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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My wife has devloped shingles and has got sever burning skin arround the stomach. There are also some boil type erruptions at the back and near naval. She gets bouts of sever pain. May you help me on information of a good doctor in and arround Vashi,Navi Mumbai.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   DR
Doctor :   let me read your query
User :   Yes Dr., Good Evening
Doctor :   give me a few minutes
Doctor :   sure
User :   while you r reading, let me convey that she is taking med: Vvirovir 500mg, Gabaneuron
Doctor :   you can apply a acyclovir cream to the affected areas
User :   she is applying xylocaine 5%gel
User :   doctorhas mentioned it as Herpes Zoster
Doctor :   that is a cream that numbs the area and reduces the pain locally
Doctor :   but here the pain is neuropathic and is due to involvement of the nerves
Doctor :   Using a cream called capsaicin will help to relieve the pain
User :   she is taking orally Femiclovir500mg
User :   ok
User :   does she need to apply both acyclovir and Capsaicin
Doctor :   once she completes the course of the antiviral medication, femcyclovir, she may need medications called tricyclic medications
Doctor :   since she is taking oral femcyclovir, there is no need for acyclovir cream
User :   ok
User :   but she has sever pain bouts and doctor has prescribed ultracet
Doctor :   that is for pain
User :   but it is giving short term relief
Doctor :   but for complete relief, you need a prescription medication, called amitryptaline (tricyclic medication)
Doctor :   this helps to relieve the neuropathic pain
User :   ok, shall we change the pain killer to amitry...
Doctor :   amytriptyline , needs a prescription
Doctor :   and this can be used in addition to ultracet
Doctor :   has gabaneuron not helped to relieve your pain ?
User :   It has not helped completely. may you help me with information on a good doctor in navi mumbai area.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   give me a moment while i find you one
Doctor :   D
User :   thanks
User :   do you know the place or hosp we can find him
Doctor :   DR
Doctor :   you can see dr AAAAAAA she is a consultant dermatologist
Doctor :   who can help your wife out
User :   are these dr. coming
Doctor :   you can consult her at the adress that i just gave
User :   ok
User :   thanks Dr.
Doctor :   her Timing: Mon, tue, thur, Sat 5pm-9pm, fri 10 am - 1 pm, phone: +91-22-0000, 0000
Doctor :   You are most welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me here
User :   bye dr.
Doctor :   take care and have a good night
Doctor :   bye for now
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