Small rash around testicles

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I have a very small rash at the bottom of my testicles as well as the groin area around the testicles. It's a little red and it itches from time to time.

Can anyone recommend me any creams or something to buy at the pharmacy to get rid of this rash? Thank you.

 

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    You could try a mild 1% steroid cream but not for too long.    Its essential to keep the area clean and dry so if you are overweight and have some fleshy folds that doesnt help. Also dont wear any pants at night. Also only 100% cotton pants,not nylon,lycra or polyester,and wash them at a high temperature. If you are hand washing them try pouring boiling water over them as the final rinse.
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    To add to Marina Dee's post, you could try Clotrimazole HC, which is an anti fungal with hydrocortisone cream that you can buy over the counter.  The brand name is Canesten HC

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    Hi Greenman,

    Sounds like jock itch....

    Jock itch is due to a superficial fungal infection called dermatophytes Dermatophytes is caused by Tinea Cruris...which has been known as ringworm in the past The ringworn misnomer does not fit because the causative agent is not actually a worm, but rather a fungus.

    Jock itch is associated with heavy sweating and rubbing of inner thighs with scrotum in the groin area. That is why it’s commoner during conditions of excessive heat and moisture.

    It can also be caused by long term use of steroids.

    Perhaps you mght try Clotrimazole Anti Fungus Cream.

    And definitely follow Marina Dees's suggestions on the drawers you wear and how to clean them...definitely 100% cotton forever because cotton absorbs moisture and breaths...the other stuff just hold in heat and absorbs nothing.

    kind regards

    judith

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