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Balanitis In Toddlers
Yes: Thrush can occur at any age. You can develop thrush from many causes including recent antibiotic treatment, poorly controlled diabetes, taking steroids, have an underlying immune disorder like aids, suffer from leukemia or lymphoma, receiving chemotherapy or radiotherapy in the head or neck area, wear dentures, and excessive use of mouthwash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All age groups: Most often eczema has an onset before 5 years of age but it can occur at any age. Presentation and location of eczema can differ depending on age of onset. Slightly more common in females. A lot of children who had eczema will find that as they get older their eczema gets less severe. Some adults "grow out of" their eczema entirely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Intertrigo: Moisture has a tendency to collect between the skin folds. Friction between the two moist opposing skin surfaces causes maceration of the skin called am intertrigo. The macerated skin is then easily infected with bacteria or yeast causing jock itch. This tendency can occur at any age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chelitis: Many conditions and factors can precipitate transient or chronic cheilitis, including overexposure to the sun, nutritional deficiencies, allergies, medications, dehydration, diet and certain systemic diseases. Transient cheilitis typically requires no medical intervention. Treatment for chronic cheilitis depends on the underlying cause. ...Read more
RSV: Respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) causes infection of the respiratory tract. It starts as a cold, but then the virus spreads to lower respiratory tract and causes infection/inflammation in the smaller breathing tubes (bronchioles): swelling of the lining of the tubes and sloughing of the lining of these tubes with debris building up and causing partial/complete blockage of these tubes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
World War 2: General mcarthur required all troops headed for asia to be circumcised because of foreskin related problems in the tropics, jungles etc., when men could not wash, were wading rivers etc. Nationwide campaign was instituted promoting all the benefits of circumcised penises being cleaner, healthier and avoidance of infection, cancer, stds etc.. Then circ'd fathers wanted same for their sons and so on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
During communicating hydrocele surgery in both testicles can do circumcision also to my child 4,5 years old??
Yes, if...: Yes, all can be done in the same setting g of surgery if the patient is in adequate surgery/anesthesia risk and the surgeon is willing. But, I noted the patient is a 4-yr female, is there a religious reason for her? For a 4-yr female, I would concern the possibility of outdated organ humiliation. So, ok for a boy, but think twice for a girl. Best wish ... ...Read more
Morning Headache!: A toddler with a morning headache needs a face to face evaluation from a skilled pediatrician. Please schedule an appointment as soon as possible. Yes, the potential causes of a morning headache in a toddler are different than in an adult. They are more potentially concerning causes, including brain tumor. If you are not able to get an appointment within 48 hours, please go to the ER ...Read more
What congenetal defect in urinary fact causes diaper to smell in a 6 month old baby after peeing?
Not common: In boys, posterior urethral valves, can predispose young infants to urinary tract infections which may cause a strong smell in the urine. This does not happen frequently, however. There may be other factors at play as well. If your baby isn't getting enough fluid, she can be dehydrated which can cause a strong smell to the urine. You should follow up with your doctor to have it checked out ...Read more
Sore glans penis after sex & masturbation. Not balanitus or std. Aches in testicles, pain in rectum when ejaculating. 2 utis in 6 months.
See a urologist: This deserves expert evaluation. Cannot do on internet. Good luck & hope this gets better soon. ...Read more