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Category: Dermatology
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I have a dark spot around my inner thighs

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i have a dark spot around my inner thighs
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Gehring replied 10 months ago.

Hi there,

Can you load up a photo with the paperclip?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
i have included a picture, it is all around my genitals, it has been a long time since i have had it
Expert:  Dr. Gehring replied 10 months ago.

Thank you. It looks like a yeast and I would try to treat it correspondently. This irritating condition is caused by candida, a yeast that occurs naturally on your skin. Trapped perspiration can sometimes upset the natural balance of the skin allowing candida to cause an irritating, itchy y red rash. You can treat it with clotrimazole cream twice daily. Please keep your skin dry and do not take soap too often (only once daily).

Get well soon!