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Infant with rashes on the chest. Due to change in food? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How are you?
User:Good afternoon doctor, I am fine
Doctor:Good afternoon
User:This is regarding my 9 month old daughter
Doctor:How can i help
Doctor:go ahead
User:She developed some allergy this morning
User:and her chest turned completely red with rashes as she started scratching
User:I am suspecting this might be because of chaging her regular cerelac flavour
Doctor:its possible
User:now she stopped crying, but please advise what we should do about her allergy
Doctor:As of now , you can apply Calamine lotion locally for relief
Doctor:But you need to take her to a pediatrician
Doctor:The drug for allergy in children
Doctor:is a prescription drug and can be given only after examining the child
Doctor:Diphenhydramine is the name
Doctor:dont give her that cerelac again
User:okay, is it a must to take to pediatriian if the rash goes away?
Doctor:first apply calamine lotion
Doctor:there should be significant relief
Doctor:if after an hour she still has it
Doctor:take her
User:Can I give her regular bath?
Doctor:just use very mild soap and slightly warm water
Doctor:and moisturize well after the bath
User:okay, thank you.
Doctor:dry skin is also itchy on its own
Doctor:plz dont give that cerelac agaib
Doctor:the next time the reaction can be more severe
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help with
User:this helps, I am fine.
Doctor:thanks for consulting me
Doctor:have a good day ahead
User:Thank you.
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