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Rash on inside of groin, underside of scrotum is red. Please advise

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i have a rash on the inside of my groin area and the underside of my scrotum is red, please advise
Posted Mon, 9 Jul 2012 in Skin Rash
Answered by Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja 25 minutes later

Thanks for posting your query

The information provided is suggestive of ? Fungal Infection

Use Cotton Undergarments
Apply antifungal cream
If itching is bad use antihistaminic

Hope this helps
AM available for followup queries
Wishing you a good health ahead
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Follow-up: Rash on inside of groin, underside of scrotum is red. Please advise 12 minutes later
How would this have arisen?

Is it serious?

Does antihistamine tablets suffice and use sudocream?
Answered by Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja 5 hours later

Thanks for your followup

Usually common in summer and monsoons

Nothing very serious

Sudocream is a nappy rash cream will give soothing effect but if it is established fungal infection, the rash may not go away

Instead go for a good antifungal cream without a steroid

Hope this clears you doubts
Do revert back in case any clarification is needed
Wishing you a Speedy recovery

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