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Dr. Hosamane Prabhakara

Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Albany, GA
male

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Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

Languages spoken

English

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hosamane Prabhakara
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
No specific brand: Eczema is allergy in the skin and is best treated by a dermatologist/allergist. Use mild soap like dove,pat dry the skin after bath and you can add aveno to the bath .You can use !% hydrocortisone ointment to apply over the skin and take benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night to avoid itching !Consult your physician for further management specific to you.
A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hosamane Prabhakara
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes : What you are talking about probably refers to celiac disease which a portion of the colon called Jejunum. Proteins in wheat can cause damage and can cause diarrhea ,weight loss anemia etc .Consult your gastroenterologist who may be able to help you.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hosamane Prabhakara
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Try topical steroid: You can try hydrocortisone ointment 1% which is over the counter. Apply to the affected areas of the skin .You can try hydroxyzine when you are not working especially before going to bed. Avoid putting Benadryl (diphenhydramine) on the skin

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Prabhakara is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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