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Posted on Tue, 17 Nov 2015 in General Health
Question: there is some thing wrong in my folds of inner thighs. itching and burning sensation. how can I get relief?
age 34
male
use briefs
suffering from a week
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Answered by Dr. Sameer Kumar 9 minutes later
Brief Answer:
tinea versicolor / yeast infection

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for the query to hcm,
There is all likelihood that you have developed fungal infection in the groin region over the folds of your inner thighs. This can be treated with:-
1. OINTMENT CLOTRIMAZOLE 2% local application thrice a day for 5 days.
2. Tab . FLUCONAZOLE 300mg stat.
3. Keep the inner folds as dry as possible, avoid moisture. Fot maintaining dryness you may use CLOTRIMAZOLE DUSTING POWDER ( brand name CANDID dusting powder).
4. Tab Cetrizine 5MG TWICE A DAY FOR 3 DAYS FOR ITCHING.
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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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