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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi
User :   Doc whats ur name

User :   I am 27 years old..94kg
User :   Doc i have psoiresors XXXXXXXX problem.
User :   on my ankel
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it itches a lot..
User :   now form two days i see my feet is swollon.. i am a little worried..
User :   can u give me some solution
Doctor :   Do you scratch a lot
Doctor :   on that
User :   I use keys to scratch
Doctor :   did you see oozing on the ankle
User :   What does that mean?
Doctor :   Do you have dry skin generally on the body?
User :   Yes very much.
Doctor :   do you notice pus or blood or discharge from the site
User :   No pus or discharge.. but blood yes.. when i scratch intensly
Doctor :   how long this has been there? Do you have in any other areas?
User :   Not in any other Areas..i have this form 10 to 15yers now.
Doctor :   Are you applying any thing on it?
User :   Yes some Ayruveda oil from
Doctor :   Does it come and go? if yes how long will it stay per one time?
User :   I hasnt come and gone.. but has been there for a period of 10 to 15yes.. but reduces if i am on medication.
Doctor :   What is the size of the patch?
User :   its not very very big..but is a bigger than small
Doctor :   Do you have anyother health problems? like DIabetes, allergy, asthma?
User :   i am not very concerned about my patch.. but worried about my feet sollown..
Doctor :   For health information I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   27Age-Male-Manager.
User :   Single..
Doctor :   The feet is swollen because of the secondary infection due to the bacteria due to your scratching or unhygiene at the local area
User :   What do i do?
Doctor :   You are worried about the symptoms, I want to trace out the cause
Doctor :   and manage it
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor for it yet?
User :   Not asking not too trace.. but i leting you know my worry..
User :   Yup see a lot of doc, but never completed the course.
Doctor :   What was the opinion
User :   it can reduce but a long process
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   This could probably be Eczema or contact Dermatitis
Doctor :   It is more treatable than curable
Doctor :   You would have greater problems if you scartch it
Doctor :   leading to secondary infection
Doctor :   are youthere
User :   yes
User :   reading your mess
User :   I have met a lot of doc and its confirmed that it porsises
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What were the creams that were suggested?
User :   what do i do doc.. it ictechs very badly
User :   feel like choping my feets off
Doctor :   You have to apply soothening and anti pruritic preparations
Doctor :   that controls the itch
Doctor :   always apply that greasy cream on
User :   okay
Doctor :   The bottom line is you should not scratch it
User :   What are they..
Doctor :   Use HIMOST cream
Doctor :   every 6hrly
User :   What cream is that?
Doctor :   other than the cream that the doctor gave you
User :   Not coz of that my whole legs itches very badly
Doctor :   Do you say that the psoriasis is not causing you the itch
User :   sorry coz of that my whole lets itches very badly
User :   legs
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What do you want me to suggest now?
Doctor :   Regarding the PSoriasis or Itching or swelling of legs
Doctor :   Please be clear
User :   No i am telling u that coz of my psoriasis my whole legs are itches.
User :   These are all my problems that i am facing coz of psoriasis so doc u tell me.
Doctor :   As told Psoriasis is a long term, it is more treatable timely than curable
Doctor :   You have to take measures not to flare it up
User :   is it curable ?
Doctor :   Timely rubbing of the scales
Doctor :   It is hard to say that it is not curable
Doctor :   but one should be treating the scales
Doctor :   and flare up
Doctor :   and the symptomatic itch treatment with soothening creams
User :   okay
Doctor :   The cream which i Said gives soothenes
User :   okay
Doctor :   take an avil whenever you hve itch
User :   okay
Doctor :   try to put gloves on when sleeping
Doctor :   so that you wont scratch while asleep
Doctor :   Scratching is most dangerous
User :   okay
Doctor :   cut your nails
Doctor :   always rub off the scales during the start of them
User :   oaky
Doctor :   after applying the prepartion

User :   how do i rub off the scales during the start of them
Doctor :   with a soft cloth
Doctor :   try to put your legs in water
Doctor :   warm
Doctor :   to hold the itching spells
User :   it burns a lot if put my legs in water
Doctor :   Put it in cold water
User :   okay
Doctor :   Salicyclic acid preparations help you
User :   what that now?

Doctor :   They give moisturising and nourish the skin
Doctor :   Add bath oil, oiled oatmeal to the bath water

User :   how much?
Doctor :   Cost?
User :   not the cost.. how many drops of oil?
Doctor :   oily is to make the water greasy
User :   okay
Doctor :   it depends on how much dry is your skin
User :   Need to ask u something else can i or should i relogin again?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   ask it now
User :   thank u .. u were really helpfull..thanks again
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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