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Jock itch dead skin peeling off
I've had jock itch for about 2 weeks I used many stuff like creams to anti dandruff shampoo I looked up and saw that castor oil works I used to put castor oil before going to sleep and wash off the next day morning one day I put it after taking Bath and forgot to put it before the night and I noticed that the oil had dried up and there was some black skin which was dead so I rubbed it with fingers ( no nails) it peeled of and the rash is a bit smaller did it mean that castor oil is really slow
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You may be suffering from tinea cruris which is fungal infection of the inner thighs, groin and buttocks area. It is also called jock itch. It can be treated by taking four to six weeks of anti fungal treatment which includes tablets along with creams. Do not use soap over that area. Mistreatment with over the counter Steroid containing creams like fourderm, panderm, quadriderm, hh zole, candid b etc lead to repeated case of recurrence and also side effects due to application. Do not use steroid containing combination creams. Please call me or contact me using online consult option with photos for detailed prescription. Do not delay treatment as it may spread further on your body and also to other people living in the household.
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Fungal infection.. Also called jock itch, when occurs in groin.. Usually fungal infection is common in moist areas of body like skin folds..It's mostly circular or round in appearance.. May be red or black in colour.. Treatment depending on the type and severity.. Avoid sharing clothes, towels and soap; sweating also increases it..As it has to be differentiated from eczema, bacterial and viral infection, doctor need to see to confirm the diagnosis..So, meet me in my clinic or do direct online consultation by sending photos for detailed information and medicine for treatment.
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The problem the you are reporting could be a fungal infection of the skin. It needs to be treated with proper antifungal tablets and creams FOR A PROLONGED DURATION to completely eliminate the infection from the skin. Most common cause of recurrence is premature cessation of treatment. Also your clothes have to be washed and sun-dried and family members need to be treated if anyone else also has it. However without proper examination and confirmation of the cause, treatment cannot be advised. You should send me images through private online consult for a better assessment of the problem and approaching it accordingly. Hope this is helpful.
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