Child, rough, red rashes on hind thigh, painful, burning. Boroline used. Suggestions? - Online Doctor Chats
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Doc i have a son of 8 years, he has developed rashes on his hind thigh, he complains of pain and burning in the infected area
Since when does he have the rash?
it is also rough and red in colour
about an year
but since yesturday it is bad
Has he been treated for this before?
onlu used boroline
Or does that itch?
no cluster but is a patch of around 3-4 cms radius below the butt
Is there itching?
it burns rather, no itch
Ok, XXXXXXX right now,
I would suggest the following
So take a cloth and soak it in ice cold water
and then put it
Can you send me a picture of the rash XXXXXXX?
Yes.. i can ..
just 5 mins doc...
i will send it right now...
Please send it at YYYY@YYYY
i will sent it now..
and ping back..
is it fine doc?
and write Attention to Dr. XXXXXXX in the subject line
Come back on the chat
We'll take it from there
awesome.. thx doc...
Should I close this chat then?
yeah, that would be fine. i will get back to u.
Bye for now
This is Dr. XXXXXXX
This is Dr. XXXXXXX
THis is XXXXXXX here..
XXXXXXX I need a favor
i hv send you the photots
Please send the email to YYYY@YYYY
hv sent 4 snaps...
It'll take a minute or so, I guess
Appreciate your patience
not a prob Doc..
or does he sweat too much?
only in the affected area, it has become rough..
Then do 1 thing apply the cold compresses, calamine lotion and Venusia cream
Do you have any oil at home right now?
like coconut oil?
Venusia cream... ok
is this cause of heat Doc?
But first we need to take care of the severe dryness
do you have coconut oil at home
yes, we do have
Try and apply a little on the rash
See if it helps
i just applied Alovera,,
That will only soothe not moisturize
Just rub a little oil in
Does he feel better?
he says yes...
no much of burning now tho...
The first thing right now is to treat the dryness
So what I suggest is wipe this area clean and apply a little oil
ok... shd i apply even the Venusia cream ( will get it now tho)
Oil will be good enough
It will serve the same purpose
Cool.. thx doc.. i will revert if any issues by mor.. hope ok
But XXXXXXX over the long term, I want you to make your child have a bath twice a day
He should keep this area dry and clean
and after having a bath, he needs to put a moisturizer
typically, he does have 2 baths... Chennai mandates him tho :)
Whenever he goes out to play, when he comes back
let him wipe this area clean
I hope he's not overweight
no.. he is 26 Kgs..
8 years old..
Its the weather XXXXXXX
we felt so,. but did not want to take a chance..
Okies... thanks very much for the guidance Doc..
Is there anything else I can help you with?
i will surely keep you posted on the same...
nothing for now..
thx again Doc..
Really appreciate your kind help
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