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Cures for burns on fingers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   my son has got burnt fingers
Doctor :  
ok
User :   i applied burnol first
Doctor :  
when did this happen?
User :   after that am using silverex
User :   sun
User :   sunday
Doctor :  
ok
User :   his wound was driying
User :   now i culd see some yellowish cover on top of the wound
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
This happens because of the debris collected in the superficial layer of the skin
Doctor :  
It will clear after sometime
User :   he is around 11 1/2 months old
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   shd i take hm to the doc
User :   can u suggest some medicine
User :   he cries with pain in the night
Doctor :   It is better to get it reconfirmed with infants
Doctor :  
Paracetamol will be sufficient for pain
User :   he had fever and cold for last 2 days
Doctor :  
and if the wound is a closed one then you need not apply any ointment topically
User :   i have given him vikoryl
User :   5 ml thrice yest
User :   fever has come down now
Doctor :   Since there is fever as well, it indicates an infection

Doctor :  
And I suggest you to take to the Pediatrician
Doctor :   As there is an indication for the start of antibiotics
User :   ok
User :   shd i stop giving vikoryl then
Doctor :   Till you take him to the pediatrician

Doctor :  
continue that
User :   k
Doctor :  
It would be better to take him as early as possible
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   i will take him in the evening
Doctor :  
Right
User :   he is not eating food also properly
User :   only rice he has
Doctor :   Yes, such symptoms are seen in infections

Doctor :  
after it is cleared, he will resume back to normal
User :   wll he be given antibiotics
Doctor :   Yes,

Doctor :  
You also try asking for it
User :   ok
User :   am little worried
Doctor :   Not of much concern

Doctor :  
You can take him to the Pediatrician
Doctor :  
That will take care of him
Doctor :  
No need to panic
User :   ok
User :   otherwise also last 1 week he does not take food properly
User :   wht cud be the reason
Doctor :   An infection, or digestive problem

Doctor :  
Those are the most common reasons
User :   he does not like cerealc,
User :   nestum rice also
User :   only rice and rava ganji he likes
User :   he does not put on weight at all
User :   he is very thin
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Does he have too frequent illness?
User :   ya
User :   he gets fever
User :   cold
Doctor :   Ok

User :   when he was 1 to 5 months old
Doctor :  
That could be interfering with the growth
User :   he had severe diaherea prblm
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he was on simyl powder for a 3 months
Doctor :  
That is known to put off weight
User :   since i was working
User :   then he started having lactogen 1, 2 and now 3
User :   v give hm beans, carrot also
User :   dal
User :   rice
Doctor :   What is his weight right now?

User :   he was 7.5 a week bk
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
What was his birth weight?
User :   2.38
User :   in between he was more healthy
Doctor :   He has put on weight very well

User :   and had put on weigt also
Doctor :  
Birth weight will triple by 1 year
User :   he was 7.5 when he was 10 months old
Doctor :   That is quite fine
User :   k
Doctor :  
It is quite normal
User :   k
User :   then nothing to worry is it
Doctor :   Yes

Doctor :  
Not at all
User :   whn can i start cows milk
User :   and horlicks junior for hm
Doctor :   Ok, fine

User :   can i start now or wait for 1 year to get over
User :   he is complting 1 year on mon
Doctor :   You can start now

Doctor :  
No problem
User :   which is better formula milk or cows milk
Doctor :   Cow's milk is always good

User :   XXXXXXXX is it
Doctor :  
Yes
Doctor :   Always recommended

User :   i was told by some one that cows milk children tend to get infjection as they eat plastic papers etc.
Doctor :  
No
Doctor :  
It is a misbelief
User :   ok
Doctor :  
So, you can start it
Doctor :  
No issues
User :   how many oz can be given at a time
Doctor :  
1oz at a time for 3 times
User :   k
Doctor :  
But need not overfeed as well
User :   k
Doctor :  
Leave it to the child
Doctor :  
and feed as per his comfortr
User :   k
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?

User :   no thank you so much
Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   done
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   ok bye
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