What is Intertrigo?

Irritant dermatitis occurring between folds or juxtaposed surfaces of the skin, as between the buttocks, between the scrotum and the thigh, beneath pendulous breasts, etc.; caused by friction, sweat retention, moisture, warmth, and concomitant overgrowth of resident microorganisms; occurring in young children (see diaper dermatitis) and obese adults.

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hi my names barry i have a problem thats been getting worse over the last few weeks been suffering from a sweaty itchy bum hole and when wipe...

doctor1 MD

welcome to healthcare magic forum
you have intertrigo problem .
it is due to moisture ,friction ,hot and humid environment
you can apply...

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Sir I have been suffering from itching nearly 2 months now. My friend had a similar problem and I started using medicines prescribed to him. I felt...

doctor1 MD

Hi jithinkk,
Thanks for writing in.
There is nothing to be worried about.
You can have tinea corporis,seborrheic dermatitis,intertrigo etc.

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Hi, about 3-5 days ago I noticed that my upper, inner theighs (right where the skin turns into the groin area) has been peeling in very thin and...

doctor1 MD

You seem to be having mild intertrigo or intertriginous dermatitis. This usually occurs in skin folds due to friction, sweat, moisture etc. it...

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