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Here is why you may or may not have intertrigo groin


Simultaneous skin irritations caused by heat and moisture.

Intertrigo dermatitis can be infected by bacteria and fungi. Eruptions in the skin folds can occur in a number of other dermatological conditions aside from intertrigo.

- Requires a medical diagnosis
- Lab tests or imaging often required.
- Can happen to men at any age
- Affects mostly the skin folds
- Extremely common

Intertrigo groin or as the name suggests is caused when there is a frictional force which is enhanced by both heat and moisture and then which produces simultaneous skin irritations. It is a fancy name which is given to common trashes that happens between the folds of the skin. The skin irritations which happens are often left untreated by most of the people and they can rapidly develop into something worse. Thought it is immensely common in men, it should not be left untreated.

Ages affected - between 20 - 30 - Often; between 30 - 40 - more often; 40 and above - most often


Symptoms may include redness or inflammation of the folds which are present in between the skin. Cracked or crusty skin can be results of lack of care.

People may experience
Pain areas – Folds of the skin
Skin issues - unexplained redness, swelling, irritation, rash
Smell – foul smell can be caused due to lack of care


Self Care: For cracked or dry skin, try washing the private parts every once in a day. Drinking a lot of water can often result in healthy skin as well.

Medications: For redness in the area, medications like anti-fungal creams or topical steroids to control inflammation can be useful.

Specialists: For other kinds, consult a specialist. With mfine, you will get an immense range of wide and available offers regarding your health benefits and plans.

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