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Rashes around anus of baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello Doctor, my son is 1year 4month old, he got rashes around his anus and he cries when ever i wash him after doing his potty.
Can you please suggest regarding
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Can u suggest me regarding
Doctor :   Since when is he having this problem?
User :   he gets now and then
Doctor :   Ok
User :   not regurlarly
User :   it lasts for some days and goes off
Doctor :   Most of the times it is a diaper rash
User :   but i want to know, y this is hapening
User :   i dont put him diaper
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he is at home all time without diaper
Doctor :   the other problem is worm infestations or urinary or fecal contamination
User :   ohh
Doctor :   causing contact dermatitis
User :   i had given him deworming in month of FEB
Doctor :   Havent you spoken about this with your Pediatrician?
User :   i hav to meet him..meanwhile im chatting with u
User :   can u tel me wat myt b the cause for this
Doctor :   ok
User :   u there..Mr....
Doctor :   Yes, I am here
User :   i wanted to know the cause for this
User :   i paid for 15min im hurrying u..plz dont mind
Doctor :   The most common causes as I mentioned before
Doctor :   not a problem
User :   hmmm
User :   wat shal i do to avoid
Doctor :   is because of contact dermatitis
User :   i want to know home remedies
Doctor :   for which better toilet hygiene is essential
User :   hmm
User :   he does potty in his pants..and immediatly we wash him
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   but even occasionally
Doctor :   can cause it problem
User :   do u think it is bcoz of food habits?
Doctor :   not because of food in any way
User :   ohh is it..coz generally elder ppl at home, say thts may b bcoz of food
User :   spicy food or somethng like tht?
Doctor :   no it is not a medical fact
User :   ohhh ok
User :   whn ever we go out i put him diaper
User :   but he stpd doing potty/su-su in diaper
Doctor :   ok
User :   he waits until we get home, and his diaper opend
User :   thn only he does
Doctor :   he has good habit
User :   :) tq
Doctor :   and should keep going with it
User :   hmmm
User :   he recently got caries in his tooth
User :   im really worried
Doctor :   ok
User :   our dentist told tht he wil do filling whn he grows to 2yrs
Doctor :   How was it diagnosed?
User :   by seeing thts it
User :   no other test
User :   we could find small holes in his tooth
Doctor :   Ok
User :   on the surface of this front tooth
User :   the front ..two tooth
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Your dentist is right
User :   k
User :   Doctor..i hav a doubt
Doctor :   and should wait till he is 2 years of age atleast
User :   u said tht coz of hygene, he is geting rashes
User :   but anus part is a bit folded ryt
User :   he is getting rashes around his anus
Doctor :   Folded, I dint understand
User :   hmmm i mean between bumps
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   that is because of the slight possible contact with stools
User :   tht part is noway in contact with his pant or diaper could rashes occur
Doctor :   which shall cause the problem
User :   hmmm
User :   can u suggest me any home remedies?
User :   i hav only 1min remaining
User :   :(
Doctor :   Home remedy is good hygiene
Doctor :   for this particular problem nothing more than that is required
User :   Anyways, nice chatting with you..Have a Great Day!!... :)
Doctor :   it is common during this age
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   and shall subside with time
Doctor :   Do not worry
User :   yeah
User :   :) tq
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye for now
User :   bye
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