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Ringworm On Groin
I have history of ringworm on groin but this time thers a huge bump and when I stretch it hardly notice. Its soft. My groin itch and my anus.?
Trichophyton is one of the common types of fungus that can infect the skin, called a "dermatophyte". It can cause ringworm of the skin (such as athlete's foot or jock itch) or of the scalp. It is usually diagnosed with a scraping of the skin and can be treated with topical medications if on the skin, or oral medicines if involving ...Read more
I had ringworm on groin. Lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra was used. Ringworm is faded. However red bumps appeared on groin, been there 4 days, could this be herpes?
Red bumps: It may be recurrent ringworm. Herpes is painful and the bumps will eventually look like ulcers/blisters. If they are painless, you can try Lamisil (terbinafine) over the counter or a prescription antifungal for ringworm. If you suspect herpes, abstain from sex and consult with a physician. ...Read more
My anus itch. Specially at night... I also have ringworm on my groin... Do my anus have ringworm also?
There is a small invisible lump in my groin are, actually thers two of them. It can't be seen but felt, I recently had ringworm in my groin is it bec?
Ring Worm: Ringworm is a common fungal skin infection otherwise known as tinea. Ringworm most commonly affects the skin on the body (tinea corporis), the scalp (tinea capitis), the feet (tinea pedis, or athlete's foot), or the groin (tinea cruris, or jock itch). http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/ss/slideshow-ringworm ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a ringworm on my groin. The itchiness is gone and the red ring too but it leaves white skin. I think it is peeling off. Is the ringworm gone?
PIPA: Geofridge, you probably have pigment in the dermis from chronic inflammation caused by the fungus, referred to by dermatologists/ dermatopathologists as post inflammatory pigmentary alteration or PIPA. It will take a long time to finally blend away, in some cases years as the melanin is removed from the dermis by histiocytes (macrophages). Dr Hilliard ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've got itching on the sides of my groin area. I guess it's ringworm. Will this affect my sperm count in the future? Also how do I prevent it from
How can I treat intense itching on my scrotum and the inside of my thighs or groin...Don't know if jock itch, ringworm, or what but does have musky odor?
Likely Fungal: It is most likely a fungal infection. (ringworm, jock itch are similar fungi) keep the area clean and dry. Try an over the counter antifungal cream (such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) or lamisil). You can try 1% Hydrocortisone cream to control the itching. If it is not improving or it is getting worse after a few days, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have had a scaly rash show up on my inner thigh/groin. It looks like ringworm. Could it be herpes? I have had no initial outbreak.
Likely Tinea Cruris: If it is a scaly rash, it is very unlikely to be herpes. Tinea cruris (ringworm) is the likeliest diagnosis however, I recommend a proper evaluation from your local dermatologist to rule out any other conditions. A KOH exam along with a proper history and physical exam will be helpful if performed. ...Read more
Had Ring like infection on grion for sometime. Now little red blisters on grion and feet along with ringworm. Used flucanozole and miconazole.
8months of ring worm in my Groin area. It's very painful plz help sir, which medicine or ointment I am use?
It may be time: To consider an ORAL anti-fungal medication. Speak with your PCP/ Dermatologist about this option Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
I'm having ring worm around my groin area frm lst 3 mnths. Applied neo clobenate. Now I hv no itching. But the stain is still there. Wat to do?
Keep treating: Until stain completely disappears. If not gone after one month, u may need a different med. ...Read more
My husband has ring worm in his groin area and some more has appeared in neck. He is using clotrimazole. It is reducing but come back again and again.
Is it common for a fungus infection (ringwarm) to cause your groin lymph nodes to swell? Went to the doctor he prescribed me a steroid (predisone)
Fungous infection: If the fungous infection has been on your feet for a long time, it can spread to the lymph nodes in your groin. You probably would need an oral ringworm medication if it is a ringworm. For other infections in the groin, like a bacterial infection, an antibiotic would be indicated. A dermatologist might be the one to consult with. ...Read more
Hello Doctor, It started with a ring worm infection near navel abdomen then I had itching near groin, near my testicle. I have consulted many doctors sk?
Antifungal med: Ringworm is a skin infection secondary to fungus. Medications such as Miconazole applied to the area as directed on the package should be successful. These medications, creams and lotions, are usually in the "foot" section of a pharmacy or grocery store. You should be certain of what you are treating and if it does not improve with treatment see your pcp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer