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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type yo
User :   Hi .I m having 15 months old daughter.We r in USA. Basically we r staying in Washington but 2 days back we came to SAN XXXXXXXX in California. My daughter has got small red spots all over the body specially on face n on her back n front. This she is having from past 2 days. What it is? Which medicine i can get from shop. Write down only that medicine which i can get without showing prescription to the Shopkeeper.
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
give me 2 minutes to read
User :   ok
User :   c does not have fever
Doctor :  
can u tell the distribution of red spots over ur daughter body?
User :   means
User :   there r few spots on leg n hand
Doctor :  
ok
User :   but majority of red spots r on face ,front n back
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
have u given the baby chicken pox vaccine?
User :   ya
Doctor :  
when?
User :   15 days back
Doctor :  
ok
User :   c is not itching
User :   she is not itching
Doctor :  
ok
User :   c does not have fever but bit irritated
Doctor :  
some times after taking vaccination kids will get mild rashes over the body
User :   so what 2 do
Doctor :   nothing

User :   its a reaction
Doctor :  
it will go away by itself
Doctor :  
may be
User :   is it dangerous
Doctor :  
except for the rash no other problem like fever ,cough?
User :   no
User :   she has got H1N1 1st shot
User :   ?
User :   now wat to do
User :   is someone dere?
User :   is the doctor there?
Doctor :  
yes
Doctor :  
i am here
Doctor :  
sorry
Doctor :  
u there?
User :   ya
Doctor :  
sorry there was some problem i couldnt see ur replies
User :   ok
Doctor :   h1n1 shot?
User :   swine flu shot which c has got 1 n 1/2 month before
User :   vaccination for H1n1
Doctor :   she was infected with swine flu 45 days back?
User :   no
User :   but in US vaccines r available to prevent from this disease
Doctor :  
i know
User :   as u asked about cough so i thought u r suspicious for H1N1
Doctor :   most probably it might be because of the vaccine for chicken pox
User :   so is somthing to worry doctor
Doctor :   nothing to worry amit
Doctor :   according to ur history the rashes are just 2 days old with no other symptoms
User :   ya
Doctor :  
they are not itching,aggresive
User :   yup
User :   so no medicine requird ?
Doctor :  
as there is no itching it might not be because of allergy
User :   ANd in which condition i should consult doctor
Doctor :   have u changed any soap or lotion recently?
User :   Here the weather is like pune's weather in INDIA .And in washington where we stay is very cold
User :   ya but before using that ony she has got spots
User :   ?
Doctor :  
ok
User :   r u there?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :  
only puzzle is that we cannot know that if kid is feeling itching sensation or not
User :   ya
User :   but she does not itch
User :   for how many days should i observe?
Doctor :  
ok
User :   Should i apply soap n lotion for few days or not
Doctor :  
u observe for 5 more days
Doctor :  
dont apply anything
User :   ok
Doctor :  
if the rashes are becoming aggresive
Doctor :  
then u see a doctor
Doctor :   normally the rashes due to chicken pox shot will come down with in 2 to 4 days

User :   ok
User :   thx
Doctor :  
welcome
Doctor :  
is there anything else i need to help u with?
Doctor :  
did u folllow what i have said
User :   ya
Doctor :  
?
Doctor :  
please proceed
User :   was it because of weather change
Doctor :   what is the temperature over there?
User :   in sandiego it is 70 deg F
User :   n in wasington its 45 F
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   c eats banana.is it ok for her
Doctor :   yes she can eat
Doctor :  
its good to eat fruits
User :   thx
Doctor :  
welcome
Doctor :  
rashes some times occur due to heat also
Doctor :  
but they will be itchy and uncomfortable
Doctor :  
but in ur history u dint mention about itching sensation
Doctor :  
is there anything else i need to help u with?
Doctor :  
u there?
Doctor :  
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