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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   I am xxxx from bangalore.
User :   from long time I am suffering from one skin problem.
User :   I am getting itching sensation and swellings on the skins
User :   If I took citizene once per four days..I will feel comfortable.
User :   are you there?
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
Doctor :   Yes xxxx
User :   Age 25,Male, xxxx.,Bangalore, Married, Yes
Doctor :   Since when are you having it and is it aggravated by any diet or any thing in particular,
User :   I am having this from past 2 years.
User :   I never feel that it is getting aggregated by taking any kind of food.
Doctor :   Have you noticed any thing i particular that aggravates this condition
User :   when I rub on the skin when I get itching sensation.. there my sking will get sweeled out.
User :   after some time again it will settle down.
Doctor :   ok
User :   but after taking citizene I will be perfectly alright.
User :   for three days.. no itching sensation..
Doctor :   Did you have any insect bites..
User :   I dont have any.
Doctor :   Have you done any skin patch test for you to find out if you have any allergy that you might be suffering from
User :   no..
User :   but once I went to one doctor he told me that this is because of Spicy masala in my diet
Doctor :   I would suggest you to since
Doctor :   I would not say that since it has no correlation to your Diet
User :   ok.
Doctor :   It could be mostly be an Idiopathic condition where there are circulating
Doctor :   Histamines
Doctor :   that would be causing this however the best treatment would be Applying
User :   ok.
Doctor :   steroid based creams that could help you prevent further Spread of the Swelling but not the recurrence..
User :   ok.
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form and tell me when done.
User :   Yes I did it.
User :   could you suggest me the best way to get rid of this.
Doctor :   that would be
Doctor :   By doing the Skin patch and thePrick test to find out the cause of the Itching and the rash
Doctor :   then the best would be to avoid them..
Doctor :   they are called Skin prick and Patch test
User :   ok.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   where I can go for the above tests
Doctor :   They can be done with the Dermatologist
Doctor :   If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in your area.
Doctor :   Please confirm your details
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 0000
User :   how much it will cost?
Doctor :   I do not have those details as of now.
User :   ok.
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