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How I prevent bacterial infections caused by my child in putting his dirty fingers in his mouth?

How I prevent bacterial infections caused by my child in putting his dirty fingers in his mouth?

Normal kid behavior: Kids often put their fingers into their mouths. That is normal behavior for children. The best that parents can do is to keep the children's environment fairly clean, and avoid places with obvious disease risks. A parent cannot constantly follow a child around and watch the child's hands, but giving the child gentle instructions every now and then is fine to do. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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My daughter always gets sores in her mouth. What causes this and how do I get rid of them and prevent them?

My daughter always gets sores in her mouth. What causes this and how do I get rid of them and prevent them?

Aphthae: These are common and usually only a minor bother. A specific cause is rarely found.Try sucking on a clove if you need pain relief. Occassionally it hurts enough to warrent a medical investigation and prescription. ...Read more

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What actually cause us to snore. And how can i prevent it. Sometimes at night my mouth remains open and very dry up to the trought?

What actually cause us to snore. And how can i prevent it. Sometimes at night my mouth remains open and very dry up to the trought?

Snoring: 70% of the time, this is due to the soft palate vibrating against the back of the throat. Throat tissues can become lax over time with less elasticity, making snoring more common with age. There can be resistance to breathing through the nose or mouth due to a variety of anatomic causes which restrict airflow, causing vibration. Nasal strips, snore guards, and better pillows can help. See an ENT. ...Read more

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I always have some peeling on my fingers. After I peel off for quite sometime, peeling occurs again. What causes this and how do I prevent it?

I always have some peeling on my fingers. After I peel off for quite sometime, peeling occurs again. What causes this and how do I prevent it?

You probably have: hand eczema and need prescription medication to treat it. Peeling off the skin isn't helping the condition, until you see dermatologist just keep hands greasy with aquaphor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of mouth ulcers and how can you prevent them?

What are the causes of mouth ulcers and how can you prevent them?

Many causes: Ulcers can be the result of injury to the mouth as in biting the lip or bumping the gums with the toothbrush. They can also be due to medications and allergic type reaction to foods. More serious ulcers are due to various illness and even cancer. The treatment will depend on the cause of your ulcer. ...Read more

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Fingers swelling every night close to bed time, and when i wake up in the morning, what causes this? And what steps can I take to prevent this?

Fingers swelling every night close to bed time, and when i wake up in the morning, what causes this? And what steps can I take to prevent this?

Clarify the diagnosi: This can be joint but need an evaluation the correct diagnosis is your best course to correct therapy. Other things besides arthritis can cause this. See the rheumatologist to help clarify the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Toothpaste caused dark spots around my mouth, what to do to prevent it from leaving dark spots, & how to remove them?

See your dentist: See your dentist to determine the actual cause of those dark spots. Are you using a Brand name and ADA accepted toothpaste? It's unlikely what you describe is caused by any toothpaste. Your own dentist can help sort this all out for you. ...Read more

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My toddler son's fingernails are separating from his fingers on three fingers. He has eczama. What has caused this and how can we treat it/prevent it?

My toddler son's fingernails are separating from his fingers on three fingers. He has eczama. What has caused this and how can we treat it/prevent it?

Exzema=food allergy: Although it appears as though eczema is a skin condition, a common cause is some type of food allergy. Common offenders include dairy, gmo soy, wheat/barley/rye (cereals) and gmo corn. Gmo stands for genetically modified organism. I would try to eliminate these foods for 3 weeks and see if you get any positive outcomes. For me gluten is a real problem found in wheat, barley, malt, rye & oats. ...Read more

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