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A 22 year old student presented with this itchy rash. She had returned from spending 2 months in Thailand travelling, including 2 weeks on the beach in Phuket.

She is previously fit and well and to her knowledge has not injured her foot whilst on holiday.

1. What is this rash called?
2. What has caused it?
3. What topical treatment may be applied?
4. What drug treatment could be used for multiple or systemic infection?