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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Skin Rash
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   I have severe itching problem on my skin.Please suggest me any ointment
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Where is the itch?
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What is yoru age?
User :   It is near by my panis .My age is 23.
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Since how long are you having this problem?
User :   It is from 2-3 years and i have not taken proper action and it is now creating much problem
User :   It is spreading in the near by portion also
Doctor :   Do you have discharge?
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Do you feel the skin around is thickened?
User :   Could you please suggest me any good ointment.I have used itchguard and ring guard but they don't work .they do but only for some time.i mean only for 1 day
User :   actually itching is on my balls but now it has spread much.Yes skin is thickened
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I think there is lichenification that is started
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and this needs a better medicine
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Keep few points in mind
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1) Do not wear underwear in the night
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2) Dry the area well after bath
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3) Do use cotton underwears
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4) Dryness is important in that area as fungi and bacteria grow in that area
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I shall give you an ointment to apply
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Apply it twice a day
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in thin film
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ITCHMOSOL Ointment
User :   okay .
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Use this for a week and see the result
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If it is fine then continue on it for another week
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otherwise you need to get physical examination by a Dermatologist
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It is importnat
User :   while the office hours much fluid kind of thing comes out of it
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Ok there is an infective process that goes
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So kindly see a Dermatologist
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now
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I think it is not wise to wait any more
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The over the counter medicines do not wory
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work
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any more
User :   okay.But i feel shame to discuss this thing with the doctor
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You need better prescription medicines
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YOu should not
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Doctors keep everything confidential
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and they see hundreds and thousands of such people day in and day out
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You should never be ashamed to discuss this
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after health is very important and it can be to any part of the body
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So please do not hesitate to meet a Doctor immediately
User :   okay.
User :   Could you suggest me any dermatologist ?

User :   okay.Thank you.
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Yoiu can see him on our panel of Doctors
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as Dermatologist
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Anything else I can help you with?
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The above general measures are common
User :   No.Thank You so much
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Please fill the feedback form say done when done
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Thanks for consulting me
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Bye for now.
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