Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
179 Doctors are Online

Fungal infection in the groin area. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Good Posted in: Infections
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2008
Answered : 3622 Questions
Doctor :   hi how can i help you
User :   gud evenin sir....
Doctor :   very good evening to you too..
Doctor :   tell me.
Doctor :   It seems that you have moved out of the chat window, Please get back if you need any medical advice
Doctor :   hi
User :   hello sir.....
Doctor :   tell me
User :   actually m a medical student
Doctor :   k
User :   its always itchy
Doctor :   ru there
Doctor :   itchy where?
User :   growin
Doctor :   do you change your undergarments daily..
User :   yup
User :   i applied clotrimazole earlier
Doctor :   ok
User :   but no use at all
Doctor :   how did it start and since when are you having it
User :   it has been ther for 3 years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any scaling or pealing of skin..
User :   yup..... ther s scaling
Doctor :   do you have any scars on the region ?
User :   ya.... the whole area is pigmented
Doctor :   it could be a fungal infection,Tinea Cruris
User :   yup.. i know..... but treatment?
Doctor :   Anti-fungal creams usually work within 2-3weeks.
User :   k....
Doctor :   You need to apply the cream to the surrounding area as well and carry on applying it for a week or so after the rash has gone to ensure all the fungi are cleared.
User :   k....
Doctor :   Prevention will be the key
User :   any specific drug?
Doctor :   pl fill this form till i type out the measures
Doctor :   Wash the groin area daily and dry thoroughly - this is very important. A damp groin is an ideal place for fungi.
Doctor :   Change underwear daily.
Doctor :   Avoid tight-fitting jeans/trousers.
Doctor :   Do not share towels.
User :   ok.
Doctor :   ru done with the form..
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any thing else that i could help you with?
User :   nothin sir
User :   thanx alot
Doctor :   There is a friend referral contest going on. You can win prizes if you refer maximum number of your friends in a day. You can also win Rs. 1000/- per week if the number of your referrals is highest in the week. There will be a form coming up on your screen now.
There is a button to import contacts from your Gmail, Yahoo, AOL ID's. Please refer your friends to this service with a click of the button and importing contacts instead of entering the email ids manually.
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor