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What is the treatment for red rashes on th back? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jan-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor:Dr. XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:last few months
User:I am having some patches
User:kind of Heat burns
User:from sholder - back side to Hip
User:and what should i do to aviod
User:do i need to consult a doctor ( Skin Specialist
Doctor:Can you describe the patches?
User:it is looking like rashes
User:pimple etc
Doctor:Rashes are typically reddish non elevated lesion.
User:is there any medicine which i can take ( Lotion / Ointment)
Doctor:Are those patches reddish and not elevated from the skin?
User:it looks like Pimple patches
User:and also it has some pimple kind o stuff
Doctor:How many patches do you see on the back?
Doctor:Have you had similar lesion in the past?
User:which is elevated from Skin
User:from shoulder to Hip
Doctor:Are there any pus points on any of those lesions?
Doctor:Let me brief you
Doctor:Based on your description, the closest possibility that I can think of is acne eruptions only.
Doctor:However other possibility is drug eruptions (if you are on any long term medications) and allergic manifestation needs to be excluded.
User:so what can be done to overcome this?
Doctor:I would recommend you visit a dermatologist for closer examination of these lesions and accordingly start the treatment.
Doctor:I would not suggest you to try anything if it is not hurting you or if there is no pain.
Doctor:or if there is no itching on it.
User:there is no itching or pain
User:just rashes
User:so is it mandatory to visit a doctor
Doctor:If a dermatologist is not available close by, you can consider using antibiotic ointment such as clindamycin gel
Doctor:on these rashes.
Doctor:But in my opinion a visit to a dermatologist is mandatory.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:R u there ?
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
User:Also can you please help me to organize a Dietition Call
User:as I tried online but there are some technical issues to it
Doctor:I shall request the customer support executive to call you and guide you with the diet call.
User:We need this Dietitian Consultation on Prioirty
User:okay thanks
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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