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Itchy red rash in groin area suggestive of fungal infection or scabies - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   i
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   hi, i've been suffering from a very itchy red rash in the groin area
Doctor :  
how long
User :   its been spreading slowly for about 2 or 3 weeks
Doctor :  
your age
User :   21 yrs
Doctor :  
okay it can be fungal infection or scabies
User :   the rash is in between the scrotum and inner thigh
Doctor :  
yes more like fungal
User :   i've tried lotrimin and it didn't seem to do much, however i didn't use it 2 times daily as it states
User :   then i tried A and D ointment and it didn't seem to make things better
User :   it made my scrotum and penis itch even more
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
try Candid cream
Doctor :  
see to it that it is only candid and no B or C to it
Doctor :  
then only it will be effective
Doctor :  
along with it take cetrizine tablet at night

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