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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   i am having skin llergy problem in my fingers
Doctor :   how old are you? what work do you do?
User :   29 yrs....
User :   iam working in pvt organization
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when you say allergy- could you tell me what is happening to your fingers?
Doctor :   do you have itching/ rashes? or both or something else?
User :   itchenig.....
Doctor :   ok
User :   i applied skintop oinment
Doctor :   no rashes/ skin peeling off?
Doctor :   any whitish/ blackish color change?
User :   black color

User :   skin peeling off

Doctor :   are all the fingers affected?
User :   no only one

User :   finger
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   from what you have told me it is most probably
Doctor :   tinea infection
Doctor :   that is a fungal infection
Doctor :   how long have you had this infection?
Doctor :   this problem?
User :   in cold season more itching
Doctor :   have you tried any other medicine other than skintop ointment?
User :   affected area becomes thick and black color
User :   i tried with tenovate_g oinment also
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   have you seen a dermatologist?
User :   no not yet
Doctor :   It is better you see a dermatologist as you have already tried different ointments
Doctor :   it is difficult for me to prescribe medicines for skin infection without seeing it-
Doctor :   if you can mail me a photo of the affected finger
Doctor :   I can see it and then get back to you
User :   ok sir

User :   thanks for ur suggestions
Doctor :   you can mail the photo to YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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