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Treatment and tests for eczema - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   Hello Doctor..

Doctor :  
ok
User :   I have been suffering from eczima from the past 15 years...since my childhood..
User :   sitill now it has not been healed..
User :   Can you please help me...how should I approach..
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
please provide your age, gender, location, occupation
User :   26, Male, Hyderabad, Team Lead in Marketing..
User :   Andhra Pradesh(State)
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
where is the eczema located?
User :   Both the legs..
User :   below the Knee part
Doctor :  
is it in only exposed areas of the body or covered areas also?
User :   Only Covered areas..
Doctor :  
ok
User :   that is below the knee parts..of both the leggs..
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i will help you with this
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are you on any medications for this?
User :   Thank you..
User :   May I know where is your location?
Doctor :  
we are located in Bangalore
User :   Ok..
User :   Right now I am going to Ayurcare..for the past one year..
Doctor :  
ok
User :   I can see bit improvement but not much..
Doctor :  
is there any improvement?
Doctor :  
ok
User :   That's what I am looking for other options..
Doctor :  
ok
User :   Previously lot of itching was there at nights..
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have you consulted skin specialist?
Doctor :  
ok
User :   Yes..in NIMS Hyderbad..
Doctor :  
ok
User :   They did skin biapse(I donno the exact spelling )...and decided it is eczima..
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
did they do any allergen test to find out the cause for it?
User :   I did blood testing..as well..but elergy levals are very high than the normal..
Doctor :  
ok
User :   it was showing around 420..
Doctor :  
in eczema, blood levels of allergic component will be high
Doctor :  
what i meant to ask was,
User :   Oh..Ok
Doctor :  
was any patch test/skin test done for you using different allergens done for you?
User :   Yes...they did skin biapse test by taking portion of my skin
User :   in NIMS hyderabd..
User :   May I know where is your office locatted in Bangaore?
Doctor :  
that is biopsy, taking a small piece of skin and testing
Doctor :  
allergen test is differrent
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it involves injecting allergens in skin and look for allergic reaction, to which you are reacting
User :   Ok..
Doctor :  
so in this way, you can reach to a conclusion as to what is causing the allergy, due to which you have developed eczema
User :   I have taken only elergic test..after it they have suggested some diet control..
Doctor :  
have you followed what i have said?
User :   May I know where is your office located in Blore?
Doctor :  
We are in KR Puram, Bangalore
User :   Yes...I have to go for diff elergic test right?
Doctor :  
yes to find out the cause for eczema
Doctor :  
meanwhile you can use this to soothe it
Doctor :  
you can use this lotion
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called "ALLSUTH"
User :   Ok..
Doctor :  
apply two -three times a day on the affected areas
User :   ok
User :   Do you have any centres in Hyderabad..
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and get the eczematous areas examined
User :   ok
Doctor :  
no right now we dont have any centres except bangalore
User :   Can we meet in person...my brother is in MarthaHalli..
User :   So that you can see the imact leval..
User :   impact level..
Doctor :  
the doctor will prescribe you some cream and tablets
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to control the eczema
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   Can we meet in person..?
User :   I can come down to Bangalore..
Doctor :  
no. we are sorry, this is a online consultation. we are not in offline now
User :   May I know why is this cream for..
User :   Entire my skin is became block..
Doctor :  
ok
User :   Should I get my skin back in my orginal color..
Doctor :  
this cream is to control the skin proliferation.it will reduce the skin forming rate
User :   Ok..
User :   Let me use it..will get back to you..
User :   Thanks
Doctor :  
in eczema the skin forming increases which results in the the particular appearance
Doctor :  
sue
Doctor :  
Please chat with our doctors 24/7 for medical queries.
User :   yes..your correct.
Doctor :   sure
User :   Ok
Doctor :  
Have you filled the feedback form?
User :   yes..
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now.
User :   Bye..
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