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I have some itchy rashes on my buttocks. I am using fluocinonide .05%

Just discovered several small round brownish/grayish scaly patch on buttocks .. Have round red rashed on both forearms using fluocinonide .05% very itchy and have had for several months. - I am concerned
Asked On : Thu, 7 Jul 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
from ur history i am sure that u have fungal infection it is tinea corporis
u need to consult dermatologist
it is very common site and infection
what u r applying is steroid cream and it never cure the condition
u need to apply terbinafine cream twice a day
take tab itraconazole daily for 15 day
better to consult dermatologist
u will be cure in 8 wks
symptoms will be gone in 2 wk
keep that part dry and clean
keep ur nail trim.
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
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Since when are you applying these creams. It's possible you could be having allergic dermatitis. Has your Dermatologist recommended this cream. If it's due to allergy it is recommended that you do a Patch testing as well to find out what you are allergic to and can gradually get de-sensitized or stay away from it. You can take antihistamines to tide over the severe itching and can apply soothing Lactocalamine lotion as well. Avoid sun exposure. Eat plenty of fruits and green leafy vegetables which are rich in antioxidants. Exercise everyday by brisk walking for 40 minutes a day.
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