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it is more likely due to sweating during the night if less with boxers
what happens in areas that sweat is you get a mild yeast infection from yeast on your skin and this can cause the rash you describe
try lotrimin ultra over the counter twice a day for 2 weeks and continue the boxers
hold the steroids since this could actually worsen infection for extreme itch take benadryl
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there are small bumbs most of the day, twice in the last week I woke up and there appeared to be raised welts under the skin?
yes this is pretty typical of intertrigo like i described the reaction can cause small dots and welts
I sat on a leather couch a week ago at afriends house with nothing on my bottom, and showered in her house and used a towel that was on her door...is it possible there was a "fungus" from the towel? or she has a dog could I have gotten something from it?
not likely usually yeast already on skin could be bacterial and may require antibiotics if no better after a week see your dr sometimes need cream and a pill antibiotic
usually dogs transmit worms which cause different symptoms
a fungal infection like ringworm/or similar type would be treated either way with lotrimin
thanks...like now just a few bumbs but some burning
yeah sounds like just yeast
try the lotrimin
dont think it would be flees ?
not by the sounds of it
and usually more extensive whereas yeast in crevices/buttocks,etc