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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Asthma and Allergy
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello, i have been itching since yesterday on my legs and arms and neck
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but could not see anything on my body
Doctor :   Is there any rash?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can you mention your age?
Doctor :   Did this happen before?
User :   today there is, behind my knees and my thighs red bumps
User :   my arms and neck have red rash not raised, i am 28
User :   never before
Doctor :   Did you wear any new clothes or
User :   no and not from perfume or detergent no
Doctor :   were exposed to any dust or allergy
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i dont feel sick.
Doctor :   I suggest that you apply Calamine lotion to the itchy areas.
User :   i am just going crazy trying to guess what i have i will need a dr in the moring
User :   its spreading.
Doctor :   It is just a mild allergy and will reduce by iyself
Doctor :   itself
User :   really oh god i hope, i have been so worryed
Doctor :   Apply the lotion and if it is not reducing then I suggest that you take a Tab. Chlorpheniramine maleate
Doctor :   1 tab twice a day after food
User :   i was on google looking at pics of chick pox. and diff things, and it was not looking good.
User :   thank you sooo soo much
Doctor :   It can cause mild sedation and
Doctor :   you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking it.
Doctor :   Take this tablet for a day or two and if there is no improvement, then You should consult a Dermatologist.
Doctor :   Meanwhile wear only natural fabrics like cotton or Jute
Doctor :   Avoid extreme hot water baths

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