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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.


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