Pubic Itching

An itchy pubic region might be due to a razor burn, allergy to personal hygiene products, pubic lice, scabies, eczema, psoriasis, candidiasis, or infection due to wet or tight underwear. Wearing clean and correct fitting inner wears, keeping the pubic area dry, shaving pubic hair after lubrication with gels or shaving creams, using hypoallergenic hygiene products, etc., are ways to prevent itching. Care must be taken not to scratch the itch.

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I had itching and red bumps on the inner thigh region. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had itching and red bumps on the inner thigh region. I was sweating too often last week, and the area was sweaty most of the time. Now I have itching, irritation, and scratching tendency. The skin seems to be dry there. Two years back, I had a ringworm infection, and it was complet...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is a superficial fungal infection with atopic eczema (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity). I would suggest the following: Apply Miconazole or Luliconazole cream twice daily for six weeks. Apply Mupirocin (Mupiroc...  Read Full »

Are there any alternatives for Betamethasone and Neomycin cream for white spots near the pubic area?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a white spot near my pubic area, which is itchy. When I apply Betamethasone and Neomycin cream, it gets cured and arises in a new site again. I have also used Clotrimazole dusting powder, but it does not help. Kindly help, doctor.   Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. The condition you are mentioning is tinea corporis or dermatophytosis, a type of superficial skin infection. It can affect the groin, buttocks, skin area, and nails. Stop using Betamethasone and Neomycin cream. The...  Read Full »

I have had itching on my testicles for a few days, which increases at night. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from itching on my testicles for a few days, and usually, it increases at night when I am about to sleep. For the past two days, the itching has started in the day time. I applied Clocip dusting powder; it relieves the itching for some time the itching returns. Pleas...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Please answer the following questions for details: Are there similar complaints from family members or partner? Do you maintain proper genital hygiene? Do you have excessive scratching and rubbing of lesions? Do you have a history of Scabies (a...  Read Full »

I had intercourse with a sex worker 40 days ago and started developing itching, burning anus, sores in the mouth and foreskin. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have the below symptoms: My entire body itched for the last five days. First three days, there was more itching, then on the fourth day, it reduced little, reduced more on the fifth day. Still mild itchy is there but no rashes. I feel like my anus has been burning and sometimes itch...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query, and I am sorry for such discomfort. All these symptoms are tough to put under one diagnosis. So I need more detail about it. However, I will try to explain each symptom and find any common thread between them. Generalized body itching for five d...  Read Full »

I am suffering from itching in the backside of my private part. What needs to be done?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 34-year-old woman suffering from itching in the backside of my private part.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hello,Welcome to can understand your concern. It can be due to a fungal infection.You can use Ointment Lobate GM Neo cream (Clobetasol 0.5% w/w+ Miconazole 0.2% w/w+ Neomycin 0.5% w/w) for local application twice a day after washing the area with warm water for ten days. Tablet Histafr...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for itching in the penis after taking antibiotics?

Query: Hi doctor, I took Norflox-TZ in the morning for loose motions but, in the afternoon my penis started itching.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query. Firstly, one should not take antibiotics for ordinary loose motions unless the diarrhea is infective. Itching in the penis could be allergic but, it should be associated with itching in the other parts of the body. I suggest you take Levoc...  Read Full »

Why am I having itching and irritation near genital area?

Query: Hello doctor,I am suffering from heavy itching and irritation in the area between thighs near genital area and asshole area. Currently, I am using Candid B lotion and Clotrimazole cream.   Read Full »

Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Avoid Candid B (Beclometasone and Clotrimazole) cream. It is a fungal infection. You will need oral antifungal medication. Are you allergic to oral medication? Are you diabetic? For more information consult a dermatologist online -->  Read Full »

Suddenly, I saw a lesion on my penis. Is it due to a tumor or scratching?

Query: Hi doctor,I have dermatitis on my scrotum area. I generally scratch my groin and scrotum a lot due to itching, especially at night. Today all of a sudden I saw some lesion in my inner part of the penis. The picture is attached. Is that due to constant scratching? Or is that any tumor or something re...  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to After reviewing the information shared and your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity), a few things come to mind. You have some infection, most likely fungal in your groin region. The picture does not show that so cannot be sure. The lesion in the pic...  Read Full »

Is it bad to shave pubic hair often?

Query: Hello doctor, I remove my pubic my pubic hair often. However, lately I have come across some information on the internet where they try to give scientific evidence or studies or scientific view on why it is bad to shave pubic hair. Lots of the people have discussed about it, but they have not given ...  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The natural way like keeping pubic hair is good. Because, they maintain the temperature regulation of the genital area and act as a shock absorber from surrounding unexpected trauma. But, regular cleaning of this area is utmost important, which will protect your pubic ar...  Read Full »

I have itching in my pubis with some abnormal growth. Are these warts?

Query: Hello doctor, It is an embarrassing days in my life. One of my friend crossed his limit on me. He removed my inners and rubbed his genitals on my genitals and thighs. I avoided it. He did many times and I seen some skin growth in his pubis. I took HIV (human immuno-deficiency virus), HCV (hepati...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Shukla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your history thoroughly and it suggests yes you have warts over fingers. Yes, it is a possibility that you can contract genital warts from contact, as skin sometimes has microabrasions that are not visible to naked eyes. You have to look whether if you hav...  Read Full »

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