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I Think My Toddler Has A Fissure How Should I Care For It
Get diagnosis first: See your pediatrician first, for a good evaluation. ...Read more
Grooves or clefts in various anatomical structures such as the brain (transverse fissure between cerebrum & cerebellum), the skull (sphenoidal fissure), the liver (for the ligamentum teres), the lung (oblique fissure), the spinal cord (ventral median fissure), or other structures such as the palpebral fissure between upper & lower eyelids. Can also be a tear in a structure ...Read more
Should i be worried? Can it get worst? What should she be prevent from doing?Would she out grow it. Thanks hello I have a 6years old daughter, i took her to the doctor and i was told she has a heart murmur, i really never heard of such a thing.Her doctor
Likely normal: Having a heart murmur means that when the heart beats, there is enough energy in the blood flow that some of the energy is transformed into sound. In a six year old, most likely this is a normal murmur and not a murmur caused by a heart problem. An experienced listener can hear differences in the sound that predict whether the murmur is normal. Children typically have normal murmurs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My child is 16 and she just got her first yeast infection I never had a yeast infection but what should I do about my child what steps should I take?
Tx for yeast infx: There are many options for the treatment of yeast infections. Many over-the-counter creams and vaginal suppositories are available. If these are not working after a few days, call your doctor for an oral dose of Diflucan (fluconazole) - one dose usually does it. As far as prevention in future, do not "over clean" genital area. Using lots or frequent antibacterial soaps can lead to yeast being queen in that area ...Read more
My kid has had a loud cough for about a week. No fever. When should I go see my doctor? Could it be bronchitis? How would i know?
Viral or allergic: Bronchitis in children is common and almost always caused by a virus, an extension of the virus that caused a cold. Asthmatic bronchitis is also a possibility. Medications are not particularly helpful for viral bronchitis but can help asthma, so if the cough is not improving, he/she should see a pediatrician. ...Read more
Hi my daughter has white substance on her genital area for a while now.I was wondering if it a fungal infection and if it is what should I do at home?
Hi I'm planning to have a second child but i had a problem with my cervix when i was pregnant with my son. what should I do to avoid it.
Yes: It is time for an evaluation and a chest x ray. ...Read more
What to do if i was sexually abused for years as a child, now i need help/advice on how to deal with it?
Some places to look: Hi, thanks for your question. I am glad you are open to finding help with the trauma that you have experienced as a child. I recommend finding a psychologist or therapist that you trust and who specializes in the treatment of sexual trauma. You can look for resources here: http://www.Rainn.Org/get-help you can also find a psychologist close to you here: locator.Apa.Org hang in there and be well, . ...Read more
I fractured my foot. It has not healed, but i was wondering what type of care I should take. I love heels and am a cheerleader. Is it ok to continue?
I have had pinworms for some time now. I am too embarressed to talk to my doctor about it and was wondering if there was a natural remedy to treat it.
IF ITCHY: You can try some preparation h. If painful or bleeding, please see your doc asap. ...Read more
I am a 42 year old male, I think I have a bad toe nail problem. What can I do to fix it and make it better. How do I get kjdsakd jadkjsakdjsakdj djaks?
After being sick for a week, i just got told I have strep group f. What does this mean? How is this bad? Could my children have it as well?
Types of strep: Bacteria are classified many ways. Just like there are many different "types" of dogs, there are different "types" of streptococcal bacteria. While still all strep bacteria, they can act very different, just like different types of dogs are very different, but still dogs. Depending on the site of your infection, it could possibly be spread to kids. Will respond very well to appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more
Get it drained!: Typically a boil if large enough, will not get any better with any antibiotic- the antibiotic cannot infiltrate into the purulent fluid to kill bacteria. The only way this situation will get better is to have the boil incised and drained. This may have to be done at the clinic, hospital or in the field. ...Read more
At least by age 1: But sooner if the teeth do not appear right. When children have teeth, it is the parents responsibility to adequately clean their teeth at least twice daily, after every feeding to reduce the chance of decay. For young children, take a warm water moistened clean washcloth and wrap it around your index finger and thoroughly wipe their mouth / teeth. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No: She should have an examination. Especially if she is a small child. Call your pediatrician as soon as possible and get assistance. If you do not have one call the emergency room and get guidance. ...Read more
I have an boil on my leg. It has burst/popped and i now have a hole. I do not have the means to see a doctor. How do I take care of this?
Home care: First go to this web page and review it: http://www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/ss/slideshow-boils since it has already burst, keep clean with plain old soap and water. . Buy otc neosporin or triple antibiotic and apply it twice a day. Thin film. Cover with bandaid during day, buy gauze and white medical tape at pharmacy and cover before bedtime. Leave open to air whenever you can. ...Read more
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