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I have a rash on both sides of my stomach/sides. 1 side

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I have a rash on both sides of my stomach/sides. 1 side being worse at the time. It does itch. I was just wondering what I could use on it, I have been using A&D cream and some salicityle cream as well. It doesn't seem to be helping. I am a nurse, but this just has me kind of thrown, it appeared after swimming. Then seemed to get worse with exposure to heat- more wetness. This is going on 2 weeks that I have had this
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Skinner replied 7 years ago.
The conditions to be considered include contact dermatitis or fungal infection.Suggest a scraping from the area and KOH examination to look for fungal hyphae and spores.If positive appropriate oral antifungals like fluconazole or itraconazole.If negative then topical steroids like mometasone by night (Elocom) daily and a moisturiser like nutraderm cream by day along with an oral antihistamine like fexofenadine 180mg daily.
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