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Anal itch and discomfort - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hello I am Dr. xxxxx
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   How may I help you today?
User :   for last 2 days days ...i am feeling itching & discomfort while sitting my anus
User :   could this be piles/
Doctor :   How old are you?
User :   31
Doctor :   Do you have diarrhea?
User :   no
Doctor :   I have to close the window as you are not
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User :   sorry
Doctor :   I am sorry that was wrong message
Doctor :   Anal itching can be caused by irritating chemicals in the foods we eat, such as are found in spices, hot sauces, and peppers.
User :   i have been responding?
User :   ok
Doctor :   it was a wrong message -sorry
Doctor :   DO u have any medical problems?
User :   sure...what do you recommend...
User :   no
User :   nothing currently
Doctor :   Do you have history of hemorrhoids?
User :   no
Doctor :   Is there lot of moisture let after urination ot bowel movement
User :   yes
Doctor :   Why the moisture resides there?
User :   no
Doctor :   Any way treatment is: Doctor :   clean and dry the anus thoroughly
Doctor :   avoid leaving soap in the anal area
Doctor :   Cleaning efforts should include gentle showering without direct rubbing or irritation of the skin with either the washcloth or towel.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If there is constant moisture present in the anus it may be necessary to clean the anus with moist pads between bowel movements.
User : u recommend me seeing a doctor..
Doctor :   You can request local anesthetic gel or cream from medical shop
Doctor :   apply it 3 times to get relief from itching
User :   any specfic...names
Doctor :   I am not authorised to write the names
User :   ok
User :   tx..for your advice
Doctor :   but if u rquest pharmacist he will help u
Doctor :   I am sure that ia not a problem
User :   done
Doctor :   It seems you have moved out of the chat
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