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Itching in anal area - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have a high level itching on my ass at night                                                                 
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   Hello..Good evening..!
Doctor :   Since when are you having these symptoms?
User :   I am 25 yrs old, male and i have a very bad itching jus for few days
User :   frm nw
User :   hardly 8 to 9 days
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   Initially i thought tat its jus bcs of weather..nw it seems more obvious i shud hv a prrblm
Doctor :   Can you see any skin change over the area?
User :   I cant bend and see my anal region..Its jus i feel and i hvnt seen it
Doctor :   You can use a mirror.
User :   bt its nt easy enough to do sorry
Doctor :   It's ok.
Doctor :   Did you take any medications for it?
User :   Nope, I havent until nw
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i jus used a cool powder and nw its a kinda ok
User :   so am jus wondern whetr i can treat t shrtly
Doctor :   Do you have any other associated symptoms? like fever. burning urination, etc?
User :   nope Doctor..
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i hv no symptoms
User :   am fine in d mrng
User :   bt at night, i dnt unrstd
Doctor :   Can you tell the exact location of the symptom?
User :   exactly on the anal, inside and over the same region
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i get the feelin to scratch it and feel bad to check n hsptl
Doctor :   You need not feel bad about it.
Doctor :   You have to get it checked.
User :   Cn u pls suggest
User :   wt am i sppse to do nw
Doctor :   From what you have said, it is very difficult to come to any diagnosis.
User :   But i have just said wt my xact prblm s
Doctor :   One of the reasons for intense itching at night in the anal region is worm infestation.
User :   Should i take sme medicine or any ointment?
Doctor :   You did not give the picture of the site? like skin change, scaling, etc.
User :   yes i dint
Doctor :   These thing can only be found out after an examination.
User :   yes..i wud check in the hospital right 2mrw..
User :   Thk u doctor..
Doctor :   Till then use the powder to keep the area dry.
User :   sure..thks very much for takin care
Doctor :   Do you have any anti cold tablets with you?
User :   nope doctor..i shud get smetn 2mrw
User :   i spse
Doctor :   After the check up doctor will prescribe you.
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