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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

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin 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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What causes a 7 year old to get a rash on her private area?

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

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?

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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How do I treat rashes on private part?

How do I treat rashes on private part?

Exam: you must be seen, examined, diagnosed and treated. There are many different types of rash, the most common are fungal, but may be due to chaffing or contact with undergarments. ...Read more

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There is very itching in my private areas. it become red rashes. i wash regularly,but won't go away. plz suggest some cream or something.

There is very itching in my private areas. it become red rashes. i wash regularly,but won't go away. plz suggest some cream or something.

See a physician: If a rash is not improving, then you should see a physician. You don't want to use a cream that may potentially make it worse ...Read more

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Hi which cream do you apply to the rashes in private parts caused by discharge?

Sensitive skin: Rashes in sensitive areas are best protected--like a diaper rash. Use a heavy protectant ointment like a&d or vaseline to the area. It will soothe and protect the skin. ...Read more

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The area around my privates have become very dark in color due to rashes, rubbing of skin with my clothes etc. How can I make the area fair?

The area around my privates have become very dark in color due to rashes, rubbing of skin with my clothes etc.  How can I make the area fair?

Possible fungus.: A common cause of a genital rash and pigment change is tinea cruris, a fungus. Its treatment is simple; a combination medication is Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream which should be applied sparingly twice daily. The rash and itching can usually be controlled with several days of treatment; the medication is a combination of an antifungal with a steroid. Retreat if it recurs. If no response, see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more