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    When I feel I have an itchy bottom, there is moisture and like discharge from the back area, not vagina. I have not had sex. So what is this? Is it serious?





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    Happy New Year, Please help I have a very itchy perineum, it clears and then it returns, the doctor gave me a spray that is a moisture barrier, I have used timodene, it is really annoying thanks Jacqui





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    Hi i would like to know how i can get rid of my acne iv had it ever since i was 12 years old, possibly a short while before and i am now 21 coming up 22, i have it on my face and back and just wont seem to go. Iv tried all sorts of different creams and moisture pads but i have come to the conclusion where im just waisting my money and would like to know if there is anyting else i can try. my doctors dont seem to help me and say i will grow out of it but iv had enough now.





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    Roaccutane,taken internally,which has to be prescribed by a dermatologist, but there are possible side effects and risks. As a female, I was told that I was to insure that there was no chance of my getting pregnant and had to sign a form. It dried up the acne for a long time. I was in my thirties and had suffered since my early teens. Professional treatment is essential, as scarring can so easily occur. I feel acne and the resulting scarring has ruined my life and has been the root cause of my long term treatment to date on antidepressant medication. I am now 52, still have acne and the scarring continues to affect me psychologically. Although there is laser treatment available, the N.H.S. do not provide funding for it.

    You could try more home remedies as constantly placing chemicals on your acne problem could cause it to become worse and stay on your face. In addition, spots can become inflamed and more painful. I recommend you research some ideas and try them to see which one works best for you and your skin type. If this doesn't work, i suggest you, like one of my friends, ask your GP for medication. This helped my friend who had a bad case of it, and i'm sure it would help you.

    for 2 years i have had the feeling of my bowels not being empty even after going, and also moisture around the anus and some leakage. is this normal with hemmerhoids. have been to the doctors a few times and they said its just hemmerhoids and have a had a blood test (not sure what for) that came back as ok. i could exercise more, but my diet and water intake is good any advice please to help?





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    I've recently developed a red itchy rash inbetween my breasts. The skin there is scaly and rubs away quite easily when I scratch it. I do have quite large breasts so I thought maybe it might be some sort of fungal infection because of heat and moisture but i've tried athlete's foot treatments for about a week (twice daily)and it doesn't seem to be working. Please could someone help me out?





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    Start off by keeping this area clean and try cleaning it 2-3 times a day or as much as needed. Your skin would be rubbing away easily because of sweat and friction on you skin from clothing and other parts of your body. If rash persists try an anti-fungal cream.

    I have had acne for over 3 years now, I've tried a number of creams and antibiotics, but they have never been effective. I have been on the pill for 6 months but this has also made no difference. My skin is always red, dry and itchy, as creams tend to dry out my skin, is there any products which would be good to regain moisture in my skin, without making my acne worse?





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    I have had a rash and itchiness on my wrists for ages I went to my go and he gave me the treatment for scabies so I done both doses of the cream but it still hasn't went away, it's only one certain parts of my wrists and get itchy bits on my hand and fingers I've noticed it gets worse when there's more moisture I the air but the colder outside the better it gets as it drys out and doesn't itch for a couple days, but then flats up again, I don't know what to do,the rash is only red in the more itchy bits but skin colour with pimples now and again.





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    I'm having the same problem, it has now spread to my thighs and vaginal area and I'm pretty sure it's scabies but I haven't gotten it checked yet. I need to go

    Im 19 years old, and have never had any kind of intercourse in my entire life. I realized that my vagina became dry just a month ago. It would get irritated and itchy and there would be no moisture, even wiping after i used the bathroom became painful. It seems to come during/directly after my period. I also realized that my period began to be a brown colour blood in the beginning and the amount of blood in general has decreased to the point it probably wont even need one tampon/pad if you were to add it all together. I did some googling and I came across how this could be a hormone problem. I dont know what to do, I live on campus so theres not much nearby but its killing me. I really hope this doesnt stay forever, will it?





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    I use to work for an OBGYN office, and your problem does sound hormone related. You need to go see an Gyn doctor to do a simple blood test to see if this is your problem. Even if you make an appointment durning time off from school or holiday vacation, see a doc. Even if it is just a regular family doctor or general practioner,should be able to help you. If it is hormones you may need synthetic hormones to fix your problem which only a doc. will be able to give you. So see one soon. hope this helps

    Hi there, I reckon the skin of my shaft is due to excessive moisture, symptoms began to occur when I used body lotion on it, when I noticed it to be slightly dry. Since then, the skin now flakes daily, doesn't hurt, but results in slight redness as it would peeling/thinning skin. I have researched countless times on the internet as surely it isn't sexually transmitted, simply because I have noticed the cause of it. Also, no other symptoms besides what's been described. It has helped when I use non-moisturising shower gels, but now it is just utterly sensitive and flakes when moist or too dry. Are there any healing creams or medication/supplements to re-balance the PH levels? Thanks very much in advance!





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    Hello. I am experiencing problems having sex with m husband,my marriage is still young but am so worried I am 24years, so am sure it not menopause. I am highly attracted to my husband just his closeness will wanna make want to have sex but still get dry even with lubricate it does not last b4 I get dry, even when he turns me on. It's as if my body does not respond to any activity going on, meaning no wetness, my clitoris does not swell , my canal does not expand to accommodate for my boyfriends size. (he is of average size, nothing overly large) because of this issue it's very painful as he hits my cervix,(although it is suppose to lengthen during arousal as I am aware) it just doesn't and it's very painful. Before anyone tells me that it could be a psychological problem, even when being highly turned on. Come to think of it my wetness issue has been taking place for like 3yrs than I can remember but only became a real to me when I took an interest in sex. This is because, my dryness does not give me pain or make me itch, it's just the moisture is not present, especially during sex. We have tried all lubricants but nothing has worked. I think the problem is deeper than this but I not sure what. I am very worried. People leave comments as I am very worried to what it may be. Thank you!





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    I have the exact same problem!!! I'm horny, and I want sex, but my body won't respond the way I want it to. My situation might be more psychological, but I'd be more than willing to take medication anyway.

    I have this issue, it's really upsetting me and my boyfriend.

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    Have had a couple of episodes of Athletes Foot in my life time and have found the following: The root cause of AF is the infection growing via moisture. Minimise moisture and there is no problem. Take your shoes off whenever you can and keep your socks dry. At work this means whenever you sit, meal breaks etc. Creams won't work if you don't have moisture under control. In cases where you cannot remove you shoes, apply a cream (could be just an antiseptic cream) very liberally just to displace moisture if for no other meditative reason. The other key preventative measure for me is to take a few minutes after each shower and wipe dry between my toes. This removes any moisture and skin cells that will help any infection. Using these approaches I have not had any AF for over 10 years.





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    Epsom salt is the worst to use, as it dries your skin. Your skin needs moisture moisture moisture. Just keep applying lotion and vasoline to the bumps and skin each morning and night. It does help, but be patient. My 9 year old has it all over her body for a year now and just keeps getting more and more. I have gotten a few bumps and my 4 year old as well. The dermatologist said that moisture is key to stopping this. If you go in the pool, put more lotion on. However, I do believe that an Epsom salt bath is good every other week to get some of the "boils" down. but if you keep using it, you will notice her getting more of them. Trust me, it was a huge mistake on my part doing the salt bath as well.





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    Hi, I'm a sufferer of eczema too. I've been given many different creams and body wash oitments to try and keep mine under control, however none of these have worked. Recently I've been using shower gels and shampoos from Dove with the micro moisture or nutrium moisture logos on. After use they do dry the skin out abit but no way near as much as any other products I've used in the past. Also if you have eczema on your hands them Aveeno hand moisturizer with oatmeal (sounds weird I know) extracts in seems to work well for me. It does take a couple of weeks to notice effects but stick with it and you should see good results. Hope this helps you!

    I'm not 18 years of age and have had eczema for aslong as I can remember! My mum used to cover me in Aqueous Cream from head to toe when I was little and then make sure I was wearing cotton clothing so that it didn't stick to much yet let my skin soak up the moisture. I have found moisture gloves very useful as you can apply the cream and then put on the gloves. It knocked my confidence a lot and through school as I got older, P.E. became a struggle as I was heavily concious of all the scabs, cracks and general ugliness of it. What helped me though, was to accept it as part of who I am even though at times I want to rip my skin to pieces because it itches so much. Even though I have been applying creams all of my life I don't think any of them are that effective so I would just advise not to apply things to the skin such as shaving gel to often and make sure you use a washing powder that is comfortable. Eczema can be a pain in the bum sometimes and be an obstacle in the way of your life but above all, love yourself.





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    Dry yourself properly then put on some paw paw ointment. Sounds like there is too much moisture like when you have worked out or been out in the sun and you have been sweating

    My Vagina is really red and sore and has lost its moisture. I do not have any discharge nor do I have an odour. What could this be?





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    moisture like E45 is good. A lot of lads have tight foreskin issues

    Jordan, try a plain old moisture cream first. Lubrication is better than surgery

    If you are leaking you might have hemorrhoids. They can cause leakage by opening up the rectum slightly and moisture will leak out and cause a rash. Maybe....





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    Hello I'm 23 year old female and I have problems getting wet, I'm very turned on by my partner but for some reason I still can not produce any moisture what can I do? I don't want to use lube all the time





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    I used to sweat loads, so much that i hardly ever went out. I heard that if you put talc on before your deodrant it soaked up the moisture, so i tried it and it worked really well. Hope this helps some of you x





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    They could just be from excess moisture, sweating etc. Make sure you dry properly after showers. You could try using a bit of baby powder. Hope this helps (:

    Hi I felt the same way at your age but this is completely normally. You should consider using panty liners to absorb the moisture and to keep fresh. I hope this helps and don't worry you are no different to any other girl.

    It's ok. Don't get scared. It's probably pimples. Make sure you wear cotton underpants especially if you are working out. Other materials can trap in moisture and cause most problems women have.

    I have had red marks on my penis that come and go for years now. Every time I go to the doctor they just look and say thrush. It never itches or causes discomfort and seems to appear if I don't have sex but when I finally do sometimes clears up. It's like it needs moisture. If I put oil on it, it doesn't seem to get worse but if I keep it dry it gets a little bigger and redder.





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    did you get a reply to this because i have the exact same thing ( sti check negative too)

    Possible reaction to the sperm... Keep some toiletries on side of bed... I find if I don't go either to loo or remove excess moisture, from both parties, after being close, I am effected at times with a light itch the following days etc ..

    Mine has changed to quite sticky thick cream colour,almost like melted chewing gum consistancy And I'm constantly getting more than normal moisture down there where I'm wearing tampax just to stop it.what could this be?





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    Louis, you sound like me mate! try moisture cream. use a few times a day and hopefully this should loosen you mate. good luck

    Hi, I'm worried about my foreskin and the head of my penis as they are currently much more red then they normally are, there is a moisture under the foreskin and it's quite itchy can you shed some light on the situation please thanks Adam 16





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    Thank you for visiting our web site and for discussing your problem so openly. If you would like the opportunity to be seen by one of the Embarrassing Bodies Doctors and have your problems assessed and treated by a specialist, then why not apply for the chance to take part in the programme. Please visit the following link and click ‘Apply to be on the show’ where you can fill in an application form: http://www.channel4embarrassingillnesses.com/features/be-on-embarrassing-bodies/

    hi im 15 and i have alot of red spots all over my legs, its not eczema and they are quite small and uner the skin, i have tried alot of moisture creams but nothing seems to completely get rid of them, HELP x





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    I'm 18 and have these little red spots too but they're under on the backs of my calves (some of them are white also) Look up Jojaba oil- it's an amazing multi-functional oil- and Dermablend Leg & Body concealer (It's easy to apply, lasts all day, and you can do anything while wearing it) Hope this helps :) -xx

    Hi Lucy, I'm 18 and I have puny red spots on the back of my calves that are dry and slightly resemble ingrown hairs. I don't know if these are what you're talking about but I use a combination of Jojaba Oil (which helps moisturize and heal skin)-really amazing & natural product- and Dermablend leg and body(which is a natural looking concealer that's easy to apply and stays on all day- no matter what you're doing) Hope this helps :) -XX

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