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Fungal infection during monsoon -- how to cope

Dr Pooja AttreyPT
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Fungal infection during monsoon how to cope

All of us eagerly await the relief from the summer heat that the monsoon brings. However, the monsoon rain also brings various health hazards like digestive problems and skin infections. To help you and your precious little one enjoy this monsoon in a safe and healthy way, our Parentune Expert Dr. Pooja Attrey shares expert information on different infections and rashes to watch out for in the monsoon. She tells us about what causes these in children,tips on prevention, how to treat them and more - • How fungi thrive in hot, humid climates and we must be careful about maintaining proper hygiene, the best types of footwear and clothes for your child, playing in the rain safely and more… • The most common fungal infections to watch out for, their symptoms and causes– such as ringworm, athletes’ foot, nail infections. • Other skin allergies to be careful about with your child in the monsoon like heat rashes, diaper rashes, eczema, etc. • Tips on how to cope with monsoon-related infections and keep your baby safe– by wearing loose cotton clothes, keeping baby dry and well hydrated, and more… • Some great traditional home remedies–learn how to use ingredients like neem leaves, honey, besan, sandalwood and more - to help keep your baby cool and provide relief from itching.These can be used if your baby is healthy too! As you know, prevention is always better than cure, so read on for more on how to help keep your child safe and infection-free this monsoon…


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simmi joshi

| Aug 20, 2017

my baby also hav ringworm... in his hands. wht should i do?

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Dr Pooja AttreyPT

| Aug 18, 2017

@ahwini.. plz get a dermatologist consultation.. Had the patches been there because of sand play,they wouldnt just be at ur babys face!

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Dr Pooja AttreyPT

| Aug 18, 2017

thank you so much.. glad that blog has been useful for u'll.. :)

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swetha reddy

| Aug 17, 2017

very helpful information thnx a lot...

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Sia Rawat

| Aug 17, 2017

very useful thnx

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Shefali Suri

| Aug 17, 2017

really helpful tips.. will definitely try some of these tips.. thanx

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Ashwini

| Aug 17, 2017

Good to know information.... my baby is two and a half year old and gets white patches on his cheeks.... is it because he playa in sand.... can pls anyone answer?

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Ashwini Anil Shettar

| Aug 17, 2017

suprb information thank u.

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Smrity Sharma

| Aug 16, 2017

thanks for sharing tips, it's useful for all parents.

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