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Thrush in adults?

Thrush in adults?

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 more

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Balanitis (Definition)

A condition in which the foreskin and head of ...Read more


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Are?Eczema or?Skin rashes common in toddlers?

Are?Eczema or?Skin rashes common in toddlers?

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 more

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How common is jock itch in prepubertal children?

How common is jock itch in prepubertal children?

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 more

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Does wearing diaper cause UTI in infants?

Does wearing diaper cause UTI in infants?

Ped. uti: No, but if your child is having utis and especially fever producing utis, you should see a urologist. Some special studies seem indicated to rule out congenital abnormalities such as vesico-ureteral reflux. ...Read more

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What is angular cheilitis caused by in kids and in adults?

What is angular cheilitis caused by in kids and in adults?

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

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Can recurrent bronchiolitis be normal in infants?

Can recurrent bronchiolitis be normal in infants?

Viral / daycare: Are most common cause, asthma can present this way, avoid cig smoke at all costs. ...Read more

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Why are the symptoms of bacterial meningitis in infants and young children?

Why are the symptoms of bacterial meningitis in infants and young children?

The classic stiff: Neck, arched back, lethargy, irritability and high fever, often after a respiratory infection (pneumonia) or especially ear infection. Once started, head ache, vomiting are also part of the symotims from blocked ventricles and elevated intracranial pressure. ...Read more

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What's the pathophysiology of RSV and bronchiolitis in infants under 2 months old?

What's the pathophysiology of RSV and bronchiolitis in infants under 2 months old?

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 more

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Why is eczema mainly found in young children?

Why is eczema mainly found in young children?

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

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Is appendicitis in children common?

Is appendicitis in children common?

It is : Quite common. And sometimes it can be difficult to diagnose, especially in young children who cannot give an accurate history or cooperate with a physical exam. Take your child to pediatrician if you suspect appendicitis. ...Read more

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Is mupirocin used for yeast infections in babies?

Is mupirocin used for yeast infections in babies?

no: This is an antibacterial agent.It has little or no effect on a yeast. ...Read more

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When did it become common for non-jewish parents in america to circumcise their boys?

When did it become common for non-jewish parents in america to circumcise their boys?

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 more

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Is eczema common in babies?

Is eczema common in babies?

10-30%: Eczema is very common in babies, kids and adults. About 10-30% of people have eczema. It is often found in people with asthma or allergic rhinitis (allergies). ...Read more

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During communicating hydrocele surgery in both testicles can do circumcision also to my child 4,5 years old??

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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

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Is desitin ok for underarm rashes in adults?

Is desitin ok for underarm rashes in adults?

Desitin rash: Is desitin ok for underarm rashes in adults? ANS: this will depend on what is causing the rash. There are many causes. So read directions. Follow them and see. If you do 2nd opinion you can send me a picture which is a big help. A picture is worth......... ...Read more

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Is morning headache in toddlers different in adults, esp the causes?

Is morning headache in toddlers different in adults, esp the causes?

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

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What congenetal defect in urinary fact causes diaper to smell in a 6 month old baby after peeing?

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

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Will adults be circumsized in the uk?

Will adults be circumsized in the uk?

With permission: Adults sometimes require circumcision for certain penile pathologies and that is ok in the uk health system. Circumcision in childhood and infancy is less common there than in the usa>. ...Read more

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Sore glans penis after sex & masturbation. Not balanitus or std. Aches in testicles, pain in rectum when ejaculating. 2 utis in 6 months.

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