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July 11th, 2007
Re: Here's Some Real Help!!
CandyMan76 wrote:
Unlike most that reply with a lack of knowledge of the situation, and as a medical professional, I thought I might offer some helpful advise. Your situation which really doesn't have much to do with poor hygiene.

More than likely you have a type of yeast infection. Guys can get them too. They can be transmitted sexually or it can be a reaction to certain types of foods. As i'm sure you know bacteria like to thrive in dark moist places. After a shower and what not they get more active due to the moisture, heat, etc. Where on the body is it more moist, darker and hotter than in your genital area. We all have bacteria & yeast on your bodies and we all have the possibility of developing a bacterial and yeast infection. All you need is a tiny break in the skin and you have an infection.


Anyway, go to a real health food store; probably not a gnc or vitamin shop unless that's all you have. But look for something called "aciddophilus"; the yeast can not live in the body as long as your taking the aciddophilus. The "dophilus" is the main part of the name that your really looking for in the products.


A good brand is "jarro-dophilus eps"; there are other good brands as well. They do tend to be a bit pricy, around $18-$60 per bottle or package.

Try to get one that fights the most number of yeast bacteria stands. The jarro-dolphuis fights 8 different strands with good bacteria. They tend to work by using good bacteria to kill the bad bacteria. There is a bit of irony for you. Also diet can play an important role; if you can cut out white flour, mayo, cheese and dairy. You may be having an allergic reaction.


Another thing to get is to get a product that contains candida. "now" makes one called candida clear for around $14. This also fights the yeast infection.


Remember it's really not from poor hygiene; it's just life. Live, learn and move on. Good luck!


Finally some one that gives a reasonable answer, rather than automatically passing judgment! The OP came on these forums for advice, not ridicule. I personally feel that one should bathe daily and after a visit to the gym; and so long as your not one of these people that you can smell from a quarter of a mile a way, it's your business!

I too have this problem after a few hours of walking around, regardless if I break a sweat or not. I have found that the Mexsana Medicated Powder can be rather effective in reducing moister in the crotch, a bit better than just straight corn starch.

I had not considered it to be a yeast infection, I had heard men could get them too but simply had not considered it. Thanks for the advice!

This may seem like a bit of a silly question, but could such include aciddophilus milk?
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replied January 4th, 2008
ok, i dont really know anything much more then what they are telling you, but i do need help myself...i shower everyday, use powder, change my underwear twice a day, use duches, and wash myself really well, but i still seem to have a foul smell. i tryed everything i could think of...from fds sprays to douches and back again...any information, please help me
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replied January 4th, 2008
btw, im a woman
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replied January 18th, 2008
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mens conditions probably isnt the best place to ask!

when you say you use powder, do you mean talc? i dont know what half the stuff you use even is! all you need to do is wash there thoroughly daily with soap or an intimate feminine wash. there shouldnt be a foul smell and if there is it could be that you have an infection. or it could be that you are just paranoid!! there should be a natural smell down there, if it is foul you need to go to a doctor to ask about it. and all these things you are using... douches, perfumed things, they are more likely to cause you harm than good.
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replied September 26th, 2008
smelly crotch
I had the same problem with bad smell no matter how often I washed.
I shaved some hair in the crease area and after a shower I simply applied
Mitchum unsented clear Gel Anti-prespirant after showering. After several days I only applied it every second day. The problem is completely gone.
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replied January 26th, 2009
real tips
Here are a few good real world tips.

1-shower daily...at morning or night. Morning is best as it will last through the work day.
2-dont put dirty underwear back on once taken off. Even if they smell 'fresh' once next to your ass and heated to 36C they will stink like before.
3-when showering dont be afraid to soap of your hand, place hand in the crack of your ass, as wash. put your leg up on the shower wall to make sure the water gets in there and washes away all the soap. I usually leave this for last.
4-This is very important, try not to fart into your underwear and pants, especially when seated. Farts come out their most potent right after leaving your body and having them filter through your undies at pressure is too much to handle. They soak up the smell like filter paper. Your best bet is to fart while standing, fart while walking around (good for hiding who did it) and even best fart with your pants down say while on the toilet.
5-Shaving your crotch area or at least trimming things back will probably help.
6-baby powder...if it works for babies it will work for you. Try to keep an emergency kit in your bag or office of some clean underwear, baby wipes and baby powder. This should get you out of a pinch.
7-lastly try to take a crap on your own time rather than waiting for it to hit you. If you are not able to go to the washroom right then your will end up with some "turtle head" going on which will evidently leave some residue and smell on your inner legs and or underwear. It can take a little time to make the habit but just start going to the bathroom with a magazine and wait for it to happen.

These tips should help cut back on some of the smell, enough at least that you will not stink unless they put their face in your crotch.

And remember, please, if a woman is wiling to give you head dont punish her with a gross crotch. Make sure you have taken a shower very recently before you allow her down there.

Cheers.
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replied February 2nd, 2009
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Jaydensmommy wrote:
I definately do not think it is a yeast infection whatsoever. So don't get your undies all in a bundle over that one. Showering more frequently (every day) will help alot. It is caused from the moisture and sweeting between your groin and your thigh. I then suggest grabbing yourself some Monistat soothing care chafing relief powder gel. Rub a little dime sized portion between thigh and groin in that crease. This stuff is amazing even on your hands it is sooo silky smooth and its not wet. This cuts down the sweating/moisture in that area therefore it wont get that scum or smell. I am quite sure this will work for you. It can be found in the womens aisle. Don't be embarassed to buy it because you will be extremely happy with it!



Your right about one thing... OP and anyone else should shower daily or at least wash the dark moist areas daily. Having said that tho, showering daily does not eliminate a yeast infection which could very well be what the odor is from. The acidophlus advice is right on the money. If you cant get the pills for whatever reason, eat some yogart. Make sure the area is clean and dry. Don't use powders as they contain sugars that just feed a yeast infection. Stay away from antibacterial soaps. Air the area out as much as possible and dont put already worn clothes back on after showering. I know easier said than done when its after the gym or whatever but someone mentioned putting their two day old undies back on after their shower. As for the quoted reply here...what do you think monistat products were created for? oh ya, yeast infections.
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replied February 12th, 2009
I found the cure to smelly crotch
I have had this problem for a very long time and couldn't figure what the problem was. I sweated alot in that area, more than I ever noticed before. It smelled like a fungus and even after I showered it would smell almost right away. My sack was sticky too and it would stick to my leg. Kinda funny now that I don;t have the problem anymore. I tried every cream and spray out there, i even applied it religously and no luck at all. So here's the cure. I stopped eating sugar. Not completely but alot. I was eating tons of sugar everyday. I stopped eating it and my problem is completely gone. It only took about 4 days to clear up. I was eating about the same amount of sugar that I've always ate but it finally caught up to me. I hope this helps people out. It was just that simple.
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replied June 29th, 2009
Hydrozole (available only from a pharmacist) as mentioned above by Newo is the best and quickest treatment to get of that smelly, slimy crutch infection.

Then shower and change underwear every day!!
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replied June 29th, 2009
I should've mentioned I get this problem usually after eating dairy products especially cheese (I'm normally a vegan).
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replied July 3rd, 2009
Scrub you butt also
First of all you need to shower everyday and use a washcloth or something to scrub with -those smelly bacteria will stick to your skin unless you scrub them off with soap and water. In addition to your whole crotch area, make sure you scrub your anus well, that is often the source of much body odor. Use an antibacterial soap like Dial. When you get out of the shower dry everywhere thoroughly. After you put on your freshly laundered underwear (I can't believe someone would wear the same underwear twice) cup a small amount of medicated powder like Ammens or Mexsana and spread it liberally around your crotch area and your anus, the underwear will keep it in place. Then you will have no problem with smell and no one will call you 'rotcrotch' or 'billy goat.'
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replied August 18th, 2009
Hey, the guy posted this 5 (FIVE) YEARS AGO. I REALLY hope the problem is SOLVED...
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replied October 24th, 2009
I've had this problem for about 5 years and it just won't go away. I shower every single day, I've been to my doctor, gotten over the counter stuff, been perscribed stuff... to no avail. I'm going to try some of the things that some of you mentioned like aciddophilus, monistat, and cutting sugar out (had 2 pieces of cake yesterday).

One thing that works for me, which I was prescribed, was Clotrimazole-Betamethasone cream. It gets rid of it (especially when you shave down some of your pubic hair) but it always seems to come back. Sometimes I wouldn't use it twice a day as recommended so maybe that's why. But go to your doctor and ask about that prescription, it might cure it for you.
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replied February 1st, 2010
smelly groin inner thigh rash
Here is the fix...apply some dandruf shampoo to the affected area, a thin coating and let dry, this will kill the fungus, continue regular showering and repeat for several days. This fixes the symptoms I don't know what the exact cause is though.
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replied February 9th, 2010
If you don't think it's a yeast infection, why are you recommending a yeast infection cream treatment? From his symptoms, it is most likely a bacterial infection and if it doesn't itch, it's not jock itch (athlete's foot of the groin) the most common bacterial infection of the area. The next most common bacterial infection is yeast infection (yes, in men), so if cheap monistat does the trick, great. If not try the good doctor's advice, above.
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replied March 23rd, 2010
smelly crotch solution
The real reason, and one which took an awful lot of investigating, was that after showering you are not completely drying the crotch area. The residual water mixes with the humid wet environment of the crotch area to create ideal conditions for bacteria which are never completely gone from the human body. Thus, when you cover it with underwear and clothing the problem is compounded. The solution is to dry the area very very thoroughly (I mean really dry those balls) and then crouch and sit on your haunches for 15 minutes, letting your balls air dry. You could use a hair dryer for your balls but it may affect good semen development so avoid. NEVER cover wet balls with clothing.
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replied September 1st, 2010
this def sux but heres another story with more tips
I have that same issue and at times it can be very embarrasing. I sweat a lot but only when I get nervous or pay mind to it(hyperhidrosis). I laundry my clothes (twice a week), don't wear the same clothes twice, wear deororant (secret works best), spray cologne(on shirt only),and usually I carry an extra shirt and underware when I go out. I dont understand why I feel smelly at times, considering that I watch what I eat, shower twice(day and night for 45min average)and dry myself(with washed towels) good before changing clothes. I hate riding buses or the subway, I feel that at any given moment people will notice and its kind of depressing considering hw much effort i put to be as clean as possible. It has affected my social life, my class schedules, traveling and most of all my mind, i wonder at times why i overthink this issue. i ask my bro at times hw does my clothes smell after laundry and they say clean but i guess others dont see it that way. i know botox helps cure hyperhidrosis for the underarms and hnds but idk if its possible to have botox on the crotch, but it cn become expensive to do this twice year for good results. i even bought a car to avoid public transportation,and continu buying clothes s the old ones get old. i have a few tips that have helped me so far, if any others have this issue and still struggle with this dont feel alone, if anything is best to know others with this issue, write me.

1-shower at lest 2x a day
2-dry your body, specially crotch, butt and armpits, i sometimes hleave the ac on during my shower to feel dry, a fan will work too.
3-use a drip of lotion if you take care of your skin, dont over do it for it creates moisture/sweat rapidly.
4-never ever put on a used underwear, once its used , put on a new one, sme for shrt, jeans, socks, ect.
5-look for detergents with less romtic scents, ive noticed gain,tide w/febreeze and ariel are to perfumous, try the cheaper detergents which are less infused with aaromatics and alcohols. use small downy, the lightest you can.
6-wash your towels,comforters once or twice a month and spray febreeze on your other stuff like mattress, couch ect
7-have a smooth candle at home to maintain clen household/work area.
8-try to poop before you leave home,holding your poo isnt good for it stains and holds odors inside you. dont eat much at night allow for food to digest and drink lots of water.
9-avoid dairy such as cheese, eggs or spicy condiments.
10-i know is crazy but if you sweat a lot use some bounty napkins to hold your sweat on the crotch or butt, after a few hrs dispose it and repply new so that the scent and sweat wont transfer to your undies or pants.
i know is a lot and i go through this everyday, im even considering moving to colder region to avoid sweating in hot summers like ny for instance where humidity is high.def keep lookin for solutions online, im sure theyres a remedy or at least something to keep bacteria off the body glands or intestines.
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replied November 6th, 2010
I have the same problem.. the smell is occuring because your inner thighs are rubbing together and thus creating sweat.. and therefore a nasty smell orriginates.. try losing weight so that your inner thighs don't touch one another. The smell will go away. I've done this for myself Smile
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replied November 13th, 2010
hey thanx for replying, i have lost weight i used to be 230 in my teens and now am 150. i work out and eat salads and have worked on my lower body to tone it. def gonna use the gym more to be in shape and continue eliminating this. im trying the nullo pills. they have helped, people around me sniff less like 75 percent. only when i smoke a cigarette (when im nervous) i smell like tobacco but im quitting smoking for sure. only thing the pills hurt my stomach for they neutralize inside odors fromt he body. my tummy rumbles more when im not hungry or after eating just randomly, but its better to hae a rumbling tummy than feeling or being smelly.
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