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What can I do about drool rash?

What can I do about drool rash?

Bibs+Cortisone cream: Since you can't stop a baby from drooling, keeping the skin dry with frequent bib changes is the best prevention. The rash is a form of contact dermatitis and can be safely and easily treated with twice a day cortisone cream for 1 week. If this does not help, please have the rash checked by your pediatrician. ...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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What can I do if my baby has food allergies that are inherited from me. What can I do ?

What can I do if my baby has food allergies that are inherited from me. What can I do ?

Workup/mgt: The reaction typically will occur within four hours of ingestion of the food. If your baby is starting a new food, three days without introduction of another new food is recommended. Observe her/him for any rash, GI upset or breathing difficulties during this introductory period. If you note any changes alert your pediatrician. I would recommend a food CAP panel if food allergy is suspected. ...Read more

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What can I do about my sore eyes due to my msd?

What can I do about my sore eyes due to my msd?

Please clarify: I am not sure what you mean by "msd". Is that musculoskeletal disorder? If so, there are not really any specific eye problems associated with this that would cause soreness, so you might be experiencing eyestrain symptoms or dry eye. Some conditions can lead to inflammation in the eye, or iritis, which must be treated by an ophthalmologist. Specify more about the symptoms that you are having. ...Read more

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11 mo old has blisters on her tongue from i don't know what? How do I resolve the problem? I know how painful they can be so how do I treat it?

11 mo old has blisters on her tongue from i don't know what? How do I resolve the problem? I know how painful they can be so how do I treat it?

Blisters on Tongue: When children have blisters on their tongues, the cause is usually considered to be hand, foot and mouth disease. This is a viral infection that causes blisters inside the mouth on the tongue, as well as on feet and hands. ...Read more

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Flu, i know i can pass it on to my kids. I am more worried about my 3 month old baby, if i pass it on to her, how will doctors help her fight it off, what to do?

Flu, i know i can pass it on to my kids. I am more worried about my 3 month old baby, if i pass it on to her, how will doctors help her fight it off, what to do?

Prescription med: There is a prescription for the flu in babies. Try your best to not infect her. It will be hard since you live in the same house. Have her seen at the beginning of any symptoms, such as fever with cough, runny or stuffy nose. ...Read more

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I have a problem, I can't seem to find any clues to why my body just stopped working. My hands are so hard to move! My irratation won't go away. ?

I have a problem, I can't seem to find any clues to why my body just stopped working. My hands are so hard to move! My irratation won't go away. ?

Evaluation: You really need a full evaluation to see what is going on. This could fall into several categories: hormone imbalances, nutritional imbalance, inflammatory disease, or food allergy. Need more information and possibly lab to see what is going on. ...Read more

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What do I do if my throat hurts due to my allergies? Please, need some answers?

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What do I do if my throat hurts due to my allergies? Please, need some answers?

Infection rather: not allergies that would cause sore throat, could just be viral, use salt water gargles, if not better in 1-2 days see your doctor, as you might need prescription medications ...Read more

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My baby have a mouth sore, what kinds of medicine would i give to her ? I dint know what will I do , i hope you help me. Thank you.

My baby have a mouth sore,  what kinds of medicine would i give to her ? I dint know what will I do , i hope you help me.
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Baby oragel: Baby oragel works well for discomfort. However, if the sore re-occures please see a dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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My 5 month son has little bumps and rashes all over his body for almost 4months what to do I think it will hurt him but i doesn't what to do to help?

My 5 month son has little bumps and rashes all over his body for almost 4months what to do I think it will hurt him but i doesn't what to do to help?

Rashes: There are several common rashes that appear in infants due to the sensitivity of their skin. Some of these rashes can be cured with medicines ( steroid creams) and others will resolve on their own. Occassionally they can be bacterial and it is important to know which. Go see your pediatrician for help and advice. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my husbands feet started smelling really he says the sweat what can we do to cure it please help.?

What do you suggest if my husbands feet started smelling really he says the sweat what can we do to cure it please help.?

Smelly Feet: The cause of bad odor from the feet can be caused by different things. The most common cause is athletes foot. Best treatment is to get over the counter medication and apply it as directed. Also to prevent reinfections, it is important to destroy the organism in the shoes as well. Cheapest and easiest way is to put your shoes in plastic zip lock bag and place in the freezer for 24 hours. ...Read more

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When I eat ketchup, I get these cold sore like things on my lips, what am I allergic to ? Fastest to get ride of them? Can I use oragel if it was exp?

When I eat ketchup, I get these cold sore like things on my lips, what am I allergic to ? Fastest to get ride of them? Can I use oragel if it was exp?

Cold Sore From HSV-1: Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) is the cause of cold sores. HSV sets up shop in your ganglion neurons and reactivates during times of stress or when your immune system takes a hit. Pain, burning, tingling, and itching often proceed outbreaks which last around 5 days. Herpes is one of the most common infections with around 90% of people worldwide effected. This is not an allergy reaction. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what to do if i noticed I have buds(white) on my penis.Are they due to masturbation?

Can you tell me what to do if i noticed I have buds(white) on my penis.Are they due to masturbation?

Some ideas: All grown men have skin adnexal structures (clusters of hair follicles and large sebaceous glands) on themselves. If you have warts, which are fairly common nowadays and are sexually transmitted, your physician can laser them off. Pearly penile papules decorate the coronas of some men who may love or hate them. Compare with photos and/or get with your physician. ...Read more

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What to do if i lost my voice--it's so annoying! what can I do to break up the phlegm in my chest/throat?

What to do if i lost my voice--it's so annoying! what can I do to break up the phlegm in my chest/throat?

Hmm: You can gargle with salt water or take a mucolytic like "mucinex". Also avoid dairy. If you have worsening chest symptoms see a doctor! ...Read more

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Do you know what causes tingling in your body it's been going on I see my doctor next month do you think it's from anxiety and nervous ?

Do you know what causes tingling in your body it's been going on I see my doctor next month do you think it's from anxiety and nervous ?

Anxiety: I understand your concern about tingling It is important to know the location, intensity, duration and frequency of your tingling, relationship to stress and what relieves it At age 23, problems and conflicts with parents, relationships with turmoil and separations, work, Alcohol use and finances can cause Anxiety Use Breathing relaxation, Tai, Chi, Yoga, and Meditation Exercise See your doctor ...Read more

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My 3 year old autistic son is suddenly afraid of going upstairs. What do I do to help him overcome this, and how do I find out what caused it?

My 3 year old autistic son is suddenly afraid of going upstairs. What do I do to help him overcome this, and how do I find out what caused it?

FEARS: It is common for a young child to have fears and imaginations. Perhaps he has a bad deam that you are not aware of. There's a lot of assurance and care for him to tell you later. Meanwhile, make him comfortable that you are always by his side to help him. ...Read more

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What to do if I have squint in my right eye. Because of it, what to do if I have lost all confidence in me. How can I gain confidence?

What to do if I have squint in my right eye. Because of it, what to do if I have lost all confidence in me. How can I gain confidence?

Squint or strabismus: The term squint is another word for strabismus or "crossed-eye." Many people with this condition can lose self esteem and may prefer not to make eye contact with people for the fear of their problem being recognized. Many forms of strabismus can be corrected by eyeglasses or, if need be, surgery. A patient with this problem should see an eye muscle specialist for treatment options. ...Read more

Saliva (Definition)

The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more


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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more