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Red rashes on legs, hardened skin and persistent itching. Is it fungal infection? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2009
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:tthank u Dr i need advice regarding skin infection
Doctor:Could you explain the problem?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:yes i am writing about my problem
User:actually on my right leg below knee, red rashes have deve;poed .they have covered quite big area ,i feel the skin has become somewhat hard too.Itching is persistent too.
User:can u help me
Doctor:Since when have you noticed this lesion?
User:last 1 week
Doctor:Is there any pain, burning sensation associated with it?
Doctor:Do you have similar lesion any where else in the body?
User:no pain or burning but yes i feel itching
User:i dont have it anywhere else
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Do you have history of diabetes?
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Have you seen a doctor?
Doctor:Or tried any medications?
User:i need a recomendation for a good skin doc in bangalore
Doctor:Based on your description, the symptoms are probably related either to
Doctor:1. Fungal infection or 2. Allergic erythematous lesion
User:what to do now doc any suggestions
Doctor:focal examination by dermatologist will definitely help in confirming the diagnosis.
Doctor:I would suggest you to consult a dermatologist, in the mean time
Doctor:you can try antifungal creams such as flucan cream/gel
Doctor:This is available over the counter at your chemist/pharmacy.
User:any suggestions for good doc in bangalore
Doctor:I shall place a request to our customer support people to help you find a good dermatologist (as i do not have any personal reference)
User:ok doc
Doctor:they will help you both in finding a dermatologist and also help in fixing appointment.
Doctor:Confirm your phone number and
Doctor:in which part of Bangalore you wish to consult?
Doctor:I shall place a request to our team who will call you and discuss further about it.
Doctor:Is there any other query?
User:no, thanks for your kind help
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Have a nice weekend.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:thanks ,bye
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