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Persistent small red groin rash

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  • Posted By: canadagirl
  • January 5, 2009
  • 00:05 AM

Hi there!

I am truly hoping that someone will be able to give me some sort of idea about whats going on. I have a really really itchy small rash on my left groin area (nothing on my vaginal area). I had it happen around a year ago and my doc gave me a fungal cream which seemed to help. It's been over 6 months and has now flared up again in the EXACT same spot. There are slightly raised pink/fleshy bumps, they are not filled and do not hurt (Unless I scratch them raw!). I am paranoid about it being an STD but I have been with the same sexual partner for 3 years now. I have been searching online for possible things it could be, but nothing seems right. It seems to get worse when I sweat and when I scratch(It first started when i was working out almost ever day). I don't know what else to do. Please help...its very annoying and itchy!

thanks for your time

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  • Sorry, sound like herpes 2 to me. You should ask for a specific herpes 2 blood test and your boyfriend should get a blood test, too, even though he does not have any symptoms. He may not know that he is carrying it; a person does not need to have any symptoms. If you do have it and he doesn't, you would want to take precautions. You should avoid sex while you have the rash, unless you both have it already. Herpes likes to appear on the thigh and will come back to the same area each time, unless it spreads to a new spot, too.
    Monsterlove 2,921 Replies
    • January 6, 2009
    • 00:42 AM
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