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Cause for discolouration in the groin and inner thigh - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   I'm Dr.xxxx
User :   i am 37 yrs old , i have itching and black color in my genital area
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   i get boils once in awhile in my inner thighs also
Doctor :   Ok
User :   6 months
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have diabetes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Where exactly is the black dis colorization?
User :   in the inner thigh and groin
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Where is the itching sensation?
User :   in the groin
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can you describe the dis colorization shape and size?
User :   the discolrisation is dark brown , spread just around the inner thigh and groin joint
Doctor :   Size and shape?
Doctor :   Like round or irregular?
Doctor :   How many centimeter ?
User :   irregular and around 3 cm on each theigh and joint
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Are there any scale in it?
Doctor :   That is skin peeling?
User :   yes the skin peels when i scratch
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you show it to any dermatologist?
User :   no
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Did you apply any medication to it?
User :   No
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you sexually active?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Is it only partner?
Doctor :   'one
User :   multiple
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   When was your last sexual contact?
User :   5 months back
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Was it a protected sex?
User :   yes , always
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Do you have any discharge from penis or any ever else?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is this the first time you are having this complaints?
User :   no , some thing similar had been there 3 years back , but i dissapeared in 2 months or so
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did use any new soap or new inner garment?
User :   no
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   It could be due to fungal infection
User :   ok
User :   what would u suugest as treatment
Doctor :   Use candid cream on that area
User :   ok
Doctor :   Take Avil 25 once daily at night
User :   should i do a test for syphilis
User :   for how long should i take this
Doctor :   Is there any ulcer present?
User :   No
Doctor :   Cream till it gets over
Doctor :   Tablets 5 days
User :   ok , thanks
Doctor :   If it not cleared then you can get examination done from dermatologist
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   thanks that was all
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Doctor :   Did you fill the form?
User :   yes
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