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Suggest treatment for herpes on the left gluteus

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Posted on Thu, 12 May 2016
Question: Hi! As you can see in the picture I got a sort of herpes on my left gluteus. Its not bleeding, it doesn't hurt but at some points of the day, specially at night, get some itching. The right gluteus is quite normal. It started 3 months ago and besides the itching I got no other symptoms.
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Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah (3 hours later)
Brief Answer:
This is a fungal infection!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

I am so sorry to hear about this rash that you have reported. I have reviewed the attached images and the information provided. This is suggestive of a possible fungal infection. I suggest you apply miconazole cream twice daily for 10days and report progress to me.

I hope this helps. I wish you well. Feel free to ask for more information and clarifications if need be. Above all, thanks for using our services.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Chobufo Ditah (7 minutes later)
Thanks, doctor. I'll report back in 10 days.
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Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah (7 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Keep me posted!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Keep me posted on this. Determined to get this resolved.

I wish you well.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Suggest treatment for herpes on the left gluteus

Brief Answer: This is a fungal infection! Detailed Answer: Hi and thank you so much for this query. I am so sorry to hear about this rash that you have reported. I have reviewed the attached images and the information provided. This is suggestive of a possible fungal infection. I suggest you apply miconazole cream twice daily for 10days and report progress to me. I hope this helps. I wish you well. Feel free to ask for more information and clarifications if need be. Above all, thanks for using our services.