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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   doctor where are u from
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   can u tell ur name
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   r u there
User :   .Im 23 years old .Im Marries and Have 11 Months old son
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   im suffering from vitiligo diseases
Doctor :   ok
User :   is this any treatment dor this diseases
User :   for
Doctor :   Treatment of vitiligo usually takes a long time
Doctor :   yes
User :   first i saw it was on my hand and atlast it is on lips also
Doctor :   In some cases, medical treatment for vitiligo may not be necessary
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine as of now
Doctor :   Self-care steps, such as using sunscreen and applying cosmetic camouflage cream, may improve the appearance of your skin.
Doctor :   For fair-skinned individuals, avoiding tanning can make the areas almost unnoticeable.
Doctor :   Medical treatments for vitiligo aim to even out skin tone, either by restoring color (pigment) or destroying the remaining color.
Doctor :   depending on the type of therapy, treatment for vitiligo may take from six to 18 months.
User :   in here doctor gave methanasoline tablets
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did this give u any relief
Doctor :   did u find any improvement
User :   im not eating because im feeding to my baby
Doctor :   with this treatment
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   this problem will be aggravated by stress
Doctor :   pregnancy, sunburn and illness
Doctor :   it is not unusual for the vitiligo to worsen during pregnancy
User :   now im using tacrolimus oinment and folic acid,antioidant capsules.and vivitx
Doctor :   ok
User :   i can mail my hand pictures
Doctor :   sure u can mail me
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User :   is that a good tablets
Doctor :   In addition to the traditional therapies such as the PUVA system and steroid creams, new technologies have been developed, including narrow-band UVB, Pseudocatalase cream, excimer lasers, skin grafting and pigment transplantation, topical psoralens, and potentially, the use of immunomodulators.
User :   are u a skin doctor
Doctor :   is that spelling correct
Doctor :   the medicine ur taking
Doctor :   can u type in the correct spelling
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist
User :   antioixedent
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can u type in the name of the drug
User :   i need special doctor for this so i can do there and take treatment
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where are u located as of now
Doctor :   u can mail us ur picture
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Doctor :   ok
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Doctor :   sure we will get back to you with details
Doctor :   please do mail us ur picture of lesion to us
Doctor :   at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   ok
User :   is there any doctor who are chatting now
Doctor :   i didnt get you
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User :   any other doctor
Doctor :   yes tell me
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