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Remedy for itchy, scaly skin between web spaces of hand and feet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   there is an infection between my fingers where my skins come out automatically
User :   right hand thumb and second finger
Doctor :   since when are you having this..
User :   couple of years..done homeopathic but no effect
Doctor :   Only between you Web spaces of the Hand or n the Feet also
User :   in feet since last 6 months
Doctor :   On the hand it has been since
User :   only left feet
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Is it associated with itching or you feel like scratching
User :   yes i feel like scratching and itching
Doctor :   Have you consulted a doctor in that regard.
Doctor :   and are you taking any medications.
User :   no not yet
Doctor :   Do you have any scaly like lesions in between the webs.
Doctor :   are you there ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Tell me
Doctor :   Do you have any scaly like lesions
User :   yes i am some lesions with white skin on that
Doctor :   Is it thick and peels of when you have Pluck it.
User :   first there are red spots and after some days there forms a thick layer dead like skins which can be plucked
Doctor :   It could mostly be that you are having Psoriasis or the Web Spaces .
Doctor :   that can be kept in control
User :   ok
Doctor :   Normally, new cells take about a month to move from the lowest skin layer where they're produced, to the outermost layer where they die and flake off.
Doctor :   With psoriasis, the entire life cycle takes only days. As a result, cells build up rapidly, forming thick silvery scales and itchy, dry, red patches that are sometimes painful
Doctor :   psoriasis can be diagnosed with a visual exam.
Doctor :   a microscope to determine the exact type of psoriasis
User :   do i need to see a normal physician or a skin specialist for this
Doctor :   Dermatologist will be of help
Doctor :   please fill this form and let me know when done
Doctor :   are you there xxxx
User :   done
Doctor :   Bathing daily helps remove scales and calm inflamed skin.
Doctor :   Add bath oil, oiled oatmeal, Epsom salts or Dead Sea salts to the water and soak for at least 15 minutes.
Doctor :   Blot your skin after bathing, then immediately apply a heavy, ointment-based moisturizer while your skin is still moist.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that you would like to know.
User :   thank u very much doctor
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting with Healthcare magic .
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