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Tanned skin due to swimming,itchy dry skin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hello sir
User :   Sir can i Continue
User :   Hello
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   please continue
User :   i am age 23
User :   and my skin got tanned due to swimming
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   23 yrs, advocate,, Single
User :   and from past 6months i have iching problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is it because of the swimmong
Doctor :   or do you have dry skin generally
Doctor :   are yu there
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
Doctor :   hi
User :   hello sir iam really sorry for the inconveniance
Doctor :   ok
User :   i do have dry skin generally
Doctor :   ok
User :   though i use all moisturisers to keep my skin toned the iching problem is not yet gone
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you having any rash?
User :   and one more problem i have white patches on my shoulders
Doctor :   Does she have any other health problems?
User :   no rashes as such
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   no health problems
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you use a sunscreen?
User :   from that patches on my shoulders there is continues scalping
User :   i do use
Doctor :   i suggest that you use a sunscreen whenever you go out
User :   spf30
Doctor :   atleast of 25-30spf strength
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   use a waterproof one
Doctor :   when you are swimming
User :   and for the patches i use an ointment by name propysalic E which was prescribed by Dr Laxman
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are the patches having sensation in them?
User :   can this skin disorder be due to over heat of the body
User :   yes a lot of iching sensations
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where are the patches located?
User :   below the neck on the back and just below that patch there is one more
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   has the condition improved after using the cream?
User :   so what do you suggest sir do i have to get my skin biopsy
Doctor :   i think that you nay have a skin infection
Doctor :   as you mentioned the itching
User :   the condition imporves but soon after i quit using it even for a single week it improves a lot
Doctor :   i suggest that you consult a deratologist for topical antibiotics
User :   yes sir i do have infection beacause soon after i shave my beard tiny pimple maass up my face for 2 days
Doctor :   also complete the course of the medication you are using?
Doctor :   that is not due to infection
User :   sir any remedy for that after shave pimples
Doctor :   its a local reaction
Doctor :   try to moisturize your skin
Doctor :   also using a new blade may give such reaction
User :   but it looks very odd and icjhy too
User :   i use vasline moisturiser daily
Doctor :   change the lotion or the brush
User :   for every shave i use a new blade Sir
User :   i use gillet foam
Doctor :   thats the main reason
Doctor :   a new blade gives reaction in some
Doctor :   keep a blade for yourself
User :   ok sir
User :   what else do you suggest any oitment for the pimples or any other remedy
Doctor :   its called contact dermatitis
Doctor :   there is no sure remedy
Doctor :   only you should try what best works for you
Doctor :   also reduce the frequency of shaving
User :   is after shave lotion good for the skin
Doctor :   a natural
Doctor :   herbal based one is good
Doctor :   go for milder ones
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   any brand or any name in particular
User :   yes sir
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Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   that details are true sir
Doctor :   any brand is the same
Doctor :   try to use reputed ones like nivea
User :   sure sir
Doctor :   anuthing else?
User :   and for the body iching
Doctor :   as i told you use moisturizer
User :   daily i will have that problem during night times
Doctor :   consult a dermatologist
Doctor :   to rule out infection
Doctor :   avoid sharing towels or clothes
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   and use a sunscreen
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   basically i have my own set of towels and clothes which i donot perfer to share
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   good
User :   sir can i have your contact number
Doctor :   use cottons and natural fabrics
Doctor :   91-80-0000 (Mon - Fri, 12PM to 6PM)
User :   so that i can fix up an appointment and visit you one day
Doctor :   you can use ALOE VERA
Doctor :   GEL
Doctor :   its PHARMA PRODUC
Doctor :   Twice application per day after face wash
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   no thanks a lot sir
User :   will sure visit you
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in your area.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you want an appointment?
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   One of our doctors will get back to you soon with all the relevant details.
User :   where is the clinic
User :   sure sir
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   thanks alot sir
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u r welcome
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