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Circular dark brown patches on thigh extending to back and belly. Temporary relief with flucanozole, grisovin bandy. Advise?

hi,I am 23 year adult man and for past two year there is a patches between my thighs,now the condition is worst the circular patches are bigger in size and connecting themselves spread to my back ,to my belly line. first the color is dark brown and pink like rashes as my skin tone is Brown then black . I had visited dermatologist earlier,they prescribe me medicine like flucanozole and grisovin bandy plus they are usefull till time course then after problems start again.
Asked On : Tue, 6 Nov 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
from the description of your lesions and with the response you have achieved with medicines your doctor advised, you are most probably having fungal infection. Some people are prone to have fungal infections. To avoid getting it again and again, wear lose cotton clothes, dont wear synthetic occlusive underclothes, avoid activities leading to too much sweating and dust the sweaty areas with antifungal powders. These are few points of general care you can follow. If in case you are getting infection even after taking a course of antifungals(fluconazole, griseofulvin), there are two possibilities either you are not taking the medicines for the duration your doctor has prescribed or the infection is not responding to these medicines. you can always ask your doctor to change the medicines as there are more advanced and more efficacious antifungals available to treat your skin condition. take care
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Cardiologist Dr. Anantharamakrishnan's  Response
Hi friend
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Your description is typical of fungal infection of the skin.
The treatment is quite proper.
You may have to take it for a longer time - that is all.
Keep following up with your dermatologist
Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
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