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What causes skin rashes all over body? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 08-Jun-2014
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User:hi Dr.
User:I am getting skin rashes all over my body specially on face, back and hand. I had shown to skin specialist (MD) and he had advised me to take Aciloc and Allegra 180 for 3 months. Now its more than 3 months but the problem is still there. Now the condition has become so worse that even one day i skip the tablet i get itching on face and back etc. Please help it really becomes worst when the itch starts when you are in meeting and you can't control.
User:I tried looking into diet also as to check if its related to something but there is nothing specific, it starts at any given point of time...
Doctor:Skin rashes is something that can be diagnosed only after physical examination under broad light.
Doctor:If needed a skin biopsy will be needed to confirm the diagnosis.
Doctor:Since you been using the antihistamines for more than 3 months, without fruitful results
Doctor:it is clear that it is either not due to allergy or the medication isn't working as effectively as it used.
Doctor:Based on my experience the possibility of the later is less likely.
Doctor:Therefore I insist you go back to another specialist
Doctor:and discuss about the cause.
User:oh ok dr...
Doctor:Discuss about the option of conducting investigations.
User:can you suggest some dr in XXXXXXX Borivali area...
Doctor:After a particular diagnosis is establised
Doctor:treatment can be formulated.
Doctor:In the meanwhile you can use caladryl lotion to relieve the itches.
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:can you suggest some dr in XXXXXXX Borivali area...
User:dr is it possible for you to suggest some skin specialist in borivali area.
Doctor:But if I were you, I would visit the nearest multidisciplinary hospital
Doctor:something with the caliber compared to apollo / fortis
Doctor:or a teaching medical hospital
Doctor:for the best experts.
User:ok Doc, thanks for your suggestion. I will for some other dr very soon...
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:thanks for your time. Good bye
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