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Suffering from skin allergy due to exposure to sun - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Asthma and Allergy
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Doctor :   Hi.
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi.
User :   i have an allergy on my hands when exposed to sun, it itches
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   one year
User :   i have adviced sun screen lotion
User :   by a skin specialist
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   there was no problem during rainy season
User :   u there doc?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   Hi. Sorry for the delay.
Doctor :   Your condition is an inflammatory reaction.
Doctor :   It may need steroid therapy for some time,
Doctor :   as that can be given only after physically examining you, you should consult a dermatologist.
Doctor :   also you should wear protective gloves when you are out in the sun.
Doctor :   Limit your time in the sun.
Doctor :   You may use the sunscreen but you may not have complete relief from rash.
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