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Medication to cure itchy patches on body of child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   Hello
Doctor :   How can I help, ?
User :   sir its about my niece
Doctor :   Proceed with your query.
User :   sir r u there?
User :   she's one year old. recently she developed red itchy patches all over her body
Doctor :   ok
User :   the local doctor diagnosed it as cold allergy
Doctor :   ok
User :   and gave medication
User :   it was not effective
User :   so i gave her a dose of deworming medicine
User :   and the patches just vanished
User :   i want to ask if that was correct?
Doctor :   ok
User :   thank u
Doctor :   What is the medicine that you ahve
Doctor :   gave
Doctor :   and is that the first time yoiu see the skin allergy
User :   i don't remember but it was over the counter
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   If the medicine has cured the patch it should be doing fine
Doctor :   but I advise yoiu not to take OTC medicine
Doctor :   without doc advice
Doctor :   and we are here to help you any how
Doctor :   are youthere

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