Prurito intimo


Intimate itch (Prurito intimo) is a condition that can occur in any area of the body where skin touches skin. The most common areas affected are the underarms, breasts, and genitals. Intimate itch may be caused by a number of factors, including sweat, bacteria, and soap residue. Symptoms include an itchy or burning sensation in the affected area. Treatment options include over-the-counter antihistamines or corticosteroid cream, as well as prescription medications if the symptoms are severe. If intimate itch does not respond to treatment, see a doctor for further evaluation.


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