Rashes in the Groin and Anal Areas

Rash areas around the anus, under the scrotum, and the inside of the legs where the legs join the body

Rashes can occur in areas that are moist and in areas where skin touches skin. Rashes often form on the groin and anal areas.

Current as of: October 31, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Thomas M. Bailey, MD, CCFP - Family Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine

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