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Rash in pubic area for 6 months and sryskin cream

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I am a 21 year old male and I have got a rash around my pubic area it is here 6 months now and sryskin cream wont heal it can u give me a name off a cream if I forward on a photograph


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Patient replied :

Juat if I can get some information on what it is I have itnthis 6 months and no dryskin cream I have tried has worked


Expert:  Dr. Kruti Jobanputra Banodkar replied 3 Days.

Thanks for your query at DoctorSpring. I would be pleased to answer your question.

From your photo it looks like a severe impetigo with eczematization.

This can be treated with antibiotic and steroid combination application. Over the counter available products include neosporin and cortaid cream which can be mixed and applied.

Hope this answers your query, please feel free to discuss further if you have queries.

Thanks and take care.


Patient replied :

Can this be contagious and can I get the antibiotic over the counter with out perscription


Expert:  Dr. Kruti Jobanputra Banodkar replied 2 Days.

Hello

Thanks for your reply.

A direct contact with the lesions can be contagious.

The creams are available over the counter. However they are mild creams. In case you do not get relief with them within a week, it would be advisable to get a prescription for mupirocin cream which will be more effective.

Regards.


Dr. Kruti Jobanputra Banodkar
Category: Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon
Experience: 
Diploma in Dermatology - Royal College Of Physicians & Surgeons Of Glasgow, UK , 2010
Residency - DNB, Dermatology -  K.J Somaiya Hospital, Mumbai, 2009
Medical School & Internship - MBBS - Dr. D . Y . Patil Medical College, Mumbai, 2004
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