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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   my kid 5mts 2week she is having sneezing i am worried and my husband dont want me to put any syrup for this. bcoz often we will go to clinic for some or other reason what shall i do doctor but she is very active only sneezing no fever or cough?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since how long is this?
User :   shall put few drops of betnasol drops, doctor have given this to my first kid now she is 7yrs, if she had allergy doctor has advise this drops for few drop for 3 to 4 days thats all.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since how long have you been using this for this child?
Doctor :   and is there any improvement after this?
User :   since from one week, only 2 to 4 times she used to sneez, after bath and after she get up from every sleep
Doctor :   is this disturbing her sleep?
User :   for 1st child i used this drops for one week, after that she became ok. know only once in 2 to 3 months she will get cold due to this whether after that shill will become ok.
User :   no doctor this wont disturb her sleep.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can stop using betnasol
Doctor :   and is there any change in the surrounding?
User :   what kind of change doctor?
Doctor :   like the house where you stay?
Doctor :   or the child's school
User :   no doctor
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   this been there only for a week is it?
User :   yes doctor.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that may be due to dust mite,house dust are something like that
User :   i am afraid to take her outside itself, even i wont go for any purchase outside for this reason my husband will be scolding me that baby will adjust to this whether if i take her to this weather.
Doctor :   that has to be gradual
User :   plz suggest me some syrup which she can stop sneezing if i go to doctor i am worried if they give any antibiotic for this i may be difficult me to put and for that baby may get adverse reaction like omitting or loss motion like this.
Doctor :   and if at any tme if you find the child allergic to any of the identifiable cause avoid that
Doctor :   The prescription medicines are given after the cause is exactly made out. Since we haven't physically examined you, it is inappropriate and unethical to prescribe you medicine which is scheduled. Hence see the doctor for the medicine that you require
User :   how to identify that/
Doctor :   if the child is allergic to somethi9ng then you can see the deviation from the normal
User :   If i apply her johnson baby powder she will sneez more than other time like if i use after she pass her motion, if i clean that apply that powder she whill start sneezing for 2 to 3 times than usual.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there xan even a probablity of that powder to be accidentally gone into the nose
Doctor :   and cause irritation
User :   i will keep her very warm in this weather that she may get cold. Do i should not keep pack the child doctor? if i do so my mother-in-law will scold me not to do so much of packing.
Doctor :   this is tricky situation
Doctor :   as the exposure of the child may result in catching up with infectuion
Doctor :   that would be present in the environment
Doctor :   is the child is covered up
Doctor :   the child may show allergy to some dust in the clothing if not cleaned properly
User :   if only sneezing means nothing to worry doctor? since how many times child may sneez is their normal range for this?
User :   nothing discharge from nose.
Doctor :   this could vary if the child does'nt come with an
Doctor :   any allegen the baby may not have sneeze for that day
Doctor :   and if the sneeze continues for long and for many days or months
Doctor :   then there could even be a possibility of asthma
User :   can i take her out side in this weather, bcoz now she is 5months 2 weeks after this month in 7months we want to do XXXXXXXX shastra for her outstation temple that is in mantralayam
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
Doctor :   is she breast fed?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the immunity in chidren of this agee is not well established
User :   why doctor it may be caused in my breast feed? i should not eat anything that may cause cold?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   breast feeding gives prtection
Doctor :   if the baby is on artificial feed
Doctor :   then the child may be allergic to that
Doctor :   did you get that?
User :   yes doctor but i am started with cerelac 3 times and ragi sari one time doctor in between i will feed her when ever she want to sleep she will ask me to feed after that only she will sleep.
Doctor :   yesd this is the age for weaning
Doctor :   that is shifting of the child from exclusive breast feed to normal home foods
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes doctor, than u want me to stop cerelac and ragi sari?
Doctor :   no this time to start feeding ther child with foods othger than breast milk
Doctor :   how many days has it been that you are started the baby on this foods?
User :   shall i continue cerelac (3times) & ragi sari( only in afternoon) or shall i continue ragisari ,
Doctor :   you can use both depending on the child's tolerence
Doctor :   did you get that?
Doctor :   are you there?
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   shall i continue doctor bcoz my kid was crying i went like that only so plz excuse me
Doctor :   Thats ok please tellme..
User :   i already given betnasal drops no what will happen doctor only 2 days 3drops once in a day i have given this
User :   it may cause any side effect?
Doctor :   Noting much will happen but then it is steroid based and hence it will affect the Child in the long run
User :   like what doctor?
Doctor :   Sodium and fluid retention, Muscle wasting, GI disturbances and bleeding. Increased appetite and delayed wound healing; hirsutism,
Doctor :   Topical use: Dermal atrophy, local irritation, folliculitis, hypertrichosis. Inhalation: Hoarseness, candidiasis of mouth and throat.
Doctor :   Are the Adverse effects in the Topical use.
User :   hirsutism,Topical use: Dermal atrophy, local irritation, folliculitis, hypertrichosis. Inhalation: Hoarseness, candidiasis of mouth and throat.
Are the Adverse effects in the Topical use. WHat is this can u explain me doctor.
Doctor :   hirsutism- Increased hair Growth in the child.
atrophy-Death of tissues in the area of application. folliculitis-Infection ofthe tinySweat glands.
Doctor :   Hoarseness-Rough Voice, candidiasis-Fungal infection of the area applied.
User :   folliculitis-Infection ofthe tinySweat glands.what is this?
Doctor :   Since these are the impossibles then it is advisable to avoid the long term use..
Doctor :   Glands will open at the Base of the Hair root and then the secretions are not allowed to drain and hence they will collect in the are and cause bacteria to grow there and so the infection..
User :   how to recongnize this?
Doctor :   The less that you use them the better..
User :   bcoz my kid sweats lot at the time of feeding so i am worried.
Doctor :   that will be recognized by the Pediatrician since there are a lot of other conditions that mimic the same it will not be possible by you..
Doctor :   Thats natural nothing to worry, at the time of feeding the Basal metabolic rate is high and so most Kids Sweat a lot..
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User :   thank doctor can i know your name and mobile or contact no?
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