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Red blotches on legs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   hi I have red splotches that just showed up on my legs
User :   only between my ankles and knees.
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
please proceed your age, gender and location
User :   they look like the begining of the chicken pox, but no itching
Doctor :  
since when have you noticed this?
User :   26 female,
Doctor :  
is this the first episode?
User :   yes
User :   first time
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
is there any fever?
Doctor :  
is there any itching?
User :   they vary in size, but I didn't even notice until I saw them.
Doctor :  
ok
User :   no fever no itching
Doctor :  
ok
User :   don't feel anything different than normal
Doctor :  
you can OTC antihistamines like
User :   isn't that for itching?
Doctor :  
Allrest for three days, two times a day
Doctor :  
it will also work for allergic rash
Doctor :  
if it is not coming down
User :   any possibility it could be bed bug bites?
Doctor :  
then u will need an examination by a physicain

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