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Had taken treatment for scaling patches in groin and butt, recurring again. Is it psoriasis ?

i am 24 now,..when i was 22, i had scaling patches in my groin that extends to some portions of my butt. its like a fungal infection . i had it treated with otc anti fungal drugs. Since then i had it on and off so as my med treatment. In two years time, it wet off for like couple of months, now i have this again in my penis and balls,I also had scaling patches at my head which i think is infected thru scrathing. I am treating it with nizoral shampoo but still it doesnt work,..its not that itchy but since its scaling, im trying to peel it off causing it to bleed. is this a psoriasis or a yeast infection,..what else remedy could i use to get rid of this.
Asked On : Tue, 25 Dec 2012
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Hi Albert,
From the description provided, it could be fungal infection or seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis. As the treatment of these three conditions are entirely different,so it would be difficult to advice a treatment in this forum. Dermatology is a visual field, diagnosis and treatment can only be suggested once the affected area is properly examined. So either send photographs of the involved area or consult a dermatologist near by. Take care.
Answered: Wed, 26 Dec 2012
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