A 31-year-old member asked:
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i think i have an std or a rash on my skin. how can i tell the difference?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Rash: Your best bet is to concult your primary caregiver to differentiate an std from a jock itch, for example. For complex rashes, a sermatologist might be better - your pcp will give you a referral.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
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