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Cure for red dots above waistline - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Pigmentation Problems
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User :   I have small red dots that do not itch on my waist line above my pelvis and stomach.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxx here
User :   hello
Doctor :   Your age?
User :   26
Doctor :   Since when do you have the complaints
User :   about 1 month....they popped up all of a sudden...
Doctor :   Do you frequently wear tight fitting clothes
Doctor :   Or excess out dooor activity
User :   I run....the main area where they are is where my underwear comes across
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then the probable cause is contatct dermatitis
Doctor :   You should start using loosse fitting and frre clothes
Doctor :   And use Calamine (soothenening lotions)
Doctor :   It should resolve in few days
User :   There are a few around my belly button area....which I dont wear tight clothes
Doctor :   One more question does it appear whitish scales like ?
User :   No.....they are small almost pin prick size dots.....the coloring goes away during the day, but after a shower the redness comes back
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then calamine lotion should help
Doctor :   If you have excessive itch
Doctor :   Then should start on anti allergic drugs
Doctor :   Do you have the lesions any where in the body?
User :   no
Doctor :   Then no issues start with calamine and wait for few days
Doctor :   If still persisits will require an examination by dermatologist
Doctor :   As i cant conclude diagnisis online
Doctor :   Without examination
User :   Ok, I was just wondering bc I have a medical physical with the military on Wednesday of next week
Doctor :   Then plz get examined by an doctor ASAP
User :   ok
Doctor :   So that you receive early releif
Doctor :   wishing you speedy recovery
User :   ok.....also I used to shave that area......and also I thought it might be caused by dryer sheets that I used...but I dont have it anywhere else on my body
Doctor :   That the case calamine should help
Doctor :   Avoid shaving for a few weeks
User :   Ok....thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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