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Cause of rashes in child after home remedy for fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   Hi Doctor xxx
User :   Good Morning
User :   Doctor I have a seven month old baby boy
User :   He has develop skin rashes/red marks all over his body around 2 days back We have showed him to local doctor and he feels that it could be due to excessive heat Actually he is fed on a formula milk and since he has got a cold his mom gave him some home remedies like Ginger & Honey mix for the cough and also added small portion of egg(yellow part) in the milk to cure his cold Is it because of this he has develop skin rashes Rashes are all over body specially on his face.We are giving Atarax syrup due to which there is some reduction in the rashes on his other body part however today it appeared again
Doctor :   please give me few moments to read what you have typed
User :   ok
Doctor :   was he given the raw egg?
User :   it was raw egg(small portion) mix in a milk
User :   Yellow part
Doctor :   was it given again today?
User :   after mixing milk was boiled
User :   No only once
Doctor :   ok. is the rash associated with fever?
Doctor :   or is it associated with any other symptoms?
User :   not sure actually his body temp sometime increases and goes down without any medication
User :   this is not specific in this 2 days but that happens normally
User :   No other symptom
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   continue to give him the Atarax syrup
User :   He has also been detected with Horse shoe kidney
User :   however his urine is normal
User :   I mean frequency
Doctor :   do not give any protien substance
Doctor :   other than milk
User :   infact it's too many
Doctor :   get him re-examined by his pediatrician
User :   Ok
Doctor :   along with repeat blood tests specifically AEC (absolute eosinophil count)
Doctor :   look out for any other new symptom development
User :   Also wanted to check how often do we need to do songraphy for horse shoe kidney problem
Doctor :   it is recommended once in 6 months to 1 year or as advised by pediatric nephrologist
Doctor :   does he have any symptoms at present?
User :   No, not now..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   look out for development of any other new symptoms
Doctor :   it can be associated with other problems like cancer , stones, reflux etc
Doctor :   be in regular follow-up with his pediatrician/pediatric nephrologist
User :   Also wanted to check when does one expect first teeth to come out among babies
User :   He will be 8 month old on 16Sep10 still got a teeth out
User :   I mean have not got a teeth
Doctor :   ok. it is normal. he is getting it at right time. he will develop others slowly
Doctor :   first teeth appear between 6-12 month sof age
Doctor :   *months of
User :   I mean doctor he has not got a single teeth but showing signs like chewing his fingers with his gums etc..for the last 3 months
User :   I hope its normal
Doctor :   ok. it is indication that he will develop soon
User :   Ok Thanks Doctor
Doctor :   it is normal to have such symptoms along with diarrhea, these are known as 'teething symptoms'
User :   I will get him re examined and if he suggest will get his blood test done
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   visit this link to learn more on baby's teeth eruption and timings
User :   OkThanks Doctor for your expert advise
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   That's it from my side
User :   Good bye
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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