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Remedy for the jock itch - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   remedy for jock itch please?
Doctor :  
k
Doctor :  
your age work if u r workin
User :   32
User :   IT
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
XXXXXXXX i need u to tell me a few things
User :  
ask
User :  
please
Doctor :   your personal hygene

User :   :) is good i guess
Doctor :  
how often u bath change u r underpants
User :   once/twice
User :  
had quit underpants in between
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
so were using any thing or just u r clothing
User :  
meaning?
Doctor :   did u use any other garments or a was it u r trousers went on direct
User :  
direct in my trouser
Doctor :   ok since how long have u had this problem

User :  
quite embrassing at times u understnad if im in my pants only
User :  
:)
Doctor :  
i get that
User :   more than 3/4 yrs i guess

Doctor :   ok have u tried any ointment or lotions

User :   the itch/scratch has become more of a habit
User :  
none. am embrassed to approcah anyone
Doctor :   ok

User :  
cant explain/show anyone u know.
Doctor :  
nothing to be embaressed about many suffer but dont express
User :  
i mean i dont knnow whom to approcah
Doctor :   so its gud that u have approached

User :  
not sure if a pic of it wud help. tried putting it on some forums/sites/
User :  
bout 5 mths ago. no reply
Doctor :  
we suggest u to apply some talcum powder soon after u r bathe
Doctor :   clean it with a moist clothe when u feel like itchin
User :  
ok
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
since this is a chat and we cannot
User :  
cani itch when i soap it while bathing?
Doctor :  
examine u
Doctor :  
no that will only worsen it
User :  
isnt it embrassing to it examined by anyone-male/female.
User :  
i know a doctor is a doctor
Doctor :   nothing is since u r health is the prime concern
Doctor :   well se the dermatologist who will be the person to help u the best

User :   i'm not sure ive got the guts to put my pants down in front of her/him

User :  
if it weas elsewhere i cud do it u know
Doctor :   change u r underpants daily

User :   obviously i do that sir/madam
Doctor :   se the male doc u will be comfortable

Doctor :   ok

User :   oic
Doctor :  
ur condition requires a course of a treatment
Doctor :   with tabs and ointment
User :   i mean of i apply a ointment wouldnt it comeon to my pants?

Doctor :  
no u will have to let them dry vich wil be in 5min time so u shud be fine after that
User :   i'l have to b naked for 5 mins?

Doctor :   ul be in privacy i guess at home
User :   true. anyway sorry to bother with these issues

Doctor :  
not a prob man u will be fine
Doctor :   is that it
Doctor :  
ru there
User :  
yes thanks. but wot am i walking out of this room with?
Doctor :   u need some more info

User :   i dunno

User :  
thanks anyway
Doctor :   no i cud nt get u r last line
Doctor :  
r u there
User :   i was hoping to leave with a more concrete solution in terms of names of tabs/ointments/ dermatlogists etc

Doctor :  
we cud get u a dermatologist
Doctor :  
and the med and ointment are not available with
Doctor :  
out a prescription for vich u will ned to se the doc
User :   ok

Doctor :  
so wud u ned any thing more
Doctor :   a doctor will get in tuch wit u gr8 if u give ur area in blore if u live here
User :  
nope. i wud like to contact someone when i need to not the other way round
User :  
how do u knnow i;,m from blore
Doctor :  
ok any ways if u do not wish we will get back to u
Doctor :  
gives us the idea were will be closest u cud go
User :   ok so cud u give me some numbers/adresses/names please?

Doctor :  
yes i sed or doctor will get in tuch soon
Doctor :  
is that it for now
Doctor :  
ru there
Doctor :  
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