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Peeling of skin on fingers and palms - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   well ive been really worried lately, the skin on my fingers and palms has been peeling for last 2 weeks!
User :   whats wrong with me?
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   sure will help you
Doctor :   since when is the problem
User :   for 2 weeks now
Doctor :   wats ur age and occupation
User :   21, full time students and call center operator
Doctor :   does any 1 in ur house has the same problem
User :   no
Doctor :   do u have contact with water regularly
Doctor :   do u lift heavy weights
User :   well no, just when i take showers
Doctor :   u had any injury?
User :   i use to but i stopped working out
Doctor :   do u have fever or any infections
User :   no
User :   i also had unprotected sex like 3 months ago im afraid this could be sign of HIV
Doctor :   k u need to be evaluated
Doctor :   std's are more common cause
Doctor :   sexually transmitted diseases
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes
User :   so is this really serious?
Doctor :   u need to get investigations

Doctor :   done for me
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