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Doctor insights on: Omphalitis In Adults

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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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Could an adult have pandas?

Could an adult have pandas?

No.: Pandas is an acronym which stands for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disease associated with streptococcal disease. No. By definition, pandas is a pediatric disorder. It is possible that adolescents and adults may have immune mediated ocd, but this is not known. The research studies at the nimh are restricted to children. ...Read more

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Images of thrust is an adult?

Images of thrust is an adult?

Look here: Http://images. Search. Yahoo. Com/search/images;_ylt=a0og7m2xxkds1bsaoh1xnyoa? P=thrush;fr=yfp-t-172;fr2=piv-web.

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What are the biggest health risks facing adults?

What are the biggest health risks facing adults?

Health risks adults: Health risks for adults in the US include: Heart disease, Cancer, Chronic respiratory diseases, accidents, strokes, diabetes, suicide, dementia, influenza & pneumonia. ...Read more

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Do adults get croup?

Do adults get croup?

Yes: Adults can become infected with same virus that caused their child’s croup. However, adults and older children have larger airways, and illness is usually mild and can seem more like a cold. ...Read more

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Is milk bad for adults?

Is milk bad for adults?

Not necessarily: If you can drink milk without problems, you can drink it. You may want to select low-/non-fat milk. If you have lactose intolerance like many of us, you may want to avoid it or drink either lactose- free or soy milk. There are varying degrees of lactose intolerance. As we get older we make less and less lactase, an enzyme that breaks down lactose in milk. Many adults get gas and bloating with mil. ...Read more

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How is adult cml treated?

How is adult cml treated?

Targeted therapy: The current treatment uses drugs call kinase inhibitors that shuts off the oncogene that is believed to cause cml. This oncogene, known as bcr/abl is caused by an exchange of genetic material at the chromosomal level. ...Read more

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Does adult teething exist?

Does adult teething exist?

Not exacltly: We do not think of teething in adults however in late teen years or college years the wisdom teeth may erupt and can be painful similar to primary teeth erupting. ...Read more

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Pediasure okay for adults?

Pediasure okay for adults?

I suppose: Pediasure is a dietary supplement that is designed to meet some of the nutrition need of growing kids. An adult could gain some benefit from its use, but would get similar benefit from less expensive products like Carnation Breakfast Essentials if a shake like drink is desired. I prefer a good steak balanced with a few sides, but that's just me. ...Read more

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When will adult croup stop?

When will adult croup stop?

Adult croup: Croup is by definition hoarseness, stridor (the sound of air moving through an obstruction), and hoarseness. Generally croup is an illness of childhood. There is one fixed area in the airway called the subglottis. Kids get croup because this area is small and when is swells in reponse to inflammation/infection, the area becomes more narrow. If you have a persisent barky cough, see a physician. ...Read more

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Can adults catches roseola?

Yes: When saying "catch", you would need to be more specific. As far as being a carrier, yes, they can, unless they had as a child. As far as having symptoms of it, much less likely, as it is common in children and adults have probably had it even if it was not diagnosed as such. ...Read more

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Is milk healthy for adults?

Is milk healthy for adults?

Yes: Milk is healthy for children, as well as adults, as it is rich in calcium and vitamin d. There are different options from a fat content standpoint so adults have a choice between non-fat, 1%, 2% or full fat. Young children should only be given full fat milk as their developing brain needs the fat. Consult with your doctor if you have questions. ...Read more

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Is strep worse as an adult?

Is strep worse as an adult?

Not Nessisarily: Strep throat can have a wide spectrum of severity in symptoms. Ibuprofen, salt water gargles and fluids help alleviate the pain. ...Read more

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Is pedialyte good for adults?

Is pedialyte good for adults?

Pedialyte: Adults?: Yes. I have a lot of patients who when they were sick chose this product to help they stay hydrated...There are even some products that try to play on this for adults. ...Read more

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Can adults get appendicitis?

Can adults get appendicitis?

Yes: Anyone with an appendix can get acute appendicitis. The incidence of appendicitis is higher in certain age groups, but affects people over a wide spectrum of ages. I have done appendectomies in 7 year olds and 87 year olds. ...Read more

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