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I think I might have herpes rash on my inner thigh but I’m

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I think I might have herpes rash on my inner thigh but I’m not sure
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I haven’t and I’m on birth control and fluoxetine
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Not that I can think of!

Hi there,
I am an experienced Medical Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Please post a pic here.

Is the rash painful or itchy?

if not painful this can be eczema.
Best wishes,
Please reply back if you need any further clarification.
It was my pleasure to help you today.

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
It’s not painful or itchy and I’ve been putting hydrocortisone on it which helps and then it always comes backI’m worried as I think it looks like little herpes spots? I’m not sure
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
Another picture so you can see more of the area (it’s a bit red because I’ve been poking at it trying to get a better look)
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
I’ve been getting pain down my thighs occasionally which I don’t know is connected or not
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
But the actual little spots are not painful

This rash is not herpes related.

This is likely fungal infection.

You should try clotrimazole cream twice daily for 10 days.

This is available over the counter.

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
A fungal infection? Could it be related to thrush at all then? Should I be worried

Yes it can be related as thrush is also a fungal infection.

Not to worry --fully treatable with Clotrimazole cream.

Dr Basu and other Medical Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
Thank you for the help!

Very welcome