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Cycle rally in Rajasthan to create awareness on skin disorders

Press Trust of India  |  Jodhpur 

A group of 18 people, including four women, on bicycles rode through the state, declaring "war" on

Some Pune-based doctors also participated in the rally with the theme 'Fangal pe Dangal' to promote and create awareness of taking seriously and consulting dermatologists instead of resorting to self-medication.

"There is an epidemic of in these days. People resort to and these medicines consists of steroids, which make the things worse," said Narendra Pattvardhan, a Pune-based dermatologist.

"People should avoid wearing wet clothes as they cause leading to and herpes," he said.

The rally began on January 5 from Udaipur then reached Jodhpur on Tuesday and would culminate in Jaisalmer on January 11, said Dr Dilip Kachhawaha, the of the rally.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 19:50 IST