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My 2 Year Old Has Yeast Infection In His Ears
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Not unusual: It is common for infants to have ear infections and 5-10% will fail to respond to any initial antibiotic used. After 90 days of repeated infections or 5 in a year, a kid may benefit from ear tubes.A discussion with your doc and consistent followup can help you decide where this is headed. ...Read more
Fifth disease: A common illness caused by a virus, it most commonly starts with bright red cheeks (as if they were slapped), then a lacy rash on the arms of little children. This all goes away in about 3 days, and there is no serious effect afterwards. Of course if she was out in the sun without sunsreen on her cheeks she may get a sunburn there. ...Read more
My 2 year old was around another 2 year old my son now has pneumonia and red raised bumps on his arm and this child has MRSA could my child have this?
See your doctor: There is no way to even begin to guess what kind of rash it might be without seeing the rash and knowing your daughter's circumstances are, whether she's healthy or sick, etc.. It could be anything from allergy to zoster or mere irritation from drool. Many rashes come and go; if it doesn't go away, see your doctor. ...Read more
My daughter had an ear infection her pedis prescribed her antibiotics, recently she has bloody boogers but in only one side of her nose. ?
My 10 yr old daughter has sickle cell disease ss she recently had her tonsils removed I looked in her mouth the area is very yellow and smells bad?
Mgt: Sickle cell patients are prone to infection. The area that you are describing may be infected. It is important to let your ENT surgeon on call know of these findings. She should be on antibiotics post operatively. Please check her temperature and provide adequate hydration. Her pain may be controlled with Motrin, but it is important to check her temperature first. ...Read more
My 2 year old boy has really swollen lymphodes in his neck , he has gone from 13.4kg to 11.4kg in 5 weeks and has just started with hot sweats today.
Ear Infections: It depends on the type of infection... External due to wax and water (external otitis) or a middle ear infection (otitis media) due to a nasal condition like allergy, sinus infections or any other cause of nasal blockage. Your pcp or ENT doc can diagnose and treat it... Check it out. ...Read more
My 8 year old son suffered from folliculitis. He now has had a patch in his head for the past 2 months. Will his hair ever grow back?
Maybe: The hair bearing areas are tolerant to some localized disturbance & will often regrow hair after the inflammation settles down.If significant scarring occurs, it can leave a hairless patch. If bothersome to a kid as they grow older, the area can be cut out & the remaining scalp stretched & re-aligned to cover the defect. ...Read more
My 4 year old son has an ear infection has tubes in ears Got started on antibiotics 5 days ago and started running a fever of 101.4 wats wrong??
He probably has a: viral infection. Viruses aren't treated by antibiotics, so he can still develop a viral infection despite being on the ear infection treatment. Continue the antibiotics, give him acetaminophen or ibuprofen and lots of fluids and if the fever continues, please see his doctor. ...Read more
Swelling: Not sure what the question is. Where is the swelling? ...Read more
My 3.5 yr old son is on an antibiotic for ear infection and now he finds sore to pee. His penis is red at tip white fluid under foreskin yeast infec?
Possible : Take your child to his doctor for an examination. ...Read more
? your question is ?: To best use the public Healthtap site,you submit background info and ask a related question.We do not provide diagnosis and treatment.There is an affiliated site,Healthtap prime where you can arrange for a paid doctor consultation.Check the site for details.Ear infections require an exam for proper treatment. If you believe your kid has a treatable problem, arrange for him to be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 2 year old and 4 year old both have greenish disharge coming from their eyes & my 2 year old has some kind of rash all over him , any suggestions?
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Depends : Staph is present around us 24/7 & takes no special agent to get to you. We all carry some staph on our skin surfaces & some will have strains that invade hair follicles or wounds & produce infection. Infected folks often carry it in their noses & poor hygiene can spread it around.If brother in law is under rx, he is likely less a source than others.Direct contact with infected debris would be pbm. ...Read more
My 2 yo daughter has constant staph in her diaper area multiple times, along with yeast problems. Now she has vaginal staph. It keeps coming back help?
My 2 year old son has been complaining of lower back pain, very wet diapers, no fever. Is it posssible uti or kidney infection?
My 2 yr old son has been wiping his lip constantly for the past week it getting worse after he went swimming. He now a fever and rashes on his chin?
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