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Infection around the penis, Itching - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   I have problem with infection around my penis..
Doctor :For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User :   Age-25
User :   Gender- Male
Doctor :   k
User :   Mariatal Status- Single
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
User :   No
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   not yet
User :   I am using Ring Gaurd
User :   but that seems not to be working
Doctor :   k
User :   any suggestions?
Doctor :   lead to itching in this area are: fungal infections, intertrigo, seb dermatitis, scabies, pubic lice and contact dermatitis.
User :   yes itching
Doctor :   * Bathe or shower regularly and rinse completely.
* Avoid strong or deodorant soaps as they can be irritating.
* Dry thoroughly.
* Wear loose-fitting, absorbent cotton shorts.
* Avoid tight-fitting underwear or clothes.
* Change underwear at least once a day, more often if you work out or sweat heavily.
* DonĂ¢??t share towels.
* Use a fresh towel after each shower.
* Sleep naked to allow the area to remain dry.
User :   and area around is becoming dirty very soon..

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