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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   any1 there
Doctor :   Hi
User :   ya
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   QUES 1.My daughter is 1 year old . on 10th of November my daughter is going to USA .
What are the precautions should I take?
Doctor :  
I guess she is vaccinated with recommended ones?
User :   about vaccines u r asking
User :   than yes c is getting her all vaccines
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :   Is she suffereing from certain food allergies?

User :   as air pressure comes while takeoff which is not gud for infants
Doctor :   Is she weaned off from breast milk?

User :   c takes bottle feed and these days c is having cold
User :   a bit running nose
User :   but not having fever
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :   Babies may need to suck on something during takeoff and landing to help prevent pain in their ears.

User :   ok
Doctor :   Bringing a bottle or a pacifier for this purpose and giving during this time may help.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Take advantage of pre-boarding.
Doctor :  
Carry a stroller
User :   means
User :   ok mean pram
Doctor :  
Yes
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Food is other important thing
Doctor :   Carry fruits which your child likes

User :   c is 1 year old
Doctor :   Is your child still not on fruit pulp
User :   ya c takes
Doctor :  
yes carry the pulp of those fruits
Doctor :  
Bottle fed babies will need to have their bottles sterilized.
User :   ok
Doctor :   or use disposable bottle liners which can be changed for every feed.

Doctor :   or u may carry more bottles than you normally use
User :   ok
Doctor :   Cheese slices can be given between meals while travelling.
Doctor :  
Dress should be as comfortable as possible
Doctor :  
Nappies are to be packed
User :   pk
User :   pk
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Two days before travel see your usual pediatrician
Doctor :  
to check everything is alright and first aid medicines
User :   for which purpose
User :   ok
Doctor :   I think this should make the journey easy
Doctor :  
and comfortable
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Carry couple of toys
User :   ya
Doctor :  
so that they can use as pacifier if she cries
Doctor :  
Did you follow ?
User :   ya
Doctor :  
Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   ya for myself .I m her mother
User :   QUES 3.I HAVE a skin problem on my hand.I m sending the photo of it .Two months back small small XXXXXXXX had come on my hand & it was etching badly.I itched a lot .In every 1 or 2 days it seems it is being cured.But again in the next day it starts itching badly that I cannot stop itching.

Which medicine shold I take?
User :   can i send u the photo of it on ur email id
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Please describe about the problem in the email
Doctor :  
You can send it to YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :  
and we shall reply it in 24 hrs
User :   can u call , because on mail i wont be able 2 describe it properly
User :   my no is 0000
Doctor :  
I am sorry this is different service that we have
Doctor :  
Let the Doctor call you
Doctor :  
WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :  
Would you like to avail this?
User :   wat 2 do on this link
Doctor :  
You may use this link to open the page
User :   for this i wil pay any xtra amount
Doctor :  
Yes
User :   than no need
User :   based on this information wat u can say
Doctor :   Ya please send the photo
Doctor :   to YYYY@YYYY
User :   be online please i m sending
User :   did u get it
User :   did u get it?
User :   did u get it
Doctor :  
It seems you moved away
Doctor :  
from chat
Doctor :  
pllease log back
Doctor :   in case you have more medical queries

User :   is any1 dere
User :   is
Doctor :   Yes
User :   got the photo
Doctor :  
Actually the mail box is slow
Doctor :  
and it takes sometime to download it
User :   ok waiting
Doctor :   Is it a single lesion

User :   wat does it mean
User :   lesion
Doctor :  
Do you have only at one site?
User :   ya
Doctor :   Do you have any problems in the elbows area?
User :   no
User :   on my neck i m feeling same itching
User :   problem
User :   but it is not visible
Doctor :  
Is it for the first time?
User :   ya
User :   it is itching badly
User :   mean i cant stop itching
Doctor :  
You can apply ITCHMOSOL ointment
Doctor :  
over it
Doctor :  
and cover it with cloth
User :   wat it can be n wat medicine shold take for quick heal
Doctor :  
and if you scratch it becomes secondarily infected
User :   ya
User :   right
Doctor :  
take a tablet AVIL 25 after dinner today
User :   it happen in every alternate day
Doctor :  
and whenever you have intense itch you can take one tablet of AVIL
User :   ok but how 2 cure it . The spot looks so bad
Doctor :  
you can use it for two days
User :   i m 32 year old
User :   tablet avil25
Doctor :  
Yes
User :   but wat it can be
Doctor :  
It is contact dermatitis
User :   mean in laymen language
Doctor :  
after coming across with some irritant it can happen
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Nothing to worry
Doctor :  
See that it is not touched
Doctor :  
and washed normal
Doctor :  
with warm water and apply
Doctor :  
the cream
User :   in 2 days it wil be cured because this is wid me from 3 months
Doctor :  
and if the itch is sever you may take AVIL
User :   ok
User :   which medicine shold i give to my daughter for cold n running nose
User :   for quick recover
Doctor :   Did you use any medicine yet?
User :   wkyrol
User :   n crocin
Doctor :   They are fine
Doctor :  
nothing better
Doctor :  
For you the itch is cleared
User :   ya
User :   what else can do to protect my daughters ear apart fro feeding
Doctor :   Nothing do not try anything else
Doctor :  
It can harm her ear drum
Doctor :  
Just feed
User :   ok
Doctor :  
that will take care of balancing the air pressure in the body and the plane
Doctor :  
during take off
User :   ok
User :   thx
Doctor :  
Is there anything else?
Doctor :   I can help you with??
Doctor :  

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