ADVERTISEMENT

Q. I have ringworm infection in scrotum with burning sensation. Please help.

Answered by
Dr. Zubayeralam
and medically reviewed by Dr. Vinodhini. J
This is a premium question & answer published on Sep 21, 2020

Hello doctor,

I am 47 years old. My height is 5.6 feet, and I weigh about 65 kg. I am suffering from ringworm for the past six months in my groin area. Due to lockdown, I could not visit any hospital for treatment. With my friend's help, I took Terbinafine 250 mg for six weeks and applied Itraconazole cream. I almost cured, but now it again came back. Now I have a burning sensation on both sides of the scrotum. It is a little red color with a thick skin appearance. It happened last time when I was studying in college. I applied Fourderm cream and got cured. Now I have a ringworm infection on the scrotum. Please advice me with good medication.

#

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from ringworm for the last six months. You have recently developed a little red-colored thick skin appearance with a burning sensation on both sides of the scrotum.

According to the pictures provided here (attachment removed to protect patient identity), you may suffer from fungal infection on both sides of the scrotum. So you can use antifungal cream along with steroid cream for a burning sensation there. Keep the affected area dry.

You can use the medications as follows:

Tablet Terbinafine 250 mg 1+0+0 for six weeks, Itraconazole cream apply locally on your affected area two to three times daily until fully eradicated.

Apply Fourderm cream locally on your affected area two times daily until fully eradicated.

By using medications, you can get rid of your ringworm and your fungal infection on both sides of the scrotum.


Was this answer helpful?

 | 

Same symptoms doesn’t mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!



Related Questions:
Itching and Scabies

.. sensation, where an individual has a desire to scratch his or her body .. ...   Read full

The Manifestation of Ringworm Infection and Its Treatment

.. ward off the most common misunderstanding among many people and that is ringworm is not an infection caused by any worm. Ringworm lesions are the most common and also one of the cosmetically annoying fungal lesions. To get to know the ringworm wel...   Read full

Can fungal infection cause low grade fever?

.. a chronic fever, which is called as pyrexia of unknown origin when we are unable to ascertain a cause. As your blood tests and x-ray are normal, lung infection is ruled out. Conditions causing chronic fever are numerous. Also, certain infect...   Read full

Also Read Answers From:

ideaComprehensive Medical Second Opinion.Submit your Case

Also Read


What You Should Eat and Drink for A Healthy Life!!
Food is essential for our survival, and what we eat definitely impacts our health. We can easily reduce the risk of many...  Read more»
What Is ADHD and How Is It Managed?
This article discusses ADHD, whether it is a real condition, features of ADHD, how to recognize and manage this common c...  Read more»
Does a cold sore indicate cervical cancer?
Hi doctor,Can a cold sore virus cause cervical cancer? I never had sex before, but I have caught a cold sore from one of...  Read more»

Ask your health query to a doctor online?

Ask an Internal Medicine Physician Now

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours.

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website.