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Anal irritation, worm infestation, anti helminth medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please go ahead with your query
Doctor :   I can answer you
User :   I had a question to chekc with
User :   I'm not sure if this is the right forum to check with
User :   currently,i have a itchy kind of condition near & around anal sextion
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since how long
Doctor :   What is your age, gender and occupation?
User :   its been almost a month
User :   i thought this is due to excess heat in body
User :   but then,this problem still persist
User :   when the are is sweated & during night time,itching goes to little peak
Doctor :   Ok the most likely possibilities at this point for the itch are
Doctor :   1) Superficial Fungal infection
Doctor :   due to retention of moisture
Doctor :   2) Worm infection
Doctor :   Please do the following
Doctor :   1) Cut your nails short
Doctor :   2) Carry dry cloth and dry the area frequently to absorb moisture
User :   hmmm
User :   ok
User :   yes please
Doctor :   3) Apply CANDID cream around the area to help for mild infection thrice a day after proper cleaning
Doctor :   4) Use cotton garments
Doctor :   5) You may need antihelminth medication
Doctor :   it is antifungal cream
Doctor :   use it for two days and check
Doctor :   If it works, you can continue
User :   OK
Doctor :   otherwise you need an examination by doctor for better cream and medicine for worm infection
User :   what does CANDID cream meam?
Doctor :   Stop that
User :   Ah ok
Doctor :   Dry the area after bath properly before you wear the clothes
User :   sure,i was using propylsalicylic cream
User :   i dont remember the name
User :   Ok
Doctor :   It is for worm infection
User :   what does antihelminth medication mean?
Doctor :   It requires prescription
User :   yeah,i usually keep cotton these days
Doctor :   so I cannot recommend you it here to buy it with a chemist
User :   to absorb moisture
User :   Ah ok..
Doctor :   Do you have pain during stools
Doctor :   Do you see blood in the stool?
User :   but i do have a fear that
User :   will this result in Piles?
Doctor :   Do you have hard stools ?
Doctor :   Are you with me?
Doctor :   Ok, then you should not worry abotu piles because the above the risk factors for piles
User :   yeah
User :   hmm not really
Doctor :   You should have good amount of water, maintain normal stools
User :   i dont see such thing happening
Doctor :   So you can continue with my recommendations
User :   Ah ok
Doctor :   Do you have any more queries?
Doctor :   Just CANDID
User :   Ah ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   yeah sure,i'll start using CANDID oientment from today
User :   Ah ok,thank you!
User :   Bye
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