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My 15 weeks old is 1 of those chubby babies. The folds behind her knees & in her armpits are so red & irritated. What medication will help heal it? 

My 15 weeks old is 1 of those chubby babies. The folds behind her knees & in her armpits are so red & irritated. What medication will help heal it? 

Candida: The antecubital and popliteal fossae in young chubby babies are areas where they can get a candidal yeast infection due to humidity and wetness. You can use nystatin topically three times a day for 4 weeks. Also important to keep the area dry, consider using vaseline to keep the area from getting wet. ...Read more

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Dr. Harinder Gill
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Crawls (Definition)

Crawling = movement ...Read more


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I work with babies and have noticed some red blisters on my knees, palm and start of fingers, elbows and on the top of my feet. should i go see thedoc?

I work with babies and have noticed some red blisters on my knees, palm and start of fingers, elbows and on the top of my feet. should i go see thedoc?

Good idea: Whether to prevent your spreading it to the babies or to discover if you caught it from work and need to advice the facility - yes. See a doc for exam and/or lab work. Also, if it is painful - relief will be nice. Best wishes for it being a minor easy to correct issue. ...Read more

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How does a child get warts on his knee?

How does a child get warts on his knee?

By contact: Warts are obtained by contact and he may of fallen or scraped his knee. ...Read more

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I have very dark rough patches of skin on my knees from where I crawled around when I was a baby. Is there any way to get rid of these?

I have very dark rough patches of skin on my knees from where I crawled around when I was a baby.  Is there any way to get rid of these?

Psoriasis: You probably have a mild case of psoriasis. Try Hydrocortisone cream, which is probably not strong enough, but is available without a prescription. If that doesn't work, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I'm having adult growing pains in my knees. It's normally one knee at a time and it's random. I used to get them as a child, but now i'm 22.

I'm having adult growing pains in my knees. It's normally one knee at a time and it's random. I used to get them as a child, but now i'm 22.

See details: These are not growing pains. This is knee pain. Have the issue evaluated. Btw there is little hard evidence to support the concept of growing pains at any age. ...Read more

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Hi it's been nearly 5 months since I had my second child and I am having really bad trouble with my hips and my back and my knees I am in so much pain with them and every time I eat or drink I get a really bad pain in the abdomen can someone help me pleas

Hi it's been nearly 5 months since I had my second child and I am having really bad trouble with my hips and my back and my knees I am in so much pain with them and every time I eat or drink I get a really bad pain in the abdomen can someone help me pleas

If this is acute: And being the weekend, you will have to make a trip to the emergency room.You need to be checked out.May need some diagnostic test or blood test done.You will not be in a position to take care of your baby and enjoy your 5 months old. ...Read more

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I had a bby 6 months ago now i get severe pain in both knees when stand/walk/drive for a long time. Is this related to childbirth/pregnancy?

I had a bby 6 months ago now i get severe pain in both knees when stand/walk/drive for a long time. Is this related to childbirth/pregnancy?

Hard to tell: If you had pre-existing an arthritic conditon of your knees, with the additional weight you gained during your pregnancy this could have aggravated it. A doctor's exam and x-rays of your knee is a good way to start. ...Read more

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Why do golfers get bad knees?

Why do golfers get bad knees?

Twisting and loading: Golfing requires a fair amount of twisting movements. If you walk a hilly course, this can make your knees sore. However, the literature on injury patterns does not identify golf as a sport that has a higher than normal proportion of knee injuries although it can happen, especially in golfers with slightly abnormal knees to start. ...Read more

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