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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   sir, i was admited with ge in one hospital they given metrogyl iv to me now i devoloped oral thrush and blakish spots all over body now what to do
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
User :   sir iam male 20 y
Doctor :   Since when have you noticed this black spots?
Doctor :   Do you have itching, redness?
Doctor :   Do you have similar black spots over the tongue?
User :   since 2 days ,yes
User :   whitesh spots over tongue
Doctor :   Do you have diabetes or any other medical illness?
User :   no sir
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
Doctor :   The oral thrush that you have developed may not have been due to the drug unless the metrogyl as caused severe effects on the blood counts.
Doctor :   However there are possible chances that the blackish spots may have been due to the drug.
Doctor :   And may be due to allergic reactions too.
Doctor :   The spots will usually disappear once the medication have stopped.
Doctor :   But if the symptoms are severe, you may have to report to your doctors and immediate stopping of the metrogyl will be necessary.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   yes sir but now doctor went to us so please tell me some medication
Doctor :   If itching is severe, you will need antihistaminics.
Doctor :   Antihistaminics such as allerid once a day is needed.
Doctor :   The blackish spots will reduce on its own.
Doctor :   And for the oral thrush, multivitamins with good nutrition alone is sufficient.
Doctor :   If they are persisting inspite , then you will need oral antifungal medications.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   thaku
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