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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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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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My son has a rash on his bum and private area. His penis also looks a little swollen. What do we do?

My son has a rash on his bum and private area. His penis also looks a little swollen. What do we do?

Better be seen: By his doctor, it can be very well an infection or a reaction to something, like underwear, diaper or maybe an insect bite, best wishes ...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

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There are rashes and dark spot which are very itchy around my private parts. Is it ringworm or something else?

There are rashes and dark spot which are very itchy around my private parts. Is it ringworm or something else?

Many possibilities: Many different rashes of varying causes can appear in this way. Can be fungus (ringworm), eczema, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, contact dermatitis. See your doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I could not stop scratching between my legs. Rashes, dark skin and feels wety between my legs, area around private par. Anus itching starting too.

I could not stop scratching between my legs. Rashes, dark skin and feels wety between my legs, area around private par. Anus itching starting too.

Fungal infection?: May be from a fungal infection especially if you sweat a lot and are overweight. Try some talcum powder on a regular basis on the area and/or antifungal cream. If not helpful, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi. I have rashes in the thighs of my private parts and also near the tip of my Penis. Could you please suggest me wt I shd do. M shy to see doc?

Hi. I have rashes in the thighs of my private parts and also near the tip of my Penis. Could you please suggest me wt I shd do. M shy to see doc?

Shyness will not: Help. Your doc has seen it all. He/she is there to help you. This rash may have a simple solution. The underlying shyness will stop you over and over again in other areas. Please use this opportunity to help yourself. You can do it. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What causes rash on a child's private parts?

What causes rash on a child's private parts?

Irritation or yeast: There are two main types of diaper rash. Irritation of urine or stool on the skin can cause red inflamed skin, like a bad sunburn. A good barrier cream (a&d or desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) type) can help protect the skin from further irritation. Yeast can cause little pimple bumps usually in the front of the diaper area. A anti-fungal cream can be used. Keep the diaper area clean and dry to prevent problems. ...Read more

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Can men get genital rashes and sores due to step?

Strep Rash: Yes, if they had a generalized Strep infection but that would be rare. It is much more likely to get lesions there from STDs. However, that being said go to the doctor. If the doctor diagnosed the rash and lesions as a certain infection then one has to believe it especially since we aren't there and don't have the clinical information or tests. ...Read more

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I have a rash my private parts or can I do about it?

I have a rash my private parts or can I do about it?

See your Gynecologis: Your gynecologist can provide a proper diagnosis and treatment for your rash. Typically if the rash persists or is getting worse is when you should get it looked at. ...Read more

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So I used these new wipes to cleanse my private areas for a few days. Then my vagina dried up and a day after a rash formed. What do I do?

So I used these new wipes to cleanse my private areas for a few days. Then my vagina dried up and a day after a rash formed. What do I do?

Stop using wipes: Likely you had an allergic reaction to the wipes... That's what the dryness and rash are from. Possibly you have a yeast infection. If still hurting and sore, consider either Hydrocortisone 1% topical cream, and if that doesn't help, then try over the counter anti-fungal. Likely will go away on it's own, but sometimes a contact dermatitis like this can take a few days. ...Read more

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Can taking dbol cause a red bumpy itchy rash on the lower half of your body above your private area?

Can taking dbol cause a red bumpy itchy rash on the lower half of your body above your private area?

WHY??: Why would you want to use an anabolic steroid? Was it prescribed by a Dr??? Or do you hope it will turn you into a fantastic hulk? What is the "rash" on the lower half of your body? If there is no medical indication for steroid therapy you should avoid it and ignore the exaggerated hype about any benefits. You should also see a dermatologist about the rash. ...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