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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What are the symptoms of psoriasis?

Hi , about like 3 weeks ago I shaved the inside of my thighs and ever since I have this really bad rash that s painful and my skin is swollen and dry around there and my thighs keep leaking this fluid it , I been putting A&D ointment on it ? I don t know what to do ? & I don t wanna go to the doctors office , how do I make it better ? What is it ? I also think that I have psoriasis....
Tue, 23 Sep 2014
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Dermatologist 's  Response

Welcome to healthcare magic.

From your description, you do not seem to be having psoriasis.

It sounds more like an infective etiology which could be furuncles or an abscess. zyou need to take a course of antibiotics like amoxicillin or cephalexin. You could also try hot compressess for symptomatic relief.

Psoriasis presents with painless and sometimes itchy scaly patches on the knees, elbows, back and scalp. They are not painful and do not ooze.

Hope this helps you.

Take care.

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