Blackness near anus region


Q: Sir actually there is a black area with little small lumps on the ending lines of my thigh and penis starting or I can say the anus area .And they itch sometimes.I don't know what is it.Please help me out.

Symptoms:  itching , Blackness little bit, small lumps type 2-3 in quantity.

A:   Most common cause for this is Tinea cruris. It is fungal infection that affects the groin folds around genital and anal region. In milder form it may present as discoloration of the local skin with itching. It is most common in children and can affect the adults also. It is the infection caused by Fungus and spread by sharing towels, clothes or sports garments. Pets also can transmit the infection. These are treated by antifungal medicines. Various types of antifungal medication are available. Consult Dermatologist and follow his advise.

Related Q&A

Q: I really want a cat but suffer with allergies. Is there any way I can live with one and control the allergy

Q: Hi I wanted to see if my symptoms might be caused by a food sensitivity. I have a dry itchy flaky scrap, itchy skin ...

Q: Hello doctor I'm living in a very seasonal allergic pollotion city. Last month, I started getting there infections...

Q: I have been scheduled for a drug allergy challenge involving acetaminophen. The center will not have a physician in ...

Q: Hi There, I am an alcoholic. I have been drinking for years heavily (vodka) and then switched to wine to try to tamp...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon