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Dry skin with white patches - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi
User :   I have dry skin and since is humis I lose fluid in my skin
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any rash or itching on the skin?
User :   Also I am developing white patches
User :   no itching on the skin
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You should use adequate moisturizer on the skin.
User :   so how can I help myself keeping my skin moist I use mustard oil
Doctor :   I suggest an aloe vera based moisturizer
User :   ok
Doctor :   Use a Glycerine-based soap always
User :   I already use aloe vera soap[
User :   I will try aloe vera cream and see
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You should use the moisturizer at least twice a day
Doctor :   You should not use excess hot water
Doctor :   water should be luke warm
User :   ok docotr
Doctor :   In addition do not rub yourself with a towel
User :   ok docotr
Doctor :   You should pat yourself dry
Doctor :   You should also eat a balnced diet
Doctor :   Restrict coffee and tea
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