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Rashes between elbow and arms - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   this is Dr. XXX
Doctor :   How may help u?
User :   hi
User :   i have some skin related issue
User :   will you be the right person to help me through
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur query.
User :   ok great
User :   thanks
User :   i have some rahesh kind of on my arms
User :   rashes
User :   above elbow
Doctor :   ok
User :   i visited multiple doctors including dermatologist for that
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   What did they say?
User :   every one has given some unique reason
User :   i got benifited wid only one of them
Doctor :   What was the diagnosis?
User :   she said its because of vitamin A deficiency
Doctor :   OK
User :   i had medicin fr 2 months and was applying it regulerly so it was fine
Doctor :   That is rare
User :   as soon as i stopd i got it back again
Doctor :   What were u applying.
User :   tarzt
User :   nd two other medicins i dont remeber the nam
User :   i was having Casera
User :   nd vitamin A tblt
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   There are different causes of skin rash.
Doctor :   Can u just describe the rash
Doctor :   What is the color?
Doctor :   is it wet or dry?
User :   dry
User :   no itching
User :   slightly red
User :   but some of them are as same as skin color
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Are there any whitish scales
User :   ?
User :   means
Doctor :   See the rash will there
Doctor :   on the rash there will white scales
Doctor :   lu can peel them out
Doctor :   do u have them
Doctor :   If u have scales on the rash
User :   very few of them are like as u described
Doctor :   it looks white
Doctor :   and u can just peel them
User :   others i cant peal them out
User :   nopp
Doctor :   what are the mains sites
Doctor :   elbows
Doctor :   and...
User :   not elbow
User :   its on arms above elbow
Doctor :   OK
User :   between shoulder and elbow
User :   nd back
Doctor :   It is probably eczema
User :   on back they are starting now
User :   but it didnt itch at all
Doctor :   There are different reasons for rash
Doctor :   what u describe looks Ezcema
Doctor :   Again it needs to examined before making the possible diagnosis
Doctor :   Diagnosis means what is the name of rash
Doctor :   So, I recommend you to have a biopsy done by dermatologist.
Doctor :   Once we find the exact reason, the treatment and expectations vary.
Doctor :   But Whatever the rash , applying Tar, Vit A cream will help
Doctor :   in addition regular skin is help ful
Doctor :   Do nobath with water
Doctor :   Use mild warm water
Doctor :   after bath, apply moisturizer.
Doctor :   When the rash get bad , u needs tartar, vit A cream and Other advanced medicines.
Doctor :   as I told u need diagnosis
User :   i hv already visited all odcs
User :   as i told u
User :   including homeo
Doctor :   Did answer ur question?
User :   aurvedic
Doctor :   OK
User :   homeopathic
Doctor :   I dont rely on them
User :   left me with more of confusion
User :   but anyways as its a skin issue u or no one can give solution until seen so
Doctor :   My piece of advice as a allopathic doctor, according to guidelines,
User :   nd alopathic as well
User :   i hv already visited
User :XXX
User :   dr XXXXXXXX XXX
Doctor :   if u have long standing rash and want to know what is the reason u need to have biopsy
User :   hmm ok
User :   can u suggest one good demotologist
User :   ?
Doctor :   First thing u need to do is , get appointment with Dermatologist
Doctor :   and ask him to do biopsy
Doctor :   and ask him u want to know what is the disease name.
User :   i should not advice doctor , let see if they find a need of it
Doctor :   No
User :   as i have seen dis with many girls
Doctor :   u can
Doctor :   If you have long standing rash u need to know rhe reason
User :   ok
Doctor :   I can tell few dermalogist
User :   ya please
Doctor :   u can find them on our site
Doctor :   Whre do u live?
Doctor :   Which city do u live
Doctor :   Which city do u live
User :   XXX
User :   XXX
Doctor :   Dr. XXX XXX
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor :   u got it
User :   ya
User :   the same doc
User :   i told u
User :   i visted
User :   she gave me vitamin A prescription
User :   i will go and see her again
User :   let see
Doctor :   Call these doctors
Doctor :   But whom ever you may consult
Doctor :   ask him do biopst and find the reason
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   Alright
Doctor :   So it ia chronic problem
Doctor :   You dont need to understand any chronic problems need investigation
Doctor :   and the basic investigations is biopsy
Doctor :   and some other labtests
Doctor :   like Rhematois factor, ANA
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   I hope I answered ur querriesa
Doctor :   After the results follow with me
Doctor :   Then we work together on ur health
Doctor :  
Thank you for
Doctor :   consulting
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bye
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