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Effect of using cat shampoo - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello, I accidently used Sergeant's® Skip-Flea® & Tick Shampoo for Cats, Coconut Berry (PRODUCT NUMBER: 0000) for shampoo about an hour ago instead of my regular shampoo. Should I be concerned?
Doctor :   hello
User :   This was used on myself.
User :   Hi there
Doctor :   i am Dr ccc here
Doctor :   let me read your query
User :   I can get the bottle if you'd like the active ingre.
Doctor :   first of all i would like you to properly wash your hair with plain water
Doctor :   did it went into your eyes?
User :   ok I did that eariler... it didn't get into the eyes or mouth.
Doctor :   have you had any itching in your scalp?
User :   very very mild if at all. just slightly tingly
Doctor :   and redness in your scalp?
User :   not that I can see
Doctor :   ok now i would want you to again keep on washing your hair for another 15 mins in plain water .. making sure the shampoo is completely out from your hair
User :   ok
Doctor :   as for the itching i can suggest you to take nasalcrom or trimaton medication
Doctor :   these are other the counter medications
User :   alright
Doctor :   and you don't need any prescriptions for it
User :   perfect
User :   I appreciate your help
Doctor :   since it didn't went in your eyes . so thats a good sign
Doctor :   still i will advise you to rinse your eyes as well
User :   ok.
Doctor :   your welcome . is there anything else i can help you with ?
User :   nope not that I can think of. What part of the world are you working from?
Doctor :   Bangalore India
User :   Well I hope the weather is nice over there for you for the rest of this weekend. Thanks again Doctor.
Doctor :   yes it sure is .. your welcome , take care
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