughout with no cure.

I have had a groin rash for over a year and have used lotrimin (clotrimazole) throughout with no cure.

Groin Rash: Of a years duration certainly needs to be evaluated. If lotrimin (clotrimazole) isn't working then it either isn't a fungal infection or you aren't using the medication correctly. ...Read more

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Facial breakout like bug bites, some big some small that healed up and now have armpit/groin rash. Other infested areas. Began with new comforter set

Hard to say: Without looking at the rash and it being localized now to the armpit and groin, I would suspect a possible bacterial rash or allergic. The comforter is absolutely new - not used, right? Either way get it seen by a doc. ...Read more

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I think the groin rash is due to a fungal infection. What can I do?

I think the groin rash is due to a fungal infection. What can I do?

OTC antifungal cream: Many of the fungi that cause groin rash-jock itch or the medical term tinea cruris-are sensitive to over the counter anti-fungal cremes-like those that treat athletes foot. Just buy some tinactin, (tolnaftate) lamasil, etc.-apply it two times a day sparingly to the rash, keep it dry and the rash should get better in 4-7 days. If it persists go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy peeling vaginal area and groin rash plus yeast infection symptoms what do I do 20 female should I see an obgyn or dr?

Itchy peeling vaginal area and groin rash plus yeast infection symptoms what do I do 20 female should I see an obgyn or dr?

See PCP: See your primary care doctor first. Some PCP's will not do pelvic exams so check with yours to see if you should see a GYN doc instead. If you normally see a GYN for pelvic exams go there. Health departments can sometimes evaluate and treat for pelvic infections/problems. ...Read more

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My 14yo son had swollen lymph nodes in his groin, rash on his face, shortness of breath, night sweats and loss of appetite.

My 14yo son had swollen lymph nodes in his groin, rash on his face, shortness of breath, night sweats and loss of appetite.

Many possibilities: These symptoms are nonspecific for any specific illness. With shortness of breath and night sweats I would suggest seeing his doctor to make sure there is no significant infectious illness. ...Read more

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I have these pimple like dots on my chest all over and they seem to be itchy now and it might be increasing in location now are they rashes?

I have these pimple like dots on my chest all over and they seem to be itchy now and it might be increasing in location now are they rashes?

Rash: Rashes are hard to diagnose sometimes when you are looking at them. Impossible to diagnose without even seeing them. Sounds like yours may be infected. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more