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Infant is having fever and rash on body. Told to have herpes. Is it possible? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Aug-2013
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User:Hi I am XXXXXXX
Doctor:Good morning
User:Very Gud Morng
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I want to know abt harpies disease in infants
User:my baby is 8.5 months odl
Doctor:Are you talking about herpes?
User:its skin disease
User:my baby is suffering wid fever 99 or 99.5
Doctor:Is there any rash on the baby?
User:and some elergy on his back
User:and dr. told me that this is harpes
User:is it ?
Doctor:It is posssible
User:but how this happened
Doctor:Could you please send me a picture of the same?
Doctor:mail me?
User:at which id
User:can u explain me wht disease is this & why its happened
Doctor: YYYY@YYYY with subject as attention to XXXXX
User:is it any serious thing??
Doctor:I shall explain you all in detail
User:ok wil send u but pls tell me abt this
Doctor:First, we need to confirm that this is herpes
Doctor:that is why I am asking for the picture
Doctor:Do not be unnecessarily stressed about it
Doctor:When can you send the picture?
User:in the evng will send u
User:bcz right now i m in office & will do the same in evng
Doctor:Herpes is a viral infection
Doctor:it occurs when the immunity in the body is low
Doctor:It can be treated with ointment
Doctor:It is not XXXXXXX
Doctor:quick recovery is possible
User:ok doctor
Doctor:You just have to apply the ointment and give the baby anti-histamine syrup like Allercet
Doctor:Please do not panic
Doctor:It is not a serious disease
User:wht is the symtoms for this
Doctor:It is common
User:ok will send u pick then suggest me wht to give him
Doctor:Symptoms are fever, rash with fluid filled blisters
Doctor:My pleasure
User:ok thnx a lo
Doctor:I shall wait for the picture
User:only he is feeling fevourish & showing rough skin
Doctor:Give him paracetamol syrup
Doctor:All will subside
User:i gave him crocin
Doctor:continue to give every 4 hours
User:ok will follow
User:ok thnx will send u pic for this bye
Doctor:Are you there?
User:ok will send u pic for this
Doctor:is that all for now?
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