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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I'm Dr XXX
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   hi doc..its abt this skin rash which appears too quickly,stays for 10-15 mins and goes off...its been happening for last 2-3 weeks.n its typically linear in nature and comes anywhere..hands,or neck..diff areas at diff times
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please give your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height, Weight and Waist circumference.
User :   i am 31,female living in XXX,XXX,married. my height is 5'1 and weight around 65kgs..waist cd be 30-32
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is it the first time you are facing this problem?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are these lesions round or irregular?
User :   linear...lines which appear
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are these lesions flat or raised?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes..they r raised
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other symptoms like fever running nose?
User :   no doc nothing liketht
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Does this lesion go by itself or do you take any medications?
User :   its goes on its own in like 15 mins...though i tried taking allegra etc..
User :   even if i do not take goes
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Are you using any new products like cosmetics or clothes
Doctor :   Or new soap or new perfume?
User :   nothing new...everything regular
Doctor :   Did you visit any new place or did you buy a new pet or new plant
User :   i had been toXXX in the 1st week of apr..thats new pet or plant....n coincidentally this has started after cmng back from XXX. also i had lots of fish in my meals there
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   That could be the reason.
Doctor :   From your history it is probably a case of contact dermatitis.
User :   wht is tht n wht do i do now?
Doctor :   Only way is to identify that cause and avoid it
User :   how
Doctor :   contact dermatitis is allergic condition where a person when comes to contact with it ,develops allergic reaction
User :   ok
Doctor :   In your case it could be the fish
Doctor :   avoid the fish and fish products for some time now
User :   till how long
Doctor :   Take the allegra for 2 to 3 days and see if there is a improvement
User :   ok
Doctor :   If a person is allergic to something then one should avoid it for life long
Doctor :   It is up to you to find find out the thing which is causing it
User :   i cant give up fish
User :   ok
Doctor :   Avoid it for sometime and see if it is the one causing which is causing you the problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   If not you have to look into other things
User :   ok
Doctor :   Did you follow what I said? Please get back to me in case of doubts.
User :   ok..i understood
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   thats all..THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   OK
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   sure tks
Doctor :   Bye for now
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