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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i notice a while ago a few months i spose , when i jumped in to my spa sitting at about 38 degrees , after being in the spa for a while i would get out and my testicles went hot and red and a little bit itchy, i thought it might be the chemicals in the spa so i didnt worrie about it , but on monday night i had a hot bath with no chemicals and my testicals done the same thing hot , red not really ichy but little bit sore to touch , i have had jock rot for a long time , and i finelly got some canesten so iam putting that on and around my testical ,question why is my testicals getting hot and red after a hot bath and should i be rubbing canestan cream on them , (thinking that it is some kind of rash)
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Let me read your query for few minutes to be able to have a good discussion here.
Doctor :   its due to fungal infection
Doctor :   wher the smooth skin gets erroded leaving behind raw cracks , which are the reason you got those symptoms
Doctor :   Apply Micanazole oint instead of Canesten
Doctor :   twice dialy
Doctor :   after through cleaning
User :   can i still use canesten cream for in side of my legs?
Doctor :   better use Micanazole only , its very potent than clotrimazole
User :   so it is a fungal cream to is it??
Doctor :   yes,
User :   what about my penis would it matter if i put the crean on that, to make sure ??
User :   i get rid of all the fungal
Doctor :   yes, its ok
User :   so its no big thing ??? just need to put the stuff on and every thing good?
Doctor :   yes,
User :   is that all i need to now
Doctor :   and change all the under wears once treated completely , the old ones can cause recurrences
User :   this cream i have is canesten bifonazole , does that matter?
User :   or is that the same as clotrimazole???
Doctor :   its the same
Doctor :   Micanazole is the newer and better
User :   alright cool , thank you very m uch for your time
User :   you have been really help full
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   take care

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