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Self care for fungal infection in between thighs - 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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User :   Hello
User :   One day I found myself rubbing the irritated skin inbetween my scrotum and inner thighs (both sides). when i looked in the mirror i noticed darker shades around my inner thighs about the same size as what my scrotum would hang.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   ok
User :   I notice that at times the skin can be very sensitive, itchy, and sticky. other times the skin feels rough, and very dry, almost to the point that you could flake skin.
Doctor :   i will help u in this
Doctor :   can i ask few Q
User :   Sure.
Doctor :   wats your age
User :   I'm 26
User :   Male.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yu have any skin cuts in that region
User :   Formerly there wasn't any. But now it has developed few.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   its the fungal infection
Doctor :   called as tinea cruris
Doctor :   yu need antifungal cream for that
User :   Would you recommend any name?
Doctor :   are your inner wear too tight
User :   Not too tight!!!
Doctor :   is it cotton material
User :   Yes.
Doctor :   do yu masturbate regularly
User :   Once a week.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   antifungals are not over the counter drugs
Doctor :   OXICANAZOLE lotion
Doctor :   will help u
Doctor :   but yu need prescription for that
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