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Fungal Infection Of The Groin

Also known as jock itch, fungal infection of the groin is a rash caused by ringworm. Although it can happen in any part of the body, it is more common in the groin due to the moisture and friction. It is treated with antifungal medications.

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Will diabetes provoke vaginal yeast infection and itching?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 38 years old. I am diabetic for the past three years and sugars are not always in control. I am taking medicine Euclide 80 mg and Galvus met 50/500 and Novomix 30 injection 10 units (injection only for few days). My issue is, post diabetes I am experiencing severe recurring yeast in...  Read Full »

Dr. Mishra Keeranmayee Mihirkumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Diabetes is comorbidity that makes patients prone to fungal infections and some times there is a secondary bacterial infection too. I advise you to follow certain steps. 1. First step, proper sugar control. 2. Anti-diabetic diet and exercise. 3. Proper genital hygie...  Read Full »

I have itchy patches under my breasts and in the groin. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been going to the gym lately, and for the past three days, I have been experiencing itchy patches under my breasts and groin area. It is scaly, dry, brown, and smooth to the touch. I have been using antifungal soap, but it does not help. Kindly suggest proper treatment. Thank yo...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello,Welcome to can understand your concern.Depending on the symptoms mentioned by you, it can be a superficial fungal infection due to dermatophytes. I would like to know the answers to a few questions.Is there any history of fever, or atopy?Do you have excess sweating?Have you scrat...  Read Full »

I recently developed a skin rash in the groin area. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38 year old female. I have recently developed a skin rash in my groin area. This is the first time this rash has developed. I am currently under no medication. My menstrual cycle is normal.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is dermatophytosis, a kind of fungal infection, which is common in a humid environment. I suggest Candid B (Clotrimazole and Beclometasone) cream morning and evening for few weeks. You will notice the improvement in 72 hours. Regards. For more information consul...  Read Full »

I have a rash on my penis head. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, Recently, I notice trash getting formed in the penis head. Sometimes, it is itching and sometimes giving a foul smell. This started early last month. But then it worsened later. I have been washing it regularly with warm water and after a couple of days, it again forms. Kindly provide ...  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It could be a fungal infection. If possible send me images so that I can see and suggest you properly.   Read Full »

Can herpes cause red spots on my glans?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26 year old male. I met a sex worker more than a month ago and came down with a fever and headache a week later. The headaches were really bad and lasted for around 10 days, and the doctor said this was some kind of viral fever. I did not see any blisters or sores on my genitals...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Even if you did not get tested for herpes, the clinical symptoms do not suggest herpes. Typical herpes lesions are painful blistering lesions which occur at the tip of the penis. The blisters start developing within days of an encounter. Your encounter was more than...  Read Full »

There are white wrinkles on the foreskin. Please advise treatment.

Query: Hello doctor, There have been white wrinkles on the foreskin of my penis, and then it turned to black patches, consulted a dermatologist and he suggested the cream Emoderm, but after applying it for two days, conditioned turned worst, now there are several wrinkles on the penis foreskin. Please advi...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It appears to be due to dryness or irritation. Clean the area with warm water twice daily. Do not use harsh soaps or detergents. Avoid friction or irritation or any chemicals. Wear loose cotton inner wears. See that there is adequate ventilation. Some more informatio...  Read Full »

Can I use Teczine for itching and redness in the groin area?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old male. I have severe itching and redness in the groin area. I have used over-the-counter creams, besides, I have also used some home remedies over the affected area. The skin is flaky. Please suggest a solution.  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hi,Welcome to have gone through your query, and I have noted your concern.Perhaps you might have a fungal infection. I request you to kindly upload an image so that I will be able to guide you better.Regards.  Read Full »

I am a 24-year-old female suffering from different-sized reddish, scaly patches in my pubic area. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 24 years old female suffering from reddish patches of different sizes in my pubic area. They are scaly patches and not inflamed and also without any pus. What could be the reason for these patches?Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I read your query and understand your concern. I reviewed your picture (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). The condition looks like tinea cruris. Tinea cruris is a fungal infection of the groin. I suggest you to follow a...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing white patches on my scrotum that are not that are not subsiding with Cortisone use. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing white patches on my scrotum for the past few weeks. They are not itchy. I have applied Cortisone but it has not helped me. What could it be? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for the query. Usually, fungal infections are less common on the scrotum. However, the history of sudden appearance may suggest it may be due to fungal infection. But another possibility is vitiligo. Hope there is no other relevant history. I suggest you fol...  Read Full »

Is there any medicine that can permanently cure tinea cruris?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 57 years old man. I have fungal infection between my leg joints for the past 25 years. I am controlling it by applying Canesten S cream after taking a bath in the morning every day. Is there any medicine that can cure this condition entirely? Can I live without medication?  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Shukla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do not worry, and I will help you with your concern. History suggests you have tinea cruris that is a type of fungal infection. First of all, please stop applying Canesten S (Beclometasone and Clotrimazole) cream as it contains a strong steroid that will damage your ...  Read Full »

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