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Medication to control eczema - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can I help you
User :   hi
User :   sir, i have been suffering from Eczema at my adjacent sides of fingers in both the hands since from past 2 years i have taken lot of medician but no use .. can u help me
Doctor :   Do you have dry skin?
User :   not much
Doctor :   Was the Eczema diagnosed by the doctor or a self diagnosis
User :   just last week only i came to know that it is eczema., before that i have done both
Doctor :   are yo uthere
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What were the medications you were using
User :   i have taken Eftop,Clonate, etc and also some Ayervedic medicines
Doctor :   What is the occupation ?
User :   Engineer
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: User :   age=32 gender=male
User :   not married
User :  
User :   r uthere ?
Doctor :   What is the profession you are in
Doctor :   I mean engineer in?
User :   computers consultant
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   do you think yoiu are allergic to any thing
User :   no
Doctor :   say the key board or anything you touch that cause the redness
Doctor :   and itching
User :   no not at all
User :   itching is at morning time after the both
Doctor :   What are the symptoms you have apart fom the itching
Doctor :   Do you take hot water bath
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have any other location
User :   thick,dry and black colur patches
User :   no
Doctor :   Do yuo apply moisturisers
User :   i applied petrollium jelly
Doctor :   are you applying now or not?
User :   yes
Doctor :   When did you stop that?
User :   but no use
Doctor :   How many times in a day
Doctor :   you apply
User :   twice
User :   morning and at night
Doctor :   Which soap do you use
User :   Cinthal Red
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Does the body itch whe n you sweat
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you apply hair oil?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you use perfumes ?
User :   some time
Doctor :   K
User :   i sweat lot at hands and at palms
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   After listening to the entire history i could arrive at few points for you care
Doctor :   Hot water baths increase the dryness of skin
Doctor :   Anything that causes sweating irritates the rash.
User :   ok
Doctor :   and incrase the eczema
Doctor :   Perfumes are better avoided
User :   ok
Doctor :   I think the sweat is the culprit for your eczema
Doctor :   primarily
User :   may be true
Doctor :   Removing the cause of the allergic reaction is the easiest and most effective treatment
Doctor :   Do not expect a quick response. Eczema is easier to control than cure
Doctor :   Dont hold laundry and detergents
Doctor :   with bare hands
Doctor :   You should keep wiping your hands
Doctor :   every 30 min
Doctor :   before it sweats
Doctor :   quickly finish the shower.
Doctor :   only with tepid water
Doctor :   dont use the hot water
Doctor :   use sweat absorbable garments
Doctor :   Avoid scratching the rash. If you can't stop yourself from scratching, cover the area with a dressing. Wear gloves at night to minimize skin damage from scratching.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If yoiu have any patch on the fingers
Doctor :   Apply an anti-itching lotion (such as Lacto calamine).
Doctor :   till it is gone
Doctor :   The cream must be applied as often as possible without skipping days until the rash is gone.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Most importantly apply Johnson's baby oil
User :   ok
Doctor :   to the areas and use Moisturising soap
Doctor :   like DOVE
User :   k
Doctor :   which has TFM more than 85 to 90
Doctor :   Avoid physical and mental stress. Eating right, light activity, and adequate sleep will help you stay healthy, which can help prevent flares.
User :   at what time should i use lacto calamine
Doctor :   when you have rashes and itching
Doctor :   till the patch goes off
Doctor :   Lactocalamine should be used as often as possible in a day
Doctor :   say once in 4 hours
User :   i am asking at night or morning
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say done when done.
Doctor :   I think i have answered your queries
Doctor :   Thanks
Doctor :   bye
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Doctor :   hi
User :   just minute
Doctor :   ok
User :   Eczema is not curable compltely ?
Doctor :   it may be said so
Doctor :   because there are various types of eczema
User :   mine is which type
User :   not curable
Doctor :   only with the history its difficult to tell
User :   can i contact u
Doctor :   this is online chatting
User :   sorry
Doctor :   if you want we can get an appointment
User :   sure
Doctor :   with the doctor in your area who can
Doctor :   have a physical examination
Doctor :   and advise adrquately
Doctor :   in which part do you stay?
User :  
Doctor :   ok
User :  
Doctor :   please confirm your details
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User :   thats correct
Doctor :   One of our doctors will get back to you soon with all the relevant details.
User :   if u permit i am ready to take appointment in u r clinc
Doctor :   as i told you this is online consultancy we give advise and if required get an appointment with the consultant
User :   ok
Doctor :   please fill this and say when done
Doctor :  
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   thank you very much
Doctor :   Sure you are welcome..
Doctor :   Bye for now..
User :   ok bye
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