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Suffering from irritation and itching in genital area. What could it be? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2003
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Doctor:Good morning
User:A very Good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:doctor i am suffering from irritation and itching in my genital areas
User:irritation is quite terrible
Doctor:May I know your age and gender?
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:It seems like a fungal infection
Doctor:Did you take any medications for this?
User:not yet
Doctor:My suggestion is to try cotrimazole ointment locally twice daily on the genital area for the next few days
Doctor:You can apply Candid ointment or even keep the candid pessaries inside the vagina for few days
Doctor:It will take care of fungal infection if any
User:did u suggest any oral medicine
Doctor:Oral medicines will be very effective
Doctor:Flucanazole tablet
Doctor:This is a prescription drug
Doctor:You need to take it everyday one on alternate days for a week
Doctor:I would suggest you to get it prescribed by your primary care physician
User:thanks a lot doctor
Doctor:Also, maintain good genital hygiene
Doctor:Take lot of curds
Doctor:You will be fine soon
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
Doctor:Please ask me
User:i have high thyroid and high insulin too
Doctor:You mean to hyperthyroidism?
User:and i an not having regular peroid for the last 2 months
User:does these 2 have any connections
User:i m right now having Thyrome 50 mcg once daily
Doctor:The infection in the genital area is not related to the other two problems
User:glyciphage 200 mg twice daily
Doctor:Please continue to take both the tablets
Doctor:They are important
User:also chorminac A twice daily
Doctor:But your itching problem is not related to these
User:does this help to make my peroids regularly
Doctor:Please continue chorminac A as well
Doctor:Yes, definitely
User:or i have to consullt gynae
Doctor:Both the medicines are important to regularize the periods
User:i am already having chrominac A for the last one month
Doctor:Since when are you taking these medications?
User:but still it does not help
User:does it take more time
Doctor:Since when are you taking these medications?
User:one month
Doctor:You need to take them for a minimum of 3 months
Doctor:Then repeat the thyroid tests
Doctor:You will need to take it till the periods become regular
Doctor:It will happen in 3 months time
Doctor:Please wait till then
Doctor:Take the medicines regularly
User:thanks doctor
Doctor:No need to consult the Gynecologist again now
Doctor:Is that all?
User:thanks a lot
User:for your help
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Get well soon
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
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