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Cure for scalp problem in newborn - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2008
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   My niece has severe scalp problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   carry on
User :   she has dandruff
Doctor :   how old is she?
Doctor :   What does she do?
User :   about 40days old
Doctor :   Is she a newborn
User :   born on 2nd jan 2008
Doctor :   is anything applied to her scalp till now
User :   no
Doctor :   Did you get the vaccinations done
User :   yes
Doctor :   Didnt you notice this while you went to the pediatrician
User :   no it started of late
Doctor :   OK dont worry
Doctor :   You can see the pediatrician and get the medication
Doctor :   The medications for newborn cant be given by us
User :   but what can i do at home to reduce the agony of my niece
Doctor :   If it is troublesome you can see the pediatrician / dermatologist very soon
User :   cluster of dandruff peeling off in head below hair and reddish intern skin is visible
Doctor :   You should see immediately then]
User :   what can it be
User :   ?
Doctor :   It is seborrhiec dermatitis
Doctor :   which cause trouble in infants
User :   what trouble?
Doctor :   like ear infections, frequent colds etc
User :   can you refer a doctor?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   We shall recommend to a good dermatologist
Doctor :   What is your area
Doctor :   Please confirm the details
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
User :   AAAAAAA nagar
Doctor :   What is your mobile number
Doctor :   one of our doctors shall call you up and help you more
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