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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   Less than a week ago I noticed some itching skin irritation around my waistline on my back. At first I thought it was a bug bite, but it has now turned into what looks like a rash, with multiple bumps in a centralized location. I also have what feels like a swollen gland in my groin.
Doctor :   hi
User :   Less than a week ago I noticed some itching skin irritation around my waistline on my back. At first I thought it was a bug bite, but it has now turned into what looks like a rash, with multiple bumps in a centralized location. I also have what feels like a swollen gland in my groin.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
do you have fever?
User :   no, feel normal othrwise
Doctor :  
how is the skin around the bumps?
User :   seems fine
Doctor :  
i mean the color of the skin around the bumps, is it normal color or is it red?
User :   it is normal
Doctor :   what color is the bumps, red or white topped
User :   they are red
Doctor :  
is there any scaling of the skin around it?
User :   no, but the bumps are starting to look dry/scaley.
Doctor :  
ok

Doctor :   it is on the wastline. does it come just under the region where the elastic of the undergarments rests
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