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Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
I have had these red skin infections on me for a week. I don't know what they are. At the beginning it was red and swelling, now it's flat but the skin color turned dark. I've attached pictures here.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 12 months ago.

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those look like skin staph infections which sometimes can dry up and turn into dark areas of hyperpigmentation.

you need a skin culture to know if those areas are areas of infections.

do you have a doctor you can see who can do a skin culture for you?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
No I haven't done a skin culture. Is there a possibility it is jock itch?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 12 months ago.

it could be a skin fungal infection or bacterial infection.

only a skin culture can tell

did you have a history of a jock itch infection.

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