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How Can I Treat My 11 Month Old With Conjunctivitis
U should not: C ur pediatrician and get a DX & go from there. ...Read more
My 11 year old son was diagnosed with mesenteric adenitis, how can I treat the pain. Heat doesn't help?
Abdominal pain: How was the diagnosis confirmed? Blood tests, scan, or only on physical exam? This disease is most often caused by some infectious process, but can mimic such other problems as acute appendicitis. There are other things that cause acute abdominal pain, as well. Most importantly, be sure appendicitis has been excluded. If not, see a surgeon or go to er immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ECZEMA 2 YRS OLD: Moisturisation after bath daily, sometime two times day, a corticosteroride cream or oitment prescribed by your doctor and some oral medicine like Hydroxyzine or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every 4 hours to stop itching.If it is acute and severe short course of oral steroids prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more
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My 3 month old baby boy's cheeks have a rash with honey colored discharge. How can I get rid of it and should I be worried?
My 12 year old daughter was diagnosed with dermatomyositis. She's on steroid therapy. What can we do to treat this problem?
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My four year old son suffers from eczema, what can I use on him for treating it or which medications can help him?
Eczema : Moisturize frequently with a fragrance free cream such as cereve or eucerin , dermatologist prescribed topical creams either steroid or non steroid are viable options. ...Read more
Describe further: Where is the affected area and what symptoms or physical signs are you concerned about? A child o this age should not have a vaginal yeast infection or an oral yeast infection "thrush" unless there are other factors such as antibiotic use or immunological problems! Need more information and world be best to be evaluated by her pediatrian ...Read more
Not easy: Bed rest, fluids, anti-inflammatory meds, hugging and generally doing your best to minimize discomfort until the disease runs its course. They will get better, but be on the alert for potential complications, and with any significant worsening of symptoms, see a doctor asap. ...Read more
Depends : On the cause of the diarrhea. Most times diarrhea does not need a treatment as it is normal response to a virus or insult and the body is literally purging.. Keeping her hydrated is most important. If it is 4-5 times a day you can observe her. If it is 6-10 times, call your pediatrician. At 4 months the best answer is to call your doctor's office. ...Read more
Dental evaluation: Your son should be checked by a dentist when he is having an ulcer. There are several causes; trauma , biting, allergies, stress, sensitivities to food, allergies, viral, immune disorders. So have a dentist find the cause. In the meantime try an otc medication for mouth sores or canker sores. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Eczema treatment: Eczema that begins in infancy often has allergic triggers, which could be food or airborne allergens. Moisturizing the skin is important and baths can be helpful as long as the water is lukewarm and your child is allowed to soak in the tub. Apply a moisturizing cream after drying. Prescription creams can reduce the itch and rash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I know if my 16 month old baby is suffering from erythromycin side effects and how can I help her?
Please Clarify: We can help you if you re-write your question and ask us about the symptoms you are witnessing in your baby. There is nothing in your question as it is on which to base any kind of answer. ...Read more
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My 4 month old baby has green slime coming out if both eyes is this conjunctivitis or what else could it be?
Hi. My 9 month old keeps getting “apparently” conjunctivitis, most weeks. So his daycare thinks. It comes and goes. And when the gunk gets wiped out of his eye, most times it doesn’t come back. His eyes arnt red or irritated. ?
My son has allergy in eye for which he is recommended Fucidin eye drops.. He doesn't have conjunctivitis.. Are these drops safe for my 16 month old?
My 7 month old recently had URTI today I noticed pink left eye. Could this be viral conjunctivitis?there's no greenish nor yellowish discharge. what's the remedy?
Possible: Pink eye without any yellow discharge most probably due to viral illness .This will resolve of it own in 3-4 days . If there is lot of watering or itching and swelling of eyelids then it may be due to allergy .Wait &watch for a day for any improvement ,otherwise consult your pediatrician . ...Read more
My 15 month old has recurring bronchiolitis (not severe), recurring conjunctivitis, a persistent cough & constant blocked nose or runny nose. Allergy?
6 month old with fever, runny nose + broken out in a rash on torso, also looks like conjunctivitis - advice on treatments? she isnt sleeping at night
Management: I would advise nasal saline drops, gentle suction and cool air mist. Monitor for fever and cough. Her conjunctivitis may be related to a bacterial infection of the lining of the eye. She should see her Pediatrician. If she is in distress, then a visit to the emergency room is advised. ...Read more
15 month old - persistent cough, past bronchiolitis, constant ear infections, runny or blocked nose & persistent conjunctivitis. Allergies????
To tease out all : these chronic symptoms requires a history of environmental factors like passive smoking, attendance at daycare, drinking from a bottle while supine, etc.; family history of asthma & allergies; past response to infections, etc.The most likely reason for the chronic cough is asthma, aka Reactive Airway Disease, that requires bronchodilators. Seek referral to a Pediatric Allergist/Immunologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 4year old daughter has bacterial conjunctivitis, do I need to take her to see the doctor or can I buy over-the-counter medicines to treat it? Thanx
No OTC meds: The treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis, if that truly is the cause, will require prescription meds. Otc eve drops can often provide comfort to those with viral, irritant & allergic causes of conjunctival irritation, but they will not cure a true bacterial disease. Call in & see what the kids doc suggests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can terramycin eye ointment be used in infants less than 6 months of age for bacterial conjunctivitis?or chloramphenicol eye ointmt more suitable?
Eye ointments: Most pediatricians will use a gentamycin or other mycin. Chloramphenicol has been removed from the market in the US since it is associated with serious blood dyscrasias and can be fatal. ...Read more
Depends: If viral, it will usually last 2wks and will resolve. Bacterial conjunctivitis needs to be treated with antibiotics for 7-10 days depending on bug, sometimes longer. Allergic conjunctivitis can be seasonal and needs to be treat longer; same for vernal conjunctivitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Conjunctivitis: Conjunctivitis can either be caused by allergy, viruses or bacteria. Allergic causes can be relieved by oral or topical antihistamines. Viral causes are self limiting (meaning there is no specific treatment, contagious but resolve on their own). Bacterial causes are treatable only by prescription antibiotic drops. Careful handwashing and avoiding towel sharing can help reduce spread to others. ...Read more
Conjunctivitis: In a one year old it is important to differentiate a conjunctivitis from a blocked tear duct. If a child has tearing and recurrent discharge, particularly in one eye, and the eye is not red, he/she may have a blockage. If this is the case, the child should see a pediatric ophthalmologist. Bacterial conjunctivitis is effectively treated with antibiotic drops. ...Read more
SLK of Theodore: It is caused by mechanical trauma on the skin of the eye (conjunctiva) that right underneath the upper eyelid. Causes include thyroid disease, dry eye, and eyelid spasms. Treatment depends on cause but generally eye lubrication and large diameter contact lens at first. Correcting thyroid problems. Surgery is sometimes necessary to remove/cauterize the traumatized tissue. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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