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Suggest treatment for itching sensation on penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Jan-2015
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Doctor:Hello
Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:how can I help you?
User:Hello
User:this is second time, could you access my last time chat with a different doctor on your portal
User:?
Doctor:Sure
Doctor:one moment please
Doctor:Yes
Doctor:I have gone through your previous chat
Doctor:how can I help you today?
User:still the itching persists, a little reduced
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:the itching in the scalp or the penis?
User:penis
User:scalp is ok now
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:In my opinion, the problem is of fungal infection itself
User:I am using Micronozole oint
Doctor:You need to continue applying meconazole ointment twice a day for at least 6 weeks
User:ok
Doctor:Along with this, a mild steroid cream will help
User:should I take any tab?
User:ok
Doctor:in most cases, you will get a combination of both antifungal along with steroid cream
User:ok
Doctor:so buy such combination ointment and apply for at least 6 weeks for proper cure
User:any name?
Doctor:no tablets are advisable for such skin conditions, as topical creams are better suited and have much lesser systemic side effects
User:ok
Doctor:There are many brands available, you should get one prescribed from your local doctor
User:ok
Doctor:and consulting your doctor locally is necessary as that will confirm the actual problem
Doctor:it is not possible to confirm the condition without actually examining you in person
User:ok
Doctor:is there anything else I can help you with?
User:that is it, thank you
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:Have a good Sunday ahead
Doctor:bye
Doctor:bye
Doctor:take care
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