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Flappy skin on the side of the vagina - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have developed these loose flappy skin on the side of my vagina, I'm a bit worried what it is?
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Since when do you see them ?
User :   Hello
User :   About 2 weeks
Doctor :   Is the skin discolored ?
User :   Dark brown
Doctor :   Is it getting more dark over time ?
User :   Errr yes, and it's a bit sore too
Doctor :   Have you tried any medication ?
User :   Only thrush cream
Doctor :   Do you see any change ?
User :   I've only started using the cream two days ago...
Doctor :   Continue the same for another week
Doctor :   it will help
Doctor :   see for another three days if there is no relief then stop it and go for MICANAZOLE oint
User :   But it's like loose flappy skin and it's quite a few of them..
Doctor :   its the sign of inflammation
Doctor :   the looseness will come down once the infection is cured
User :   Will it reduce in size or disappear
Doctor :   also if untreated the skin will swell up
Doctor :   yes, it will . Its characteristic of the skin over here to present this way unlike other area skin
User :   What do you think it is?
Doctor :   A fungal infection probably pytiriosporum infection
User :   How did I get that?
Doctor :   hands , water , inner wear etc
User :   So it's nothing sexual maybe?
Doctor :   no
User :   Shall I continue using the thrush cream
Doctor :   yes, observe its effect for another three days
User :   Just hope these things go down
User :   They will go away I hope doc?
Doctor :   do not worry
Doctor :   if the thrush cream do not work go for one i mentioned
Doctor :   MICANAZOLE oint
User :   Is this common?
Doctor :   yes, it is
User :   I'm very embarrased and they look very unsightly
Doctor :   i agree
Doctor :   once the infection comes down they do get to nrmal
User :   Thankyou for your help and advice. Much appreciated
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   kindly provide your feedback
User :   Thankyou
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   wish you al good health
User :   One more thing
User :   Is it contagious
Doctor :   yes , by contact
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