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Cure for Dry skin over penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Men's Health
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   I am speaking to a Skin Specialist
User :   As I selected from the list
Doctor :  
I am Dr.
Doctor :  
Please proceed
User :   Hi Doc
User :   I am facing this problem since last 1½ year
User :   my penis skin gets so dry that large rashes appear on it
User :   I have started washing it with Savlon and then applying boroline but no imporvement
Doctor :  
You should not apply savlon it makes things worse
User :   i did it only yesterday and today
User :   please help me doctor
Doctor :  
Do you see white scales coming over it and falling
User :   yes
Doctor :  
What is the size of the patch
User :   its not white in colour - its the skin which dries out and fall - no patches as such
User :   there are rash lines
User :   which r painful
Doctor :  
When did you first notice it?
User :   last year
User :   in sept
User :   08
Doctor :  
DId you see a doctor or used any medicine?
User :   no - never bcos i dont have any major problem. I used to wash it daily while having bath
User :   it becomes dry in the morning
Doctor :  
But why are you worried now?
User :   i thought it will go away with time but the condition is same
Doctor :  
Do you have itcing pain or redness there?
User :   yes itching and redness is there
Doctor :  
Ok do not worry
User :   pls prescribe some medicine doc
Doctor :  
but since it s been there for so long time I have to rule out a fungal infection
Doctor :  
it can be possible only with a physical examination
Doctor :  
First let me try giving you a medicine to see if you find relief with it
Doctor :  
You can use CLIN -3 soap on that area
User :   okay
Doctor :   Apply EVION cream over the area for one week twice a day

Doctor :   Do not use boroplus or savlon

User :   okay
Doctor :   Do not use your fingers while applying
Doctor :  
use a fresh cotton
Doctor :  
Do not wear undergarments while sleeping
User :   I dont
Doctor :   Do not scrub over the area
Doctor :  
just use the soap as it is
Doctor :  
Please follow up after a week for the status
User :   yes doctor
User :   thank you
Doctor :  
Have you filled the feedback form?
User :   yes i have
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :  
I hope you get better in a week
User :   for phsical examination
User :   where could i contact you
Doctor :  
I cannot do a physical examination so I shall refer you to a Doctor nearby your area if not cured in a week
User :   okay. I will use these things and will come back next week
Doctor :  
Yes sure
Doctor :  
Bye for now
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