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Treatment for itching after scabies infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hii doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   doctor I had scabies on my skin in january this year
Doctor :   Ok
User :   while i got the medicines and cream and got cured
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but still i have itching on some parts of the ski where i fot infection
User :   skin
User :   and the marks are still there on skin
Doctor :   Since when are you having this itch?
User :   do i need to consult a doctor again
User :   since three months
User :   very minor itching
Doctor :   Can you describe those marks?
User :   but the marks are also still there
Doctor :   Can you describe those marks?
User :   small grey dots
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   As you know scabies is caused by a mite which is contagious spreading from the clothes, bed sheets and other clothings,
User :   yeah
Doctor :   It is possible that you may a recurrence of the infection.
User :   ok
User :   so wat should i do now?
Doctor :   Since I cannot perform a physical examination over this portal, I suggest you to consult your dermatologist for examination.
User :   ok dun
Doctor :   A physical examination will be able to diagnose the condition.
User :   can u suggest some good dermatologist
User :   ?
Doctor :   In the mean time, I suggest you these measures.
Doctor :   1. Wash your clothes that you wear and the bedsheets once thoroghly.
User :   ok
Doctor :   2. Thoroughly clean your home preferably with a vacuum cleaner.
User :   ok
Doctor :   3. Change the window screens and wash those earlier ones too.
Doctor :   4. Consult your dermatologist for medical treatment.
User :   ok thnx
Doctor :   And to help you located a good dermatologist, may I know your location?
User :   andheri E
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Give me a minute when I look for a good dermatologist for you.
User :   ok doctor
User :   ok
Doctor :   I shall also provide you a link of the dermatologist practising in XXXX too for your reference.
Doctor :   You can choose one according to your convenience. All these dermatologist are equally good.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query that I can assist you with?
User :   no thanks doctor
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   ok sir
User :   thanks
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