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Ring worm infection - 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
User :   Hello
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   My age is 28 years and I have a skin problem for last few years
Doctor :  
User :   The problem is like ring worm...i.e. itching around my groin area
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Has it been there continously or it is on and off?
User :   I use clotrimazole based creams then it disappears but after some days it again returns
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
It is due to fungal infection
Doctor :  
due to excessive moisture in the area
User :   can u tell me any specific ointment or medicine so that it heals permanently?
User :   okay
Doctor :  
You need to keep it clean
Doctor :  
Hygine is very importan
User :   yes
Doctor :  
So you need to clean it properly
Doctor :  
every day with soap
User :   okay
Doctor :  
And apply clotrimazole powder
Doctor :  
over the area

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