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Feeling of fleas crawling over the body - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   a few days ago a someone mentioned to me that a friend of mine may have had something like a flea crawling on him and ever since then i have felt as if things were crawling on my skin
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but everytime i have felt an itch or crawling feeling nothing could be seen
Doctor :   Can you mention your age, gender?
User :   i am wondering if maybe this could be phsycological?
User :   17 male
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   i have never done any sort of drugs drinking or smoking
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   i heard that it may be a factor that my mother has rosacia and soriasis
Doctor :   Since how long have you been having this crawling sensation?
User :   no i do not have any health problems
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then it is most probably psychological.
User :   since the day i was informed of my friend possibly having a flea on him
Doctor :   There is nothing to worry about.
Doctor :   When was this?
User :   maybe three or four days ago.. im not positive though
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Then it is psychological, there is nothing to worry about, rosacea and psoriasis are not really hereditary.
Doctor :   Psoriasis has increased propensity to occur in the children of those affected, but they need not be
Doctor :   always affected
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