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Rash on the inguinal post shaving - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   am male 27 and i developed rash on my inguinal. i shaved and used a herbal soap
Doctor :   hi
User :   hallo
User :   i meant inguinal rash
Doctor :   does the rash pain?
User :   i feel like scratching
User :   all the time
Doctor :   is the rash having fluid filled vesicles?
User :   yes
Doctor :   was the razor you used old? or rusted?
Doctor :   have you used the herbal soap for first time?
User :   i used machine somehow old and the herbal soap i used for the first time
Doctor :   is it present both the inguinal areas or only one side?
User :   both sides
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have been applying lotion since last night
Doctor :   it could be the reaction to the soap and teh old machine
Doctor :   youwould require to take antihistamine to stop the itcthing
Doctor :   and also get it examined to rule out any infection
User :   what about fluid filled vesicles looks ugly would they disappear
Doctor :   they would disappear with treatment
User :   do you suggest i should go to the emergency or wait till tuesday after the holiday
User :   what about the histamine can i buy it over the counter
Doctor :   you can take Benadryl to help you for ithcing
Doctor :   if it does not help then you will need to go to ER
Doctor :   it is antihistamine
Doctor :   you can see if you can get over the counter antihistamines
Doctor :   that can be used until you can take urgent appointment within next 2 days
Doctor :   to get it examined and get treatment for the exact cause
Doctor :   have you followed what i have said?
User :   yes
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   thanks i really appreciated i was thinking of applying powder
Doctor :   you can apply medicated powder if you have at home
Doctor :   but it would not help in itching
Doctor :   apply Caladryl lotion , it will soothe the itching
Doctor :   and follow the suggestions given above
User :   caladryl lotion+benedryl
Doctor :   yes, that would be fine for now
Doctor :   if not helping you will need to visit the ER
User :   ok thank you doctor
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User :   nop
User :   thanks
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