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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   my wife had given the birth to baby boy 2 months she is having rashes in her body.plz suggest
Doctor :   Congratulations on the child birth
User :   thanks Dr.
Doctor :   How long is she having the rashes for?
Doctor :   May i know the location of the rashes?
User :   During pregnancy period but now rashes got more elaborated..
User :   in abdomen and back portion
Doctor :   Is it painful and Warm to touch?
User :   Ya in the back side she feels itching in lower back portion
Doctor :   Are there any associated symtoms like fevr?
User :   Ya..Sometime in a day she feels feverish
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How is the health of the baby?
User :   he is good with wt of 4.75 kg in 3rd month
Doctor :   That's good
Doctor :   I hope he has no rashes
User :   no not at all..
Doctor :   ok
User :   even I had consulted to the skin doctor but he said he cannot give medicines since she is feeding..
Doctor :   Rashes with fever suggests something like a viral exanthematous fever
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Has the fever subsided now?
User :   ya dr. now she is feeling good...just only visible problem of rashes with skin looks like streched and itching at back side...plz suggest if any cream can be given to her
Doctor :   ok I shall help you on this
Doctor :   She can try using Calamine lotion on the rashes, it really helps in decreasing the itching and also reduces the intensity of rash.
User :   ok many times a day...
Doctor :   Once the rashes subside, she can use commercially available oils for her stretch mark along with abdominal belt to further decrese the stretching
Doctor :   She can use Calamine lotion for 3 to 4 times in a day
User :   ok thanks Dr for your valuable advise.
Doctor :   You are welcome and thanks for consulting me
User :   My pleasure..thx Bye!
Doctor :   Is there any other query that i may help you with?
User :   No..Thank you so much.
Doctor :   I will be available for your follow up queries if any. Bye for now

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