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Rashes in groin area, looks like ring worm. Using zinc, castor cream, itching. Causes?

Hi I have some sort of rash in my groin area that itches like crazy, when I look at it sometimes it looks like wringed worm , I have been using zinc and castor cream but it seems as if it is not working. Recently I bought a hydrocortizone cream to use on it but it still itches. what could this be and what can I do to help this. I am a little embarass to go the the doctor for them to look at it.
Asked On : Sun, 7 Oct 2012
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Welcome to healthcare magic
What you could be having might be ring worm. I recommend you to stop hydrocortisone cream as it is not good for ring worm. You may try an over the counter antifungal cream like miconazole 2% twice a day for two to three weeks. In spite of this if rash is not coming down, I will recommend you to see a doctor.
Keep the area dry.
Hope this helped
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Answered: Thu, 29 Aug 2013
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