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Scab on buttocks, discomfort. Recurring problem. Need treatment

i have a scab on my butt crack and it hurts its been there for half a year what do i do? its kinda big like the first section of your thumb, it gets irritating and i can help but pick at it, im overweight and also have the same problem in my head, ive been to doctors before they say its just a fungal infection it never goes away no matter what medication they prescribe
Asked On : Sun, 7 Apr 2013
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thank you for your query
it may be intertrigo or fungal infection
chance of intertrigo is high at site you described
you need to keep the skin clean and dry
for short time you can apply steroid and antifungal cream .
better to consult dermatologist for proper treatment
do not scratch or popped the lesion
keep the weight under control
wear loose and cotton cloths to prevent friction .
we should find out the underlying medical problem also .

i hope i answered your query
Answered: Wed, 10 Apr 2013
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