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Smelly Feet In Children
Check electrolytes: See your pcp for ck up ; blood work!. Are you on statin drug for any reason. ...Read more
Number of causes: One non-infectious cause can be seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp. There are special shampoos that can help with this. Infectious causes can be caused by yeast (fungal) infections such as ringworm of the scalp (tinea capitis). Oral medicines and shampoos are used to kill the yeast. ...Read more
Good question: It is felt that this is a genetic condition realated to the early exposure of antigens in this population. As time passes and the body becomes more tolerant to the environment it tends to be mitigated in nearly 3/4 of involved patients. ...Read more
Approved for Adults: Use of ES baths;FDA approved adults. Nighttime leg pains should be evaluated to exclude treatable conditions. If evaluation suggests growing pain measures like heat application, massages, muscle stretches & use of analgesics are effective. Most children experience nocturnal leg pain after intensive activity during the day so giving a long acting pain reliever at bedtime may prevent pain at night ...Read more
What's treatment for over pronation that causes psin in feet, ankles and knees in 6 year old with flat feet?
My son / daughter emits very bad foul smell in their armpits any remidy to get free from this smell?
Depends on the age..: Teenagers will often perspire more often and during the early stages of puberty will need to pay close attention to hygiene and grooming in certain areas to decrease the chances of body odor. Certain foods can also cause foul smelling perspiration. If this is happening in a young child, after attending to hygiene, i would strongly consider discussing the issue with your child's pediatrician. ...Read more
Will soaking feet in water mixed with vinegar get rid of my smelly feet
My feet smell even after I scrub them in shower
Only a clinical-: -trial will give U the answer. Try it & C what happens. Will cause no harm but don't scrub them just soak. ...Read more
It's winter here in Australia I'm a mother of 4 children why do my bones in my hips thighs and legs ach only in the winter and my low back littlestiff?
My daughters feet turn in (very flat footed). She complains of tired legs and is clumsy. She also complains of tired arms and neck.no other symptoms?
Needs to be checked: Usually a 3 year old with flat feet and feet turning in do not complain of tired legs, tired arms and neck. She needs to see a pediatrician who will go over her entire health condition to see if he/she can determine the cause of these complaints and advise you on what may need to be done. She needs a complete physical examination. ...Read more
My son aged15 years and always suffers from excessive sweating from both hands and sometimes axilla and foot , the hands are cold during sweat, bp130/90?
Hyperhidrosis: Granted no medical problems causing the excessive sweating, he might have idiopathic hyperhidrosis. Treatment options include: antiperspirant, anticholinergic meds, Botox injections (very effective) and surgery for the appropriate candidates. See doc to rule out secondary causes. If all negative, he most likely has idiopathic hyperhydrosis.. ...Read more
Few possibilities: If on a diuretic could need potassium supplement, may have magnesium deficiency, might be dehydration, can be caused by anti cholesterol medications, might be claudication if gets cramping after walking certain amount of blocks......Consider those. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 4.5 year old has itching in some places in her feet, looks bumpy in those place, and now has mild fever.what can it b?
Pediatrics: This has many possibilities. Qatar is reputed to have excellent medical facilities, and would advise that you take her to see a pediatrician. Hookworms and other similar parasites are seen in Qatar and should be eliminated as a possible source of these symptoms. Hope she is better soon. ...Read more
My 10 year old has always had cold and sweaty feet for her age. Most recently both her hands and feet itch sometimes little blisters on toes?
My 10 year old son has hammer toe's and toenails that curl in toward his toe's when they grow . Is this common?
My ankles are often swollen and my feet also hurt. Iam a 34 year old housewife with 3 kids, all born normally. Is it some kind of deficiency ?
Hard to say: See your doctor for an assessment and consider tests for determination. At the least checking your thyroid would be a good plan. It is possible with your very demanding job, that it may be the cause. Eat a balanced diet and get enough rest and take a multivitamin and be checked. All the best. ...Read more