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Itching in the abdominal area due to wearing tight underwear - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
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User :   hello doctor
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User :   I have some skin alergy where I wore my drawyer
User :   there the skin became black and I am feeling shy to go to a doctor
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any rash or itching in that area?
User :   not like that
Doctor :   Ok
User :   always it will not be there
User :   only some times when I travel bit more or I m in a hot place
Doctor :   The reason mostly could be sweat and local irritation due to the tight elastic.
User :   now what would be solution for that
Doctor :   I suggest that you wear slightly loose underwear or wear those without an elastic band
Doctor :   seamless ones are available
User :   ok
Doctor :   Also try to keep the area as dry as possible with talcum powder
User :   any cream that i have to try
Doctor :   Clean the area neatly with an antiseptic soap or solution like dettol and savlon
User :   i tried itchgaurd and ring guard
User :   but no use
Doctor :   You can apply plain vaseline to reduce the friction.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any itching there?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then there is no point in applying itch guard and ring guard as they are against fungal infections

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