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Have had an itchy butt crack for quite some time now, bleeds when scratched. How to cure it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2005
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User:This is XXXXXXX
Doctor:how can i help you
User:I have a little skin related issue
Doctor:Go ahead
User:Will u be able to help me with the same
User:Its a lil embarassing
Doctor:Go Ahead
Doctor:I'll try my best
Doctor:I am sure I'll be able to help
User:I have had an itchy butt crack for quite some time now
User:I try to keep it clean n dry
User:but by the time its evening
User:n specially at late nights
User:it gets very itchy
User:i really dun know wt to do
Doctor:does it bleed?
Doctor:or does any fluid come out of it
User:it bleeds if i scratch a lot
User:a lil
Doctor:It could be due to several things XXXXXXX
Doctor:It can be due to worms
Doctor:or due to an anal fissure
Doctor:We can only know on an examination
User:so u mean to say
Doctor:since these things have to be seen to be diagnosed
User:i will hv to visit a doc
Doctor:I am afraid there is no other way out
User:hmm ok
User:Should i visit a dermatologist?
Doctor:depending on the diagnosis
Doctor:you may have to see a surgeon
User:and could it be anything scary
Doctor:if it was
Doctor:I would be more concerned than you
Doctor:Its not something which is an emergency
User:k thnx
Doctor:But I believe it must be irritating
User:yes it is
User:Could you help me with a doctor
User:preferably a female
Doctor:Where are you based
User:I live in Goregaon (E)
Doctor:We'll have to find out
Doctor:and let you know
Doctor:I'll tell my customer care team to get back to you on this
User:Thanks a lot Doc
User:You have a good day
Doctor:You too
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
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