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White patches on the back and their treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   Dr XXXXX
User :   Good Morning Doctor
Doctor :   Good Morning
User :   My name is XXXXXXXX XXX
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   I have a couple of white patches on my back just below my neck...
Doctor :   Since how long are you having these patches?
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   I guess this been around for 2 or 3 months .. i met my area doctor who gave me some cream to apply, which is did.. a month back...
User :   I am 29 yrs old
Doctor :   Have the patches increased in size? Do they have any burning, itching or pain?
Doctor :   Did the application of that cream help you?
User :   very slight increase, some times it itches... but no pain
User :   Not really, I was inconsistent in applying it.. also i was overseas on a project and neglected it
Doctor :   Do you have any other problems like raised sugar, BP, or cholesterol?
User :   none of these issues
Doctor :   The white patch could be due to many reasons like Vitilligo, Any allergy, Infection, trauma
Doctor :   Has the hair colour of that area changed?
User :   No
Doctor :   The patch needs to be properly examined and investigations are also required as Patch Study
Doctor :   I will suggest you to get it examined by a dermatologist who will evaluate the patch after observing its size, shape and nature.
Doctor :   Also the medications can be started after that itself.
User :   I understand. Can you recommend a dermatologist that i can consult
Doctor :   Give me a moment. i will tell you
User :   sure
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   You can visit this link to see the dermatologists in Chennai
Doctor :   These all are specialists and you can visit according to your prefered location
User :   ok. Thank you very much.
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   This is my only problem... Thanks again.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now.
User :   bye
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