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Skin rashes on face, not itchy, steroid ointment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   PLease proceed with your query
User :   i have rashes. which doesn hurt
User :   on my forhead
Doctor :   How long has it been
User :   i dont have an idea exactly
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is it red in colour, does it itch ?
User :   yeas it is red but doesn't itch
Doctor :   Is it present on other parts of your face?
User :   nope
Doctor :   Do not worry
User :   do i need to see a dermatologist
Doctor :   Does it increase on exposure to sun?
User :   might be
Doctor :   Do you have dandruff?
User :   since it doesn itch
User :   i dont realize
User :   no dandruff
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I suggest you to apply sun screen
User :   ok
Doctor :   Also use a topical mild steroid ointment for a week and observe
User :   thanks a lot
User :   have a good day
Doctor :   It should come down by then
User :   ok
Doctor :   If not you can see a dermatologist
Doctor :   Are you there,
User :   yes
User :   doc
User :   i ll do that
User :   for now thanks you
User :   bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
User :   thanks you
Doctor :   I will be available for your future chat or health queries if any
User :   doctor are you there
User :   can you tell me , what is a topical mild steroid ointment ?
Doctor :   sorry
User :   what is a topical mild steroid ointment
Doctor :   you can go in for ointment. Betamethasone
Doctor :   you ca apply it in the night just before going to bed
Doctor :   Is there anything else I may help you with?
User :   no , thank you .
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
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