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Rashes on buttocks and around the penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Dr xxx here
User :   i have 1 year 9 months old son
User :   he keeps getting rashes
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   even though we do not use much diapers
User :   doctor suggested cadiderma cream
User :   still no use
Doctor :   Since when is he getting these rashes?
User :   its red thick patches
User :   its almost a month now
User :   after using that cream it stopped
Doctor :   Which part of body is he getting rashes?
User :   now again started
User :   1 min
User :   buttocks
User :   and around penis
User :   now it is spreading on legs also
User :   red patch has reduced now but black marks are there on his buttocks
Doctor :   Is he having any itching on them?
User :   s
User :   we had taken him out to the park once
User :   he sat on the grass
User :   i dont knw is it because of that
Doctor :   Are these increasing in size or are same?
User :   but it comes and goes
User :   same
Doctor :   Are they solid in consistency or fluid filled?
User :   no fluid
User :   he had egg once
User :   again next day it increased
User :   his paeditricn told may be becuase of passing too much urine
User :   in the night he must getting
Doctor :   Does it always increase after having any particular food?
User :   with egg i have noticed
User :   otherwise no
User :   night if he has egg next day nmorning
User :   again rashes appears
Doctor :   Always or once only?
User :   this week twice he had
User :   next day same rashes were there
User :   i stopped giving egg to him now
User :   i am not able to figure out why this is happening
Doctor :   There could be many causes of rashes as infection, allergy, parasitic infection etc.
User :   k
User :   he has been on medication almost two weeks now
User :   bedcuase of cold and fever
User :   he is taking ventrly d
Doctor :   Since they are more on the buttocks and penis area it can also be caused by yeast infection which is because of excessive wetting of that area.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Also it may be eczema which may be increased by dryness also.
Doctor :   Apply CALADRYL LOTION frequently.
Doctor :   Keep the area dry and do not be moist.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Has he been prescribed any deworming medications recently?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ask your treating doc about it and get it prescribed, sometimes children have them because of intestinal parasites also.
User :   ok
User :   can that be given along with what he is taking now
User :   or after his medicines gets over
Doctor :   Take Aloe Vera lotion and apply it on the rashes lie a layer then leave it for an hour and then wash off. Do it 3 times A day.
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can give him now also.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If aloe vera does not help at all then it needs to be examined may also require investigations to find the exact cause.
User :   ok
User :   so it is nothing to do with egg
User :   is it
Doctor :   He may have allergy to egg so avoid it for sometime.
User :   ok
User :   he does nto like meat
User :   what else can be given to him
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he never puts on weight
User :   keeps loosing
User :   how he is 10kgs
Doctor :   What was his weight at birth?
User :   2.38
Doctor :   It is fine according to his age.
User :   what type of food can be given to him to gain weight
Doctor :   You can give him dals, soups, beans, curd, fruits
User :   one more thing i wanted to check with u
User :   last 2 to 3 weks
Doctor :   Yes please
User :   he is contusly on medicne for cold
Doctor :   Ok
User :   any home remedy can u suggest
User :   i am very scared to give medicines to him
User :   another two days his medicine course will get over
Doctor :   Is he having running nose?
User :   nose block
User :   in the night
User :   and running nose is there
Doctor :   Any other symptoms as cough, sore throat
User :   slight coug
User :   his doc told me to give ventry d for 7 days
User :   now 5 days over
Doctor :   That medicine is fine
User :   i hope there is no side effect
User :   am givign 5ml 3 times
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he passes lot so urine
User :   dirnks at least 2 to 3 bottles water
User :   is it ok
Doctor :   One lemon should be diluted in a glass of warm water, and a teaspoon of honey should be added to it. This should be taken once or twice daily.
Doctor :   Vitamin C-rich lemon juice increases body resistance, decreases toxicity and reduces the duration of the illness
User :   ok i
User :   non veg soup can be given at this age doctor
Doctor :   In moderate amount.
User :   ok
User :   wht type of food need to be avoided
User :   now
Doctor :   Avoid any cold items
User :   other wise for age
User :   i avoid giving him chocoolates
User :   is it adviseable to give noodles
User :   or vermicelli
Doctor :   You can give but not too much
User :   suggest some healthy drink doc
Doctor :   Give him soups, fruit juices, milk, buttermilk, lassi
User :   ok
User :   XXXXXXXX milk can be given
User :   he has lactogen 3 now
User :   sometimes XXXXXXXX milk
User :   whichis better for him
Doctor :   yes you can .
User :   horlicks
User :   or bournvita
Doctor :   Both are fine.
User :   bournivat is ok doc
User :   since he has not compelte 2 years
Doctor :   Lactogen is good
User :   so no need to give horlicks or bournivat now is it
Doctor :   Better avoid it.
User :   whn can i start
Doctor :   After 3 years.
User :   ok
User :   thnak you so much doctor
User :   this lemon how many days can i give him
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye for now
User :   for cold
User :   this lemon how many days can i give him
Doctor :   You can give for 5 to 7 days
User :   ok
User :   many thanks doctor
User :   bye
Doctor :   Bye

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