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Peeling skin on palm and fingers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2005
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi! I am facing a small skin disorder
Doctor :   ok
User :   thin skin of my palm and fingers are peeling
Doctor :   ok
User :   Having this disorder for the past 3 days
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   , and my office assignment , not being able to move around
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have fever or is it painful?
User :   Am 42 Yrs, Service, , Married

Doctor :   ok
User :   no nothing

Doctor :   did u have similar complains in the past
User :   just peeling of the skin, aggravated when I wash and use soap
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine
Doctor :   ok
User :   no never had this problem

Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   not taken any medicine though it would disappear on its own, but seems to have increased
Doctor :   ok
User :   smoke yes about 5 cigs a day

User :   no drinking or anything else..
Doctor :   when was the last time u had this problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   about 3 days back

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can apply coconut oil or vaseline gel
Doctor :   u should be fine with it
Doctor :   ok
User :   jsut applying vaseline Aloe

Doctor :   yes continue
Doctor :   with it
Doctor :   or apply coconut oil after bath
Doctor :   avoid
Doctor :   washing often
User :   ok.... in case it continues... whom to contact....
Doctor :   u can use good moisturising soap
Doctor :   like DOVE
User :   ok..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   dermatalogist
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes using Dove..
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes have filled it up
Doctor :   washing too often can cause this problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   good service... for smaller issues whennot very sure whom to contact

Doctor :   u can contact us
User :   ok will try to keep dry as much as possible

Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   sure, will try to get a list of Docs, who can be visited in case of any other ailments etc....

Doctor :   u can contact us
User :   thanks thats all for today....
Doctor :   we will fix the appointment for u
Doctor :   if u need any refer
User :   oh ok thats good
Doctor :   referral
Doctor :   ok
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Doctor :   have a nice day
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