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I have a rash in my inner legs, is red and itch after I take a shower and when is very hot, sometimes in painful???I don/t know what do??? Can you help me??
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563773 tn?1374246539
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Hello,
I cannot confirm anything without examination but it can be intertrigo. An intertrigo is an inflammation (rash) of the body folds. It most commonly occurs due to bacterial,viral or fungal infection. An intertrigo usually appears red and raw-looking, and may also itch, ooze, and be sore.

Please keep the area clean and apply some topical antiseptics. Also wear loose-fitting cotton clothing and use an antibacterial soap or mild soap like dove. Avoid any kind of cosmetics. Topical zinc oxide cream like Sudocrem, Desitin are very helpful (apply with a paper towel and not directly with hands).Application of mild steroid cream like Dermacort also helps. For the itching please take some over the counter antihistaminic like Benadryl or Claritin. In case the symptoms persist then antifungals may be needed. Please consult a dermatologist in that case.
I hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted in case you have any additional doubts. Kind regards.

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I have a rash in my inner part of my legs its really itchy i have rashes and from scratching too much i have like bruises i had sex with my boyfriend but weve been together for 3 yrs and we strted using different brand of condoms can tht be the cause or what can it be idk what to do
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