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Treatment for skin patches - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i want guidance on a skin problem
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   could you help me please?
Doctor :   Can you explain about your problem?
User :   hello...are you there?
User :   i have started developing raised lighter shade patches on my face..
User :   it doesn't look like vitiligo
Doctor :   Ok
User :   the skin's texture is a little different
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and it looks lighter than the rest of my skin shade
User :   i bathe with hot water and generally drink less water
Doctor :   Ok
User :   which might be a reason..but i'm afraid that it could me a bacterial/fungal infection
User :   what would you suggest
Doctor :   Since when have you noticed these patches?
User :   it has been around 2-3 weeks
Doctor :   Where exactly are these patches located?
User :   they are on my cheeks near my nose
Doctor :   Are they multiple patches?
User :   yes..the largest is 2 cm long
User :   the rest are very small
User :   is it possible to send you a photograph?
Doctor :   That would be of great help.
Doctor :   You can send the picture to YYYY@YYYY
User :   whom do i address it to?
Doctor :   To the attention of Dr AAAAAAA
User :   what is your feeling about it as of now?
Doctor :   I can be able to tell you better if I can visualise the leasion.
Doctor :   *lesion
User :   alright..
User :   i will send a photograph in a while
User :   thank u doctor
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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