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Posted on Fri, 11 Aug 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have intense itching and darkened color around my vaginal and buttocks area. I have been applying baby oil and it offers some relief but not sure what to do next.
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Fungal infection

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query.
Probably you have developed fungal infection.
Your description is suggestive of that.
I treat such cases with a topical antifungal cream like clotrimazole to be applied twice daily for a month.
It is safe and effective and usually available over the counter.
You can try this.
Let me know if you have any other doubts. Thank you.
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