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Urticaria in a 2 year old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX XXX here
User :   I have a 2 year old who may be having an allergic reaction. different parts of the body is swelling up. he had some chocos this morning, so it seems to have started after that.
User :   he might be allergic to chocolate.
User :   is there any medicine that can be used to contain the reaction
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can u tell me where exactly the kid is having swelling ?
User :   thighs, butt, it is starting to swell around neck also now.
Doctor :   also can u tell me if he is having issues, with defecation, eating food, & regular daily activities
Doctor :   i think he is having urticaria
User :   ok
Doctor :   and he may need steroids for treatment
User :   ok. i will take him to hospital
User :   thank you.
Doctor :   the steroids, will reduce the reaction and will help him
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   great, thanks.
Doctor :   bye for now

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