A 30-year-old male asked:
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my perineal raphe occasionally becomes very swollen and sore to the touch, is this the sign of a problem? i cannot find or determine a cause

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Dr. Richard Greengold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
May be candida: This is a yeast that often causes problems in warm weather. Try OTC Clotrimazole cream; if no better, see your doctor.
Answered on Jun 18, 2018

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