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Have itching problems in arms and legs. After rubbing leave black marks. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Aug-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
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Doctor:Good afternoon
User:good afternoon
User:iHi, I am suffering itching on arm elbow for both hands, also i am getting itching right leg (Anterior crest of the tibia), after rubbing skin will seems black i cant able to wear T-shirts looking very ugly please suggest me some medicines to stop itching and removing the black marks.....
Doctor:I have read your query
Doctor:It seems like you have also posted a query on the same
User:please suggest me some medicines
Doctor:You can use micogel ointment on all the itchy areas
Doctor:Twice daily for next 2 weeks
Doctor:Once the itching subsides the blackmarks will go away
User:it will stop the itching?
User:and also i have a query
Doctor:Make sure the ointment is present on all the areas 24hours
Doctor:The ointment should be present 24 hrs on the skin for it to heal
Doctor:I hope this is clear to you
User:for how many days?
Doctor:2 weeks
User:and one more queary
Doctor:yes please
User:past one month my face becoming black
User:can you suggest me any cream or ointment
Doctor:Use lotus sunscreen with SPF factor 60
User:because i cant trust the creams which is available in market
Doctor:apply it half an hour before stepping out and every 2 hours
User:i naver went in sun
User:i am sitting in office only
Doctor:It is not necessary to go out in sun to become black
Doctor:Apply the cream
User:daily i will apply moisturizer
Doctor:it will help you
Doctor:NO need to apply moisturizer
User:i hope this cream is not sticky?
User:what is SPF factor 60 means
Doctor:sun protection factor 60
User:and for micogel cream is available in all medical stores?
Doctor:Yes, it is
User:its cream or lotion?
Doctor:it is ointment micogel
User:thank you doctor thanks for your kind suggestions
Doctor:Pleasure is mine
User:today onwards i will try
User:no need any tablets?
Doctor:If you do not mind, let me go ahead and close those queries you posted
Doctor:Shall I ?
User:for itching no need any tablets?
Doctor:NO need for tablets now
User:you can close
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:GEt well soon
Doctor:bye for now
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