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Is Age A Factor In Diaper Rash
If skin rash occurs in the early stage of HIV, is it possible for only a --single-- flat rash to occur?
Get tested: Symptoms are too variable to serve as an indication of HIV infection. If you had exposure, get tested. You may wish to get a HIV nucleic acid test at about 3-4 months exposure. If it is negative then, and you did not have any more exposures, you could consider yourself free of HIV. ...Read more
Is it normal for a vesicular rash to erupt 7-10 days at the site of varicella vaccination in a 15 month old? The overall size of the rash is 1cm.
Shingles: Can be at any age even newborns. ...Read more
Is it possible for a 3-4 months old infant to develop gout? Diagnosis was based on presence of urine crystals in diaper. No family history of gout.
Adult diaper rash: For adult “diaper” rash keep skin clean & dry. Change diaper as soon as it's soiled or wet. For healing go without diaper for periods of time so affected area can air out. Avoid tight diapers or airtight covers over diaper. Meds your Dr. might recommend include antifungal cream (for fungus), a steroid cream (for significant inflammation) or an antibiotic (for bacterial infection.) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would an excema rash look like and is it likely that a 65 year old woman with no history of excema suddenly develop the same?
Redness: Eczema is usually an itchy red rash that can affect sensitive areas such as the face or creases of the arms and legs. It can be caused by allergies or a sensitivity to fragrances or other ingredients in soaps and detergents. It can appear later in life if your skin is becoming drier over time. Use unscented and sensitive skin products only. Consult a dermatologist to evaluate and treat. ...Read more
Depends: What form of stress are you discussing? I define "stress" as everythng that happens to us 24/7. E.G. Sweat when hot, shiver when cold etc. This is governed by the automatic control mechanisms in the brain. Enuresis is evidence of slow maturationj in this system and usually exposes dietary failure, but not necessarily. ...Read more
Normal tissue: Thelarche is the term used for the emergence of breast tissue in the beginning stages of puberty. A spongy bit of true breast tissue is located directly under the nipple on one or both sides. It can be tender to touch & one side may emerge weeks before the other.Your pcp can confirm this process. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is it true that the chances of having a child with a chromosomal abnormality increases as a womans age increases over 40 year?
Yes: It actually increases to a small degree with every year after peak fertility in the mid 20's. At 40 the risk of a trisomy 21 down syndrome reaches 1% while at 45 it reaches 2%. This number is added to the random risk of 4% that any pregnancy has of an unexpected event (cleft palate, premi, other defect). ...Read more
Depends on which : Factor. There are about a dozen clotting factors and any of those could be deficient. Some are serious others not so much. It is not feasible to provide specific suggestion from the information provided. ...Read more
What is the common reason for a nosebleed for a woman over the age of 70..... Must stress this is not a common occurrence for the person?
Usually dry nose: Hard to say without knowing more of the medical history and medications. Dry nose is the most common cause. This can be helped by nasal saline sprays and ointment. Best way to rule out other problems is to see your doctor. Other causes: high blood pressure, aspirin, plavix, warfarin, allergies, sinusitis, trauma, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can be: Define young? I am 37 but i feel young! but really young women do have a harder time with pregnancy. There is an increased risk of pre-eclampsia with young women. Some young women haven't fully developed their pelvis and they have a harder time with a vaginal delivery as well. It is best to wait to get pregnant. ...Read more
Is it normal to get 8 Infections in a year for young adult in college ? Is it a concern ?. Infections such as cold, flu, gastrointeritis
Yes: In fact this is very normal, especially if you live in a dormitory where there are common bathroom facilities. The best thing you can do to prevent infection is get vaccinated for influenza and meningococcal meningitis (if you haven't already), wash hands before you eat and before/after using the bathroom. Avoid handshakes with sick classmates. Don't share utensils, supplies and use hand sanitizer ...Read more
Discuss with MD: A popliteal angle of greater than 50 degrees in this age group may indicate abnormal hamstring tightness. Please discuss with your pediatrician or specialist. ...Read more
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