Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Red Blemish with flakey skin



I have had these red blemishes with flaky skin. It normally does not itch or burn unless I scratch. If left alone its fine but on hot humid days it gives me trouble more often. My family has a history of scirossos and I think that is what it is but I am not sure. Any suggestions?

Hey William,

That's a pretty nasty case of Candidiasis! This progressed from just a simple case of jock itch to something far more aggressive and store bought anti-fungal cream isn't going to cut it by itself at this point. Please make an appointment with your physician because you're going to need prescription treatment at this point. I'm sorry it feels so bad my friend, but you need to see a doctor as soon as you can to get rid of it.



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John Brice


Educated and certified in STI information, HIV and AIDS, and trained in comprehensive sex education for teens and young adults. Providing counseling in sexuality, sexual interests, and sexual orientations, pregnancy prevention, safer sex initiatives, and teaching health education seminars to adults ages 18-65 for the past 3 years. Serve underserved clients in homeless shelters, workplace readiness programs, and detention centers. Three term AmeriCorps domestic service volunteer and Peace Corps nominee for Health Service to Lesotho and Rwanda. Providing services to the GLBTQIA populations of which I am a member.


3 years as a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician (Advanced) for 3 years and comprehensive sex educator for 3 years and parenting educator for 3 years. *North Carolina State Certified Emergency Medical Technician, #P083512 *Certified Health Education Specialist, #22589

*American Public Health Association *National Commission on Health Education Credentialing

American Public Health Association, Student Assembly, Quarterly Newsletter 2012-2014

*Doctor of Education (candidate), K-12 Teacher Leadership; Capella University *Master of Public Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences; Capella University *Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction; Concordia University-Portland *Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and English; East Carolina University

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Graduated with Distinction from Capella University AllExperts, Top Experts of 2014 (One and Multiple Categories)

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*Over 180 clients, lasting 30 sessions, in 5 locations during Florida service. *Over 150 clients, lasting 18 sessions, in 2 locations during South Carolina service.

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