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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Variable: Keratosis pilaris is a common chronic condition related to dry skin. It may get somewhat better with age, but it is impossible to predict who may show... Read More
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Dr. Mark Patterson
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Possibly: The development of the vision center of a child's brain depends on input from the eyes. If a child has a 'lazy eye', it means that one of them is not ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Yes: They are just different names for the same thing.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Possibly: Hand-foot-mouth disease is a common viral infection which leads to blisters or red spots on the palms, soles of the feet, and in the mouth. It can be ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Stool sample: The best way to check for tapeworms is to have a lab inspect a stool sample. Check with your child's doctor regarding how to go about submitting a sam... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Possibly: Hand-foot-mouth disease is a common viral infection which leads to blisters or red spots on the palms, soles of the feet, and in the mouth. It can be ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No: Fifth disease is a common childhood illness caused by parvovirus b19. It usually causes red or slapped-looking cheeks, followed by a lacy, pink rash o... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Places w/o people: If there are humans around, then norovirus infections are possible. It is a highly contagious illness causing vomiting and diarrhea. Good hygiene is e... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
See below: The rotavirus vaccine is given to protect against the development of gastroenteritis caused by the virus. It is a live, attenuated vaccine. There is a... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Absolutely: Narcolepsy actually has 2 peak times of onset: in the mid-teen years and in the 20's. Unfortunately, there is often a delay of up to 10 years between ... Read More
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