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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   have weird rash on upper thighs, moderate fever (99.7f) and just got tested negative for hiv (after 5 weeks) but not sure if i have genital herpes or what....?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i can send u a picture of the rash
User :   ?
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   20
Doctor :   Since when have you noticed this rash.
User :   a couple days ago
User :   been itchy for about a week
User :   do u have an email i can send it to?
Doctor :   Are you sexually active?
User :   yes
User :   i only bought 15 min so can i send it please?
Doctor :   You may send the copy to YYYY@YYYY
User :   ok i sent it
User :   the rash is on either side of where my balls hang down
User :   did u get it?
Doctor :   Do you have burning sensation or pain?
User :   its itchy
Doctor :   I am checking it.
Doctor :   It may take a few minutes before I can see it.
User :   ok
User :   well i just had a negative hiv test after 5 weeks
User :   and i went white water rafting this weekend
User :   and got bad flu like symptoms and a bad headache and fever and sweating and chills
Doctor :   Do you practise safe sex?
User :   yes
User :   but i have oral sex unprotected
User :   did u get it?
Doctor :   No, I haven't recieved it.
Doctor :   You can resent it to us.
Doctor :   If I am not able to provide you with the information within the alloted 15 minutes time, I shall mail the reply to your email id.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Can you confirm your email id.
User :   did u not get it yet?
Doctor :   It hasn't come to my inbox yet.
User :   maybe its in spam
User :   YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   the address is YYYY@YYYY
User :   i know
User :   i sent it
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness?
User :   no
User :   did u get it?
Doctor :   Yes, I have received it.
Doctor :   Is this over the thigh or on the scrotum?
User :   ok
User :   its on my thight
User :   upper thigh
User :   on either side of where my balls hang
User :   i only have 2:30 left
Doctor :   These rashes are not typical of herpes, however,
User :   ?
Doctor :   It can be due to a fungal infection too.
User :   fungal infection?
Doctor :   However, its a bit early to determine it.
User :   not related to hiv or anything?
User :   early?
User :   this is the worst it has been
Doctor :   No, its not related to HIV infection.
User :   its like that on either side of my upper thigh
User :   ok
User :   so i dont have hiv and no herpes
User :   sweet
User :   so just use lotrim or something?
User :   lotrimin i mean
Doctor :   Yes, you can use them along with the analgesics.
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Watch over these rashes.
User :   can they spread?
Doctor :   if you find them increasing or spreading,
User :   10 seconds...
Doctor :   you will have to report to your doctor for physical examination.
User :   ok
Doctor :   They usually should reduce in a couple of days.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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