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Bump on the inner thigh that started with redness and rough surface and turned itchy, white, dry and scaly. What could it be?

Hi, about 2 weeks ago I noticed a bump on my inner left thigh. It didn t hurt or itch at that point but it was very red with a rough surface. It s about the size of a quarter. Last week, I noticed that it started to look like it was turning white almost like dry skin , and a day later it started to look almost scaly but not quite. It also started to get slightly itchy. It still looks like that, perhaps slightly less red, and the white part of it is around the outside of the bump. It has not grown larger or gotten smaller, but I also do not touch it or itch it at all. I have an appt with my dermatologist this week, but what do you think it could be? I m worried about the possibilities
Asked On : Wed, 18 Jul 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi ur description clearly indicates it is fungal infection called tinea is a fungal infection caused by superficial dermatophyte can be due to excessive moisture content in that can be cured by atarax 25 mg at night.terbinafine 250 mg daily once for fourteen days and application of terbinafine ointment can cure it
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