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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi... I am using this portal for first time
Doctor :   I hope you liked it
User :   I have a query relating to my childs skin condition
Doctor :   pls go ahead
User :   We are developing this portal for you by the way :)
User :   My first born son is of age 3 years
Doctor :   ok:)
how old is your child
Doctor :   ok
User :   He often gets rashes on his skin and it really flares up
User :   upon consulting the doctor they said that he has allergies to mosquito bites
Doctor :   how long has he been having this probelm?

User :   It is very persistent from last 8 months
Doctor :   Is there any particular areas that are affected?

User :   I wanted to have a second opinion with some good skin specialist
Doctor :   ok
User :   The areas most affected is hands and face
Doctor :   ok

User :   Also legs
User :   Mostly sometimes on stomach
Doctor :   are the rashes numerous?
User :   yup... sometimes it turns out to be a boil
Doctor :   ok

User :   They ruled out psorasis
User :   but none of the allopathy mediciences seems to be working
Doctor :   have you tried other measures like using mild soaps etc?
User :   We are applying a massage oil before bath
User :   also when the condition flares... the current doctor has suggested cladryl
User :   But I am not happy with the recuperation
Doctor :   Have you noticed if there is any particular time that it reduces/ increases

User :   it seems to exist in the same condition
User :   Not really... i havent noticed that (maybe my spouse would have)... I don not have that info now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   So the doctoryou have seen till now is your pediatrician?
User :   not really
Doctor :   Does your son eat well and drink enough of water?
User :   He eats OK, and drinks enough water
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can meet Dr XXXXXXXX hegde Phone - 0 she is a well known dermatologist
User :   Will do... Let me copy that down

User :   Does she take advance appointments

Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with, preetham?
Doctor :   Yes, I think she does

User :   Cool... I will check it out... Thanks.. that should be all for now...
Doctor :   you are welcome;
Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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