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Is Hytone the topical medication you have?
Ok, thanks for that information :)
Vytone has both an anti-fungal component and anti-inflammatory component. The jock itch is a fungus, so it sounds like that part got better. It's not unusual in the healing process for the skin to become dry like you're experiencing.
During the initial process (inflammation of the skin), the superficial layers (near the top) lose contact with their normal contact and "slough" which is what you're experiencing now.
Intertrigo, by definition is affecting both your leg and scrotum. The skin on the scrotum is far thinner and more sensitive than that of the leg. So the reaction you are having is expected in a way.
Good question. At this point, it's probably not eczema. In reviewing your account of symptoms, it seems that actually you may have had intertrigo all along and that the hydrocortisone is the element of Vytone that is helping.
I recommend continuing the Vytone for now. The thing that may help would be to spend some time each day allowing the area to air dry. After showering, towel dry then lay on the bed and allow area to dry fully. Then apply the Vytone as prescribed.
I suspect your symptoms will continue to improve in the next few days.
I hear you. Thanks for the photo-that helps let me know you are headed in the right direction. The area is actually suffering from TOO much moisture. And because the skin is so thin it's normal for it to feel dried out if it's truly dry.
It's a sensitive area for sure :) That should be fine.
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