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Treatment for Pruritus ani - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   sorry what is yor name doctor?
Doctor :   Dr shekar

User :   ok im 40 years old
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i have a problem that im shy to go to doctor
User :   so i came here
Doctor :   we have your past case sheet about your anal itching following use of thong
Doctor :   please express your concern without any hesitation
User :   ok
User :   so i just want to know your opinion also about it
Doctor :   it is pruritis ani

User :   is it possible?
Doctor :  
the reason being non specific
User :   waht is taht?
Doctor :  
and it is very much possible
Doctor :   the diagnosis of your symptom
User :   ok
User :   so he was right?
Doctor :   he was right
Doctor :  
and you need to give up thong for say a period of 3 months
Doctor :  
so that you can continue to wear them furthe
User :   ok
Doctor :   as said i also advise you about the sits bath

User :   ok so he was allright
Doctor :   you have tried one oientment and you are not sure of what it is
Doctor :  
can you try recall
User :   yes
User :   he asked for the name
User :   but i dont remember it
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
now i suggest you not to worry and follow the instructions as mentioned
User :   ok
Doctor :  
use cotton undergarments
Doctor :  
it will provide much relief
User :   it very dificult for me to not use thongs
User :   but i have to
Doctor :   not to worry this for a short duration say 3 months or else you may have to stop them for life
Doctor :  
so its better to stop for 3 months than latter for life long
User :   yes
User :   but when i wear pants i should wear thongs cause of the panties lines it looks very bad but any ways i stop it
Doctor :   after a month or so you can were thong when wearing pants and you can keep one small cotton pad between anus and thong

User :   ok
Doctor :   is there any thing else i can help you with
User :   and also it doesnt have anything with anal sex no?
User :   no thats all
User :   thank you
Doctor :  
please fill the feed back form
Doctor :   thanks for consulting healthcare magic

Doctor :  
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User :   i have fill it
Doctor :   thanky you

User :   thank you
User :   oh sorry
User :   so it doesnt have anything with anal sex?
Doctor :  
you need to avoid it
Doctor :  
as the irritation during the act may aggravate your itching
User :   ok
Doctor :  
and i do believe one of the cause may be the anal sex also and the lubricant may be allergic to the anal skin
User :   why?
User :   i use to do it buy this problem is new to me
Doctor :  
it takes time for the problem to develop
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there any thing else i can help you with
User :   no tahts all thank you
User :   goodbye
Doctor :  
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