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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   hi Doctor
User :   have we talked before?
Doctor :   i believe not
User :   about Oxistat
Doctor :   ok
User :   here's what happened
User :   I applied Oxistat, an anti-fungal cream to the head of my penis
Doctor :   ok
User :   but my skin had a bad chemical reaction to Oxistat
Doctor :   i am able to retrieve your chat history
User :   ok
Doctor :   please continue
User :   so I believe that due to bad chemical reaction, my penis skin has been loosened and wrinkled
User :   the outer skin
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am really worried about the skin being loosened
User :   as I believe when I was handling it yesterday, I have made the loosened area wider
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you should not worry
User :   I think when I grabbed the skin to take a look, I have made the loosened area wider
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can you differentiate the previously loosened area and the one now?
User :   yes
User :   I believe the area has gotten wider
User :   because the area that was loosened before was due to the reaction from Oxistat
Doctor :   ok
User :   and that area has a little darker complexion than the normal skin
User :   and I believe that right now the loosened area extends beyond that patch of skin damaged by Oxistat
Doctor :   i think you have discussed the same querry few hours ago
Doctor :   dont worry it will not increase
User :   do you know if there is a way to restore the skin back to normal?
User :   tighten the skin?
Doctor :   best way is to wait for skin regeneration
Doctor :   since the area is sensitive
Doctor :   so you should not apply any products which are useless
Doctor :   let me clear your doubts
Doctor :   are you with me?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   I'm still kind of questionable to the skin regeneration part
User :   I know our skin can heal itself
Doctor :   skin tightening products may work on the surfaces which have muscles underneath
User :   but right now my outer skin is not really damaged as in a wound or bruise, it is just loose and wrinkled
Doctor :   but in case of penis skin is isolated from muscular part
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i understand
Doctor :   usually the skin over penis is wrinkled because it does not have muscle base
Doctor :   but as you have
Doctor :   applied oxistat
Doctor :   due to some
Doctor :   unfortunate chemical reaction
Doctor :   your skin over penis
Doctor :   is little damaged
Doctor :   now the best part is to apply moisturisers to the skin and wait for another 3-5 days
Doctor :   with due precaution
User :   yes I have been applying Vanicream once a day
Doctor :   in that time i think the skin will regenerate
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   continue that application
User :   but will the skin tighten itself?
Doctor :   definately
Doctor :   it will be the same as was previously
Doctor :   before the application of
Doctor :   oxistat
User :   oh really?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   and the moisturizers will help with this?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   moisturisers will pace up your skin regeneration
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form?
User :   yes I have
Doctor :   ok
User :   you know
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
Doctor :   plz continue with your querry
User :   I am still not really convinced that the skin will tighten itself...kind of sounds too good to be true :)
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   after few days
Doctor :   it will be the same as it used to be
User :   because for example when we get wrinkles on our face, isn't that always there?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   you are right
Doctor :   but
Doctor :   the concept
Doctor :   is
Doctor :   the facial wrinkles mostly are age related
Doctor :   and they can be reduced to a limit
Doctor :   using skin tightening creams and lotions
Doctor :   b'coz underneath that skin there are muscles
Doctor :   it is the muscles which keep the skin wrinkle free
Doctor :   therefore there are wrinkles over the penis skin
Doctor :   as it is not directly connected to the muscle base
Doctor :   i feel you have understood what i said
User :   so the penis skin is different from other skin in the sense that there are no muscles underneath?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   therefore it is so sensitive
User :   because generally we have the impression that the outer skin have to be removed in order for the new skin to regenerate
User :   like maybe exfoliating the outer skin
Doctor :   right
Doctor :   this is the procedure
Doctor :   but
User :   but in my case, the outer skin is still there, it is just loose and wrinkled
Doctor :   outer skin exfoliates due to skin regenaration
Doctor :   its not like tha
Doctor :   outer skin exfoliates only when new skin comes underneath
User :   ok
Doctor :   it is a gradual process
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   by the time new skin might have started regenerating below your old wrinkled skin
Doctor :   you will be able to see the complete effect only after few days
User :   it's actually been almost 2 weeks now
User :   since I applied Oxistat
Doctor :   dont worry
User :   the first week I did not apply anything, the second week I started applying Vanicream
Doctor :   in some individuals regeneration is little slow
Doctor :   continue application
Doctor :   you will be fine very soon
User :   does the old skin need to come off?
Doctor :   it will come off
User :   for the new skin underneath to appear
Doctor :   but it is possible that you will not recognise that procedure
User :   oh really?
Doctor :   as it can very slow
Doctor :   but after it had occured to a certain extent
Doctor :   you will be able to mark it
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   I'm sorry I have just been so paranoid about this
Doctor :   its okay
Doctor :   dont be worried
User :   and I wish so much that I did not apply Oxistat
Doctor :   take care in future
User :   so you think the best thing to do now is just keep on applying the Vanicream
User :   moisturizer
User :   and don't do anything else
Doctor :   yes i feel so
Doctor :   till there is no other symptoms
User :   do you know about Eletone?
Doctor :   yes
User :   one dermatologist suggested that
User :   but I think it's medicated
Doctor :   ok
User :   so I'm kind of scared to put that on there
User :   after what happened with Oxistat
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   in my opinion first you should apply varicream for some more days and you will find some noticeable improvement in the skin
User :   ok
User :   so stick with Vanicream
Doctor :   yes
User :   and Vanicream will help tighten the skin?
Doctor :   it will help in regeneration
Doctor :   and the new skin will
Doctor :   be tighetened one
User :   but we might not be able to see the exact transformation of the new skin from the old skin?
User :   for example, it won't be like the old skin just suddenly fall off
Doctor :   right
Doctor :   but you will be able to
Doctor :   find a noticeable improvement
Doctor :   only after it improves to a certain extent
User :   I see
User :   should I apply Vanicream to all the areas that has been loosened?
Doctor :   to the area where you have applied oxista
Doctor :   oxistat
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   that's it
User :   thank you very much for your help
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now.Please refer your friends to our service.
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