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Internal heat, left side around croutch area - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer your
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :  
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   YES I AM 26 YEARS OLD MALE AND I AM HAVING INTENAL HEAT ON MY LEFT SIDE AROUND CROUTCH AREA
Doctor :   ok,
User :   AROUND THE BASE OF THE PENIS ON THE LEST SIDE OF MY BODY
Doctor :   ok,
User :   I WANTED TO KNOW WHAT MAY CAUSE THIS
User :   I BEEN FEELING THIS FOR ABOUT 1 WEEK
User :   ???
Doctor :   Do you feel warm in the above mentioned areas /
Doctor :   ?
User :   YES
Doctor :   Do you notice any redness over these areas ?
User :   NO ITS ALL INTERNAL FEELING BY THE BASE OF THE PENIS ON THE LEFT SIDE
User :   AND HIP AREA
Doctor :   ok, do you have any lesions in the leg like wounds , lumps etc ?

User :   NO
Doctor :   Such a presentation will always be presented in vascular abnormalities
Doctor :   due to vaso dialatation due to variuos causes which can be confirmed by a doppler study of the area
User :   IS THEIR SOMETHING I CAN TAKE AT HOME FOR DICES OR IS IT VERY IMPORTANT TO GO TO THE DOCTOR
Doctor :   Dilatation of the blood vessels wil present warm
Doctor :   in home remedy like cold compresses will help but do not cure

Doctor :   some times the condition is self limiting
User :   IS IT DANGEROUS
Doctor :   No,
Doctor :   most of times it appears only for a brief period of time and go off
User :   WELL IVE BEEN HAVING THIS FEELING FOR A WEEK AND IF BEEN PRETTY HEALTHY ALL MY LIFE
Doctor :   if persists a doppler test will enable to know the exact diagnosis and the cause for it

Doctor :   i would suggest you to wait for a week bring it down by cold compresses and if it stil persists then go for a doppler

User :   ANY ONE YOU RECOMEND
User :   cold compresses ?
Doctor :   First to a radiologist
Doctor :   to get doppler
Doctor :   and then to vascular surgeon if the problem is confirmed
Doctor :   cold compresses by using ice packs

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