Itchy red rashes on the face and body, enlarged adenoids - Online Doctor Chats
Doctor : Hi
Doctor : How can I help you?
User : My daughter is 5 years old.For the past 2 weeks she has been having rashes on her face and body that come and go at regular intervals.She had been prescribed Zyrtec but to no avail.We even did a blood test and everything is fine.But they still keep coming?
Doctor : ok
Doctor : can I ask few questions?
User : sure
Doctor : is there any family history of allergy?
User : No,i have a sinus problem and my daughter has a small adenoid problem
Doctor : Ok
Doctor : Can you elaborate more
Doctor : on this
Doctor : for a clear picture
User : My daughter has difficulty in breathing thru the nose while sleeping and snores.So we consulted a homeo doc who said her adenoids in the throat r enlarged.
Doctor : Ok
Doctor : What s the frequency of the rashes
Doctor : that come and go on her body and face
User : They come and go at regular intervals.They look like ant-bites.They itch slightly and fade away in minutes
Doctor : What is the humidity in the temperature where you live
Doctor : sorry humidity and the temp
Doctor : where you live
Doctor : any idea?
User : Right now the temp is around 30 deg C and quite dry.
User : Also our flat is centrally airconditioned
Doctor : Ok how many times this has happened the rashes
Doctor : come and go
Doctor : and they are so transient in nature that they disappear in minutes
User : every day frequently for the last 15 days.Yes they disappear in 10-20 min
Doctor : any cold/cough/headache/fever?
Doctor : Please check if she has body pains
Doctor : sorethroat, difficulty in swallowing
User : she has got cold/flu from her brother starting from yesterday with runny nose.No body pain/sore throat
Doctor : are the rashes itchy? pus filled/ fluid filled vesicles?
User : they r slighty itchy,reddish,no-pus or fluid.They resemble ant-bites initially and then they just fade away
Doctor : any medicines yet?
User : Zyrtec was recommended by the paediatrician and we have been giving it to her for 15 days now
Doctor : anything else?
User : No
Doctor : Did you observe any change you have made in her clothing, diet etc before the rash has appeared?
User : Actually after the first week ,i was just researching on the net about rashes and came to know that soy milk may cause allergies and i had given her soy milk on 2 ocassions.But after that i have stopped it and her diet is regular as usual.
Doctor : when did you give soy milk
Doctor : before the development of rashes?
User : a day or two before the rashes came and also a day after the rashes too
Doctor : Ok
Doctor : Virtually there is nothing to worry about
Doctor : but after asking these questions
Doctor : I feel she is on safe
Doctor : The reasons I could evaluate are
Doctor : 1) because of enlarged tonsils
Doctor : 2) Soy milk allergy
Doctor : 3) Sometimes Cetrizine itself can cause allergy
Doctor : Since the rash is very transient
Doctor : I still feel that temperature is influencing it
Doctor : Now what to do?
Doctor : 1) Cut her nails
Doctor : 2) Apply Caladryl Lotion
Doctor : to the areas
Doctor : So that the itching reduces
Doctor : and the areas cools down
Doctor : hello are you there
User : yes
Doctor : Did you follow ?
User : yes
Doctor : It would be good if you can send a photograph
Doctor : of the rashes
User : will do
Doctor : If the surgeon is asking for adenoidectomy
Doctor : it is worth getting it done
Doctor : if quite enlarged
Doctor : and causing the problem
User : but u think they r connected?
Doctor : I am not sure about, but there are reasons
User : how do i post the picture??
Doctor : send it to YYYY@YYYY
Doctor : email ID
Doctor : I shall respond within 24 hours
User : Ok Doctor,thanks for your time
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User : ok
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