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Weight loss, hanging skin below abdomen, stubborn itchy fungal infection, sore, red skin

I have lost weight (on purpose) and now have more hanging skin below my abdomen . Last summer I had a stubborn itchy fungal infection in that area, which finally cleared up. Now I have developed sore, red skin in the same area. There is some peeling and exuded moisture , but no itching. Any suggestions for treatment? Future prevention? Should I get a culture? Thanks.
Asked On : Sun, 1 Apr 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi...dear bubb..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
As per yur query....U are getting IRRITANT DERMATITIS..,
it is due to friction of both skins.(Folding effect).,
So U are getting sore, red skin and peeling and oozing...,
Hence follow..,
1) Keep the clean and dry the area..,
by using Ketaconazole soap...and dusted with candid dusting powder..,
2) Apply Betamethasone and gentamycin (DIPGENTA-fulford)..,
cream on affected area..,
3) Tab...Levocetrizine daily night times for 15 days.,
4) Tab.Ofloxacin 200 mg 2 times daily for 3 days..,
Answered: Sat, 12 May 2012
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