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Peeling skin on anus, inner thigh, scrotum, groin. Red spots, itchy, discomfort

Hi I have peeling skin on anus, inner thighs, scrotum and groin. It affects both sides of all anogenital sites. It stared off as red spots at the hair follicle then as spread out to where two or three spots would join to make a larger peeled area of +-5mm. It is very itchy and uncomfortable. I have had this condition increasing in severity on and off for the last 18 months. It seems to last about 2 weeks each time although this time it's been 3 weeks. Thanks
Asked On : Thu, 25 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Welcome to healthcare magic forum
Thank you for your query
i understand your concern regarding skin problem.
it look like you have fungal infection and secondary bacterial infection.
you need to consult dermatologist for proper treatment.
it is difficult to reach diagnosis from your description only.
you can apply topical anti fungal powder and antibiotic cream.
In severe case you need to take oral medicine also.
keep the affected area clean and dry.
wear loose and cotton cloths.
I hope I answered your query
Answered: Thu, 25 Apr 2013
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