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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi Doctor..
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I have a small 9 month old daughter..
Doctor :   ok
User :   Everything was going fine from past 9 months..
Doctor :   ok
User :   We have provided here each and every vaccine even,,
Doctor :   ok
User :   But on Monday..She suddenly got high feaver..
Doctor :   ok
User :   then we visited a pediatrician..
User :   here Measles vaccine was due on tuesday...
Doctor :   ok
User :   but doctor suggested us to avoid it....and told us its a viral..
Doctor :   ok
User :   and we need to provide her regular crocine..
User :   yesterday after following three day course..she got cured..
Doctor :   ok
User :   But today just from past one hour..suddenly...small red spots have grown up on her body..
Doctor :   ok
User :   however my daughter doesn't seems to have any problem..because she is still playing and laughing...
User :   Now these small red spots are our cause of worry..
Doctor :   is she still having fever
User :   No...She is normal now..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where are the redspotsmainly distributed
User :   yeah over the whole body..
Doctor :   is there any itching
User :   It doesn't seems like..
Doctor :   ok
User :   because my daughter is playing as usual..
User :   and not seems to be itching..
Doctor :   the main causes for rashes and fever in children are chicken pox, measles, rubella, certain other viral infections
User :   her body...
Doctor :   is there any pus filled ones
User :   Its like "Gamory (in hindi)", which happens during summer..
User :   Sorry...i didn't get you..
Doctor :   like heatrashes
User :   yeah...but its not that big..
Doctor :   was there was any cold, cough, throat pain when she got the fever
User :   yeah there was cough..
Doctor :   ok
User :   and cold..
Doctor :   as i told you there are various causes for the fevern with rashes in kids
User :   Her pediatricial has prescribe wikoryl, crocin syrup for here..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she on medications still now
User :   and she was taking them till yesterday..
Doctor :   ok
User :   yesterday morning she had her last dose of medicines..
Doctor :   was she given any antibiotics
User :   No..
User :   any these two..
User :   nothing else.
User :   only these two..
Doctor :   according to hte history it is the viral infection with the rashes
Doctor :   other wise called viral rashes
User :   Now..what can we do...
User :   Is it something serious ?
Doctor :   i suggest you to apply callamine lotion over the red spots
Doctor :   avoid scrubbing of skin or rubbing too hard
Doctor :   to prevent infection
User :   We have not given her bath from 4 days...
User :   because she was having fever and she is only 9 months old..
Doctor :   you can give her sponge bath with warm water
Doctor :   after bath apply calamine lotion which soothes the rashes
Doctor :   the viral fever is self limiting
Doctor :   and disappears on its own
Doctor :   the only treatment is symptomatic
User :   She is not having any fever now..
Doctor :   do not worry
Doctor :   the rahses appear after the fever has gone
User :   What is symptomatic ?
Doctor :   i also advice you to take her to the pediatrician to show the rashes
Doctor :   symptomatic means treating the symptoms like giving crocin for fever
Doctor :   is she eating well?
User :   How can we make sure..that its only virual infections, and not measles..
Doctor :   any vomiting or loose motions
User :   or chicken pox..
Doctor :   it can be made out by seeing the rashes
Doctor :   the rashes are different in different types
User :   She is eating well..and no vomiting and loose motions..
Doctor :   of infection
Doctor :   in chicken pox the rashes are big with white colored in the center
Doctor :   and is associated with high fever
User :   No..then itts not chicken pix for sure..
User :   because rashes are like mosquito bite..
Doctor :   ya
User :   these are extremely small...
Doctor :   it is mainly viral rahses
Doctor :   it caanot be chicken pox or measles
Doctor :   measles rashes are more on face and always present with fever
Doctor :   i suggest you to get her physically examained her
Doctor :   to rule out what type of rashes is it
Doctor :   if you can take photo and send to us through email we will be able to tell the diagnosis
User :   ohh..then Its not measules..because 75% of her face still not have any spots..
User :   and these is no fever for sure..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it may be a simple viral rash
Doctor :   do not worry
Doctor :   but get herexamined so that it is properly diagnosed and treated
User :   I will send to you photograh also..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   send to us on YYYY@YYYY
User :   what is the email id..and what should be the subject line ?
Doctor :   email ID YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   can send the photos need not woory about the subject
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Do not worry these are self limiting and disappear on its own
Doctor :   only thing avoid infection
Doctor :   do not allow her to scratch
Doctor :   or avoid rubbing harlsy
Doctor :   Do not forget to put calamine lotion
Doctor :   it helps to relive burining sensation or itching of rashes
User :   how many times in a day ?
Doctor :   give enough of fluids
Doctor :   calamine to be applied three times a day
Doctor :   First give a sponge bath with warm water and thenapply calamine lotion
User :   Also can we use detol water for spnge bath..and use gohnsons liquid shop..
Doctor :   Put her clean light clothes
Doctor :   Do not use detol for the small child, it may cause burning
Doctor :   avoid any antiseptic solutions
User :   you mean skin tight woolen cloth ?
Doctor :   you can request the pediatrician he can prescribe some creams
User :   like court shoe..
Doctor :   not sklinn tight
Doctor :   use loose fitted cotton clothes
Doctor :   whcih donot cause rubbing of skin
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Give enough of fluids
Doctor :   and healthy foods for speed recovery
User :   What kind of healty food..
Doctor :   like fruits, regular rice, dhal
Doctor :   vegetable soups
Doctor :   are you there
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form?
User :   Just regarding food..
Doctor :   ok
User :   Can we give her cerelac..
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   you can giver her cerelac
User :   I have also send you email..
Doctor :   ok
User :   with her photographs..please just reply in yes..if you think its viral infection..
Doctor :   we will reply to you as soon as possible
User :   Thank you..
User :   i will wait for your reply..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   fine
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
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User :   thanks you doctor..
User :   Also
User :   just one thing..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   Can you please give me some can take precaution to stay away from H1N1..
User :   or swine flue..
Doctor :   avoid contact with the persons having fever, cold, cough, sneezing
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Drink boiled water
Doctor :   wash hands regularly with antiseptic soap
User :   and medications should i keep with me..I will drink distelled water (e..g bisleri)
User :   ok..
Doctor :   immeditely repor to doctor if youhave fever, cold, cough, sneezing,
User : there any vaccine spcific for swine flue protection..
Doctor :   you need to take pracetamol (Dolo 650 mg), antihistamine sfor cold like Tab allercet
Doctor :   Ther eare no vaccines available for swineflu as for now
User :   ok..
Doctor :   it can be prevented by takin gall these precuations
User :   gall means ?
User :   ohh..
Doctor :   sorry all it is not gall
User :   you mean all..
Doctor :   yes
User :   thanks...
Doctor :   Welcome
User :   I am done with my questions.
Doctor :   ok
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User :   thanks for information..
Doctor :   Welcome
User :   I am not getting any medicines with name Calamine..
User :   Its lacto-calamine.. i am getting in medical store..
User :   is it the same.....
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   you can use it
Doctor :   or it is named as CALADRYL lotion
User :   ok...
User :   i will try this one..
Doctor :   ok
User :   Have you seen photographs.
User :   of my baby...
Doctor :   not yet i will reply you as soon as possible do not worry
Doctor :   i have other chats in hand
User :   ok...
User :   thanks..
Doctor :   once i finish that i will be able to see the photographs
User :   ok..
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