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I have itchy red splotches in my inner thigh. What is it ?

I have these red splotches in my inner thigh next to my testicle area, they have been there for quite awhile i shower and cover them in soap regularly but they still wont go away. They itch all the time an when i itch them hard some time i make some cut marks there im not surr what it is.
Asked On : Tue, 5 Apr 2011
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This could be in relation to bacterial infection of the skin in that area due to excessive sweating and friction leading to a condition called folliculitis. Other reasons such as fungal or allergic reaction also have to be ruled out. Firstly you should consult with your dermatologist so that appropriate medication can be prescribed. Avoid wearing tight clothes and also determine whether the soap you are using right now suits your skin. Avoid scratching and take over the counter antihistamine medication. Keep washing regularly with only water and keep the area dry. Hope this will help. Regards.
Answered: Sat, 9 Jul 2011
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