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My Mother Has Roseola What Is It In A Nutshell
Dermatology: Chilblains also known as chilblain, pernio and perniosis are small, itchy swellings on the skin, which are not painful at first, but can become painful - they are acral ulcers; ulcers affecting the extremities. They are a localized form of vasculitis that occur when a predisposed individual is exposed to cold. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflammation lids: Blepharitis is a kind of dandruff of the eyelids and lashes. It features a scaly dry deposit on the lashes and adjacent skin with itchy bacterial overgrowth underneath. The lids itch, can be red, lashes may fall off and occasionaly the lids are crusted with dry secrtions. Treatment is to clean off the deposits and apply a steroid antibiotic combination a couple times per day for a while. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nervous system tumor: Neuroblastoma is a tumor that starts in nervous system cells, usually from the sympathetic nervous system. The most common site is in the abdomen often starting in the adrenal gland. It is a cancer of children. Its prognosis is variable with some resolving spontaneously and others very aggressive. It is treated with surgery and/or chemotherapy. Younger children do better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood: In a nut shell- not much, in the chest, it can be a problem (sorry, couldn't resist the set up line). Hemothorax is blood in the pleural space, and it can lead to big problems if the blood is not evacuated as completely as possible. It can be caused by trauma or by some medical procedures (e.g. Biopsies). Blood can "harden" around the lung, causing lost lung function and sometimes chronic infxn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A viral disease: Several viruses r known to cause inflammation of the liver (hepatitis). They are named by the sequence in which they were discovered (i.e., a, b, c, etc.). Hepatitis a is usually transmitted from infected stool contaminating what you eat or drink. It is rarely extremely severe, recovery produces lasting immunity. There is a very effective vaccine available when in areas with poor hygiene. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prinzmetal angina: Printzmetal angina. Acute vasoconstriction of a coronary artery. Multifactorial, may lead to sudden cardiac death, acute coronary syndrome, st elevation myocardial infarction, low cardiac output syndrome, pump failure to include some. Depending on severity and location of the area of the coronary that vasoconstricts, this will determine the risks of untoward events. ...Read more
Significant disease: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart muscle becomes thick, and obstruction to outflow may occur. Arrhythmias may occur as well. It is commonly inherited, first degree relatives should be screened. Patients may have severe symptoms, or no symptoms at all. It is a common cause of death in young athletes who seemed completely healthy. ...Read more
Small valve: The aortic valve opens when the heart contracts, allowing the blood to flow from the heart to the aorta which supplies the body. When aortic stenosis occurs, the aortic valve narrows, impeding the flow of blood put of the heart. If the patients develops any symptoms, surgical replacement is needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nasal allergies: Allergic rhinitis occurs when airborne allergens like pollens, animal dander, and dust mites contact the lining of the nose of a sensitized individual causing acute symptoms like sneezing and itchy, runny nose and nasal congestion. Allergic rhinitis can worsen asthma and chronic sinus disease and can significantly impact sleep, job performance, school performance and overall quality of life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trauma vs exertional: A muscle is "wrapped" in a layer of fascia and multiple muscles are encased in a compartment along with nerves/arteries. In comp.Syn., the pressure in the comp is too high and comp. Contents are being "crushed". Permenant/ irreversible damage can ensue. It is a surgical emergency.Typical cause is trauma. Exertional comp syn is a much milder version due to overuse, is benign, is treated non-surg. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
My mother in law has addison's disease. Is it hereditary? Should i be on the lookout for it in my son?
Could be: Autoimmune adrenalitis is associated with a variety of autoimmune problems in other endocrine glands all of which can be expressed in other family members. ...Read more
My 2 year old daughter has a swollen toe, which is really red in colour. Is it possible this is infected?
Yes-infection likely: The hallmarks of infection are REDNESS, SWELLING, pain, and increased warmth. Sounds like your daughter has at least 2 of these... I would touch it and see if it's hotter than the other toes and ask if it hurts. It's possible she has an ingrown toe nail? or sustained a localized injury that allowed an infection to occur. Best to show it to the doctor who can evaluate. It's very important. ...Read more
My daughter has bud in her breast for about 1 year.Its is mostly big.How long does it last?Hope is is not a big problem!
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 or months before the other and starts changes that can take 3-5 years to complete. Your pcp can confirm this process. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
EBV infection: Mononucleosis is an infection caused by the ebstein-barr virus. Typically this infection causes a sore throat, swollen glands in the neck, and occasionally an enlarged liver and spleen. The infection also is associated with a feeling of loss of energy. This infection is contagious, can last a long time, and enlargement of the spleen is a risk if involved in contact sports. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Boyfriend has a fantasy of me in a diaper. Is this unhealthy? He says it has no connection to children
Type of lupus: What type of Lupus does she have. There are many types and each one has specific therapy. Also people with lupus can have multiple different types of manifestations and each of these manifestations are treated in different ways. Also different rheumatologisst may treat the same manifestation in different ways because different treatment will work. Have her bring you to her next visit. ...Read more
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