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Excessive perspiration, fever while playing in dusty field - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Environmental and Occupational Hazards
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr here
User :   HI
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   MY SON SUFFERS FROM EXCESSIVE SWEATING WHEN HE PLAYS. THE SWEATING IS MAINLY ON CHEST AND BACK WHAT CAN HE DO TO AVOID THIS
Doctor :   may i know his age ?
Doctor :   weight and height ?
Doctor :   And may i know what games he plays??
User :   13 1/2 YRS, WEIGHT 55 KG HEIGHT 5'8" HE PLAYS FOOTBALL
Doctor :   Does he sweat even when he is not playing or working?
User :   HE GENERALLY DOES SWEAT WHEN ITS HOT
Doctor :   i dont think anything is wrong with him
Doctor :   he is completely normal
Doctor :   sweating during workouts or during games like football, hockey, and athletics, will produce sweat and this is completely normal
User :   WE GET WORRIED THAT HE MAY CATCH COLD WHEN HE HANGS AROUND WITH DRENCHED CLOTHES
Doctor :   the heat generated while playing, will definitely generate sweat
User :   HE SWEATS MUCH MORE THAN HIS FRIENDS
Doctor :   No that thought is wrong
Doctor :   i guess he is more active than his friends
Doctor :   sweating is not going to get him get colds or infections
Doctor :   the only time u should be worried, when, his beds are drenching wet, while sleeping, or resting
Doctor :   or he is feeling tired and lethargic, and then sweating a lot
User :   THAT WOULD HAPPEN IF HE IS SLEEPING IN SUMMERS DURING POWER FAILURE
Doctor :   I am not telling about situations which do not involve other factors like power failure
Doctor :   if he has such things, when every other thing is normal, then u think to think about it as abnormal
Doctor :   You need to relax and enjoy that your son is active and healthy
User :   SECOND PROBLEM IS HE TENDS TO GET FEVER WHEN HE PLAYS IN DUSTY FIELD
Doctor :   I hope u have understood my advice
Doctor :   probably its due to alergy
Doctor :   advice him to play in good surroundings
User :   ALLERGIES CAN CAUSE FEVER AS WELL??
Doctor :   and also, if he gets symptoms like running nose, etc, then precautions and prophylactic meds can help
Doctor :   yes, allergies, can cause infections and then fever in turn
User :   HE GETS CONGESTION BUT NO SNEEZING
User :   IN CHEST
Doctor :   thats is what due to allergy and infections
User :   WOULD OMEGA 3 SALMON OIL CAPSULES HELP??
Doctor :   please dont give him any supplements as of now
Doctor :   just healthy diet will help
Doctor :   these pills are for adults with nutritional issues and poor diet
Doctor :   this should not becoime a habit to take these pills when hes 13
Doctor :   fruits, healthy diet wil help
User :   I TRY THAT GIVING HIM FISH, FRUITS, LEGUMES ETC
Doctor :   ok
User :   WHERE DO YOU LIVE DOCTOR ( PLEASE DO NOT ANSWER IF ITS AGAINST ANY CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION)
Doctor :  
User :   THANK YOU DOCTOR
Doctor :   you are welcome
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