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Itching and dryness could be cause of fungal skin infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi
User :   i have some skin problem
User :   fungus problem
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   carry on
User :   so please advise me medicine
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   age 23,gender-male,occupation -medical student,location-india,marital status-single,weight-65kg,height-165cm
User :   is anyone there
Doctor :   yes
User :   than please suggest me
Doctor :   What are your symptoms
User :   itching and the skin becomes white there and if i scratch it with my hand then it comes out ,
User :   and when i put water on the effected area then the skin becomes normal
User :   hello sir or mam
Doctor :   i am listening
Doctor :   sorry readin
Doctor :   how long is this
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
User :   it is from 5 years
User :   ok
Doctor :   did you see any doctor and took medicines
User :   i have used zoderm cream
User :   and it was so so affective
User :   no i didn't consulted
Doctor :   for the last 5 years?
User :   ya
Doctor :   who told you to take the Zoderm
User :   my senior he also had the same problem
Doctor :   How many years did you use it
Doctor :   and is it curing the problem for sometime?
User :   i am using it for 5 years
User :   ya
User :   but when i stop it the problem appears again
User :   specialy after bath
Doctor :   It is quite obvious that you are in wrong path in taking the medicine for the last 5 years
User :   the signs are more visible
Doctor :   if you would have come in early stages I might have helped you
User :   so wat i have to do
Doctor :   but since it is 5 years
Doctor :   I believe you should see a dermatologist immediately
User :   so what i have to do
User :   ok
Doctor :   remember not to take any medicine
Doctor :   if not prescribed by a doctor
User :   so you can't help me out
User :   it was a cream
Doctor :   I can only help you if the doctor gives his opinion afte rseeing it
Doctor :   the 5 yr chronicity has changed the pattern of the disease
User :   ohhhhhh
Doctor :   Please get back to me for a follow up
Doctor :   after you consult the doctor
User :   ok
Doctor :   ask him the cause and the diagnosis
Doctor :   when yuo see him
Doctor :   see only a dermatologist
User :   ok i will ask him
Doctor :   becsuse
Doctor :   the GP cnt help you much
Doctor :   because it is there for last 5 years
User :   ya i think you r right
User :   nice meetin you
Doctor :   Pl confimr
Doctor :   your detils
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Doctor :   fill the feedbakc form
User :   ya
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