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Itchy red circular shaped boils on the skin, necessary vaccines for infant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you XXX?
User :   fine
User :   thank you
User :   how r u
Doctor :   I am fine thank you.
User :   i have a query for you
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please proceed.
User :   i have developed a red colors of boils on my skin
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   When did you develop this?
User :   that s on hand and near knee joints
Doctor :   Is there any itching? Can you approximately mention their size?
User :   i noticed it on thursday and
User :   yes there is itching but i can control it
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How big are they? Can you mention the approximate size?
User :   the size must be .5 centimetrs in diamentre
Doctor :   Ok
User :   they are red in color
Doctor :   Do you have any other symptoms with it like fever, joint pains?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   earlier i had fever but i.e i had cold and
Doctor :   Where are they located on your hand?
User :   i had a severed joint pain last night only on my right coz of i walked a lot last evening
Doctor :   Ok
User :   they started next to my right knee joints they were around 20
User :   then they spred to my ankle and they are about 7
User :   and later i developed it on my right wrist about 30
Doctor :   Also take a Tab. XXX 15 mg twice daily after food.
Doctor :   You should take care after takingXXXas it may cause drowsiness and you should avoid driving or operating any machinery.
User :   but i have already seen a dermatologist
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What medications did you use for this?
User :   he has given some tabs and some ointments
Doctor :   Can you name them?
User :   zimig 250 mg
Doctor :   Ok
User :   omnacortil 10
Doctor :   what ointment did he give you?
User :   these were tabs
Doctor :   Ok
User :   closone oitment morning and night
Doctor :   You need to finish the course of each of these tablets for complete effect.
User :   with a cream of aloevera
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but why this happens
Doctor :   The dermatologist has given you treatment for a infection. Did that ever happen before with you?
Doctor :   Or is this the first time?
Doctor :   Are you with me XXX?
User :   s
User :   first time
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you complete the course of the treatment that he has given you and even if the symptoms dont subside with this treatment,
Doctor :   then you may need further evaluation.
User :   what it could be
Doctor :   How did the rash start, did you wear any new clothes?
Doctor :   Did you eat any new foods or any insect bite?
User :   after applying the ointments it see the spoys merging in to one big one
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i dont know i have evaulated the entire week its was all normal
Doctor :   Is the rash circular?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Did you eat any exotic foods?
User :   like ?
Doctor :   Like any new foods that you havent tried before?
User :   No
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is this a contagious
Doctor :   It is most probably a fungal infection according to the Dermatologist's diagnosis.
Doctor :   I suggest that you wear cotton clothes and natural fabrics that are loose and light.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Wash the affected area neatly before applying the ointment.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If the itching is very severe, then apply Calamine lotion onto the area.
Doctor :   Apply cool wet compresses with a neat cloth if the itching is unbearable.
User :   doctor has asked me to mix the both the oitmets in equal quantiites and aplly it
Doctor :   Avoid scratching whenever possible. Cover the areas and trim your nails.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You can continue with the ointments as prescribed.
User :   is this contagious
Doctor :   Choose a herbal or mild soap.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Yes, it could be if towels and personal articles are shared.
Doctor :   I suggest that you avoid sharing personal articles till it subsides.
User :   ok
User :   i have a 2 month ols baby too
User :   shoiu i avoid contact
Doctor :   Yes, Just wash your hands neatly before handling the baby.
User :   with him too
Doctor :   The rash will subside within a week.
User :   ok
User :   have a query
Doctor :   Ok
User :   while giving vaccines
User :   to my baby the doctor suggested
User :   some more vaccines called preven r
User :   that is for some pnnemonical disease
Doctor :   Did you mean Pneumococcal Vaccine?
User :   ys
Doctor :   Ok
User :   one dose would cost me 4K
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is this compulsary ?
Doctor :   Pneumococcal vaccine is not in the National Immunisation Schedule. It is not usually administered.
User :   hmmm
User :   i am against vaccines
User :   since most of them are not required
Doctor :   Polio, DPT, Hepatitis B, MMR, BCG are compulsory.
Doctor :   They are very important for an infant.
User :   and the most of the vaccines other than the National one are just a business
User :   those are doen
User :   done
Doctor :   It is an optional vaccination and is not really recommended by Indian Academy of Pediatrics
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you wish you can go ahead with it.
User :   i am against any vaccines which are optional
Doctor :   Then I suggest that you go ahead with the vaccinations I suggested as they are recommended by IAP
User :   ok thanku
Doctor :   That is oral polio, DPT, MMR, BCG, Hepatitis B.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Anything else that you would like to know about Kauser
User :   that wud be all for the day
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