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What could cause burning skin and a rash in the groin area?

What could cause burning skin and a rash in the groin area?

Fungus: Burning and rash in the groin could be caused by yeast or rungs infection. Fungus has a sharp border with scaling amd yeast has small red pus like spots in an irregular shape. Mild cases are treatable with cream. More extensive cases may need oral drugs such as Diflucan (fluconazole) or ketoconazole. ...Read more

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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 can cause a rash and bumps in the pubic area?

What can cause a rash and bumps in the pubic area?

A variety of things: If you shave your pubic area than razor bumps/ burn is one possible reason. ...Read more

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What could cause burning under the skin in the armpit?

What could cause burning under the skin in the armpit?

Underarm Dermatitis: Burning in an armpit can have several causes. You may be irritating it because of your deodorant. It's wise to see a dermatologist and see if you have a contact dermatitis or some more esoteric infection such as Candida Albicans or a fungus on the hairs. ...Read more

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What would cause itching and burning on a small area of left thigh? No rash is visible.

What would cause itching and burning on a small area of left thigh?  No rash is visible.

THIGH RASH: I DO NOT KNOW HOW LONG IT HAS BEEN THERE. IS IT THE OUTSIDE OF THE THIGH? IS IT THE SIDE WHERE YOU KEEP KEYS OR OTHER METALS. IT SOUNDS LIKE A CONTACT DERMATITIS. A DERMATOLOGIST COULD PROBABLY TRACE THE CAUSE. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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What could cause a burning sensation under the skin on the back?

What could cause a burning sensation under the skin on the back?

NotalgiaParesthetica: What you describe sounds like "notalgia paresthetica". It is usually caused by irritation of nerve roots as they exit the spine. The most common problem is poor posture and slouching. I recommend postural exercises and muscle strengthening to my patients with this problem. It does work. To be certain of what you are experiencing, i would see a dermatologist or your pcp first. ...Read more

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What could cause extreme itchiness , burning, and bumps in the vaginal area?

What could cause extreme itchiness , burning, and bumps in the vaginal area?

Vaginitis: Dermatitis, vaginal infections would certainly be high on the list of probable causes. To get the definitive answer and proper treatment, you need to be seen and evaluated by a health care provider. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Will scabies cause a itchy, burning red rash in the groin area? Bumps that scab over? Or could this be hsv-2?

Will scabies cause a itchy, burning red rash in the groin area? Bumps that scab over? Or could this be hsv-2?

Unlikely: You are more likely to have painful instead of itchy lesions from hsv-2. Scabies can certainly cause itchy bumps at the groin area and will likely spread if not treated. However there are many other potential diagnoses. ...Read more

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What could cause a red rash in the perianal area under the scrotum that stings and chafes and flares on contact with water, bowel movement or touch?

What could cause a red rash in the perianal area under the scrotum that stings and chafes   and flares on contact with water, bowel movement or touch?

Several causes!: If you are using a new soap, scents, cream, detergent, toilet paper, fabric softener, stop them. These can cause contact dermatitis which affects delicate skin quicker (also underwear ensures close contact). Or could be a fungus (yeast, jock itch). If no new skin/clothes products, try over the counter meds for jock itch. Also don't overscrub or use hot water (makes skin problems worse. See MD. ...Read more

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Can folliculitis on the pubic area cause a burning sensation in the penis' head?

Can folliculitis on the pubic area cause a burning sensation in the penis' head?

Not likely: A folliculitis is an inflammation of the follicles usually associated with superficial bacterial infection. Burning of the glans is likely due to another cause - maybe medicine you have been applying to your groin? Burning with urination is a different story and could be related to urinary tract infection or an std. ...Read more

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What kind of fungal infection or STD cause internal pain in the anus penis and scrotum. I also have a rash in and around anus.?

What kind of fungal infection or STD cause internal pain in the anus penis and scrotum. I also have a rash in and around anus.?

Fungal infection?: What makes you think that it's a fungal infection and not std? You need to see a md to run proper tests on you to make right diagnosis and then give you right treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause a lump under the skin in my inguinal region?

What could cause a lump under the skin in my inguinal region?

Possibilities vary: Lumps under the skin could develop for various reasons. Possible reasons for what you are referring to are cysts, hernias, ingrown hair, abscess, and inflamed lymph nodes. For peace of mind, have your physician examine the area as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Itchy on back and groin with lumps over back area. What could be the cause?

Itchy on back and groin with lumps over back area. What could be the cause?

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

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What can cause a rash to appear in the underarm area?

Rash: Well, a variety of things... Topical allergies could be one... Any new deodorant? Detergent or fabric softener? Does it itch? If you're subject to a hot environment it could be related to moisture, it could be fungal. You can try keeping the area dry and thoroughly washed with soap and water... Avoid any scented or heavily perfumed materials. ...Read more

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What cause a burning red rash on the bridge of arms above the armpit, that doesn't spread? As well as pinching sensation in armpit.

What cause a burning red rash on the bridge of arms above the armpit, that doesn't spread? As well as pinching sensation in armpit.

? Both sides: If this is bilateral, it is likely something your skin was exposed to or traumatized by. Send a picture or see your MD to help sort this out. If you are otherwise sick be seen. All the best. ...Read more

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What is causing the itch in my armpits and perineum?

What is causing the itch in my armpits and perineum?

Examination needed: Itching had many different causes. It could be a function of finral or bacterial infection, could be dry skin, could be a type of ascension reaction. Please provide a picture or see a doctor for examination. ...Read more

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What is the possible causes for a severe burning sensation on the upper back and neck followed by a bumpy rash?

Shingles: There is a good possibility,,with that history than you have Herpes Zoster or "Shingles" This is due to re-activation of the Chicken Pox virus in a nerve (nerves) where it causes a tiny chicken pox like "bump" in the skin at the end of the nerve. There is medication for this disorder even after the rash breaks out so contact your Primary Care Physician for advice. Good Luck ...Read more

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What could cause rash/pimples in the armpit?

Many things: Folliculitis, contact dermatitis (to clothes or antiperspirant); bacterial, viral or fungal infection, hyperhidrosis (sweating too much), on and on. If it is bothersome, see your doctor for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the cause of irritated dry skin on the inner thighs by the groin area and how do I treat it?

Intertrigo: Intertrigo (rash of body folds) may be due to different causes, including irritant dermatitis, contact dermatitis, fungal disorder (tinea cruris), or a dermatosis such as flexural psoriasis. Proper evaluation by a primary care physician or dermatologist is necessary to properly diagnose and treat this condition. ...Read more

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Itching around my groin area (inner thigh) Medication? What could be the cause?

Itching around my groin  area (inner thigh) Medication? What could be the cause?

Can't tell: There are many potential causes for a rash. If you are having abdominal discomfort at the same time, it may just be from a viral infection. Try hydrocortisone cream to see if it helps. If problem persists >2 weeks, may need to 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


Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more