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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi
Doctor :   Are you with me?
User :   i got a burn
Doctor :  
For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight
User :   on my hand
User :   19,male,student,single,6 feet,62kg
Doctor :   When did you get the burn and how big is it?
User :   yesterday
User :   it is 1-2 inches long
Doctor :   How did you get the burn? Is it with hot water or direst fire?
User :   with hot equpiment
Doctor :   Apply ice over the area to relieve the pain.
User :   eqipment
User :   ok
Doctor :   Take Tab. Combiflam 1 tab thrice a day after food for 2 days.
User :   i have done that
User :   ok
Doctor :   Apply a soothing lotion like Calamine lotion.
Doctor :   Rest the hand.
User :   ok
Doctor :   As it is a small burn it will subside in a couple of days.
User :   no more medicine or precaution...
Doctor :   That is all you need to do for a simple burn.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   ya
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you with me?
User :   a mosquito bited me last night
User :   when i was sleeoing?
User :   bitten
User :   it had become red
Doctor :   Apply the same calamine lotion over the area.
User :   and i am afraid that it might make a "mark"
Doctor :   It will go down on its own.
Doctor :   Avoid scratching the area.
User :   no it has left mark
Doctor :   There will be no mark.
User :   it has left a black mark previously also
Doctor :   It will resolve in a couple of days
User :   how do i remove that mark
Doctor :   Avoid scratching it.
User :   any cream for it
Doctor :   Consult a Cosmetic surgeon for scar removal.
Doctor :   Apply Aloe vera moisturizer.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   any other cream
Doctor :   Apply Soframycin cream
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   for burn is there any cream like burnol or soframycin
Doctor :   Calamine lotion is sufficient. If you wish you can apply Silverex oiltment.
Doctor :   That is better
User :   ok
Doctor :   any thing else?
User :   what is the brand name for the calamine lotion
Doctor :   Caladryl lotion. If you ask for Calamine lotion in any pharmacy, you will get it.
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