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How Can A 3 Month Old Get Ringworm
Trichophyton is one of the common types of fungus that can infect the skin, called a "dermatophyte". It can cause ringworm of the skin (such as athlete's foot or jock itch) or of the scalp. It is usually diagnosed with a scraping of the skin and can be treated with topical medications if on the skin, or oral medicines if involving ...Read more
My 9 year old daughter has had ringworm of the scalp and body since she was 3 months old. She had the pills and prescription shampoo. We have no dogs?
Proper treatment: A proper dose of medications given for the needed period (often 4-8 weeks) will get rid of most scalp or body ring worms. The agent of infection can originate from the dirt, from animals or other humans. Shared hair grooming devices or hair cutting equipment are possible agents. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much should a 3 month old male eat? Currently eating 3.5 oz but get hungry in about 2 hours vs the 3 hours it used to take him. Thank you.
Unlikely: Group B strep is a risk to newborns when it accesses their blood through the lungs and or birthing process.It is generally seen in a biphasic pattern, either at birth or 4-6 weeks. GBS is rarely seen later.It is not commonly found in breast milk and would likely be suppressed by oral enzymes and enter the gut as part of the regular germ content, if at all. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cradle cap: Also known as seborrhea capitis. Think of it as baby dandruff. Often there will be some small red bumps on the scalp and around the ears. There may be yellow scale in the scalp. Traditional treatment is to apply mineral oil to the yellow crust, massage for a while, then comb out. Wash hair after. Treat several x a week. For severe case consult a doctor. Usually goes away in a few months. ...Read more
Yes: The vaccines are one of the most important health advances in the 20th century and research is ongoing.There are always skeptics, and misinformation circulated by the vaccine haters have lead to substantial increases in whooping cough deaths in the US. At 2500 cases and no deaths in the 90's, there were 40000 cases and 30 deaths last yr. ...Read more
I am breastfeeding a 3 month old. I had three 5% beers, waited for 3 hours and then had three 16oz bottles of water, muffin, a roll and chicken. Is it now safe to breastfeed?
How often: How often do you do this? If you question your behavior you might have a serious issue to confront. Frequent behavior like this might make you want to consider getting some help if this is a regular thing for you. Alcohol getting into your milk may affect your baby's development. Here's an article http://pubs.Niaaa.Nih.Gov/publications/arh25-3/230-234.Htm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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