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Any ideas what is going on?

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Any ideas what is going on?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 9 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 9 months ago.

do you have a pic?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
It has just recently been a issue with a little burning around my rectum and not itchiness or any blood or anything like that - but it feels unpleasant.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Here is a better picture
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
One more...
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 9 months ago.

are you putting any cream on there?

wiping aggressively?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I might be wiping a little hard - I tend to... if that could cause it? I don't notice any bleeding or anything - so I don't think that could be the reason. It is somewhat hot to the touch too, but I go several times and had no issues today or yesterday. It is not pain while going, it is actual physical touching things.Would cream help?
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 9 months ago.

It could be fungal

It could be wiping too muchand too hard

Do the following

1)stop wiping so much and use a wet washcloth or baby wipes

2)apply clotrimazole OTC twice a day

3)seal in the clotrimazole with desitin

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