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Dry skin on hand and legs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi dr.
User :   good afternoon
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   good afternoon
User :   my son 3 months old
Doctor :   ok
User :   has dry skin on hand and leg only
User :   wht can be done
Doctor :   Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Location: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   since how long
Doctor :   is it since birth?
User :   past two monhts
User :   sorry months
Doctor :   ok
User :   very dry and there is a difference in colour
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u using any cream or lotion for as now
User :   yes johnson and johnson
Doctor :   u can johnson's lotion
Doctor :   dont wash him too often
User :   all soap and lotion is johnsons
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   dont wash too many times
User :   ok
User :   but this dry skin is only below the nee
Doctor :   Deep Hydrating Lotion u can apply this lotion
User :   and on arm
Doctor :   then u can apply this cream
Doctor :   from johnsons
Doctor :   Deep Hydrating Hand Cream
User :   ok
Doctor :   twice daily
User :   ok dr.
Doctor :   dont wash the baby skin often
Doctor :   it will cause dry skin
User :   ok
Doctor :   also u need to feed him well
Doctor :   is he feeding well
User :   yes dr
Doctor :   any other problem he has other than this
User :   no dr
Doctor :   dehyration will also cause dry skin
Doctor :   u need to feed him well apply this cream
Doctor :   he will fine
User :   ohh ok now hes three months can we giv him
User :   water
Doctor :   warm water u can
Doctor :   not hot
User :   okk
User :   okk
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