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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.
User :   Hi Doc
User :   Hi Doc have dead skin on my leg that doesn't go off even after applying quadriderma as suggested by local chemist. Kindly suggest . Thanks
Doctor :   Quadriderm is an anti-fungal cream for itching and infections especially for private areas
Doctor :   How long you have the rash?
Doctor :   What part of legs you have the rash? thighs? lower legs?
User :   below the ankle ..changing socks daily hasnt helped
Doctor :   is there any redness?
Doctor :   Does it itch?
Doctor :   Are there any white sclaes on the rash?
User :   white scales which come off easily when you scratch it lightly
User :   no itch but i do scratch occasionally
Doctor :   no red ness?
Doctor :   is it dry or wet rash?
User :   dry and no redness
Doctor :   oK
Doctor :   because you are using antifungal cream, it may not be fungal infection.
User :   ok
Doctor :   It could be Eczema or psoriasis
Doctor :   It will respond to steroid cream.
Doctor :   I will recommended the physical examination by Dermatologist and get the exact cause of rash.
Doctor :   Find out the diagnosis
Doctor :   There are good medication: steroid+vit D combination creams
User :   ok
User :   ok doc i shall do so ...thank you for all your assistance
Doctor :   Thank you consulting us
Doctor :   Bye
User :   good bye for now
Doctor :   Bye
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