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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Asthma and Allergy
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help u?
User :   I have a problem with dust.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is the problem with dust?
User :   allergy. i have tied both ayurvedic and homeo
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   26, Working for Citibank, Bangalore, Single
Doctor :   Ok, so what symptoms do you have during an allergy?
User :   During allergy some small small things are appearing.
Doctor :   Where do they appear, and what type can you be more specific?
User :   I used to have a tablet called Allday. After having that 3 to 4 days i wont feel anything. So I am keep using the tablet past 3 years.
Doctor :   So did a dermatologist tell you its because of dust
User :   Yea...somebody told me. But anoher one said it is because of eating shell fishes. I stopped eating shell fishes long back.
Doctor :   Somebody means a skin specialist?
User :   yes.
Doctor :   Have you done a Skin allergy test or RAST to find out what exactly you are allergic to .
User :   No
Doctor :   Is there itching?
User :   Yes.
Doctor :   Let me tell you Pratyoosh that there is no treatment for allergy except avoiding the allergen
Doctor :   So you need to find out the cause of your allergy and keep away from that
Doctor :   I would advise you to visit a dermatologist to do a skin allergy test to find out what is the exact cause instead of shooting in the dark and saying that it could be because of dust or shell fishes
User :   Yes, pls help me.
Doctor :   If you want one of our team of doctors will call you and give you the details of a dermatologist near you so that you can do these tests and get a complete examintion done
User :   OK.
Doctor :   How many times in a year do you get this?
User :   its appering every 3 or 4 days after.
Doctor :   Can I confirm your phone number ?
User :   Yea. 0000
Doctor :   Which area do you live in?
User :   Bangalore, Santhinagar
Doctor :   Ok, Bye for now, one of our doctors will get in touch with you

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