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Have painful red circular spots on inner thighs. Any suggestion?

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Dr. Pravin Banodkar


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Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2012 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: My 79 year old wife has had a large (2-inch) red circular spot on both of her inner thighs for over a year. She experiences some pain and ichingness as well. She uses several common medications mostly assoiated ithe growing old but nothing for the spots. Can you suggest anything?
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Answered by Dr. Pravin Banodkar 1 hour later
Thanks for the question posted.
From your description it looks like a fixed drug eruption or contact dermatitis.or tinea corporis .
You should apply over the counter applications like Cortaid cream with canestan cream on area twice a day for 10 days.
Please do book an appointment with the Dermatologist.
Thanks and take care .
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