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Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
Category: Medical
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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I have a big swollen rash on my arm Assistant: What seems to

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I have a big swollen rash on my arm
Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: It worries me
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Recently I decided to loose weight and started keto diet

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
Could you please post a picture of that for me on this page?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I’m trying to send it
Customer: replied 5 months ago.

Got them--hold on please

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Sure I’m waiting

Does that itch?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
it does

Nothing too serious here

It's a contact dermatitis allergic skin situation--sometimes from new soaps or detergents but many times the trigger can't be determined

For that I suggest over the counter topical hydrocortisone cream and Caladryl lotion both applied together twice a day for five days along with a daily oral 24 hour Claritin to clear it up

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Am I able to buy it from pharmacy ?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I thought that it was connected with my keto diet . Is this diet safe?

Yes--all that is over the counter. It has nothing to do with your keto diet and that's safe

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
sure , thank you

My pleasure

I'm here if you ever need me again

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Sure thanks

Take care