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Infectious Diseases

Rashes

03/26/2002

Question:

I`ve experienced an itchy rash on my groinal area(scrotum). My doctor told me to use mycenil powder(for atheletes foot) but it just lessens the itchyness.Is there any cream etc i could use or should i have it looked at again.

Answer:

Without more specific information regarding your rash, it is difficult to give an answer. However, if it is related to tinea then it may take more than a week to begin to heal.

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Response by:

George S Deepe, Jr, MD George S Deepe, Jr, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director of Infectious Diseases
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati