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What are the usual treatments for scabies in children?

What are the usual treatments for scabies in children?

Scabies: The most common treatment is a topical medication called elimite (permethrin). Some of us like to use an oral medication called ivermectin. ...Read more

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Dr. Ritu Saini
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Trichophyton (Definition)

Trichophyton is one of the common types of fungus that can infect the skin, called a "dermatophyte". It can cause ringworm of the skin (such as athlete's foot or jock itch) or of the scalp. It is usually diagnosed with a scraping of the skin and can be treated with topical medications if on the skin, or oral medicines if involving ...Read more


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What treatments are available for coxsakie virus in adults?

What treatments are available for coxsakie virus in adults?

None: With the exception of supportive symptomatic treatment there are no antivirals which would be effective against coxsackie virus infections at this time. ...Read more

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What are the treatments available for adenoids in kids?

What are the treatments available for adenoids in kids?

Adenoid hypertrophy: Enlarged adenoids may cause snoring/sleep apnea/sleep distrurbances. If adenoid enlargement is causing sleep apnea or chronic sinus/ear infections your doctor may prescribe a nasal steroid spray to try to shrink adenoids, control allergy symptoms and if it does not work may refer to ENT for possible adenoidectomy. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments available for adenoids in children?

Surgeon preference: Adenoids may cause recurrent infection or nasal obstruction. Medications have limits. The traditional way of removing adenoids was with a curette - scraping them. More recently there are newer methods which reduce blood loss and operative time. Shavers that cut and suction the adenoids are preferred by some surgeons; my preference is to use an instrument that removes the tissue as it is cauterized. ...Read more

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What are some herbal treatments for sinus infection in children?

Depends: On the age of the child and whether its sinus congestion or sinus infection. Sinus infections when serious rarely resolve with supportive care alone. Congestion on the other hand can improve significantly though temporarily with eucalyptus and/or peppermint. These measures should be avoided in young children. ...Read more

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Are the typical courses of treatment for alopecia are at safe for children? Specifically, a nine year old girl?

Are the typical courses of treatment for alopecia are at safe for children? Specifically, a nine year old girl?

Hold On: Wow. No. Absolutely not. If your child has a condition causing alopecia this condition must be diagnosed and the exact and age appropriate treatment started by her physician. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for children with asthma?

What are the treatments for children with asthma?

Many: Short-actiing bronchodilator for acute attack, long-acting one along with inhaled steroid for maintenance. Singulair (montelukast) is often used on children as well . Even more important, learn to avoid asthma triggers with the help from an allergist. Allergy shots may often be very effective conferring long-term benefits. ...Read more

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What are the most effective gbm treatments for children?

What are the most effective gbm treatments for children?

Radiation and chemo: Assuming gbm is glioblastoma, unfortunately, surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy are the only modalities that have been tested. Radiation must be used very carefully in children, because of the side effects. If those fail, you might consider entering an experimental new drug protocol at a major medical center or childrens hospital. ...Read more

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What is the longterm cure for eczema in children?

What is the longterm cure for eczema in children?

None: Eczema has no " cure"= there are great ways to avoid triggers and treat flares- but as far as taking something or undergoing some treatment to completely be "cured" - none that i know of.. Sorry - - good luck! ...Read more

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Appropriate remedies for scabies cream for children?

Appropriate remedies for scabies cream for children?

? question: I'm not sure what your question is here. What remedy for a cream are you looking for? If the kids have scabies, the cream is the remedy. Apply it as directed by the pharmacist. If you have questions about how to do that, call your pharmacy back for instructions. ...Read more

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Which is the new medication for treating autism in children and teenagers?

Which is the new medication for treating autism in children and teenagers?

Abilify (aripiprazole) for symptoms: In my experience, Abilify (aripiprazole) can often ameliorate the irritability of some children who have a diagnosis of autism. Suramin, used for years as an anti protozoan agent, has shown some promise in mice for reversing some aspects of a theoretic cause of autism and is apparently now in human clinical trials. Perhaps this is what you had in mind when asking about a new autism medication. ...Read more

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What are the home remedies for pneumonia in children?

What are the home remedies for pneumonia in children?

Simply said: Full bedrest , plenty of fluids, eat healthy meals and follow advice of physician and take all prescribed medications as directed. Do not miss your follow up appointment! ...Read more

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Are their any helpful home remedies for pink-eye in a child?

Are their any helpful home remedies for pink-eye in a child?

Relief, not cure: Most pink eye in childhood and infancy is due to viral conjunctivitis. You can relieve the symptoms with warm soaks and bland eyedrops to clear out secretions. Sometimes there is bacterial infection - look for swelling, pus, crusting. If these are present see your ophthalmologist. Home remedies can relieve symptoms but not cure the problem. ...Read more

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Is cimetidine safe for treating moluscum contagiosum in children?

Is cimetidine safe for treating moluscum contagiosum in children?

Molluscum: Molluscum is caused by a virus and is a self-limited skin infection, meaning that it will resolve on its own, but can take a very long time. There are several treatments that are successful (freezing, imiquimod, etc) in shortening the course of skin lesions. Cimetidine may help, but there are potential side effects w cimetidine. Talk w your PCP or dermatologist to see which treatment is best. ...Read more

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What are safe treatments for reflux in toddlers?

What are safe treatments for reflux in toddlers?

Child reflux: Prevacid is now approved for ages as low as one year old, so this would apply to all the proton pump inhibitors, such as Prilosec otc, nexium, Aciphex (rabeprazole) and zegerid. ...Read more

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What are some natural regimens for children diagnosed as autistic and with?Adhd?

What are some natural regimens for children diagnosed as autistic and with?Adhd?

SEVERAL: Intensive behavioral therapy and intensive behavioral therapy are recommended as level 1 interventions by the aap.Cbt, parent training, neurofeedback have met with some success.Auditort integration training, hyperbaric oxygen, chelation, herbals and supplements (other than fish oil) have shown no beneficial results in or thare are no significant scientific studies to support them. ...Read more

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What are some recommendations for ecsema in children?

ECZEMA IN CHILDREN: Eczema is a general term for a diffuse rash with itching. It is an incessant itchy eruption that almost invariably begins in infancy, is inherited, is often accompanied in later years by hay fever or asthma. A dermatologist is the best doctor to consult for this. Soaps make it worse; use cetaphil. Wash clothing in all free & clear. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for asthma in children?

Is there a cure for asthma in children?

Can be controlled !: There are over 20 million americans tha have asthma and is is now common in children. As asthma is a chronic disease it is not curable in a sense but it can be very well controlled, with kids leading normal active lives. There are many olympian champions who have been asthmatics. It is important to understand what asthma is and the triggers in the environment as well as genetics and allergies. ...Read more

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What are best treatments for children with tracheomalacia?

Non surgical: Tracheomalacia is rarely serious enough to need surgery. The best treatments are pulmonary medications like asthma medications. If necessary, nighttime CPAP or bipap therapy like used for sleep apnea can help a lot. It is best to make sure there isn't an underlying cause. Tracheomalacia is not the same as laryngomalacia and is not related. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter product is recommended for eczema? For adults and or children.

What over-the-counter product is recommended for eczema? For adults and or children.

Hydrocortisone: Also look for moisterizers with ceremides. Eucerin, aveeno eczema care, etc. First soak in water for a long time----at least until fingers wrinkle----then rub in cream soon after. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will not help eczema nor will it reduce itch. ...Read more

Dr. Subir Mitra
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Ringworm (Definition)

A highly contagious, fungal infection of ...Read more