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Itching in the anal area. Cause and remedy ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
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User:hi Doctor
Doctor:Good morning
User:Good morning Doctor
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Good morning
User:i have 3 year daughter
User:she is having itching in the anal area.
User:we earlier gave BANDY for worms
Doctor:When was the last time you gave it to her?
User:we gave BANDY seven days back but itching is still there.
User:a week back , we gave it to her.
Doctor:Please get a stool routine done for her
User:you mean stool test ?
Doctor:It is a test
Doctor:her stool sample will be tested for cyst or ova
Doctor:We can rule out possible infection by this
User:any medicine for reducing the itching for now.
Doctor:As you have already given bandy, it is not required now
User:ok fine.
User:thanks a lot
Doctor:You can give simple anti-allergics for the itching to subside
Doctor:You can give her syrup allercet around 3.5 ml once daily
User:please share the name for anti-allergics
User:anything else we need to take care.
Doctor:Make sure she is eating healthy and hygienic foods
Doctor:Wash the fruits and vegetables thoroughly before giving her
Doctor:Wash the utensils used for making her food clean and clear as well
Doctor:She should not be allowed to be on the floor for long time
Doctor:The possible source of infection could be from the sand and mud as well
Doctor:do not let her play in the mud
Doctor:With these measures, she should be fine soon
Doctor:Hope I have been of help
Doctor:Is there anything else you wish to discuss?
User:a lot.
User:thank you ..that's all i have for now.
Doctor:Thank you too
User:have a great day !!!
Doctor:You too
Doctor:Bye for now
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