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Is homeopathic treatment more effective in skin infections of the feet, particularly in case of psoriasis?

Is homeopathic treatment more effective in skin infections of the feet, particularly in case of psoriasis?

Effective? Yes.: Homeopathic treatment can be effective in psoriasis, a chronic condition. But your question asks whether it's "more effective" -- so i wonder what you're comparing it to? In a 2009 study, homeopathic treatment improved symptom severity compared to those receiving conventional treatment alone. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19192019 is this what you were wondering? ...Read more

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What are the treatments of fungal infection in children?

Where ?: To get the most from this site you need to appropriate provide background information & ask a clear related question. A kid could get a fungal infection on their skin, scalp, in their blood, lungs, sinuses or brain. Each would be approached differently. You are welcome to start over & be more specific. Your posts are not linked & go out to the site at random. ...Read more

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I found that in some cases some doctors use antibiotics for the treatment of viral infections so what is the point of that ?

Sometimes useful: While antibiotics have no true antiviral properties, it is sometimes difficult to tell between a bacterial vs. Viral infection. Also, viral infections can sometimes be accompanied by mild bacterial superinfection in which case antibiotics would be useful. ...Read more

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Signs..Symptoms..Treatment..Investigation...Prevention of pain n swelling in tragus in case of 8 year children?

Signs..Symptoms..Treatment..Investigation...Prevention of pain n swelling in tragus in case of 8 year children?

Cyst: Sounds like a preauricular cyst. Easy to treat with antibiotics but most likely will need to be removed. See a pediatric surgeon or pediatric ent. ...Read more

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What are the degrees of burns? Is first degree the worst? Describe the characteristics and treatments of the 3 degrees of burns.

What are the degrees of burns? Is first degree the worst? Describe the characteristics and treatments of the 3 degrees of burns.

Burn primer: First degree in minor redness as in a sunburn. Moisturize and protect. Hurts! 2nd degree is a burn into the dermis with blistering or loss of overlying skin and best treated with topical antibiotics in an occlusive dressing to enhance healing. Hurts bad! 3rd degree is a burn through the skin. Treat with topical penetrating anti microbial creams and eventual excision with grafting. Insensate! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of aids in adults compared to in young children?

What are the symptoms of aids in adults compared to in young children?

AIDS symptoms: There are no specific symptoms typical of aids. Outside of acute HIV syndrome, which has several ways of presenting, some of which are like infectious mononucleosis, the disease remains silent until the immune system has been damaged enough so that opportunistic infections appear. The same thing applies to children and adults. ...Read more

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Would the symptoms of hand foot and mouth disease be the same for adults as in children?

Would the symptoms of hand foot and mouth disease be the same for adults as in children?

Yes it can.: Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common viral illness that usually affects infants and children younger than 5 years old. However, it can sometimes occur in adults. Symptoms of hand, foot, and mouth disease include fever, blister-like sores in the mouth (herpangina), and a skin rash.Hand, foot, and mouth disease is caused by viruses that belong to the enterovirus genus (group). This group of vir. ...Read more

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What number of kids with cancer in a hospital?

What number of kids with cancer in a hospital?

????: I don't get your question. Are you asking how many kids with cancer are in a hospital at a given time? Depends on how big is the hospital and how full it is at the time. Your question makes little sense. Please restate. ...Read more

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How does the behavior of cancer in children differ from those of adults? If it differs at all.

How does the behavior of cancer in children differ from those of adults? If it differs at all.

More curable...: Typically cancer in children are more curable. This is probably due to a number of factors such as the cancers are biologically different than their adult counterparts, and that we are able to treat children with more intensive therapy because they are more resilient. Another difference is that certain cancers really only happen in kids (neuroblastoma) or just in adults (colon, breast). ...Read more

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What are the healing stages of a second degree burn?

What are the healing stages of a second degree burn?

After the injury: Then the hemorrhage and inflammatory stage starts which elaborates many types of growth factors stimulating cytokine activity, angiogenesis, phagocytosis, collagen cross-linking and epitheliaization all of which leads to healing so long as continued injury, contamination or infection is controlled and any chronic disease states like diabetes and vascular disease are controlled. ...Read more

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What are the causes of delay growth of teeth in a child of almost 2 years ?

What are the causes of delay growth of teeth in a child of almost 2 years ?

Many: Including, but not limited to, genetics, systemic disease, medications, missing teeth, and many other causes. For this, and many other reasons, it is recommended that all children have their 1st Dental Examination at about the time of their 1st b'day. If you feel there are growth & development issues see a children's Dental growth & development expert, a Pediatric Dental Specialist (Pedodontist) ...Read more

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What are the healing stages of a third degree burn?

What are the healing stages of a third degree burn?

Full thickness burns: Or 3rd degree burns can only heal by scarring. This may take several months, or, if the burn is large enough, may never occur. These are serious injuries and should be treated by someone knowledgeable about burn care. Contact your regional burn center for the best advice. ...Read more

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What kind of struggles in life has adolescents and young adults with severe cases of panic disorder?

What kind of struggles in life has adolescents and young adults with severe cases of panic disorder?

PANIC DISORDERS: They are always on the look out for anything to happen.Causes of panic attack are sometimes minor for them to react. ...Read more

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What are some of the antibiotics for treating uti's in males.

What are some of the antibiotics for treating uti's in males.

Same as females:: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds; cipro; sometimes penicillin (if culture result known); keflex. Others sometimes used. All depend on resistance patterns of organisms in your region. ...Read more

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In treatment of ocular conditions, are topical steroids contraindicated in little children?

In treatment of ocular conditions, are topical steroids contraindicated in little children?

Depends: On the ocular condition. If an ophthalmologist prescribes a steroid drop then it would be fine. In general, I do not as a pediatrician, prescribe steroid eye drops without the input of the eye specialist. ...Read more

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