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Treatment for excessive sweating and body heat in child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   Hi Dr. xxx...we had chatted earlier aout my daughters health
User :   she is 26 months old
User :   she had allergic rhitinis and persistent cough and cold for last 6-7 weeks
Doctor :   ok. please proceed
User :   as u suggested we did her blood tests and found her AEC levels littel high
User :   also consulted teh pulmo
User :   so now she is on a different treatment with nasal spray and spacer and antibiotics(which i s over)
User :   and doing fine
User :   but I wanted consultancy for a different problem for hers
User :   she sweas a lot
User :   and specially her head
Doctor :   ok. what new medications have been started for her?
User :   her hair is alway swet while sleeping as if someone pored water on her head
User :   all the time her hair is wet
Doctor :   are her earlier symptoms controlled?
User :   and she has got thick curly hair
User :   budamet with spacer twice a day, T Mantech LC Kids at night, rhinocat aqua nasal spary at night and azithral was for 3 days
User :   doctor had asked to visit him afetr 15 days again to see how she is
User :   now I want yr advise on her head....she keeps developing small small boils on her head
User :   which converts into a small wond with puss and all
User :   i apply boroline or other antifungal creams at times
User :   but we feel because of her wet hair, hot head and seat always sh eis developing these.
User :   can u suggest some got cream which will help her?
Doctor :   ok. her symptoms can be attributed to medication change to some extent and to heat in body
Doctor :   how is her diet?
User :   diet is good
User :   she is a healthy child
User :   oats with milk and chiku is her favorite food every night
Doctor :   ok, include fruits in diet and citrus fruits juices with mild dilution
User :   otherwise she eats khichdi with lots of vegetables for lunch...
User :   orange juice I ahve stopped as friends suggested that its not goo dfor an allergic child
User :   i give her banna porraige
User :   apple rice
User :   mixed fruits smashed
User :   chicken
User :   eggs she loves
User :   so can you suggest a good cream to apply on her boils?
Doctor :   you can give her orange or sweet lime juice in dilution in small sips about 50 ml at a time
User :   ok
Doctor :   wash her hair regularly with mild shampoo.
User :   thats the problem
User :   we wash her head only 1nce a week thinking she will get cold
User :   otherwise wet her hair while bathing everyday
User :   only shampooing we do once in 2 weeks
User :   and once we shampoo i dry it with mild hot dryer
Doctor :   you can safely wash every alternate day, make sure that hair is dried fast (use dryer in if needed)
Doctor :   do not leave her with wet hair
User :   ok doctor any anti fungal or anti bacterial cream for teh biols now?
User :   cream for the boils doctor
User :   my time is getting elapsed
Doctor :   for now, nothing shoul dbe needed. see if with regular cleanliness, they should go away
User :   boroline?
Doctor :   if they persist, or do not show improvement, then you might need to get her scalp examined by a dermatologist
Doctor :   to see if any ongoing infection is present
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