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Experience:  LPN since 2000. Experience in Orthopedics, Dermatology, Cardiology & Ear Nose and Throat
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I have a condition in my groin area a bad smell and sweating

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I have a condition in my groin area a bad smell and sweating I think I got this from a dirty toilet seat what can i do?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Nurse Mandy replied 5 years ago.


My name isXXXXX you for using Just Answer. I am happy to help you with your concern.


You have probably developed a fungal infection or a yeast infection. You can try treating this yourself but if the symptoms do not get better or get worse you will need to see a dermatologist to get a prescription strength cream or an oral medication. They will probably scrape your skin and look at it under a microscope to determine exactly what type of infection it is.


Wash the area with an antibacterial soap and then pat dry the are very well, apply a fungus medication (look for ones for athletes foot) Wear cotton underwear and loose fitting pants. Try this for 2 weeks but if it doesn't get better go ahead and see a doctor.


I hope this has helped. Good luck and if you have any further questions please let me know. Have a good day.

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