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Noticed discoloration around the groin area. What is the cause and cure?

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Dr. Sudarshan

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Posted on Thu, 27 Dec 2012 in Pigmentation Problems
Question: What does it mean when you have discolouration around the groin area?
Well it' like a discolouration on the inside groin area..inside thighs..my email address is: YYYY@YYYY you
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Answered by Dr. Sudarshan 2 hours later
Hi XXXXXXX
Thanks for writing in.
The condition you are suffering from can be intertrigo or tinea cruris, erythrasma.
All are very much treatable.
Also I would like to know-
Do you have itching over the area?
Is there well demarcated border to the area.
Is it growing or static?
Is there burning sensation?
Can you upload photos of the affected area?
Answer the questions and upload the photographs and we can continue the discussion here.
Hope this helps.
Regards.
Dr XXXXXXX
MD dermatologist.

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