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Lactocalamine lotion and hot fomenation to treat clitoris irritation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you ?
User :   I am having a problem for last 3 days
User :   day 1, i have got an itching feeling in the private area
User :   it's on the tip of the triangular piece of something in a female's genital
User :   doctor...r u there?
Doctor :  
yes
User :   well, i scratched it to soothe it, obviously
Doctor :  
ok
User :   and now i get a burning sensation there
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   it happened on day 2 and 3, i.e., today
User :   it pains as well
User :   could you tell me whats wrong?
User :   i need your help
User :   u there?
Doctor :  
Do you have a vaginal discharge
User :   no i dont have
Doctor :  
Do you have an unprotected intercourse?
User :   it's not in the vegina...it's on the top portion
User :   no, it's been 2 month's since I had anything with my hubby
Doctor :  
Is it near the pubic hair?
User :   yeah, just below the pubic hair, there is a triangular piece of ..earlobe kind of tiny portion right?
User :   the itch is there
User :   I have applied boroline
User :   the pain and burning is kind of strange, happens only when i try to wipe it after a wash
User :   in the morning it pained as i had to use the hand shower to wash and it pained at that time
User :   bt after bath now, it's not paining much
Doctor :   So you have only the pain?
Doctor :  
Is there a swelling ?
User :   it did pain a little when i dried it and applied boroline
Doctor :  
near the area
User :   yes, i think there is a little swelling, but can't see, if i touch, i feel there might be
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Do not rub the area
User :   ok
Doctor :  
just leave it alone
User :   i am not, just soaking any water after washes
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Put Hot fomenation over the area
User :   whats that?
Doctor :  
With cloth dipped in hot water
User :   okay
Doctor :  
Do it thrice a day
User :   okay
Doctor :   What is your age?
User :   i am 33
Doctor :  
Trim your finger nails
User :   okay
Doctor :  
so that the area is not irritated
User :   okay
Doctor :  
Apply LACTOCALAMINE thrice a day with wisp of cotton
User :   oh okay
Doctor :   Take DOLO 500mg tablet twice a day
Doctor :  
after food
Doctor :  
two days
User :   okay
User :   will do
Doctor :  
You should be okay from third day
Doctor :  
If not you hve to visit a Doctor
User :   oh sounds great!
User :   okay i will
User :   about LACTOCALAMINE, which one do you suggest?
User :   there are 3 varieties now
Doctor :  
any thing is fine
Doctor :  
with aloe is better
User :   ok great
User :   thank you so much
User :   doctor
User :   what do you think has caused it?
User :   is it because i tried to itch it with my pyjama?
User :   do you think it must have scratched the skin?
Doctor :  
Allergic or constant rub
User :   i see, i also have this problem of wet panties, as i wash there after every urination
Doctor :  
Use tissues to wipe the area
User :   i don't know any other way to keep it clean
Doctor :  
Keep the area dry
User :   okay
Doctor :  
Use cotton panties
User :   i do
Doctor :  
change the panties twice a day
User :   oh! okay
Doctor :  
Wash the panties in warm water
User :   okay
Doctor :  
That should all do
User :   oh okay
User :   thank you so much!
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting me
User :   I will do the needful
Doctor :  
Bye for now
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