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Itching

Hi i have been itching in different parts of my body especially at night i have tried using some anti fungal cream but non has worked well.
the part i itch most is in my groin area net to my penis. what can i do to make it stop.

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Hello,
It can be due to fungal infection but if there is appearance of bite like lesions then scabies needs to be ruled out. It is an infestation of the skin with the Sarcoptes scabiei mite. It is characterized by intense itching, usually at night and by small insect-type bites lesions on the skin. Diagnosis of scabies is made by scraping the skin and viewing the material under a microscope to see the characteristic mite or eggs.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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