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Treatment for dry skin on palms, dandruff and scalp problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   hi
User :   i've scaling problem on my palm
Doctor :   Please explain..
Doctor :   Since when is it ?
Doctor :   Please provide these details: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
User :   from past 2 months
Doctor :   Ok, go on..
User :   27-M-Bangalore-SwEngg-Single-170-64
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there itching or redness?
User :   no
Doctor :   How large is it?
Doctor :   Is it single or multiple?
User :   1stly it was on left hand, now it is on Right hand as well
User :   small area
Doctor :   Ok. How did it start?
User :   near to wrist
Doctor :   Was there an injury?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   rashes on skin
Doctor :   Do you sweat a lot on the palms?
Doctor :   Is your skin dry?
User :   no
User :   yes
User :   i feel dryness in face and hands
Doctor :   Is it present on any part of the body?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you used any medicine for it?
User :   i was having scalp prob as well
Doctor :   Can you describe that prob?
User :   for scalp i used some medicated sampoo
Doctor :   Is it dandruff?
User :   i was getting more dandruff
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   now by using dt it's got cured
Doctor :   Has your scalp prob subsided now?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok. Thats goo.
Doctor :   Good.
Doctor :   Is it the same kind now on your hands ?
User :   no not like dt
Doctor :   How are the scales ?
User :   is dt because of alrgic or vitamins
Doctor :   Is it small flaky scales ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Did you have similar complaint in the past?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Apply Caladryl lotion to affected part 4 times a day
User :   I used to drink more water
User :   ok.
Doctor :   Use a piece of cotton to apply it
User :   ok
Doctor :   Use it for 3 days and see if it subsides.
Doctor :   else get back to us
User :   Ok. Thanks
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
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