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Very Itchy Groin
Recurring very itchy groin what it means? Sometimes also itch beside underams and back of knees. How to stop this?
Contact dermatitis?: If this is new, you might be reacting to a new soap, lotion, detergent or fabric softener. Use only fragrance free products for sensitive skin. Clothes are tighter in those areas sometimes, so those spots itch the most. See your doctor for more certain answer and treatment, as a proper history and physical is much more likely to result in an accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have very itchy anus groin under bust and in my arm pits its driving me mad what's causing it and how can I releve the itchy ?
I have very dry,itchy skin(neck, groin) problem for past 2 year. Tried all creams/moisturizer butno relief. Any tips on change in lifestyle/food habit?
Keep Dry: Skin irritation from moisture is a most common problem. Wearing cotton or moisture wicking fabrics can help. Be sure you have no fungal, bacterial or parasitic infection though. Also be sure you have no allergic or contact irritation from underwear dyes or from laundry detergents. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Possible fungus: Tinea cruris, a fungus, is perhaps the most common cause of a rash called "jock itch". Although it can be treated with an antifungal cream alone, often the most rapid relief is obtained by using a combination antifungal and steroid cream (Lotrisone); it's also available in the generic version; apply it sparingly twice daily for several days until the rash is gone. ...Read more
Having itchy white patches on my groin area, already treated with soframysin and chlotramazol ointments no appreciable improvements.
Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, muscles and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more
This needs to: be visualized/ examined in order to properly assess. ...Read more
Possibly: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more