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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   HI DOCTOR
User :   I HAVE ONE QUERY REGARDING MY SON
User :   CUD U HELP ME OUT PLS
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please go ahead.
User :   HE IS VERY THIN AND NOW 2 DAYS HE IS HAVING SKIN INFECTION (ITCHING) C
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How old is he?
User :   DUE TO THAT SMALL RED PATHCHES APPEAR ON HIS BODY
User :   HE IS 4 1/2 YRS OLD
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is his weight?
User :   HIS WEIGHT 11 KG
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does he have any other health problems apart from this?
User :   CAN U GIVE ME SOME REMEDIES FOR THAT
User :   NO
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   He should fisrt have a high protein diet.
User :   OK
Doctor :   I suggest that you give him a boiled egg everyday
Doctor :   You should also give him nbananas
Doctor :   bananas
Doctor :   sapota, and other fruits
Doctor :   groundnuts with jaggery as a snack is very healthy
User :   OK
User :   PLS WAIT FR 1 SEC
Doctor :   You should also add a few spoons of ghee or oil to his diet everyday.
Doctor :   dont give him junk and fast foods
User :   OK
User :   SAPOTA MEANS WHT
Doctor :   I am not sure of the local name,
User :   OK no problm i will find out
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Also you should try to give him whole milk instead of skimmed milk
User :   and wht is the reason fr skin infection
Doctor :   about the skin rash, make him wear cotton clothes
User :   usually i gave him milk with protinex
Doctor :   the most common reason could be allergy to any synthetic cloth
Doctor :   bathe him with a good antiseptic soap
User :   is that okay or any ohter supplements ..........
Doctor :   like dettol and savlon
User :   i used Johnson & Johnson soap
Doctor :   Yes, you can continue giving him either that or Pediasure
Doctor :   Thast is too mild for a 4 year old
Doctor :   you can try any good antiseptic soap
User :   okay which one shall i try Dettol
Doctor :   You can apply Caladryl lotion on the rash area
Doctor :   if there is no improvement in 2-3 days
User :   okay
Doctor :   then take him to a pediatrician as it could be any infection and may need antibiotics
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User :   okay
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   thank you very much
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   thanks for your valuable suggestion
User :   yes
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