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Spots around anus

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Spots around anus
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

can you upload a clear jpg photo of these spots around your anus so I can better help you?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sure here is an image it's pretty painful!
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

it looks like a bad fungal or bacterial skin infection.

in the summer you can have excessive moisture and sweating in that area and fungus like to grow in dark, warm, moist environments.

you need to get some over the counter antifungal sprays and powders at your drug store

like tinactin sprays or powders, lamasil sprays or powders, Nystatin powders and use them 2-4 times a day on the area

and keep the area dry and see if that helps.

it should get better in 4-6 weeks

if it doesn't get better, you need to see your GP doctor.

let me know if you have other questions.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you, ***** ***** currently abroad in a hot climate, swimming in the sea and pool so that explains a lot, I will visit the pharmacy and ask for some of the above. Thank you for your help. I will certainly rate you now.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

you are welcome

do you see the ratings area

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