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Regrettably this problem continues despite repeated

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Regrettably this problem continues despite repeated consultations with my GP & a variety of steroid creams. The itching is intolerable particularly at night. I am showering at least three times a day & very often during the night to try to get relief!
The skin appears to be cracking & is most uncomfortable. I am due to go away on holiday & at this stage just want to cancel as it is so invasive & embarrassing. Please advise.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 year ago.

Dear customer,

Did you consult a specialist such as a dermatologist or a gynecologist? What are your present symptoms? When did they start? Do you take any daily medication or suffer from any medical condition?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Have had repeated consultations with my GP. In UK you must be referred to a consultant by your GP & this hasn't happened. The problem began in March 2015 & there has been no improvement since.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have no health issues & take statins for Cholesteral & high Blood Pressure.
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 year ago.

Dear customer,

Which medications did you use and did they provide any relief? Is there any discoloration in the skin or is a swelling? What is your GP saying at your repeated consultations? Why won't he/she refer you to a specialist despite your symptoms not improving? What is the reasoning?