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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   intense itching where scrotum joins body and in folds of legs between buttocks. It seems to always start when I go to bed and makes it extremely hard to sleep. There are no visible rashes or sores atleast at the start, than I scratch these areas so much they become red and have areas that are raw. I have tested negative to Chlamydia, Gonnereah, HIV and would love to know what is causing this? Thanks so much for your help:)
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   So there is no rash
User :   No
Doctor :   Only intense itching
User :   yes
Doctor :   thIt could bve fungal cause or dry skin
Doctor :   I recommend ketoconzazole opr clotromxzaoile cream daily at night
Doctor :   I recommend use of bst moisturiser 3-4 times day
User :   are these otc?
Doctor :   clotromxzaoile cream is OTC
Doctor :   use the cream min for 6 weeks
User :   okay thanks. also this itching is often in the area between my sctrotum sack and anus as well. same skin symptoms.
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Also use Bendryl tab
Doctor :   stos itching
Doctor :   *stops
User :   is the bst moisturiser otc as well?
Doctor :   You know the moisturisers
Doctor :   there are cheaper and expensive ones
Doctor :   e\cheaper ones dries up quickly'
Doctor :   expensive onces longer
Doctor :   they are OTC
User :   okay thank you so much for your time Dr. Jagdish and I will try these creams and get back to you:) Have a blessed day!
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Bye
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