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Blackening of underarm skin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   Good Evening
Doctor :   good evening
User :   Can I know you Name and your destination
User :   Can I know you Name and your destination
Doctor :   i ama a general practitioner
Doctor :   ok
User :   can I know where you from
User :   ok Thanks for you information
User :   I am now suffering from Skin problem in my underarms
Doctor :   ok
User :   Its getting black every day
User :   When I consulted a doctor he said It may be due to sugar
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No
Doctor :   ok
User :   Age 20
Doctor :   ok
User :   Gender Male
User :   Occupation Software developer
User :   Status single
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you taking any medication for diabetes?
Doctor :   have you been diagnosed as a diabetic?
User :   I was told but I not clear whether I am having it or not
Doctor :   i suggest that you get a fsating blood sugar and a post lunch blood sugar
Doctor :   test done
Doctor :   fasting
Doctor :   many people have black pigmentation
User :   But the report that I was taken 6 month back says
User :   159 suagar after consuming glucose
Doctor :   thats normal
User :   ok
Doctor :   post lunch sample
Doctor :   is upto 160
User :   ok
User :   but he saaid it is in the border
Doctor :   does any one in your family have diabetes?
User :   My grand mother is having
User :   but not my father or mother
User :   right now
Doctor :   i suggest that you undergo the fasting and post lunch
User :   I would like to have your suggestion
Doctor :   once again
Doctor :   also the pigmentation could be a normal variation
User :   OK
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 91-0000
User :   yes
Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   yes
Doctor :   undergo these tests in a reputed institute
Doctor :   i suggest thyrocare
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   donw
User :   done
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any bad odour or rash
Doctor :   in your underarms?
User :   odour is the but there is no rashes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i also suggest that you donot spray
Doctor :   deos directly
Doctor :   on your body
User :   ok
Doctor :   try to keep your underarms
Doctor :   as dry as possible
User :   ok
Doctor :   clean them regularly with soap
User :   I do
Doctor :   use a medicinal soap like dettol or savlon
User :   ok
Doctor :   please inform us of theresults
Doctor :   of the tests
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   I will update as early as possble
Doctor :   ok
User :   That's it thanks for you time
Doctor :   u r welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye
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