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I've got a rash in my upper leg is doesn't itch or cause me

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I've got a rash in my upper leg is doesn't itch or cause me no bother but it's been there for probably a month now started just a couple of red marks but it's getting bigger now there like 50 red marks grouped together again causing no bother my mum said its some sort of fungus! What do I get to sort please?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

This is Dr. David

can you upload a claer jpg photo of the area?

have you tried any over the counter antifungal creams or sprays on the area?

do you have excessive sweating and perspiration in the area ? this can lead to skin fungal infections.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No I've tried nothing as silly as it sounds I've only noticed today that it's spreading as again it causes me no bother i swear a lot as its summer but this rash is grouped in specific place.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

thanks for the photo

is the area itchy?

you should buy some antifungal powders and sprays in the area.

yes, in summer it is very common to sweat a lot in the groin area

you can also use Johnsons and Johnsons baby powder in the area to help keep the skin dry

that can help prevent fungal infections.

you may even have some baby powder at home already.

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No it's not itchy. Ok thanks for the help let's hope it don't get to much worse before Tuesday the next opportunity I'll have to get anything. Thanks again
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

you are welcome

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