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Doctor insights on: Actinomycosis In Children

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What are the most common causes of actinomycosis?

What are the most common causes of actinomycosis?

See below: Actinomycosis is a slowly progressive bacterial infection most commonly caused by actinomyces israelii. These bacteria normally colonize the mouth, colon, and vagina and disruption of mucosa may lead to infection. Most common location is around the jaw followed by the lungs. ...Read more

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What could acuse the actinomycosis in my abdomen?

What could acuse the actinomycosis in my abdomen?

Actinomycosis: Actinomycosis is a germ that can cause intra-abdominal infections. In women, this could relate to an IUD, since bacteria in general like to have some sort of scaffold or support for them to get started. There are billions upon billions of bacteria living in us and on us, somehow these pathogens were allowed to flourish. An infectious diseases doc could have more answers, and investigation is good ...Read more

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Do you know if actinomycosis in the eye is contagious?

Do you know if actinomycosis in the eye is contagious?

No: Actinomycosis is usually in the tear ducts and is not contagious., ...Read more

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Can you get abdominal discomfort as a symptom of actinomycosis? What are the other symptoms?

Can you get abdominal discomfort as a symptom of actinomycosis? What are the other symptoms?

It depends: Actinomycosis, which is a bacterial infection, is most common under the jaw can also cause lung and intestinal infection and can be linked to IUD use. The two latter conditions can cause abdominal discomfort ...Read more

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Can actinomycosis cause post nasal drip? Or can be allergies?

Can actinomycosis cause post nasal drip? Or can be allergies?

Actinomycosis: This is a fungal infection and can cause serious sinus infections. Yes one symptom from it may be post nasal drip. Post nasal drip is very common in allergies. But if you think you have actinomycosis you see your MD. ...Read more

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I am married in 1 year no children en problem in my health would you eat that type of food can be eat him in my husband and me?

I am married in 1 year no children en problem in my health would you eat that type of food can be eat him in my husband and me?

Chocolate: This is not scientific but neither is having babies! Try anything chocolate. Eat romantic foods. Avoid alcohol and stimulants. Relax. Enjoy being married without children. The more you relax and enjoy your spouse the better your marriage will be and the more prepared you we be to be a parent. You are learning patience and you will need it! OB doctors have solutions for you when wanted ...Read more

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I can have children?

I can have children?

Hopefully: If you want to have children but are not trying presently, there are some tests that can help tell you more. But the only way to absolutely prove one way or another is to attempt pregnancy with your partner. See your gynecologist: they can help you with the available tests. ...Read more

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Why children feel giddy?

Why children feel giddy?

Vertigo?: Many children get very dizzy at times without definite cause. Some are due to ear infections or ear fluid pressure. Other times it may happen because of spinning around. Episodic vertigo is a very dramatic event in some children when they look terrified and have to hold on for a few moments, then return to normal. This is usually benign but needs a good evaluation. ...Read more

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Why can't I have children?

Why can't I have children?

Consultation time: Time to consult with your ob/gyn or get a referral to a fertility center. Both you & your partner need to be evaluated. There are many possible issues & many available solutions. ...Read more

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Is 40 to old to have children?

Is 40 to old to have children?

Maybe, maybe not: Many women are quite successful in their pregnancies at 40.There is some reduced fertility & increased risk of complications, but if your basic health is good & you understand the increased risk of down syndrome, I don't see any reason to say it's too late. ...Read more

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What stops you from having children?

What stops you from having children?

STD's and PID: Sexually transmitted diseases can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease. PID can lead to later infertility. ...Read more

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Can icjd be passed on to your children?

Can icjd be passed on to your children?

CJD: The familial form can be inherited in @10% of cases, through gene mutation. ...Read more

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How to stop woomting and pain in children?

How to stop woomting and pain in children?

Vomiting: For a simple gastroenteritis, gut rest (nothing to eat or drink for 2-3 hrs) followed by small sips of clear fluids, frequently (goal depending on age of child 1-4 oz/hr). The presence of pain is more worrisome and I would recommend taking the child to their doctor for a hands-on examination to rule out anything more serious. ...Read more

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How would keep my guns away from children?

How would keep my guns away from children?

Safe/locks: A good gun safe can double as a home for some family valuables. There are a number of trigger locks and quick entry safes on the market that provide quick access but eliminate child entry. As mentioned, kids taught gun handling and safety as early as age 4 are less likely to play with any gun they find anywhere. ...Read more

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How frequently should children from 1-12 deworm?

How frequently should children from 1-12 deworm?

Unnecessary: Unless you live in a part of the world where infestation is endemic, this is unnecessary. ...Read more

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What are ringworns how do childern get ringworns

What are ringworns how do childern get ringworns

Ringworm: Ringworm is actually not caused by a worm at all, but is caused by a fungus that lives on the skin called tinea. People can get a tinea infection from skin to skin contact with an infected person or pet or by sharing personal items such as towels, clothing, and combs.

Clotrimazole is the generic name for the over the counter cream that treats ringworm. Apply 2-3 times a day for a few weeks until the lesion disappears completely and then some. Keep it covered for the first day of treatment (or longer if you want to) to prevent spread. Your child will need to see his doctor for a stronger medication if the ringworm is on his scalp, continues to spread after treatment at home or if it doesn't get better after 4 weeks of treatment at home. ...Read more