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Flashing and burnt skin on face - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello dr
User :   i need some help for my fiance can u help me
Doctor :   yes I can help you
User :   for the past two years, he has has flushing in his face and his skin mainly in his face burns very badly, he cant cool down and his eyes are senstive to light and to the touch he is active and takes wonderful care of himself he has been to dr and after dr and no results just gets put on meds
User :   he gets a tingling feeling also
Doctor :   ok\
Doctor :   I will help you
Doctor :   answer my questions
User :   i will to the best of my ability
Doctor :   when did this problem start?
User :   roughly a year and half ago just out of the blue
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where is the exact site of lesion?
User :   his whole face
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is it red?
User :   yes
Doctor :   is it scaling?
User :   like dry skin?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   does it flake and peel?
User :   yes sometimes, but not alot

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi im back
Doctor :   are you done with the payment?
User :   i put it all in but it said payment problem and put me back here
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   your payment is sucessful
User :   ok
Doctor :   else the system wont let you chat
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   now we will continue our discussion
User :   ok
Doctor :   is the problem only limited to face?
User :   he seems to say the burning is mostly in his face but he does have times where it burns in his whole body
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so you say the problem is visible over the face but the
Doctor :   burning sensation is all over the body
Doctor :   am i right?
User :   yes the redness in the face but not in the rest of the body and mostly burning in his face but in his body too
User :   sorry if i seem all over the place im really worried for him
Doctor :   I understand
Doctor :   you dont have to be sorry for that
Doctor :   we are here to help you
User :   ty
Doctor :   is the visible lesion limited to areas exposed to the sun ?
Doctor :   or is is beyond that?
User :   he doesnt have to be in the sun, it happens just when hes walking around the house
User :   he can be anywhere
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so it happens out of the blue
User :   yes
Doctor :   does it appear in crops?
Doctor :   I mean does it appear in groups?
User :   the redness is just like if you were hot and you were blushing
Doctor :   ok
User :   but its the heat that really affects him
Doctor :   ok
User :   he has to get in a room with fans and ac to cool off and sometimes that doesnt even help
Doctor :   does he have allergy to any foods?
User :   fruits and raw vegetables but not a bad allergy and he doesnt eat them
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is he by profession?
User :   im not following

Doctor :   does he work?
Doctor :   is he a student?
User :   no he doesnt work b/c he cant handle the pain and the heating of his face and body and yes he is a student but has been slacking from that and avoiding it
User :   he keeps himself in his room all the time
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is he exposed to any chemicals?
User :   no
Doctor :   is he an ashtmatic?
User :   ?
Doctor :   asthmatic?
User :   what does that mean?
Doctor :   does he suffer from asthma?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does he have any other complaint ?
Doctor :   other than what you have told me just now
Doctor :   like headache
Doctor :   sweating
Doctor :   palitation
User :   stomach aches
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when does he get it?
User :   randomly
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does it appear along with the above said problem?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I think he has some unknown allergy
Doctor :   going by what you have said I can conclude that
User :   blood test and everything have been taken and no answers
Doctor :   ok
User :   but a year of burning skin and pain and tingling and flushing
Doctor :   havent the doctors come to any sort of diagnosis?
Doctor :   even after examination?
User :   no just keep putting him on skin creams and medicine to help with the pain but it doesnt help
User :   yes many
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can you tell me what creams are they?
User :   i dont know
User :   things like differen gel or something with a t
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can you find out and let us know?
Doctor :   our team will take up this challenge and help you solve this case
User :   he doesnt really tell me, he doesnt like me trying to help him or letting people know about it but i want answers to help him i hate to see him in pain
User :   he keeps to himself
Doctor :   ok
User :   im sure theres more about it but he wont tell me and doesnt want me to go with him to drs
Doctor :   I understand your concern for him
Doctor :   but we as a medical team are trying to solve the puzzle here and we need your cooperation for it
Doctor :   if you can send us the photographs of his lesions and the details about his medications
Doctor :   we will definately try our best to help you
User :   im trying but i cant do any more this is all i know
and all he will tell he gets very mad when i try to help or get help for him
User :   he wont let me take pictures
Doctor :   ok
User :   i dont think i can do anymore from here
User :   this is all i know and can know
Doctor :   we will definately help you
Doctor :   do not worry
Doctor :   try to give us the details if possible at a later date
User :   and if i cant?
Doctor :   we will get back to you within 24 hrs
User :   by email?
Doctor :   we will still get back to you after extensive research
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   through mail
Doctor :   we will do our best
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   no
User :   thank you
Doctor :   i will send a form
Doctor :   fill it up
Doctor :   and say when done
User :   ok
User :   i sent a feedback thing
Doctor :   did you get it?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do get back to us if you get more details
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User :   ok
User :   thank you
User :   is there any way i can get things sent to my email and not home
Doctor :   yes there is
Doctor :   we will communicate through e mail
Doctor :   and not your postal address
User :   somehow it got cut off
Doctor :   It shows you have moved away from the chat, so I close the window. Please log in again if you need further medical advice.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   is there anything else?
User :   can i get info sent on all this to my email instead of my mailing address.?
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