Tinea cruris, also called jock itch, is a fungal infection that commonly affects the inner thighs and groin region of men. It results in extremely itchy red rashes on the skin. It is frequently seen in athletes and people who sweat a lot.
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I have been experiencing a fungal infection in my hip region, which is gradually spreading despite applying Quadriderm cream. What to do?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from a skin infection. There is a fungal infection on my hip region that is not getting resolved even after applying Quadriderm cream. The infection is spreading gradually and the irritation is high. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. It seems you are suffering from a condition called tinea cruris. It is a fungal infection of the inner thighs and buttocks area that can be treated by taking four to six weeks of anti-fungal treatment, including... Read Full »
I have severe itching in my inner thigh and around my penis. What to do?
Query: Hello doctor, My skin in the inner thigh section around my penis and inner thighs is very bad, I have been scratching it for almost two months as I face severe itching sensation there, but now the entire area is so black and ugly. The skin is dead, and I also had ringworm around the area three years... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the information provided on your end, and I understand your concern. The rashes, as per the history provided, may be Tinea cruris or fungal infection on the areas which are closed and unexposed. Which usually forms due to stagnation of moisture an... Read Full »
My groin area itches a lot after a cold bath, and I have rashes. Why is it?
Query: Hi doctor, I have rashes in my groin area that itch a lot. In addition, my skin itch for a while after taking a cold bath, which keeps me from falling asleep. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I reviewed the images and the reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It appears as tinea cruris. Tinea cruris is a fungal infection most often seen on the folds and private areas where exposure is less. They appear... Read Full »
Why is there an itchy rash on my hips and lower back that is not going away even after using antifungal cream?
Query: Hello doctor, I have had a rash on my hips and lower back for the past few months. The rash is mildly itchy, but I am worried as it is not going away. It tends to fade at times, and at other times, it becomes more prominent. I even consulted a doctor who suggested it was a fungal infection and presc... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. It seems you are having tinea cruris or tinea corporis. I suggest you use the Terbinafine (antifungal) cream topically twice daily and take a tablet of Terbinafine 250 milligrams once daily for two weeks. Kindl... Read Full »
I have a fungal infection in the groin region, despite applying antifungal cream and taking medications. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor,I have had a fungal infection between my thighs and on my penis for a week, and I continue itching. Now I am using an ELU tablet and Candiforce 100 tablets daily, one at night, and applying Ketovista skin cream for the last three days. Are these sufficient for curing my problem? Kindly ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Candiforce (Itraconazole) is an antifungal medicine, and topical Ketovista is Ketoconazole. This is the treatment for fungal infection. Since I have not seen the condition, I cannot say if it is a fungal infection that you have. For how many days are these medicines ... Read Full »
I have itching over the pubic area, with no history of sexual intercourse. So what could be its possible cause?
Query: Hello doctor, I have itching over the lower part of my body, scratching on my penis, buttocks, and pubic area. I usually masturbate, but it has been a long time since I had sexual intercourse with a lady, over 10 to 12 years. I would like to know the cause, treatment, and solutions needed. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you have are typical of tinea cruris, also known as jock itch. It is a fungal infection that typically affects the skin in the groin, which is warm and moist. It is treatable. I suggest applying antifungal cream, maintaining proper hygiene, and keeping the... Read Full »
I have been suffering from Tinea cruris for the past four years. What could be the reason?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from Tinea cruris for the last four years. I have visited dermatologists many times they prescribed different oral and topical antifungals over four years, including Fluconazole, Itraconazole, Terbinafine, etc. The symptoms were minimized, and I reoccurred soon af... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. Well, you have been taking enough precautions and treatment. Sometimes it becomes chronic if there is underlying diabetes. So get your fasting blood sugar levels evaluated. I suggest you to take the tablet Terbinafine 250 mg once daily for six... Read Full »
I have small clustered pimples and bumps near the ankle and it itches. Kindly help.
Query: Hi doctor, I have small clustered pimples near the ankle that itch. There are also mosquito bite-like bumps are seen around different body parts. I am having capsule Itraconazole 200 mg and using Terbinafine cream. I have itching in the genital area, bumps on the testicles, and redness on the lower ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attached pictures (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), there appear to be eczema lesions and fungal infections called Tinea corporis and Tinea cruris. Eczema usually occurs due to a hypersensitivity reaction of your skin to... Read Full »
I have been suffering from tinea cruris for the past year. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 58-year-old female and diabetic patient. My Hb1Ac is 6. I have been suffering from tinea cruris for the past year. I have tried all the medicines, including creams like Clotrimazole, Candid B powder, and tablets like Fluconazole, but nothing worked. Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Tinea cruris is common in people with diabetes and require strict control. Your HbA1c is slightly raised. It may require six weeks of treatment, and interrupting treatment can lead to resistant cases. Many patient... 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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »