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I could not stop scratching between my legs . Rashes, dark skin and feels wety between my legs , area around private par. Anus itching starting too.

I could not stop scratching between my legs . Rashes, dark skin and feels wety  between my legs , area around private par. Anus itching starting too.

Fungal infection?: May be from a fungal infection especially if you sweat a lot and are overweight. Try some talcum powder on a regular basis on the area and/or antifungal cream. If not helpful, see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Face getting darker, small red rashes under the skin that look like blood clot, muscle pain. Can this be early signs of psoriasis? Is there any test?

Face getting darker, small red rashes under the skin that look like blood clot, muscle pain. Can this be early signs of psoriasis? Is there any test?

See Your Doctor Now: Symptoms given do not point to a specific condition & is not consistent with Psoriasis: a genetic, immune related disease that causes thick scaly skin in specific distribution/joint pain in 30%. Labs given also non-specific. Description given of face rash may be petechial (low platelets) & with muscle pain could be viral. Further work-up is needed. See doctor now for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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How to treat dark black-brown skin rash occured from zyloprim (allopurinol). Stopped medicine at all. Thanks ?

How to treat dark black-brown skin rash occured from zyloprim (allopurinol). Stopped medicine at all. Thanks ?

Stop med: I have trouble interpreting your question. Stop the allopurinol. Consider seeing a dermatologist and possibly starting a tapering course of Prednisone if your doctor or the dermatologist thinks it is appropriate. ...Read more

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Help! I sweat under my breasts and it leaves my skin with rashes and dark markings. What can I do?

Help!  I sweat under my breasts and it leaves my skin with rashes and dark markings. What can I do?

Yeast: This sounds like a yeast infection, tinea corporis. Best is to use some over the counter antifungal cream and keep the area under the breasts as dry as possible. You can apply the cream and then after a shower, you can pat dry and apply some antifungal powder. Should clear up in a couple of days. ...Read more

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The area around my privates have become very dark in color due to rashes, rubbing of skin with my clothes etc. How can I make the area fair?

The area around my privates have become very dark in color due to rashes, rubbing of skin with my clothes etc.  How can I make the area fair?

Possible fungus.: A common cause of a genital rash and pigment change is tinea cruris, a fungus. Its treatment is simple; a combination medication is Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream which should be applied sparingly twice daily. The rash and itching can usually be controlled with several days of treatment; the medication is a combination of an antifungal with a steroid. Retreat if it recurs. If no response, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can cetaphil help in preventing dark scar marks from occurring from insect bites and other skin rashes?

Can cetaphil help in preventing dark scar marks from occurring from insect bites and other skin rashes?

Won't prevent scar: But it will soften the area and help make it less noticeable. Normal insect bites shouldn't scar unless scratched open if this is a problem too try putting some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream on and covering with band aid. If you are dark pigmented and have dark scars try fade cream but don't use it close to your eyes. ...Read more

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I want to stop mediven betamethasone cream but if i do I get very itchy & rashes which later turns dark like dead skin .i used it before for allergy?

I want to stop mediven betamethasone cream but if i do I get very itchy & rashes which later turns dark like dead skin .i used it before for allergy?

See dermatologist: The betamethasone cream only reduces the inflammation and does nothing on the cause for your rash. Thus the rash will return within days after you stop using the cream. You need to consult a dermatologist to try to find out the cause. ...Read more

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I have a rash that started in my inner thigh and its spreading fast. It leaving hard lumps too it makes my skin a darker color too?

I have a rash that started in my inner thigh and its spreading fast. It leaving hard lumps too it makes my skin a darker color too?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more