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Anal itch and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hello
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
User :   hi
User :   im 40 years old
Doctor :  
ok
User :   and i have a problem i was shy to tell the doctor so i came over here
Doctor :  
pls proceed
User :   i always wear thongs
User :   and since
User :   3month ago
Doctor :  
ok
User :   when i wear them my anus starts itching
Doctor :  
ok
User :   so bad
User :   scould you tell me why is that?
User :   thank you
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
whats ur age?
User :   40
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
u are wearing thongs from 3 months only?
Doctor :  
are u there?
Doctor :  
are u there?
Doctor :  
are u there?
User :   so could you please help me?
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
sure i will help u in this
Doctor :  
: u are wearing thongs from 3 months only?
User :   so could you help me please
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :  
pls answer my questions
Doctor :  
so that i can help u in this
User :   are you there?
Doctor :  
Irritation of the perineum ,yeast infection, vaginal infection are the most common side effects of the thong
Doctor :  
yes i am here
User :   no i use to wear them before
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   The problem is that the panties rub right up on the anus unlike regular bikinis which can easily transfer bacteria in a hurry

User :   but i use to wear them for many years
Doctor :  
may be now u got infected
User :   and i wear them every day
Doctor :  
ok
User :   infected in where?
Doctor :  
anal region
User :   but it uppers just when i wear thongs
User :   and it becomes red
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
or else u started being allergic to thong now
Doctor :   u devoloped allergy to thong now
User :   there is one more thing
Doctor :  
ok
User :   i dont know is it important or no
User :   but also when i have sex
Doctor :  
pls proceed
User :   i have the same problem
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i understood ur problem
User :   so what is that?
Doctor :   either because of irritation or infection ur perinium has got excoriated
Doctor :  
which on further pressure like weaing thong or else having anal sex there is increase in the pain
User :   so is it realted to anal sex?
Doctor :  
may be
User :   but i dont have pain just itching
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
then i will tell u a ttreatment plan
Doctor :  
u follow that ..
User :   ok please
Doctor :  
first take sitz bath
User :   ok
Doctor :   stop wearing thong for atleast 3 months
User :   oh i cant
Doctor :   there is no other go
User :   is there any other way?
Doctor :  
u should stop wearing thong
Doctor :  
atleast for 2 months
User :   ok
Doctor :  
similar irritation will be present even in pinworm infection
Doctor :  
this worm selectively irritates anal region
User :   ok
Doctor :  
so u should take tab albendazole 4oomg once daily for three days...
User :   ok
Doctor :   this drug kills any worms which are harmful
Doctor :  
but this medication is not over the counteer and u need prescription
User :   ok
User :   i can get it dont worry
Doctor :  
this will def reduce ur problem
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
use only cotton underwears for 2 months
User :   what about the anal sex?
User :   ok
Doctor :  
i am sorry to tell u that u should not go for anal sex atleast till ur itching sensation reduces
User :   my problem is that bad?
Doctor :  
if u follow what i have told u then ur anal irritaion wiull come down in a month
Doctor :  
no
Doctor :  
its not an std or else bad
User :   ok
Doctor :  
but if u want cure then u should follow this
User :   ok
Doctor :  
as ur anal region needs rest..any further irritation will aggrevate problem
User :   so ishould just get the pill?
Doctor :  
yes
User :   there isnt any cream ?
Doctor :  
along with that even sitz bath
User :   oh ok
Doctor :  
stop wearing thong for 2 months
User :   ok
Doctor :  
and dont have anal sex atleast till ur irritation subsides
User :   ok
Doctor :  
once u r=are free from irritaion and itching sensation then u can wear thong and even have anal sex
User :   good
Doctor :  
is there anything else i can help u?
User :   no thank you
User :   sorry
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
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