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Skin itching after taking bath - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Dry Skin
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   My Daughter has a problem that as soon as she's taken bath she feels like scratching the body and wherever she scratches it has temporary red rashes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   4 yrs female -- weight unknown height unkown dependant yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long she has these red rashes
User :   it is only for some 20-30 mins then she is normal again
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long she is having this problem, is it since birth or how many months or years?
User :   we noted it only 2 yrs back
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Overwt, Diabetes, High Blood pressure, Asthma, Allergies,Thyroid? Any Operations If so why? please say if there is family history of such problems. When did you last see a doctor for a complete check up?
User :   I don't have any problem
Doctor :   any time have u consulted for rashes
Doctor :   r u applying any medicine for this
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
User :   We did consult the doctor
User :   he gave some treatment which was not very effective
Doctor :   ok
User :   he says she has dry skin and at whether changes/summers she will have more problem
User :   asked us to avoid proteins in her diet
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   make sure is hydrated well
Doctor :   give her lots of fluids, fruit jucies
User :   we do give her lots of juices
Doctor :   apply vaseline , make sure her skin is not dry
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can apply this lotion
Doctor :   CALADRYL LOTION Apply 3-4 times a day on the affected area
User :   the other doctor had suggested emolyene which we use regularly but results are not seen
Doctor :   u can apply this lotion
Doctor :   if the problem persists, please consult a dermalogist
Doctor :   since the problem is peristing
User :   ok
User :   also today we are planning to c a doc
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   in that case
User :   as she is also havin some white spot on her cheek
User :   and forhead
Doctor :   please do keep us informed as what the doctor suggested
Doctor :   after u visit him
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it could be due to fungal infection
Doctor :   u can write to us once u consult the doctor
User :   where she is feeling itching
Doctor :   at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it could be due to fungal infection
User :   ya seems so
Doctor :   or due to worms
User :   it is not ringworm
Doctor :   for which she might be de worming tablets
Doctor :   ok
User :   we've not given her any tablet
Doctor :   only on clinical examination one can say what it is
Doctor :   ok
User :   but seems she can't bear mositure laden heat
User :   as she never has these problems in rajasthan
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   keep her dehyrated
User :   dehydrated??
User :   we give her lots of water & juices
Doctor :   dont keep her dehydrated sorry
User :   I am thinking of stopping the cow milk for her
User :   and start feeding her buffalo milk
Doctor :   she might be allergic to certain food
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   watch out for that as wel
User :   as the earlier doctor said avoid proteins
User :   should we stop emolyene
Doctor :   ok
User :   and start caladryl
Doctor :   once u see the doctor
Doctor :   can u please write to us
User :   sure
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   not a problem
User :   no thanks doc
User :   bye
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   have a nice day
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Are you Back ?
User :   Yes I have another problem
User :   my hairs are falling
User :   is there any shampoo or anything
User :   also my wife has the same problem
User :   you there
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