I am getting itching in the area where I wear my undergarments. I tried many medicines for fungal infection, but it does not go away. It has been there for more than a year. It keeps recurring. Currently, I am applying Miconazole cream and Clotrimazole powder. Please help.
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With your given description, it looks like resistant tinea cruris infections or may be erythrasma (skin condition affecting the folds in the body),
You have not mentioned the duration of individual drugs you have taken.
Itraconazole is a good drug for this, but you have to take 100 mg daily for around 28 days. Along with this you can try Sertaconazole cream with Fusidic acid cream to cover erythrasma twice daily for minimum of three months.
Follow certain general measures such as:
May be not taken full duration of the course of medicines for fungal infection.Investigations to be done:
1. Blood sugar.
2. Skin scraping for KOH (Potassium hydroxide).
1. Tinea cruris.
3. Candidal dermatitis.
Recalcitrant tinea cruris.Regarding follow up:
Revert back after the tests to a dermatologist online.---> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist
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