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I have a rash in a private area?

I have a rash in a private area?

Have it evaluated: See a provider. A rash in your genital area can be many things including but not limited to jock itch (which is actually a fungal infection), STDs, psoriasis, contact dermatitis,scabies, latex alllergy, or Reiter's syndrome to name a few. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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What causes a 7 year old to get a rash on her private area?

Contact irritant: I look at a rash limited to a specific area by where it is and what agents may come in contact. For a 7yo, contact with scented toilet tissue, soaps, buble bath, specialty underware with printed cartoon characters over the area, etc.Some kids that age don't rince well after a bath and soapy water, bath beads, shampoo or other products may enter her sensative genital area. This can set up a rash or itch. ...Read more

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Have a bad rash in my private area kind of red and rashy around the outer edge tried some itching creams doesn't seem to help?

Have a bad rash in my private area kind of red and rashy around the outer edge tried some itching creams doesn't seem to help?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Rash on my private area hi i stop wettin my bed at a late age and force myself to stop at 14 i then notice little small rash on my private at one time one was as big as a mold and i pull it off but the rest of it remain invisible but when i touch my priva

This : This rash seems to bother you quite a bit. Is it red or painful to the touch? Have you put anything on it? Most often in that area it is a fungal eruption and it may clear up with an antifungal cream. If you could describe it better that would be helpful. ...Read more

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My 3year old has what looks like a rash on her private area, red outline around her private and a bit toward her butt. What caused it & what to do ?

My 3year old has what looks like a rash on her private area, red outline around her private and a bit toward her butt. What caused it & what to do ?

See your doctor.: It may be as simple as a yeast infection, but any toddler out of diapers with an unusual genital-area "rash" needs to be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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What is a best medicine for getting rash off from your private area?

What is a best medicine for getting rash off from your private area?

Figuring out the: Cause. Is it a fungal infection? An std? You need to know what it is in order to treat appropriately. I would advise a dermatology visit. ...Read more

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My husband keeps getting a reoccuring rash thing in his private area in the creases, it doesn't itch, but smells really bad and is red. What can it be?

My husband keeps getting a reoccuring rash thing in his private area in the creases, it doesn't itch, but smells really bad and is red. What can it be?

Fungal infection: Fungal infections often develop in dark moist areas of the body such as the groin area and under the arms and breasts. He can try an over the counter anti-fungal treatment for a few days but if the rash doesn't improve, he needs to see a doctor. ...Read more

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STINGING ITCHING rash covering entire neck and private area. It's been here for several weeks. Meds for infection did nothing. nothing helps.whattodo?

STINGING ITCHING rash covering entire neck and private area. It's been here for several weeks. Meds for infection did nothing. nothing helps.whattodo?

Dermatologist: Itchy rash persisting in the neck and genital areas suggests an allergic reaction to something coming into contact with these regions- possibly clothing, cosmetics, jewelry,etc. Yeast or fungus infections can occur in the groin. A dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. In the meantime try a cortisone type cream or ointment to see if it helps. ...Read more

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Skin Rash (Definition)

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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