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Feel itching on legs, numbness. After itching get marks, which disappears gradually. What could it be? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good evening
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Gud eveneingXXXXXX
User:my query is that :
Doctor:Please proceed
User:i feel itching on my legs , numbness
User:after itching on thighs , i get blue color marks , it turns to red than brown and slowwly slowly disappears
User:and i do feel pain on these marks if something gets toched
Doctor:Firstly, I think it is a probable fungal infection
User:it luks as if i got hurt badly on my leg & blood clot happend
Doctor:Since when is it there?
User:one-two weeka
Doctor:Is it possible to send a picture of the same?
Doctor:It is very difficult to come to a conclusion without examining it
User:right now not possible
Doctor:It is fine
User:i am in office
Doctor:Can you send it at night?
Doctor:You may send the picture at this email
Doctor: YYYY@YYYY with subject as Attention to Dr.XXXXXX
Doctor:Is this fine with you?
Doctor:Please send me the picture
User:till then can use suggest something , like this could be? what is causing this ?
Doctor:Most commonly it can be a fungal infection
Doctor:Please do not itch the area even if you feel like
Doctor:As it will increase the problem
Doctor:The blue colour is happening because of the itching
User:ya ok.
Doctor:Apply Calamine lotion to the affected
User:so y its causing pain ?
User:can i apply lacto-calamine lotion ?
Doctor:You can apply calamine lotion
Doctor:pain is because of the cytokine release
Doctor:Apply lactocalamine lotion 2 to 3 times in a day
Doctor:Take Cetrizine 10mg in the night for next few days
Doctor:The itching will subside
Doctor:Nothing more is required
Doctor:You should be fine soon
User:one more query : "I do have pain in my ankle, espically left one"
Doctor:Since how long?
User:from last one month
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Was there an injury to it?
Doctor:Are you able to walk normally?
User:i just feel pain in my heels
Doctor:Try taking simple analgesic like Dolo 650mg
User:plus skin of my heels has cracked badly... i do apply creams/coconut oil but thing working. skin is dried
Doctor:It should be gone soon
User:for many days
Doctor:For next 3 days
Doctor:thrice daily after food
User:does it will acidity ?
Doctor:It causes mild acidity, so please take it after food
User:& for cracked & dried heels ?
Doctor:Frequent pedicure
Doctor:Apply moisturizer in night and wear on a socks
User:i am doing that
User:i am using vasline
Doctor:First u need to get the dead skin removed
Doctor:Please get that done
Doctor:Have you done that?
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