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Tinea Cruris

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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How to tell the difference between tinea cruris and STD symptoms?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from tinea cruris, itching near scrotum, for a very long time and left untreated. Now, I am losing my hairs from the left side of the scrotal area. I went to a doctor and he gave me a cream and a medicine for 10 days. After 10 days, I got relief and also hairs are growing ...  Read Full »


Dr. Meha Malhotra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tinea cruris is a fungal infection of the groin. It is possible that you may have got a recurrence of the same. It would be of great help if you could tell me the medicine and cream that you have used and after how many days of stopping the medicine did the problem rec...  Read Full »

Ring-like itchy patches spreading from abdomen to other parts of the body. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,A few months back I got a ring-like itchy patch on my lower abdomen, I applied Hydrocortisone cream for about three weeks, but there is no relief other than itchiness, then I used an over-the-counter medicine for a week and still no relief meanwhile I noticed several other patches aroun...  Read Full »


Dr. Payal Chauhan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern, but there are no attached photographs in your message. Kindly send a picture of the affected area to help you better. I need to see the affected area to assess the condition and to suggest the appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Please sen...  Read Full »

I have an itchy red rash on my scrotum. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old male with a red rash on my scrotum; it is itchy and sometimes burns. I consulted a doctor a year ago, and he said eczema and told me to apply baby powder. It worked, but it is back again. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The history and image provided (the attachments are removed to protect the patient's identity) may be Tinea cruris of the scrotum. Tinea cruris is a fungal infection that appears in the folds of the skin, private areas, underarms, groin are...  Read Full »

I am suffering from a fungal infection despite using medications.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 21-year-old male and I have been suffering from a fungal infection for one year. I have tried all types of antibiotics and ointments like Terbinafine 250 mg, Fluconazole 200mg, and many more which were advised by doctors but I did not get any results. Kindly help.Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Based on the description provided, It seems you are suffering from tinea cruris. Tinea cruris is a fungal infection of the groin. I suggest you follow certain general measures. Do not keep the area wet. Use clotrimazole powder frequent...  Read Full »

I have itching between my thighs and genitals. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have high itching between thighs and genital organ.  Read Full »


Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and I have noted your concern. You seem to have a fungal infection, that is tinea cruris. I suggest oral Fluconazole 150 mg tablet, once a week for four weeks. Topically, you may use Luliconazole 1 % cream, twice daily. I also suggest y...  Read Full »

What is the fungal infection present in my inner thigh?

Query: Hi doctor, I have got a fungal infection near my inner thigh area. I have been taking tablet Forcan 150 mg and applied Candid-B cream over it. But I do not have any results. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Yeshwanth Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a fungal infection. Stop using Candid-B (Beclomethasone topical and Clotrimazole topical) cream. Please say about the severity and the duration of the disease. Please mention about your age and marital status.  Read Full »

Is cracked foreskin a side effect of steroid cream?

Query: Hi doctor, I suffered from the worst case of Tinea cruris. I was on medication for almost six months and now it has cured completely. But, I am facing problems with my foreskin. Every now and then I have cuts and cracks when I pull the foreskin back. Also, when the foreskin is too dry it is having s...  Read Full »


Dr. Raman Tanwar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your foreskin appears to be healthy (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and deserves to be saved. The coconut oil application is a very good way for that. Apply Clobetasol ointment twice a day after bath and evening and retract your foreskin multiple times du...  Read Full »

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 icliniq.com. 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 itching in my genital region. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 24 year old male. I am having itching at my thighs just at the line and on down those balls where there are hairs. It itches a lot, especially after taking a bath and at night. I have tried itch guard, but it is not giving much relief. Kindly help me.Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Based on the description provided, It seems you are suffering from tinea cruris. Tinea cruris is a fungal infection of the groin. I suggest you follow certain general measures. Avoid itching, and do not scratch it. Change the undergar...  Read Full »

I have spots in my pelvic region. Is it a skin infection?

Query: Hello doctor,I have noticed spots in my pelvic region, and I am concerned whether they are a form of skin infection or simply rashes. Last year, I experienced a viral infection in the same area, which was completely cured.Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I understand your concern.Based on your descriptions and the provided picture (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity), it appears that you have tinea cruris, which is a fungal infection of the groin.Please follow these general measures:Ensure the affect...  Read Full »

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