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What causes itchy rashes on face? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 27-Jun-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor:Hi,
Please proceed with your query
User:hi Doctor
User:since 2 day some skin allergy is there in my face
User:some prickly heat kind of
User:its itching also not much
Doctor:Ok
User:i tried ice massage cucumber massage and sandalwood pack
User:nothing working it seems
Doctor:Are there any rashes?
User:ya i guess some thing like prickly heat
Doctor:Do you have similar rashes else where on the body?
User:no
Doctor:Are you having fever, body ache, weakness, nausea, headache, etc.?
Doctor:Have you seen a doctor?
User:naothing
User:actually i use retino cream some time bcz of pimples
Doctor:When was the last time you applied this cream?
User:but i am sure not bcz of that as i am using it since so many months
User:few days back only
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:let me brief you.
User:i went to sun also so not sure what is the reason
Doctor:The symptoms you reported are pretty vague and I am unable to arrive at a diagnosis.
Doctor:Since the symptoms started after using retino, it most likely could be related.\
Doctor:I would suggest you to use topical agents such as caladryl on the affected area.
User:what is this caladryl
Doctor:You can use this caladryl lotion twice or thrice a day for next few days.
User:ok
Doctor:It is a skin soothening agent. It also has antiich properties.
User:ok
User:thanks
Doctor:If symptoms don't resolve in the next 2-3 days or if it worsens after caladryl
Doctor:use,
Doctor:you need to visit a doctor for physical examination.
User:ya ..
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:thank you so much for your time
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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