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can problems with the anal passage affect the genital area

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can problems with the anal passage affect the genital area
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 4 years ago.

Mysticdoc :

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Mysticdoc :

Hello,

Mysticdoc :

Thanks for your question.

Mysticdoc :

Yes it is possible.

Mysticdoc :

In case of infection it can spread from anal to the genital area.

Mysticdoc :

Fungal infection is more common based on your description.

Mysticdoc :

Another possibility is eczema or allergic reaction from your body to the affected area.

Mysticdoc :

This can also spread from anal to genital area.

Mysticdoc :

Bacterial infection laso can coexist with fungal infection.

Mysticdoc :

A clinical evaluation is required by your doctor.

Mysticdoc :

Precription medications will help with the faster recovery.

JACUSTOMER-i9ovj4p9- :

it seems that when i sweat

JACUSTOMER-i9ovj4p9- :

it starts

Mysticdoc :

An antibiotic ( augmentin), anti fungal ( fluconazole orally or clotrimazole topical), a steroid ointment ( fluocinolone ) should be helpful.

Mysticdoc :

Sweat does promote fungal infection and also the allergic reaction ( eczema).

JACUSTOMER-i9ovj4p9- :

o k do i need to see my doctor

Mysticdoc :

it is better to see your doctor for these medications.

Mysticdoc :

You can get clotrimazole without prescription.

Mysticdoc :

Topical hydrocortisone cream also over the counter.

Mysticdoc :

You can try these ointments meanwhile twice daily.

Mysticdoc :

But do see your doctor soon.

JACUSTOMER-i9ovj4p9- :

could there be some underlying problem

Mysticdoc :

Yes --Diabetes can cause this commonly.

Mysticdoc :

Hence, that should be checked out.

JACUSTOMER-i9ovj4p9- :

o k thanks will make an appointment

Mysticdoc :

very welcome

Mysticdoc :

Best wishes,

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JACUSTOMER-i9ovj4p9- :

excellent thanks

Mysticdoc :

very welcome.

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