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Have a groin rash and inner thighs. have tried everything

Customer Question

have a groin rash and inner thighs. have tried everything and it wont go away
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: no. several kinds of cortisone lanacane benadryl
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: nope im healthy
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 3 months ago.

Hi there. Have you tried an anti-fungal cream?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I think I did
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 3 months ago.

This is a very common area for fungal infections (e.g. jock itch) due to the heat and moisture. These infections normally respond well to antifungal creams (e.g. miconazole, clotrimazole) but often require 4-5 weeks of treatment to go away completely. In the meantime, be sure to keep the area clean and dry. If you sweat a lot down there, try using an over-the-counter antifungal powder such as tolnaftate every day to keep the skin dry.