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Forum Name: Fungal infections

Question: Red, flat, non-itchy blotches in pubic area

 frank.albrecht - Sun Apr 26, 2009 12:02 pm

A couple weeks ago I noticed a red spot beneath the pubic hair just above my penis. Over the next week, two more appeared. They are about the size of a nickel. Initially they were pink but the pink has spread to the outer rim and the inside is pale, almost a light yellow - looks a bit like a bruise. They are not raised at all, and there has been no itching. I have searched many forums without finding an answer. I wonder if they might be a popped blood vessel? A rash of some sort? Or maybe a skin reaction to something? They have faded somewhat, but they are still there and I am growing desperate to find some answers.
Also, I was having sex with my girlfriend at that time, and we have been having sex for the past eight or nine months with no one else. She has not displayed these same spots.
Please help if you can!
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Thu Aug 27, 2009 11:15 am

User avatar Hello,There is a condition called erythrasma which causes lesions similar to what you mention, caused by bacteria.This responds to locally applied antibioic.

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