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Meningitis in 6 year old, dryness in eye - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   tell me about minigitis
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   i mean child meningitis aged 6
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   meningitis is inflammation of the coverings of the brain
Doctor :   it can be caused by bacteria, viruses or other pathogens
User :   what about treatment
Doctor :   it depends on the cause
Doctor :   first is a drug called mannitol is given to reduce the
Doctor :   pressure inside the brain
Doctor :   then several antibiotics and steroids are given intravenously
Doctor :   the patient neeeds to be compulsorily hospitalised
User :   thank you sir, tell me about my backache. i am 30 years, i work in computer for more than 6 hrs.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is it low back ache?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   first you should sleep on a firm surface
User :   ok
Doctor :   and use an orthopaedic pillow
Doctor :   then you should always sit in a chair with adequate support to the back
Doctor :   and fore arms
Doctor :   you should exercise regularly
Doctor :   walking or treadmill is good
Doctor :   also there are some physiotherapy exercises
User :   sir i do yoga
Doctor :   that you can follow
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you should concentrate on back strengthening exercises
Doctor :   we will send you a document on exercises that
Doctor :   can be done sitting in front of the computer
Doctor :   in 24 working hours
User :   i am facing dryness in my eyes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats due to prolonged
User :   tell me some usefull medicine
Doctor :   staring at the computer
Doctor :   you can keep cucumber and potato slices
Doctor :   on your eyes for 15 min
Doctor :   twice a day
Doctor :   also take more carrots, papayas
Doctor :   and green leafy vegetables
User :   ok
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User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
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