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Skin Allergy
Hello. I have an allergy on the right knee, where the skin has a round red mark 2 inch wide and only on the outer..I have been itching heavily and it's become unbearable in this hot weather..It's been there for about 4-5 months and has grown recently.. Earlier I ignored it as I thought it was a rash due to an accident wound next to it.. Also, I have an infection all around the crotch area and behind on the bums.. I did visit a doctor and applied Betnovate..Gave some relief for few days but the problem is back again..the skin all over there seems dead and very wrinkled and red.. Please help!
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1. STOP the betnovate immediately 2. Did you visit a dermatologist? Please visit one asap. From what you have described you might be having a fungal infection. But that can be diagnosed only after a skin examination. Do not worry. It can be treated. But only after a proper examination. Till then, since you have the rash around your crotch, change your undergarments twice a day. That will prevent the spread of the rash.
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