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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Asthma and Allergy
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   I am 43 years old.. I am having a skin allergy problems for the last few days. My wife was away for few days and I have been eating heated refrigeratedfood for few days. I am sure it started from there... I have terrible itching in my finger joints (right hand) and my cheeck... It gets waterly bubbles (very small)
Doctor :   Let me read your query.
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Have you taken any medication for it?
Doctor :   What are the foods you are taking?
User :   now it will occuer for few days and by using some mild skin oilment it goes off... But agagin some day t comes back... I thnink after eating anyting refrigerated... Is there is any allergy related to refrigerated foods? The food taken includes chciken, rice, curries etc.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are they packed food?
User :   no...even I had lunch from a hotel yeterday and I had similar itching in the night.. But I am doubtful about 'curd'
Doctor :   It could the reason.
Doctor :   'be
Doctor :   A person can be allergic to any thing. including curds
Doctor :   Is this the first time your facing this problem?
User :   could you suggest some suitable oilment/cream to use it... I will try avoiding such foods... I just applied 'deprovite' oilment once (my wife had it)
User :   Yes this is the first time I am facing this problem... I used to consume curd as well as frozen one frquesntly
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   CALADRYL lotion
Doctor :   You can use this lotion over the lesions
User :   Yes of course I tried it... but not much of use
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then i suggest consult a dermatologist , and get examination done.
Doctor :   How many times did this problem occur in these days?
User :   not everyday... after 3-4 hours having the food the issue starts and I will get itching in the night...only at these two spots
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then you have to find the causes first.
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