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I need an OTC med for omphalitis?

I need an OTC med for omphalitis?

There is none: OMPHALITIS IS A SERIOUS INFECTION OF NEWBORN'S UMBLICAL STUMP AND CAN BE FATAL IF NOT TREATED WITH APPROPRIATE ANTIBIOTICS.AND IT HAS TO BE DONE IN NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT There is no other way to treat this condition If your question is for some other condition than that can not be Omphalitis If the baby is at home take the baby to hospital where born for appropriate treatment asap ...Read more

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For how long will my omphalitis last?

For how long will my omphalitis last?

Unlikely at 37: Omphalitis occurs in the neonate and is inflammation of the umbilical stump. If untreated, it can cause infection and the late effect of altering blood flow to the liver. However, it is unlikely to occur in an adult, for that reason. ...Read more

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What is omphalitis versus pathophysiology?

What is omphalitis versus pathophysiology?

Very different: Omphalitis is an infection/inflammation of the umbilicus (belly button). Pathophysiology is a term that describes the specifics of a disease process. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is omphalitis and what is its pathophysiology?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is omphalitis and what is its pathophysiology?

Cord infection: THis is when the umbilical cord of a baby gets infected. The infection can spread along the connections under the umbilical cord. There are two arteries and a vein. The vein can carry the bacteria up the vein and potentially cause long term problems. ...Read more

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What is m.R.S.A.?

What is m.R.S.A.?

See below: Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus. It is a bacteria (s. Aureus) that is resistant to methicillin, an antibiotic. This makes it resistant to several other standard antibiotics and also gives it a unique virulence due to its genetics. ...Read more

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Can you die from s.V.T?

Can you die from s.V.T?

Usually not serious: Death from svt must be extremely rare, if ever. It is usually managed as outpatient. ...Read more

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What is sjögren’s syndrome?

What is sjögren’s syndrome?

Dryness arthritis: Typically it is dryness of eyes, mouth, arthritis, swelling of salivary glands. ...Read more

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My b/s is 564 what should I do?

My b/s is 564 what should I do?

Need to seek trtmt: I am not an expert here but having elevated blood sugars this high for too long can be life threatening and lead to permanent organ damage. Could land you in a diabetic coma. You need to seek medical attention with an internist, family practice doc, or endocrinologist to get this under check. ...Read more

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How is sjögren’s formally diagnosed?

How is sjögren’s formally diagnosed?

Several ways: History, physical examination, lab tests for sjogren's antibodies and on occasion a "lip biopsy" removing some minor salivary glands from inside the lower lip to examine them microscopically. ...Read more

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Hello my name 's benz. I have a headag?

Sorry: Sorry, you're going to have to clarify your question. ...Read more