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Advice on unhealed mosquito bite - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
User :   Hi.. Good morning Doctor.. I am yyy.
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   My younger brother is having some problem related with healing wounds..
Doctor :   ok. please describe the problem in detail
Doctor :   please provide his age, height, weight, details of past medical illness and treatment if any.
User :   it was a mosqiuto bite one year back and countnues etching has kept it unhealed till date..
Doctor :   is there history of diabetes in the family?
User :   he is 26years, 67kg, 5.6"
Doctor :   are you sure that it was a mosquito bite and not any other insect bite?
User :   no diabetic....
User :   yes it was a mosqueto bite...
Doctor :   please describe the appearance of the would in detail regarding its approximate size, color, presence/absence of pus etc.
User :   as far as he rememeber
User :   initially it appear a red spot with etching and later it turns to wound.... no pus..
Doctor :   is it raised from surrounding skin?
Doctor :   is the skin over it intact or broken?
User :   some of them might... possibly...
Doctor :   is it a single lesion or are there more lesions/wounds?
Doctor :   where are these located in his body? which area/part of body is the most affected?
User :   the wound beocmes hard black..but wen tries to itch it...it is wetty from in
Doctor :   are there dry scaly skin associated with them? is there any fluids oozing out from the 'wounds'?
User :   most of affected part is hand and legs
User :   below elbow and kneee
Doctor :   does he scratch them a lot when they are fresh?
Doctor :   is it possible to send a picture of the lesions for me to have look to understand better what you are trying to describe?
Doctor :   if yes, please send to YYYY@YYYY
User :   yes fluid does come out..but in form of sometimes watery and sometimes blood
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is it possible to send a picture of the lesions for me to have look to understand better what you are trying to describe? if yes, please send to YYYY@YYYY
User :   ok.. what is the email ID..
Doctor :   is it a single lesion or are there more lesions/wounds?
Doctor :   please send to YYYY@YYYY
User :   YYYY@YYYY
User :   there are many...
Doctor :   please send pictures if possible to ' YYYY@YYYY ' for me to have look to understand better what you are trying to describe
Doctor :   has he got them examined in this 1 year.
Doctor :   has tried using any medicine/ointment for these wounds in this 1 year time?
Doctor :   has he got them examined by doctor/dermatologist in this 1 year?
Doctor :   are you there?
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