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Irritation on the scrotum skin due to hair removal cream - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am Dr xxxxx here
User :   Used hair removal cream on scrotum. Now the scrotum skin is irritated and I had some skin breaks (only a small area) on one side. I tried to add moisturizer right after the shower, but it burned. What cream should I apply?
Doctor :   may i know your age please
User :   23
Doctor :   well first of all NEVER do that again , the scrotum skin is too sensitive for it
User :   now i know
Doctor :   apply some calamine lotion
Doctor :   it will sooth it
User :   so funny, its just on one side but not the other
Doctor :   and keep on was washing it with plain water
User :   makes sense to shower this area with cold water as a cooling effect?
Doctor :   yes you can do that
User :   just apply this lotion? daily? or every hour?
Doctor :   every 3 hours
Doctor :   it will give you relief
User :   ok, if its not improving?
User :   what would be the next step?
Doctor :   then you need to go to a dermatologist
User :   ok, thanks!
Doctor :   but it will subside
Doctor :   your welcoem
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