White patch in groin. Is the patch because of a STD or is it just a skin infection ?
I noticed a small white patch that itches as well,on the left side of my groin 3-4 weeks back.Its white(it can be peeled off) when the skin s dry but it becomes normal when it comes in contact with water.I ve had sex only once,i.e. in February. But the patch appeared nearly a month after I had had sex. I stopped having sex,because I didn t know what this condition is!Is the patch because of a STD or is it just a skin infection?Is there an OTC medicine that I could apply?
From your history it seems that you have got some fungal infection in the groin which is common site for fungal infection.
I do not think that it has got any connection with sex,yes it is possible that if your sex partner has same infection,you may get infected.
If you have doubt you consult dermatologist.
my son 20 year old son has brown and white patches appearing on his skin. they look like a collection of birth marks. They do not itch. Started in his groin area but he now also has white patches appearing on his face and neck. his GP is treating for fungal skin infection. what else could it be?
hello sir/ madam i have vaginal done sex on 19th of July with condom. After that i have fear of being infected. on 31th august i got cough. it seems that i become lean. I also have white patch on my mouth but i used to chew Pan masala. When i consulted doctor now it is ok. I have also go for test on 18th of Aug but it was negative. Please guide me.
Hi. My son has developed white patches on his face in the last couple of months. He is nine; average height and weight. Could this be a skin infection or maybe a reaction to sunscreens he has been wearing? It has not changed the texture and feel of his skin in the areas affected.
Hi Doctor, I am having skin infection on neck, eyebrow and ares near the eyes from last 6 months. I was prescribed Nuforce Cream, arythromycin tablets and tricot tablets. Infection decrease when i take medicine but it increases when I stop using them. Please help, its is very irritating.
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A month ago I had surgery for an anal fissure. That surgery was successful. Unfortunately, I developed an abscess whee the doctor used numbing medication. The location is just outside the anus. The doctor, a colorectal surgeon, drained the abscess 2 days ago and inserted a drain tube. He said the abscess was about the diameter of a golf ball. However, he did not comment on the red swelling sensitive skin about 5 inches away from the abscess. The original abscess appears to be filling back up but not draining despite many sitz baths. I also did not get an antibiotic for what I believe is a skin infection in the outlying areas. Due to the back and forth visits trying to have this resolved, I am loosing confidence in him. I want to get a second opinion but don't know what type of doctor is best to see for an abscess. Any guidance is appreciated.
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Hi doctor, in the beginning i had a dry patch behind my lower leg, as i am prone to having very dry patches of skin around my legs and arms. However after having the dry patch behind my lower leg I began to scratch it while i would sleep, however it started leaking fluid and spread to my arms where i had the dry patches but the patches on my arm would form yellow crusts. So i went to my doctor and prescribed me with flucloxacillin antibiotics for a week and diagnosed me with skin infection. However, after one week the rashes did not go away and the doctor diagnosed me with impetigo and gave me flucloxacillin for two weeks. I only finished my given course of two weeks yesterday but it has not had any effect but rather spread the infection as it has formed tiny rashes around the wound where i have scratched it as it gets very itchy. I have been suffering with this for more than two months now and really want to get rid of it and would not want to be given another useless medicine. I also did a blood test and it came out healthy.