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Dark pigmentation with itching in the genital area - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   Hello
User :   I have a skin issue and my father has a joint issue. wanted to discuss about both
Doctor :   Proceed with your query.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is your skin problem?
Doctor :   what is your age and gender?
User :   Dark pigmentation with itches in the genital area.
User :   Male
User :   26
User :   itching*
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you have this problem?
User :   Around 2 years now.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   thought it will go away, however it doesn't
Doctor :   The itching is probably due to a fungal infection
User :   ok
User :   is there any medicine i can take?
User :   ?
Doctor :   You need to first wear loose fitting clothes
User :   ok..
Doctor :   cotton and natural fabrics are present
Doctor :   You can use Clotrimazole crean
Doctor :   cream
User :   ok
User :   everyday?
Doctor :   Yes, twice a day
User :   ok.
Doctor :   You should try to keep the area as dry as possible
User :   for how many days?
Doctor :   Avoid sharing towels with anyone
User :   Ok
Doctor :   This should be done for a month at least
User :   Thanks doctor.
User :   About my father

Doctor :   If there is no improvement, you may need oral drugs and a physical examination by a dermatologist
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