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I have a itchy red rash on my groin, it’s can be dry at some times and crack. It is accompanied by thick white discharge, is this signs of a yeast infection?

I have a itchy red rash on my groin, it’s can be dry at some times and crack. It is accompanied by thick white discharge, is this signs of a yeast infection?

Hard to guess: Itchy rashes can be from many causes, such as: allergic reactions to various things (such as parts of sports equipment), hives, fungal skin infections, viral or bacterial infections, medication causes, heat rashes, reactions to creams or lotions, internal problems (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a red rash that itches on my groin. The doc said its shingles but i'm not buying it. I think it's genital herpes? Any advice? What should I do

I have a red rash that itches on my groin. The doc said its shingles but i'm not buying it. I think it's genital herpes? Any advice? What should I do

Both are herpes: Viruses. Herpes zoster (shingles) are almost always on one side in a band like pattern and simplex can be on both sides at the same time if occurring for the first time but if recurrent usually just a small patch. Shingles is uncommon but can occur in a 29 year old. ...Read more

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I have a red, itchy, flakey rash on both my groins. I have had it for 2 weeks with no additional problems. Could it be a fungus?

I have a red, itchy, flakey rash on both my groins. I have had it for 2 weeks with no additional problems. Could it be a fungus?

Maybe: It could be. But it's hard to say without seeing the rash. It could also be a yeast infection. I suggest starting with your primary care doctor to take a look at the rash. ...Read more

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Hi, i have a rash near in groin area, a little redness patch. i was put on Lamisil 250mg 1 per day for 42 days. it did go away, but has reappeared.

Hi, i have a rash  near in groin area, a little redness patch.
 i was put on Lamisil 250mg 1 per day for 42 days.
it did go away, but has reappeared.

Anti fungal cream: Lamisil has a side effect on the liver.
Apply antifungal cream- antifungal with steroid is OK.
Apply twice daily x 4 weeks
may have to be re checked again. ...Read more

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Itchy groin for two weeks, no redness or rash. Red lips with tiny white bumps, swollen lymph nodes. Unprotected oral sex three weeks ago. ?

Itchy groin for two weeks, no redness or rash. Red lips with tiny white bumps, swollen lymph nodes. Unprotected oral sex three weeks ago. ?

Possible STD: Go and get tested. This is conceivably related to acute HIV infection or other STD and you need full evaluation by an experienced doctor with expertise in this area. Go now and be seen. Good luck. ...Read more

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Child, 5 years old, rash on right side where diaper covers but not groin, single bumps with redness blotches and also groups of bumps, look like tiny pimples, no fever but stuffy nose. New diapers 5 days ago, rash started 2 days ago. Allergy?

Child, 5 years old, rash on right side where diaper covers but not groin, single bumps with redness blotches and also groups of bumps, look like tiny pimples, no fever but stuffy nose. New diapers 5 days ago, rash started 2 days ago. Allergy?

Unlikely to diaper: Diaper reactions do appear within a day but usually effect the margins where the bands keep them tighter &/or the plastic touches the skin. It would also effect both sides rather than one area. Such rashes vary in origin from irritation to yeast to bacteria. An exam is often required to sort them out. ...Read more

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Red rash in my 16 month olds thighs and groin?

Red rash in my 16 month olds thighs and groin?

What does look like: Most common is yeast, can also be heat or reaction to diaper, most commonly latex. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a red rash on the inside of his thighs near groin area what is it? I have been putting a&d ointment on it

My boyfriend has a red rash on the inside of his thighs near groin area what is it? I have been putting a&d ointment on it

Red rash: Red rash may have multiple causes. If a and d ointment doest work tou might try takcum powder. He may be chaffed from the warm weather. Finally if no results consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What should I do about a red itchy rash in my groin?

What should I do about a red itchy rash in my groin?

Try this: Get an over the counter antifungal powder spray. Most likely you have a fungal skin infection commonly called "jock itch." If there is fever, or pus draining or labia swelling see a doctor. ...Read more

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I currently have a red raw rash in my groin region I think from chaffing. How do I go about curing it?

I currently have a red raw rash in my groin region I think from chaffing. How do I go about curing it?

Steroid, diaper crea: If there is yeast ci potent need to use antiyeqst cream such as maintain. A topical steroid cream can be used in combination for a few days. To decrease friction and absorb sweat toplayer should be diaper cream such as desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) balked, or triple paste. ...Read more

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I have a sore red rash on groin?

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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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Red rash with white middle and some red dots in a circle shape on my upper thigh by my groin?

Red rash with white middle and some red dots in a circle shape on my upper thigh by my groin?

Get it checked.: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

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Anal started to itch bad then lightred rash beside groin light red dots around also itchy and burning?

Anal started to itch bad then lightred rash beside groin light red dots around also itchy and burning?

Jock Itch on butt: This could be a few non-urgent things, but the most common is most likely a fungal infection. If the red dots spread you need to be seen by your trusted medical advisor. ...Read more

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Hi. I am 27, male. I have recently got soome red rash in groin area... It's a little itchy... What can be the reason?

Hi. I am 27, male. I have recently got soome red rash in groin area... It's a little itchy... What can be the reason?

Fungal Infection: Most likely you are suffering from a fungal infection of the skin. It is commonly referred to as jock itch. The main culprit is the humid environment created by sweat and folding of the skin. This creates optimal place for fungus to grow. Medical term used is tinea cruris. Can be treated with avoiding tight clothes, keeping area dry, and using otc anti-fungal cream like lotrimin (clotrimazole). Good luck. ...Read more

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