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Having skin allergy problem and red dots all over body. Applied lactocalamine. Suggest the cure? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Sep-2013
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User:Hi Dr
User:I'm facing some skin allergy problem like, having red dots developed over the body
Doctor:Since when is this problem?
User:not sure what could be the reason ?
Doctor:Since when is this problem?
User:2 weeks back I had this problem, affected all of us in the family - wife/kid/ & me
User:and then as per dr advice applied lactocalamine, it gone for some time but again it popup this week
Doctor:sorry about that
Doctor:There is probably a problem of bugs
Doctor:bed bugs
Doctor:or some bug infestation at home
User:ok, how to make sure it from bed bugs ?
Doctor:You need to check under your bed
Doctor:and sheets
Doctor:on the windows and walls
User:only sheet can we wash and go right ?
User:but in case of bed, using for the years, how to make the hygeine on the bed
Doctor:please do a complete pest control in and around your home
Doctor:The pest control guys will know to do it
User:u mean about cleaning bed bugs ?
Doctor:they would check and spray every closet
Doctor:and doubtful areas in your home
User:ok, I will clean that too, as of now what I could do apply cream or something
Doctor:continue lactocalamine lotion
Doctor:Take Cetrizine tablet for anti-allergy
User:is there any specific on lactocalamine ---
Doctor:it is called lactocalamine lotion
Doctor:you can apply this all over the red spots
User:last time I purchased there are many variety in lactocalimine lotion --- Is ther eany specic ?
Doctor:any brand name that has calamine lotion is fine
Doctor:Specifically, lactocalamine is a brand name
User:usually how many days will clear these dots, ?
User:days or week time ?
Doctor:weeks time
User:is it so serious issue that do i need to go to skin dr or something ?
User:hope i dont think so ..too just asking in case
Doctor:it is not serious
User:recently pigeon built home for them near the window, and keep doing the stuff, it because from there too ?
Doctor:most probably
Doctor:and these pigeon droppings are XXXXXXX
Doctor:Please get rid of it at the earliest
User:ok, pest control will do
User:thanks dr,
Doctor:thank you too
Doctor:is that all for now?
User:yes, thanks again
Doctor:pleasure is mine
Doctor:Get well soon
Doctor:bye for now
User:thanks u
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