A 30-year-old female asked:
i suspect my nose has some type of skin infection, it itches and sometimes feels as if there is something crawling on the skin. the liquid leaking from the skin makes a yellow crust and makes it burn?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
See your doctor : DIY diagnosis and treatment is not the best approach to medical care. It can cause serious challenges sometimes. Please get proper evaluation and advice on treatment from a professional
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How can I prevent ear infections in my child?
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Pediatrics 48 years experience
Airway inflammation: Since ear infections begin with inflammation in the upper airway (nose and throat), parents should avoid situations that may lead to inflammation. These include, but are not limited to: cold viruses, irritants like cigarette smoke, and aeroallergens such as pollen, in certain susceptible children.
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How do I know if a bacterial infection is causing my child to vomit and have diarrhea?
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Pediatrics 20 years experience
It usually is not: Most of the time stomach bugs are caused by viruses rather than bacteria, and most of the bacterial causes are usually not treated in children. Bacterial stomach bugs are a bit more likely to cause high, prolonged fevers and bloody stools. The biggest worry with GI infections is dehydration. Make sure that your child stays hydrated and have him or her seen if you are at all concerned.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Lately i've had skin rashes and itchiness. Should I use calamine lotion or aloe?
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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A 33-year-old member asked:
What is the difference between bacterial vaginosis and a vaginal yeast infection?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Different causes: Bacterial vaginosis is caused by bacteria normally found in the vagina. Discharge is white to grey and often has a fishy odor. Yeast is caused by a fungus; discharge is thick and clumpy often with itching. The first is treated with an antibiotic, the second with antifungal medication. People often self diagnose incorrectly and use the wrong treatment.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
My son which is 2 years old and I have had diahhrea for 6 days and vomitting only off and on usually when we eat we also have runny noses and no fever?
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Sounds like virus: Sounds like a viral "enteritis" - basically a "stomach flu". Viral gastrointestinal infections can not only be tedious to get through, they can also be quite serious in a small child. With symptoms of that duration in a 2 y/o you may need to get reassurance from a pediatrician or urgent care doctor that he/she is staying hydrated enough (as 2 y/o's don't have much reserve). Hope this helps!
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