May 7, 2010

Treatment of Dermatitis

Posted in Category : Common Ailments

Just like the rest of our skin, our genital area is prone to problems such as pimples, abrasions, allergic reactions, and rashes. Our genital area, however, is exposed to conditions which are different from the skin on the rest of our body. In addition, the tissues here are very sensitive and small irritations in this area can become very annoying. Your genital area, for example, has hair follicles, which when clogged, can lead to pimples similar to what happens on your face. However, as our genital areas are more prone to chafing and sweating, the problem may be more accentuated in this area. Very often the soaps and products we use can cause rashes on our genital area just like they may do to the rest of our body.

So how do you tackle such problems in your genital area? Do you handle it the same way you would the rest of your body? Say for example if you had a pimple on your genital area would you try and pop it the same way you would a pimple on your face? Or would you use a wart remover that you would use to remove a wart from your finger? Here are a few remedies that will help take care of common genital dermatitis.

It’s very easy to get warts when one comes in contact with another person who has them. They are however painless and chances are that they will recur once you contract them. It is best that you get checked by a physician before the problem worsens. An over the counter remedy will not help the warts go away. They might cause more irritation to your skin instead.

If you are a woman, you will have to be more careful as the risk of cervical cancer is always present. It is therefore, very important that you get an annual pelvic examination done to check for warts that are inside the vagina.

If you have a pimple in your genital area, do not try to pop it or treat it on your own. The best thing to do is to get in touch with your doctor who will recommend some antibiotic or topical medication for it. If the need arises, he or she might also use a hot compress to soak the inflamed area and then open and drain it.

Sometimes the cause of rashes on the genital area could be contact dermatitis. Sometimes these rashes are caused by new products that you might be using. Try avoiding these products for a few days and see if there is a difference. It is best though that you get in touch with your doctor to avoid any unnecessary hassles.