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Genital Warts or Eczema??? Help!!

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Hello, I have these patches that have appeared on the top of my thigh, bottom of the belly and top of my genital area and on on the inner top part of my thighs. They have been there for around a month. I assumed they were just eczema as I suffered with that when I was a child but my husband reckons they could be something more. I wondered whether they were genital warts as my husband had an anal wart when he was 7 and could have passed the HPV virus to me, but I'm unsure. They aren't painful or itchy though. I will attach a photo once I figure out how.


Thank you :)The patches

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
This looks more like eczema.
have you seen a dermatologist?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hello,


 


No I haven't seen a Dermatologist.


 


I had eczema when I was little though and used Keri lotion.


 


What do you suggest I put on this now to help clear it up?


 


Thank you


 


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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
I do not suggest that you self treat.
This needs to be examined under magnification.
Eczema has to be differentiated from lichen sclerosis.

They both require prescription creams, not over the counter.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you,


 


So you suggest going to book an appointment with my GP to be referred?


 


Do you think it is contagious? And what do you think could have caused an outbreak like this only in that area?


 


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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
I don't think it is contagious.
See your doctor.
Typically lichen sclerosis will outbreak only in this area.
Sometimes eczema.
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