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Developed red dot all over the body. Any infection? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 02-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:I've skin related problem like, red dot like spread over the body
User:is there any infection from water or bed bugs ?
User:got it 2 weeks back and cured by after applying lactocalamine for 3/4 days...
Doctor:It is possible
Doctor:Bed bugs usually affect the exposed areas
User:now it's spread to all of us in family (wife & kid_
User:before 2 weeks too all of us affected
User:and cured that time with lactocalmine
User:my 2.5 year son also suffering with that....
User:After consulting with pediatric ....he suggested to apply RITCH cream and applying it
User:I've consulted general doctor a week ago and took the medicine like
User:Montair --tab
User:Doxycyclin -- Cap
User:for 5 days...but then still my problem not solved it so much irritating
Doctor:what is the percentage of permethrin cream?
User:and I've checked with pest control person too, after his inspection said "there's no bed bugs like in our bed
User:I don't whats the problem
Doctor:There are many mites possible
Doctor:It may be scabies
User:what's that ?
Doctor:It may be some other mite in air or water
Doctor:Scabies is a mite that digs into the skin and makes furrows
Doctor:It lives there
Doctor:causes lots of itching
User:is right time to go skin doctor for tihs
User:is that serious ?
Doctor:We do need to get rid of it
Doctor:You should go to skin doctor
Doctor:All affected members of the family should use the treatment at the same time
User:if its a water problem means, the neighour too affected right
Doctor:Then use pure water for drinking and washing and bathing purposes
Doctor:RO system produces pure water
User:and one more suspect is, near to our balcony, just down the window slap, the pigeon stays there couple of months and breeding, and making nasting those areas
User:could be from, since this problem came, we didn't open a window at all, all the time closed
User:or its a general in this rainy season ?
Doctor:It depends on the type of mite
Doctor:Most mites get cured with permethrin 5% including scabies
Doctor:Just be careful not to apply it on face and eyes
User:there's no spread in face, only the body
Doctor:If that does not work then, an ayurvedic preparation that contains neem oil may work
User:ok, is it possible to get suggested dermo doctor near by our area ?
Doctor:Permethrin treatment may need to be repeated again in 1 week to get rid of any remaining mites
User:I could find it out, but like to go with skin doctor to cure
Doctor:You should go to a skin doctor
User:will do
Doctor:You can search for a doctor in your area from this link
User:I think I've spoken to you over phone, some time back too regarding my son food eating problem
Doctor:Do you have a question here?
User:let look out
Doctor:Did it get solved ?
User:can you request your support team to call me
User:I would like to take suggested doctor near by my area
User:thank you
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Doctor:Do you have any question for me?
User:No dr
Doctor:Thanks for coming on chat
Doctor:Take care
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