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White Feet In Children
Depends /both: Apprehension can trigger the release of hormones from the adrenal glands that make your heart race and your blood pressure elevate. The process is commonly called the "fight or flight " response.It can occur at any age when the patient can process the "white coat" to mean something scary may happen. If one relaxes with age & repetition the affect diminishes. ...Read more
Good question: It is felt that this is a genetic condition realated to the early exposure of antigens in this population. As time passes and the body becomes more tolerant to the environment it tends to be mitigated in nearly 3/4 of involved patients. ...Read more
Hi, We found several very small, thin white worms moving in our grand daughters very thick head of hair. Any idea of what these are?
See answer: well there are may thoughts but the real issue is that the child must be treated and get rid of these worms. Hygiene in the home must be examined But for now get her to the doctor ...Read more
High percentage: Pingueclua are a normal response to wind, dust and uv light. They are the eyes defense in the middle years to these external forces. They have no symptoms and are usually unnoticed. Many are small enough that they can only be seen with a medical microscope. Almost all young adults have some degree of pinguecula even if not obvious in a mirror. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aged 34yrs male , body is full of small moles, drank fluoridated water in childhood and legs and hands are very thin and teeth is yellowish.What cure?
I have dry, scaly, white circular patches on the tops of my feet near the ankles. They are not red or itchy. Appear at various times in the year.?
It is always: Difficult to make a diagnosis without seeing a dermatological condition. Having said that, i would try moisturizing the skin. There are "drying conditions" that occur at certain seasonal times i.E "winters itch". ...Read more
See an eye doctor: There are several causes for elevated skin on the white of the eye. The most common condition is a cyst - a fluid-filled "sac" under the skin that can arise from a previous scratch on the eye, eye rubbing, allergies or other causes. Firm cysts can be present from birth and should be evaluated. The vast majority of these are benign, but it should be evaluated by an eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's winter here in Australia I'm a mother of 4 children why do my bones in my hips thighs and legs ach only in the winter and my low back littlestiff?
Are the red parts of the fifth disease rash raised and hot? Can they sometimes appear as streaks in adults?
Red, not raised: It is a bright red rash that usually begins on the face. Several days later red blotches (usually lighter in color) develop, extending down to the trunk, arms, and legs. As the centers of the blotches begin to clear, the rash takes on a lacy, "net-like" appearance. It is rare in adults, but when it does occur it usually looks much the same as in children. ...Read more
Red itchy blotches all over all over from neck down to feet even in palms and soles of feet. Mostly in lower thighs and under arms.
My bf and sister both have swelling in their lower legs with brown freckles. Their toe nails r growing in pointed ( pinched looking) too?
Legs: It is impossible to answer that question without doing a direct examination ...Read more
Rash and new moles occur in back, hands and feet. Some moles are a little big. Acute HIV symptom ?
My 4.5 year old has itching in some places in her feet, looks bumpy in those place, and now has mild fever.what can it b?
Pediatrics: This has many possibilities. Qatar is reputed to have excellent medical facilities, and would advise that you take her to see a pediatrician. Hookworms and other similar parasites are seen in Qatar and should be eliminated as a possible source of these symptoms. Hope she is better soon. ...Read more
My toes turn blue in the shower. Other symptoms are hands and feet are almost always cold. Bottoms of my feet are dark red and my palms blue & swollen?
See doc: I know it's easy to say you need to see a doctor, but i think you do need to see one. You may need to have your circulation checked for one. Also, other diseases such as vasculitis (blood vessel wall inflammation) as well as inflammatory diseases such as lupus or reynaud's may need to be ruled out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
W/ hand foot mouth, pediatricians, is it normal for my 2 yr old to develop a rash all over the back of his legs and butt? Small red dots. Treatment?
Yes: The area around the bottom and upper legs is a common additional site of hfm, it just didn't make it to the label when the pattern was being named. If that's the only site and there are no blisters it could be something else. Te variability of hfm is quite diverse, with some having only one area involved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How are cafe au lait spots linked to autism or neural disorders in toddlers? They recently were noticeable in our 2 year old
Depends: Before a child develops a normal heel-toe motion in walking, shoes are primarily worn to protect from injury. Keep in mind that infants/toddlers have cartilage which is very influenced and it is recommended that they stay in socks and/or go barefoot. You want them to learn to grip. Shoes either have straight or curved last soles, avoid the curved last ones to avoid influencing development. ...Read more
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