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Constant itching in groin and anus. How to overcome this problem?

Jan 2013
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I have a constant itch in and around my groin and anus I currently use a cream called resolve plus one but can only use for a few days is there a product on the market to cure this issue
Posted Sat, 16 Nov 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Mayank Bhargava 51 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX XXXX, Welcome to XXXXXXX forum.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to XXXXXXX forum.

With the available described details, there could be high possibility of Tinea cruris.

Tinea cruris is a type of fungal infection which commonly affects groin region and common in males.

Tinea cruris gets aggravated with frequent sweating with dry weather.

You should consult with XXXXXXX medicine specialist/ dermatologist and should go for thorough check up.

You should also go for KOH mount preparation of affected skin scrapings.

Resolve Plus contains antifungal and corticosteroid ointment.

If I will be your treating doctor then I would like to prefer use of only antifungal ointment containing Clotrimazole/ micanazole.

Wear soft cotton clothes and avoid applying talc powder and soap.

Take care,
Let me know your other associated query.
Wishing a speedy recovery.
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
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