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Scaly skin on the legs, dermatitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   I have scaling on my lower limbs for last 6 mths
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
Doctor :   ok
User :   45 yrs
Doctor :   ok , can you desribe more about the scaling ?
User :   Silver colored patches on the area below knees both legs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does it itch ?
User :   No
Doctor :   ok , any history of diabetes or high blood pressure ?
User :   No
Doctor :   ok, may i know if there is any history of asthma ?
User :   No
Doctor :   ok , do you have fever ?
Doctor :   are you with me ?
Doctor :   are you there ?
User :   No hist of fever
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   this may be a dry skin or a dermatitis
Doctor :   i suggest you use a good moisturizer with vit e and aleovera fro three months over the area
Doctor :   it could be an inflammatory scaling
Doctor :   you may need to show this to a dermatologist if you do not see changes
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
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