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Duration of the treatment for Pytriasis Rosia and crankiness in children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can we help u
User :   Am suffering from PR...
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form past 3 weeks
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--

Age: ; Occupation: ; Location:

Doctor :   PR.. if u cud elaborate
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29, Biz Dev, Blore
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Pytriasis Rosia
Doctor :  
ok
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was it a self diagnosis
User :  
no
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doc's inference
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ok are u on medications
User :   s. doc has put me on medicines ...

User :  
tabs n creams
Doctor :  
o wat more info do u want on it
User :  
it hasnt come down at all...
User :  
how do i overcome this?
Doctor :   for how long have u been on treat

User :   2 weeks

Doctor :   ok dermatological problems require a min of 4weeks for the

Doctor :  
drug to penetrate and then
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for you yo se the effects will take time there after
User :   started more than 4 weeks ago

User :  
any other alternative treatments u can suggest?
Doctor :  
ok can u mention the names of the drugs
Doctor :  
Ultraviolet B (UV-B) light therapy
Doctor :   topical steroids, oral antihistamines, topical menthol-phenol lotions, and oatmeal baths.
User :   what is it actually?

User :  
uv light therapy
Doctor :   photo therapy were u will be made to sit in a chamber
User :  
hm....
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and UV-B light will be laid on u for some time
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20 mg of dapsone twice a day.
User :   k....

Doctor :   are the various modalities of treat
User :  
can I know more details of you doctor?
Doctor :  
Dr. Raaj
User :  
viz.. Name... speciality...
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General medicine
User :   nice to know that...
User :  
thanks..
Doctor :  
ok is that it
User :  
for the seful information
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bye
Doctor :   ok
User :  
same doc...
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
got another query
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go on
User :  
have a 5 month old son
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ok
User :  
he is very cranky
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n giving us sleepless nights
Doctor :  
no tats not the word hez ur son
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yes i know
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but....
User :  
why does he cry a lot at nights
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does he sleep thru the day
User :  
continously
User :  
not much
User :  
it keeps changing very frequently
User :  
few days he is fine
Doctor :   well children sleep well once they are well; fed

User :  
he is well taken care of that
Doctor :   so luk into that if hez feeding on wel

User :  
he is..
User :  
his paediatrician says he is fine
User :  
no problems at all
Doctor :   yes he is thats one of the most normal behaviours that a child expresses
User :   is it?

User :   he keeps catiching cold very frequently
Doctor :   pediatrician will be the right person for that consult with him

User :   ok

User :  
any sugestions from your end for this?
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do want a pediatrician
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ru there
User :   yes

User :  
i didnt get ur previous statement
Doctor :   do u want us to getu a pediatrician
User :  
can i get them online?
Doctor :  
not on line but on consultation
User :  
cant i talk to a paediatrician now like the way i spoke to you?
User :  
yes but would want info upright before my consent
Doctor :  
ok one of the doctors from us will getinntouch with u
User :  
k
User :  
sure
User :  
thnx
Doctor :  
ok bye
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