So my 4 mo old has a dairy allergy, which led to a mild yeast infection on her head. Really, it's only a little flakey skin under her hair & it's only noticable when it's wet . Doesn't seem to bother her at all.
Anyway, he e-mailed the RX to the pharmacy & when I picked it up it said to give her 4 ccs 2x a day, which seemed like a lot to give a little baby. I'm not into giving meds to a baby that young anyway unless it's really necessary, so I waited till the Dr office was open again to ask if it was a mistake. The receptionist checked with him , comes back on the phone & says, nonchalantly, "oh, yeah, that was a mistake. Just give her 3 ccs 1x the first day & 1.5 ccs 1x a day for the rest of it. Yeah, sometimes the computer automatically decides the amounts..."
Excuse me? Shes only supposed to get 1.5 ccs a day and if I hadn't questioned the RX I'd have been giving her 8 ccs? I'm not giving it to her at all now...
hell ya I would report the pediatrician. A damn computer is not suppose to tell you how much to give you for meds. That is what a doctor is for. Computer glitch and I would not trust them one bit. I would also find another pediatrician.
Answer by soonmommyof3 at 3:09 AM on Jul. 23, 2009
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Answer by Anonymous at 3:13 AM on Jul. 23, 2009
Sometimes the computer dose make mistakes it has happened to me with my kids. But what is good about it is that you were smart enough to catch it ( I am the same way). Its up to you if you dont want to give her the meds but the infection will just get worse if you don't use it or call the doc back and see if they can give you the cream to put on it. And on the head is a strange spot to have a yeast infection are you sure its not cradle cap ( I think thats what you call it). Honestly maby you better get her checked by another doctor for a second opinion.( just to be safe and maby hold off on the meds until you get a second opinion). You are a great mommy and everything will be ok.
Answer by Anonymous at 3:15 AM on Jul. 23, 2009
Now that I read annons answer, I would get a second opinion cuz both of my kids had flakes on there head and were visible when there hear was wet, and all I did was got a very fine comb and just brush it out a little at a time when I gave them baths, so I really would just get a second opinion
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