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Red patches with itching all over the body - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   Dear Doctor,
Doctor :   Yes
User :   Good afternoon. My complaint is i get rashes all over the body. Not at a time. Once in leg and then on hands. They are red patches, warm to touch and itching terribly. I am neither a diabetic nor hypertensive. Can u help me?
Doctor :   Where exactly do you get the rashes on the hands and legs
Doctor :   How frequent
Doctor :   and did you observe which times you get these
User :   Once a week or so
Doctor :   Where exactly do you get the rashes on the hands and legs
Doctor :   are you there
User :   sorry i have to atte d to customers. u see i am running a cyber cafe. sorry. I get it on hands and legs and whole body.
Doctor :   Do you have dry skin
User :   no oily skin
Doctor :   Do you have itching and redness front of the elbows and back of knees
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have allergies
User :   well i tried to avoid tomato, curds etc. but nothing worked
Doctor :   Do you have allergies
Doctor :   Do you have asthma
User :   no
Doctor :   Have you seen a specialist
Doctor :   for this
User :   Which specialist shd i see. The skin or allergy?
Doctor :   What are you using for this
Doctor :   In fact you have to see a Dermatologist
User :   Is it related to skin? If so i have consulted a dermatalogisit. He gave me some anti histamine tablets. Those tablets made me very weak so i have stopped them.
Doctor :   Ok, then your problem needs expert addressal
User :   may be
Doctor :   The antihistamines give you relief from itching
Doctor :   so it may not treat the cause
User :   nop
Doctor :   You got to run some investigation and thorough check up again
Doctor :   to know the exact cause
Doctor :   You have a role in it too
Doctor :   Try to find out what is causing the itching and redness inthose areas
Doctor :   How ling you have these
User :   Oh from the past two years
Doctor :   Which part of the day you see them
User :   There is no specific time
Doctor :   Which food cause these
User :   can u suggest some kine of ointment?
Doctor :   dust or cold
Doctor :   It has to be examined before given a prescription
Doctor :   as you are not getting relief
Doctor :   from the OTC
User :   OK?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   What should i do?
User :   Can i chat with a specialist on the net like this?
Doctor :   I think you see a dermatologist
User :   can i chat on line?
Doctor :   No
User :   ok
Doctor :   We dont have specialist on line for now
User :   ok
User :   Can I know ur name?
Doctor :   I am Dr Anurag
User :   Oh yes. we met before doctor, remember me?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   I can remember you by name
User :   Ok. I think i shd see a dermatalogist then.
Doctor :   Yes but work out your self
User :   how?
Doctor :   what causes yoiur skin problem then you could give an idea to yoiur doctor
Doctor :   Just observe for a week
Doctor :   or two
User :   How shd i find it?
Doctor :   Just note down the changes how it starts and how does it appeart next what time it flares up
Doctor :   The common areas
Doctor :   every tiem
Doctor :   I am sure this problem is easily tackled
User :   Ok doctor. I will do it.
Doctor :   once the problem is known
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Bye
User :   Bye and thanks doctor. Have a good day
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