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Feeling itchy on shoulders and hand. Acne is formed. Suggest the treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Sep-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor:good afternoon
User:Good afternoon madam
User:I have concern with Skin problem,is that ok to discuss the same with u
Doctor:please proceed with your query XXXXXXX
Doctor:ask me
Doctor:are you there?
Doctor:it seems like you are not responding
User:From past 4months (may be from summer) I feel skin etching at shoulders and on the hand only and small acne like will form.
Doctor:is your skin dry?
User:but I am not sure
Doctor:itching is only on shoulders and hand, isn't it?
User:yes some times on chest and slightly on the back
Doctor:It is mostly due to dryness
User:After got up in the morning I saw more acne on biceps
Doctor:Do you feel like scratching the skin and is the colour of skin turning black?
Doctor:Can you send me a few pictures of the same?
User:I fell scratchin but color of skin is turning red
User:and the buble will start spread If i scratch
Doctor:since when is this happening?
Doctor:Can you send me a few pictures of the same?
Doctor:Have you been to any dermatologist before?
User:Sure but Iam un able to send right now but I will take pictures of the same and will send to u,
User:No I feel due to suumer it is hapening and I haven't met any dr for the same
User:may I have ur email ID so that I will send the pics
Doctor:you can send me the pictures at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor:write attention to XXXX in the subject line
Doctor:I will wait for it from your end
Doctor:I shall look into the pictures and discuss with you about treatment
Doctor:is that fine with you?
User:Ok,I have another concern wrt to my wife
Doctor:ask me
User:She undergone blood test and found that the HB is about 6,is that indication of anemia
Doctor:yes, definitely, it is anemia
Doctor:She requires iron injections and probably blood transfusion too
User:ok,and I want to know what is the risk if she pregnant
Doctor:that would be critical
Doctor:She cannot get pregnant with a hemoglobin of 6
Doctor:It can be life threatening
User:Oh my god,she is not pregnent yet!so what you suggest Dr
Doctor:please get it corrected
Doctor:it should be a minimum of 10 for any woman to get pregnant
User:You mean to say if HB is less than 10 for any woman she won't get pregnent?
Doctor:she can get pregnant
Doctor:it will cause the mother more danger
User:Ohh ok,She is taking daily Carrot,beetroot Jucies,also having daily a XXXXXXX or pomegranite is this helpful or do we need to take medicines
Doctor:she needs iron injections
Doctor:followed by oral iron tablets
User:Ok,She is 22 now
User:Will be a chance to improve her HB without medicines?
Doctor:No way
Doctor:it is not possible
User:Hmm ok,and if we take medicine how long do we need to take and what happens if we stop that after getting HB to acceptablel evel
Doctor:She needs to take weekly iron injections for 6 weeks
Doctor:and hemoglobin to be repeated
Doctor:You can stop the treatment once hemoglobin comes to above 10
User:Ok,Can you suggest suitable doctor for the same in Bangalore,I stay in Vijayanagara
Doctor:You can go to Fortis in west of chord road
Doctor:or even in Yeshwanthpur
User:Which Dr need to visit there any specialist or....
Doctor:You must consult an XXXXXXX medicine specialist
User:Ok,may I know where you are practicing or u r clininc
Doctor:I am not practicing currently
Doctor:I work full time at XXXXXXX
Doctor:are you there?
Doctor:it seems like you are not responding
User:Ok,regarding my skin problem:If I keep my hand on some rough surface I find small pox like formation around the contact area and this will happen in the hot weather
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