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Have a itching on my thighs near to my testicles. What should be done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Men's Health
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User:I have a itching on my thighs near to my testicles,now there is a red XXXXXXX what shall i do
Doctor:Since how long?
Doctor:What is your age?
User:I noticed only yesterday,now there is a XXXXXXX on my thigh,there is a round XXXXXXX on my thigh near to my testi
Doctor:Ok most often the itch is because of fungal infections in male, the area is wet with sweat
User:i am 28 years old,i think the itching has started some time back,i cant remember,i noticed yesterday
Doctor:so it is important to powder the area after thorough drying post bath
Doctor:Also take bath regularly twice and dry it well with towel
Doctor:and powder the area
Doctor:it gives less chances for the fungi to grow
Doctor:and itch and scratch, the scratch leads to more itch
User:which powder shall i choose,and do i need to see a doctor
Doctor:I do not think there is a need to see doctor now
Doctor:You can use CLOTRIMAZOLE dust powder which is available at all pharmacy
Doctor:Put it twice a day after the bath only on that area
Doctor:you can take tab CETRIZINE 10mg which is available as prescription drug
Doctor:for the itch
Doctor:If it is not itching you do not need Cetrizine
Doctor:You can continue the above suggestions for a week
User:but there is some kind of XXXXXXX ,its quite big,in centre its red
Doctor:Yes it is fungal
Doctor:because of scratch
Doctor:Use this for a week
Doctor:If the itch increases or the redness grows severe
Doctor:you can visit a doctor
Doctor:But personal cleanliness remains the same
Doctor:Did you follow?
User:But doctor,i have scratched only from yesterday
Doctor:One scratch is enough
User:yes doctor i understand now
Doctor:for the itch-scratch cycle to initiate
Doctor:Do you have any quereis
Doctor:You can apply calamine lotion over the red spot
User:No,thank you for answers
Doctor:it gives soothening feeling as well
Doctor:Thank you for visiting me
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