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What common household hazards for infants?

What common household hazards for infants?

Hundreds: There is no sense guessing without a lot more information . Please contact your primary care provider to see how this applies to you. ...Read more

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What are the most common skincare problems among infants?

What are the most common skincare problems among infants?

Diaper rash: The most common skin problem in infant is diaper rash. It is usually caused by wet diaper being left for too long. ...Read more

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What are common invasive procedures done only on infants?

What are common invasive procedures done only on infants?

Great question: Circumcision comes to mind as most commonly done on infants. Procedures involving the umbilical cord would be a safer bet. I wonder why you ask? ...Read more

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What are the common causes of a stroke in infants?

What are the common causes of a stroke in infants?

See below: Strokes are rare in infants, but risk factors include: congenital heart defects, dehydration, infection, brain malformations, arteriovenous malformations, and blood clotting disorders. ...Read more

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How common is it for an infant to be allergic to polyester?

How common is it for an infant to be allergic to polyester?

Rare: It probably isn't a true allergy, more likely to be an irritant reaction. ...Read more

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Is it good to give antiallergy medication to my infant during common cold?

Is it good to give antiallergy medication to my infant during common cold?

No known benefit: Antihistamines have a drying effect on any mucous production and will thicken secretions. For many years they have been used to "dress up" kids & make them look less sickly (draining nose, etc.)they have no known benefit to the child during a cold & may thicken the mucous to the point it is harder to cough out. ...Read more

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What are the most common spinal cord lesions/diseases in infants?

What are the most common spinal cord lesions/diseases in infants?

Type 0 SMA: is the most common. The literature suggests there should be absent reflexes but this is not always the case. Autosomal dominant condition with 1/80 carrier state. There is a blood test for this. ...Read more

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How common is rhabdomyosarcoma of the bladder in infants?

How common is rhabdomyosarcoma of the bladder in infants?

Incidence: Childhood rhabdomyosarcoma "accounts for 3.5% of cancer among children aged 0 to 14 years, 2% of the cases among adolescents and young adults aged 15 to 19 years. The incidence is 4.5 per 1 million children and 50% of cases are seen in the first decade of life.The most common primary sites for rhabdomyosarcoma are the head, the genitourinary tract, and the extremities" cancer.Gov. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are common head bruising in newborn infants?

What are common head bruising in newborn infants?

Pictures online: Bruising on a newborn's face can be a common sight after birth. Check out this website from Stanford for pictures of where bruising often occurs: http://newborns.stanford.edu/PhotoGallery/FacialBruising1.html ...Read more