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Fungal infection and patches on the arms,stomach and penis. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi..
Doctor :   Hi.
User :   i am having problem related to my skin
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   please go ahead.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   small small patches all over my body.. especially on my arms, then side of ma stomach,,, and around me penis... i was shy to see a doctor b cause of that.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   my friend refered me a oinment called xtraderm
Doctor :   Can you describe how the patches look?
Doctor :   Is there any redness, flakes, itching from the rash?
User :   first it come like small small bubbles.
User :   then it grows.. or speards..
User :   its not itching nyway
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   so what can i do now
Doctor :   Is it present all over the body?
User :   on my arms it dried out, but on my penis.. its still growing..
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   It looks like a fungal infection to me.
Doctor :   Is there any redness?
User :   ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   is it oval in shape?
User :   when it grows its oval.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   but one is too big but not in particular shape..
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   are there any scales surrounding it?
User :   i am shy to see a doctor becuase of this issue
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   There is nothing to feel shy about, it is a fungal infection which anyone can get,
User :   so what do you prefer
Doctor :   Wash and dry the affected area.
User :   ok
User :   i used to do that
User :   also i started wearing white undergarments
Doctor :   I suggest that Antican cream
Doctor :   Clotrimazole cream
Doctor :   on the affected areas
User :   ok.. i will take a note
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   done.
Doctor :   ok
User :   thankyou for your help
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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