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White patches on the skin due to vitamin deficiency - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i need a skin specialist
Doctor :   sorry only GP's are available for the chat
User :   Oh......
User :   i have some white patches on my face
Doctor :   How old are you?
User :   28
User :   when i checked with a doctor in my child hood, he said that it is due to vitamin deficiency and gave me some tablets
User :   and it got cured
Doctor :   how long have you had this now?
User :   for past 2 or 3 years
User :   sometimes it appears and disappears in few days
Doctor :   is it only on the face or anywhere else?
User :   only on face
Doctor :   any itching?
User :   No
User :   i have pain
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems or allergies?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   how is your appetite?
User :   i feel it is normal
Doctor :   any particular time the patches come and go?
User :   not sure
User :   but for past 1yr is persistent
Doctor :   from the information you have provided and because you do not have any symptoms- i cannot come to a conclusive diagnosis
User :   OK Anyway thanks...
User :   But may i know how this chat happens
Doctor :   its a live chat - like yahoo/ google
User :   does Health care have some BPO kind of customer care
Doctor :   no
User :   then from where you chat from?
Doctor :   Bangalore
User :   From any hospital?
Doctor :   We have a long queue of patients waiting to get medical advise. Please restrict your conversation to Medical queries only.
User :   OK Thanks for your patience and information provided........BYE
User :   Hats off to you
Doctor :   welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
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