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I suppose so: I mean, the skin manifestations can evolve over time in stages, so I guess it would appear that it is moving. ...Read more
My son is allergic to masquitos&also gets skeeter syndrome.I want to know what i need to look out for&when to seek medical care for the bites&syndrome?
Immediate attention.: Watch for breathing and/or swallowing difficulties. Also hives over the entire body.Ask your doctor for help building an action plan regarding use of diphenhydramine(benadryl) and /or an Epipen secondarily worry about infection of the bite developing over the 1st few days. ...Read more
17 mo old w/ severe skeeter syndrome. Bites in the face and eye almost completely swollen shut.Dosed benadryl. Best course of action topical and oral?
Oral: Oral benadryl will be best here. For the bites, you can use topical hydrocortisone to help decrease the inflammation (although this will take awhile). Prevention will be the key here - using bug spray and avoiding be outside at dusk might be best. Also, look for signs of infection: if the swelling is warm, painful and very red, please call your doctor. ...Read more
Read: Horner's syndrome is the combination of drooping of the eyelid (ptosis) and constriction of the pupil (miosis), sometimes accompanied by decreased sweating of the face on the same side; redness of the conjunctiva of the eye is often also present. It indicates a problem with the sympathetic nervous system. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Doctor can evaluate: Other than treating the underlying condition(s) causing raynaud's symptoms, avoiding emotional stress, keeping warm, not smoking, and avoiding caffeine, some medications can help. Nifedipine, diltiazem, losartan, and prazosin have been used in patients with raynaud's phenomenon, to block vasospasm and/or relax vessels so they can dilate to let more blood flow through them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ekbom's syndrome: If you know the term then you know that ekbom's syndrome is delusional parasitosis. (patient believes they have parasites but there is no evidence on a medical eval of a parasitic ds). If your doctor has ruled out a parasitic infection & has consultations w/individuals he trusts from infectious diseases, dermatology & neurology w/all recommended workups (-); its time for symptom tx w/psyche help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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