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I have a burning sensation in the anus area and my fingers…

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I have a burning sensation in the anus area and my fingers tingle and metallic taste in my mouth, I was on antibiotics for 2 months for proctatis and that was well over a month ago. I had a full blood work done and results were good. fatigued and frustrated and not improving

Doctor's Assistant: Have you noticed any recent swelling? Do you have any tooth pain?

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Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

It sounds like a fungal infection

has this been tested?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
no
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

I would try an antifungal cream to the affected area.

It might be a systemic infection though in which oral fluconazole is needed.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
how is that done
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

They can do a fungal swab of the rectal area

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
are th?e anti fungal cream and oral fluconazole over the counter meds ? what about my other symtoms ?
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

anti fungal cream is. Yes

the other symptoms could be a system wide infection

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