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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahmood Khichi
Pediatric Critical Care 32 years experience
Control the fever: You can alternate the paracetamol with Ibuprofen every three hours so that the child will get a dose of fever medication every 3 hours (paracetamol ev... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmood Khichi
Pediatric Critical Care 32 years experience
Yes: Incomplete conbustion of wood without good ventilation of the room can lead to poisonoud build up of carbon monoxide. Every room with fireplace should... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmood Khichi
Pediatric Critical Care 32 years experience
5mg/dL: Abnormally high bilirubin (hyperbilirubinemia) is defined as bili level of >5mg/dl. However medical treatment is usually started at 15mg/dl. The first... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmood Khichi
Pediatric Critical Care 32 years experience
below 5mg/dL: Any level below 5mg/dl is considered normal.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahmood Khichi
Pediatric Critical Care 32 years experience
Careful Fluid Rx: Depends on the cause and severity of high sodium, and if the baby has had any symptoms. High normal sodium is around 145 millimols/l. Anything abov... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmood Khichi
Pediatric Critical Care 32 years experience
No: It is a disease caused by a bacteria in an nonvaccinated individual, by a dirty wound.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmood Khichi
Pediatric Critical Care 32 years experience
BUN/Creatinine ratio: Blood urea nitrogen (BUN) is the breakdown of protein excreted via kidney. Creatinine is the muscle breakdown product also excreted by the kidney. BUN... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahmood Khichi
Pediatric Critical Care 32 years experience
Can be affected: There are complications of the disease and the treatment that affect the heart and other organs. However with good follow up and treatment, complicati... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mahmood Khichi
Pediatric Critical Care 32 years experience
You should do that !: If an infant does not wet diapers normally it is a cause of concern, specially if you are offering pedialyte. If the infant is not wanting to feed o... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmood Khichi
Pediatric Critical Care 32 years experience
See answer below: Neonatal pneumonia is the infection of the alveoli (air sacks) of the newborn lungs. It usually occurs in premature infants, babies born with congenit... Read More
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