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I have been feeling itchy in my lower area for a few days

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Hi I have been feeling itchy in my lower area for a few days now and there seems to be a colour change
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Does anything in particular seem to make the itch better or worse?
Customer: Maybe a little under a week I try not to wash the area with my scented soaps anymore but I tru press a warm towel to calm down the burning feeling
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No

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Do you have a rash in the genital area as well?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
There looks like there’s a rash maybe a little swelling

Can you please share a picture if possible?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
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Thanks for sharing '

This is a yeast infection

You need to use Canesten cream

That will help in clearing the problem

You can take an anti-histamine like Loratadine to relieve the itching

Please do let me know if you have any other question

Regards

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
How would I have gotten a yeast infection?
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
How am I supposed to apply this cream

You should apply it on the itchy area twice

If there is itching inside vagina then you should use a Canesten vaginal cream inside vagina

Yest infection is very common and can occur without any obvious reason

Local moist skin,stress,being on periods etc can be some of the factors predisposing to such infections

It is nothing serious and will settle in a week or so

Please do let me know if you have any other question

Regards

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Twice like twice a day

The one inside vagina is used with an applicator only once at night for three to seven days

The one which is applied outside the vagina in the itchy area must be applied after every 12 hours for a couple of weeks

Please do let me know if you have any other question

Regards

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Okay sorry so just to be clear I’m getting two creams one for the inside and one for the outside

Yes one will be Canesten vaginal to be inserted in vagina and one Canesten cream to be applied on the skin outside vagina which is itchy

Please do let me know if you have any other question

Regards

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
No that’s all thank you

You are welcome

If done please leave a 5-stars feedback rating

Regards

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