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Patchy skin on legs. How to get rid of it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:just wanted to check if u cud help me
Doctor: Sure Go ahead
User:I have a wheatesh complexion however have a patch skin on my legs
User:how do i get rid of those
Doctor:On the legs, you have a patchy skin?
User:yes, right
Doctor:How recent are these?
User:at the calves
Doctor:when did you get them?
User:I have it for very long time now , started getting it when i was in school
Doctor:Can you send me a picture, XXXXXXX
Doctor:I'll be able to help you better
User:also there the skin is very dry
Doctor:Have you tried using a moisturizer
Doctor:a thick preparation, somewhat?
User:i dont know which one to use
User:as there are too many stuff in market these days
User:so not sure which is right one
User:for this kind of skin
Doctor:Venusia cream
User:ok wud i get it at any chemist shop
Doctor:But you can do one thinf
User:tell me
Doctor:do you have coconut oil at home?
Doctor:or any oil?
User:yes very much there in abundance
Doctor:Put a little bit
Doctor:on the skin
Doctor:if it becomes better, then buy that Venusia cream
Doctor:If it doesnt, we'll think of other possibilities
User:and do i have to apply that cream during night or day
Doctor:Do you use any other chemicals there, Kiran?
User:not really
User:my face is very clear
User:its just the legs with dark patches
Doctor:Do you wear skirts or something?
User:no not at all
Doctor:Do you wax your legs?
User:no, i dont wax at all
Doctor:Use any other chemicals like hair removal creams
Doctor:Do you do that?
Doctor:Then its not a reaction to cosmetics/chemicals
User:no not really
Doctor:Please send me a picture, Kiran?
Doctor:Once I have, it, I'll be able to help you better
Doctor:Till then you can try putting some coconut oil
User:will do that
Doctor:if it works, its probably just dryness
Doctor:By when can I expect a response?
User:will definitely send the details
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