Fungal infections are common in areas where we sweat a lot or areas which remain occluded. Keep the area dry wear loose clothing, try to avoid scratching, dont use a towel for more than 2 days. It need proper treatment with oral and topical antifungals depending on extent of involvement. Dont go for over the counter medicines as they may lead to side effects. Consult a qualified dermatologist.
You may be suffering from tinea cruris which is fungal infection of the inner thighs, groin and buttocks area. It is also called jock itch. It can be treated by taking four to six weeks of anti fungal treatment which includes tablets along with creams. Do not use soap over that area. Mistreatment with over the counter Steroid containing creams like fourderm, panderm, quadriderm, dermi5, betnovate, dermikem OC, candid b etc lead to repeated case of recurrence and also side effects due to application. Do not use steroid containing combination creams. Please call me or contact me using online consult option with photos for detailed prescription. Do not delay treatment as it may spread further on your body and also to other people living in the household.
Jock itch, also called tinea cruris, is a common skin infection that is caused by a type of fungus called tinea. The fungus thrives in warm, moist areas of the body and as a result, infection can affect the genitals, inner thighs, and buttocks. Infections occur more frequently in the summer or in warm, wet climates.
Apply an over-the-counter antifungal cream, powder, or spray to the affected area.
Wash the affected area thoroughly with soap and warm water.
Dry the affected area thoroughly after bathing and exercise.
Change clothes and undergarments every day.
A nail with onychomycosis, commonly caused by nail fungus infections. Microscopic organisms called fungi cause nail fungal infections; they do not require sunlight to survive so can thrive in these areas. Most commonly, a group of fungi called dermatophytes The Internet is filled with anecdotal information on how to cure toenail fungus using home remedies. Vinegar is a commonly recommended home remedy. Some people apply various oils such as tea tree oil, coconut oil, essential oils, and oil of cedar leaf (such as Vicks VapoRub) to their nails as well.
Hello lybrate-user, there is a good homeopathic treatment for fungal infection. Your fungal infection may arise due to the several reasons. Please try to make dry your private part along with boost your immunity by taking healthy diet. Homeopathic medicine gives permanently cure your fungal problem. So, don't be worried and consult homeopathic physician for your better treatment.
Ayurveda would be a better option for his soft skin. Try to avoid using chemicals in his soft skin. You can consult us online through this 'Lybrate' platform. U can also buy those medicines from ayurvedic stores nearby or we can send them by courier. Gud luck .may god give him all wellness.
Fungal infections on skin are the most common of all and are effectively treated with homeopathy. I advise you to stop allopathic treatment as it gives temporary results only with lots of side effects, it will recur once you stop medicines and homeopathic treatment cures it from roots without side effects. no chance of recurrence. you can consult me online for homoeopathic treatment without side effects.
Don't worry. 100% cure possible. Fungal infection or Ring worm. When occurs in groin, called as jock itch. Usually fungal infection is common in moist areas of body like skin folds. It's mostly circular or round in appearance. May be red or black in colour. Treatment depending on the type and severity. Avoid sharing clothes, towels and soap; sweating also increases it. As it has to be differentiated from eczema and infection, its a must to see and confirm the diagnosis for proper treatment. So, please send photos of the affected area by direct online consultation for accurate diagnosis and treatment.