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Have red, itchy, sore bumps in groin area. Applied tea tree oil. Skin seems peeling off. Could it be jock itch?

Hi, I have open red itchy sore in my right groin area. I applied tea tree oil which seems to help the itch. I noticed it a few days after I trimmed my pubic area. I had a few small red bumps in my pubic area (razor burn?) which have since flattened and seemed to peeling, perhaps from dryness of skin . Could it be jock itch? Its only 1 sore. Not bleeding, but seems to be infected, as its in the groin area and rubs often. Thanks for your assistance.
Asked On : Fri, 11 May 2012
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.hi yes i thinki u are suffering from jock is a fungal infection caused by superficial is due to excessive sweating in the groin can be treated with atarax 25 mg at night,terbinafine 250 mg tablet daily once and application of terbinafine ointment twice daily. and use of absorb dusting powder to decrease sweating and prevent recurrences
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