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Rash in the inner thigh with fungal and bacterial infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I HAVE DIABETES 2 AND i HAVE JUST NOTICES A NUMBER OF WHITE LOOKING BLISTERS ON MY INNER THIGH
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
User :   what do you think the problem is
Doctor :   Are they red in color?
Doctor :   How many blisters are there?
Doctor :   Are they itchy?\
User :   no they are white
Doctor :   How many are they?
User :   my underpants were rubbing in that area the other day and it has been quite hot here I wondered if it was a heat rash
User :   about 10 in total
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there hyperpigmentation
User :   what is that
Doctor :   is the base of the rash very red colored
Doctor :   with white blisters
User :   yes
User :   but pink rather than red at the base
Doctor :   I think this could be Fungal infection with super added bacterial infection
Doctor :   Tinea cruris or Candida infections are very common in groins because of moisture
User :   what do i do about this
Doctor :   1. Wear loose cotton garments
User :   what about medication
Doctor :   2. 2. Apply Clotrimazile cream
Doctor :   Comes in brand-Lotrimin
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye
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