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My Child Has Otitis Externa What Is The Best Way To Explain It To The Other Kids
Also known as otitis externa, this is an infection of the outer ear canal. Patients usually have pain at the outer ear, and there may be fluid draining from the ear. Often these infections are caused by water accumulating in the ear canal, such as after swimming, or if the ear ...Read more
Scar tissue: The arachnoid is a membrane covering nerves within the cranium and spinal canal. Inflammatory conditions (usually caused by infection, blood or trauma) can cause the arachnoid to bind to nerves and cause other nerves to clump together. So tell the other kids that your child's nerves have been damaged. No need for excessive detail. ...Read more
Nervecell overgrowth: Neurofibromatosis is inherited problem with varying degrees of involvement from mild to severe. Neurofibroma is benign tumor that originates from the nerve cells. This tumor usually arise from nerves in the skin or jut under the skin.Type 1 usually appears in children with brown flat skin spots, freckling in armpits, and soft tumors under the skin. Other rarer types involve more brain tumors. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not catchey: Your child is not likely to transmit the disease to other children. Though you may want to know how your kid got brucellosis and if other kids are exposed to the same environment and risks. Brucellosis is a bacterial infection usually contacted from animals or animal products. It is treatable with antibiotics. You may explain it like an infection one may get from a hamburger. ...Read more
Complicated: Real question is why did the cat bite her. Cats are generally docile animals and do not hurt people unless scared or provoked. Cat bites can also get infected and could be serious if untreated. If the kids are hurting the cat, that has to stop, if the cat is sick or scared and is attacking, that has to stop. The whole point of having pets is to enjoy the friendly relationship. ...Read more
How to treat ear infection without medicine? This is the second time that my daughter of 14 months get it .What to do pediatrician or specialist?
Let me rephrase a question what is the best way to take your temp to be where is the best place ear, behind ear, orally, rectal?
See below: Rectal temps are most accurate, unfortunately.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is the best way to treat toothache in children? Our five year old chipped her tooth after tripping and is complaining about pain in that tooth. What's the best way to help her with that pain until we get to the dentist?
See dentist NOW: The best way for you to treat this is to get your child to the dentist now. If you were in severe pain would you go looking for a home remedy or seek treatment in the hands of a professional? Use cold compresses, and otc analgesics (following the package directions exactly), but first call your dentist and request emergency care. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Fever, achy muscles: The swine flu is a new h1n1 strain of the influenza virus that became an epidemic in 2009. Symptoms include high fever, body aches, cough, sore throat, runny nose, congestion, headache, chills and fatigue. Some people will get vomiting and diarrhea. To know if your child has it, there is a rapid antigen test for the flu that can be run on a nasal swab but this is not specific for the swine flu. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best way to explain a child's condition (autism, asperger, adhd, & the like) to another child?
Remember: Remember when you were a child! don't use technical or medical language; use examples. "you know how you feel when you're excited, and you can't help talking about everything you're thinking? Well, mike's mind is like that most of the time, to himself". Actually, this is the best way to explain most everything to anyone. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is it okay to do a project for psych what is the easiest way to kill your self around the household that is painless?
Not a good idea!: There are so many projects that are more worthy than this. How about doing a project for psych about good ways to feel more alive that are painless? ...Read more
No quick way: If really has influenza, treatment with tamiflu (oseltamivir) or similar agents within 24-48 hrs of onset may reduce the duration of symptoms and lessen complications (although there is ? About this). If not, make sure they are comfortable, breathing normally, well hydrated, and hugged a lot. Hope they are better soon. ...Read more
Be honest: The best method is to be honest, display empathy and allow the parents to dictate the conversation- ask them how much detail, information they want to know right away. Let them be alone if they want, cry, scream, get anger or show whatever emotion they need. Don't say you understand- because you probably don't. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Evaluation: Since a five month old will not describe pain or discomfort, then there must be something you are seeing like redness, discharge, debris on lids, eye rubbing by the child, etc. If this is a persistent problem, then you should see your pediatrician or a pediatric ophthalmologist for a better diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
No: The two issues are unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
What causes one to develop autism? Is it something the child is born with? Is their anything a pregnant woman can do to help prevent this?
Mostly genetic: The strongest evidence is that genes comprise a much bigger part of the pie influencing this outcome. There is a variety of evidence that only weakly finds the environment causal e.g. diet and vaccines. But of course, being selective about wholesome foods and lifestyle preferences e.g. exercise, being aware of medications that are safe during pregnancy, and for the baby later on is top job. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Otitis externa is an infection of the outer ear canal. Patients usually have pain at the outer ear, and there may be fluid draining from the ear. Often these infections are caused by water accumulating in the ear canal, such as after swimming, or if the ear ...Read more
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