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Itching around the stomach, leg and hip area - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi xxxxxx
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   From few days, i have some problem with my skin,
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   Age - 26, Martial status-unmarried, Working in BPO, Staying in Basavana gudi
Doctor :   - which part of your skin is affected?
Doctor :   the location- hand/ thigh etc?
User :   near stomach, leg, and near Hip
Doctor :   any itching?
User :   It looks like a mosquito bite, but it keeps ittching
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is it just one - or many like many bites?
User :   my friend had same problem, he consulted doctor and they said its some food allergy
User :   just one at a place
Doctor :   so it is - only one mosquito - bite mark?
User :   that doctor prescribed one ointment by name: Gentopic
User :   yup
Doctor :   any other part of your body has similar
Doctor :   problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   did you have any stomach problems- pain/ vomiting or anything else?
User :   Nope
Doctor :   are you having any pain or fever?
User :   nope
Doctor :   have you taken any medication so far? or consulted a doctor for a physical examination?
User :   Iam using Gentopic cream, i have not consulted any doctor
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?Asthma/allergies etc?
User :   No
Doctor :   from your description of the problem - it could just be an allergic reaction to an insect bite - as you just have one insect bite like mark
User :   Sometims i have dust allergies
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can take an over the counter anti allergic medication like - cetrizine 10 mg at night before you go to bed
User :   k
Doctor :   for a couple of days
User :   For how many days i need to take
Doctor :   2-3 days
User :   k
Doctor :  
if it does not clear up- you will need to see a doctor for a physical examination
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   Ok. Thank you
User :   Nothing, Thank u
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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