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hi doctor i have irratation around my anus and crack area the top of my butt crack cracks and i have a thin wound around my anus it feels extreamly dry and itchy my inner thighs feel raw and sensative when i shower and water touches it ,its sore?

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Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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See your doctor pl : You need to have your condition properly assessed to see if it doesn’t warrant a referral to a dermatologist

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