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Cure for itcing in the groin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hello
User :   hii
User :   how r u ?
User :   may i know whom i m talking to
Doctor :   i am Dr xxx here
User :   ?
Doctor :   i am doing good
Doctor :   how are you doing?
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   me fyn suffering from itching in my groin and between the hips
User :   heaving severe red skin
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   28
User :   i m single
Doctor :   since when have you been facing this problem ?
User :   u have some email or something to upload photographs
Doctor :   yes you can do that at YYYY@YYYY
User :   last 3-4 days
User :   but this is occuring frequently
Doctor :   is there any rash ?>
User :   its a kind of rash only
Doctor :   where are you located ?
User :   i m in xxx
User :   why
Doctor :   ok well few conditions are more common ins specific areas thats why i asked you
Doctor :   have you applied any cream on it?
User :   yes i have applied momate
User :   mometasone fuorate
Doctor :   any relief?
User :   some sort of and taking antibiotic ceftum
Doctor :   well let me tell you few things you should do that will help you in getting rid of this problem,
Doctor :   first of call do apply calamine lotion on it
Doctor :   that will help you get rid of the itch
User :   i have send a mail to u
User :   at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will see it right away
User :   i am having main prob between the area anus and testicles
Doctor :   well what your symptoms says you might be infected with a fungal infection
Doctor :   let me tell you few things to help you get relief
Doctor :  
wash the groin skin two to three times a day with a gentle soapless cleanser like Dove
Doctor :   keep the groin area dry
Doctor :   use talcum powder
User :   ok
Doctor :   wear 100% cotton underwear
User :   have u seen the p'graphs
Doctor :   avoid fabric softeners, bleaches, or harsh laundry detergents
Doctor :   we have still not received it
User :   pls check it again
Doctor :   ok we have got them
Doctor :   yes it is fungal infection
User :   ok
Doctor :   it must be very itchy
User :   yes
Doctor :   so do the things i have told you
Doctor :   i will tell you more
User :   ok
Doctor :   now you need to take care of yoruself
User :   how
Doctor :   keep on applying the cream
User :   same
Doctor :   as it will help to fight the fungal
Doctor :   and also the antibiotics that you are taking
Doctor :   yes the same
User :   i have bringone new cream today fourderm
Doctor :   Prepare a hot bath and sprinkle it with a generous amount of salt. Soak yourself in it for fifteen minutes to let the salt work on the affected areas.
User :   its difficult to prepre
Doctor :   Purchase apple cider vinegar or tea tree oil, both natural anti fungal agents
User :   k
Doctor :   Continue to apply tea tree oil or apple cider vinegar for at least five days after symptoms disappear
Doctor :   Adjust your diet. Eliminate processed sugar from your diet. Eat grains in moderation. Eat garlic p
User :   can i use some other antibiotic ceftum is very much costly
Doctor :   Wear cotton clothing or materials that keep your skin dry. Change your clothing frequently and wash all used towels and clothing in hot water before reusing.
Doctor :   did the doctor told you about ceftum?
User :   i have taken dose for 3 days an i have it for one more day
User :   yeha last two months back
Doctor :   ceftum is a very good antibiotic and its very effective
User :   but tht time i have not taken the medicine
Doctor :   you should take ie
Doctor :   it
User :   how many days
Doctor :   that your doctor can tell you about the right time period
Doctor :   its usually a 5 days course
User :   i am not toch with him
User :   in touch
Doctor :   but do follow the things i have told you
User :   ok
Doctor :   you will find relief
Doctor :   hygiene is MUST
Doctor :   make srei of that
Doctor :   sure
User :   second thing i m feeling a kind of soft lump around my anus
User :   and inside theanus too its very itchy
Doctor :   apply the cream there too
User :   ok
Doctor :   and if it does not get better in 4 days i would suggest you to go to a dermatologist
User :   ok
User :   any other medicine reqd
Doctor :   no thats all
User :   like alegra or fucan
Doctor :   no not at the moment
User :   fulcazole
User :   is there any injection available
Doctor :   jsut use the one you have
Doctor :   these all are antifungal creams
User :   injections cures quicky
Doctor :   if its getting worse then you have to get a physical examination done
User :   ok
Doctor :   creams are the best for skin infections
User :   ok
User :   second thing i am facing i m not able to go toilet without tea
Doctor :   is there anything else ?
User :   clear my stomach without tea or breakfast
Doctor :   it acts as a stimulant for you , you can stop it for few days and it will get adjusted
User :   i have tried a lot
User :   this
User :   no results
Doctor :   there is no medically harm in that
User :   but i face problem
Doctor :   are you constipated?
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