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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
User :   i have a little problem and was wondering if you could help please?
Doctor :  
how ca i help you
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
age, gender
User :   i have a little wart like looking thing on the inside of my thigh
User :   20.f
Doctor :  
where exactly , is it on the genitilia
User :   no
Doctor :  
how big is it
User :   it's very small, a couple of millimeters
Doctor :  
is on the inner side of the thigh
User :   if that
User :   yes
Doctor :  
User :   near where the knicker line is
Doctor :  
is it rough surface
User :   colour is normal skin colour and it's soft
User :   it's just like a blob of skin
Doctor :  
since how many days you havethis
Doctor :  
i it mobile or adarent
User :   sometimes it's sore like it fills up with fluid, i've had it a very long time
User :   i don't know what you mean by mobile or adarent
Doctor :  
any pus or clear fluid
User :   nothing ever comes out of it
Doctor :  
is it flexible

Doctor :  
how is the consistency
User :   consistency?
Doctor :   is it soft to feel
User :   yes
Doctor :  
have you noticed simillar lesion elsewhere
User :   nope, nothing else
User :   just that one
Doctor :   so its a single

User :   yes
Doctor :  
User :   only when it feels like its full of fluid
Doctor :   is it increaing since you have noticed it

Doctor :  
have you tried to open that
User :   no, it's not changed, it only changes when it feels like it's full of fluid, no i've never tried to open it
User :   I've never really done much to it at all, i feel embarrassed about it
User :   that's why i'm on here
Doctor :  
ok, according to your history,it seems to me as skin tag or accrocordons
User :   what are they?;
Doctor :  
its just like that,heriditry, some times obesity,diabetes
User :   i have no family history of diabetes nor am i obese, none of my family of which i know have this problem either
Doctor :   even friction can lead to this
User :   ok, so how do i get rid of it? is there a cure?
Doctor :  
if the surface is rough it could be atype of wart
User :   the surface is soft
Doctor :  
so it shoud be differntiated from wart
Doctor :  
ok, go for the investigation
User :   what investigation?
Doctor :  
got to consult a drmatologist near by
User :   oh
User :   ok
Doctor :  
i mean examination, its baically clinical diagnosis
Doctor :  
so it is treatable condition
Doctor :  
doc may remove with radiofrequency
User :   is there anyway i can do it myself somehow?
User :   with a cream or something?
Doctor :   no they remove with radiofrequency or laser waves

User :   ok, i'll have to bite the bullet then?!
Doctor :  
its a cosmetic procedure
User :   i won't have to pay for it will i?
Doctor :  
no, its not painful, dont worry
Doctor :  
it is charged,
User :   is that for the
User :   ?
Doctor :  
if you have a insurance coverage, check it applies for cosmetic procedure
Doctor :  
i amnot aware of that
User :   ok, it's not contageous is it?
Doctor :  
see, if its a wart,it is very contagious, it is a viral
User :   do all warts have rough surfaces?
Doctor :  
most of them have
User :   wouldn't i have more that one if it was a wart?
Doctor :  
yes that is common, but unusally we get single lesion
User :   so the best thing for me to do right now is to see a gp?
Doctor :  
no, you can directly fix an appointment with dermatlogist or cosmetologist
User :   how would i go about doing that? who should i call?
User :   or see?
Doctor :   wher do you stay?

User :   i live in manchester
Doctor :  
you can approach near by hospial, either call and enquiry any dermat is avaliable over there
User :   ok, thank you
Doctor :  
the procedure just take 10 to15 minutes , thank you
User :   ok, that doesn't sound too bad.
User :   :)
Doctor :  
ok,bye take care
User :   goodbye, thank you for your help, you've really put my mind at ease. thank you
Doctor :   please fil up the feedback form

Doctor :   thank you
User :   bye
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