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What is angular cheilitis caused by in kids and in adults?

What is angular cheilitis caused by in kids and in adults?

Chelitis: Many conditions and factors can precipitate transient or chronic cheilitis, including overexposure to the sun, nutritional deficiencies, allergies, medications, dehydration, diet and certain systemic diseases. Transient cheilitis typically requires no medical intervention. Treatment for chronic cheilitis depends on the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Is blue skin caused by asthma exacerbation in adults? What are the symptoms?

Is blue skin caused by asthma exacerbation in adults? What are the symptoms?

Serious complication: Cyanosis in an asthmatic is an ominous sign, life threatening. ...Read more

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The mts-bacterial meningitis in infants is usually caused by what?

The mts-bacterial meningitis in infants is usually caused by what?

Neonatal meningitis: Ecoli and group b streptococcus are the two most common causes of meningitis in infants. Women are now screened during pregnancy to see if they are carriers and if a women is screen positive she is give antibacterial agents during delivery to prevent infection in her baby and herself. Less commonly, staphylococcus, enterococcus & listeria occur. Neisseria meningitis (seen in adults) is rare. ...Read more

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In cases of dryscabs from chickenpox is it safe to be around others and including children?

In cases of dryscabs from chickenpox is it safe to be around others and including children?

Droplet/contact: Chickenpox can be spread by airborn droplets inhaled into the lung or contact with contaminated material ( secretions or debris from blisters). Infected kids are contagious from the day before until 6-7 days after they begin to break out. If all lesions are crusted & dry & the time frame is right, they are safe to be around. ...Read more

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What is the chance that blue skin is caused by asthma exacerbation in children? What are the usual symptoms?

What is the chance that blue skin is caused by asthma exacerbation in children? What are the usual symptoms?

Unlikely: If an asthma attack is very severe it can lead to respiratory failure where, the oxygen level can decrease and lead to cyanosis (bluish color of the lip and around the mouth). This is a very late sign in an asthma attack and an emergency. The usual signs of asthma in children is relentless cough, wheezing, shortness of breath/difficulty breathing. ...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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Is it normal for mononucleosis to cause tingling in the face and hands in adults?

Is it normal for mononucleosis to cause tingling in the face and hands in adults?

Tingling: Is not typically seen unless one hyperventilated, has a high fever or an electrolyte imbalance. discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What percentage of young adults have pingcuelas in the eyes in the us? How common is it?

What percentage of young adults have pingcuelas in the eyes in the us? How common is it?

Spelling?: Not sure of your spelling, but maybe you mean pinguecula, which is a conjunctival eye disorder that is most prevalent in tropical climates and is in direct correlation with uv exposure. It is a benign condition, often requiring no tx, but if painful, etc, anti-inflammatory medications/drops may help. An ophtho dr. May know of the prevalence. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What most commonly causes earache in a child?

What most commonly causes earache in a child?

Colds, theething, OM: When kids get colds it is common to have ear aches due to flid building up in the middle ear, also when babies are teething they may develop ear aches. And you have otitis media, an infection of the middle ear again commonly caused by viruses and bacteria. Changes of pressure from road trips or air travel are also common. ...Read more

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What causes the bones in a young adult to be underdeveloped and 'soft'?

What causes the bones in a young adult to be underdeveloped and 'soft'?

Osteomalacia: Means "soft bones." osteomalacia is a disease that weakens bones and can cause them to break more easily. In osteomalacia, the bone tends to break down faster than it can re-form. Osteomalacia develops because of a lack of vitamin d (often from not getting enough sunlight) or because of a digestive or kidney disorder. ...Read more

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Which vitamin should the school children consume more often and in what form?

Which vitamin should the school children consume more often and in what form?

Not always necessary: Children who eat healthy, well balanced diets and who spend some time outdoors generally don't need additional vitamins. However, there's no harm in taking a multivitamin. My choice would be whatever is cheapest. ...Read more

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Is Dry Eye caused by wind usually permanent in young persons?

Is Dry Eye caused by wind usually permanent in young persons?

No: Wind, especially dry cold wind, aggravates a pre-existing eyedryness. But eye dryness is usually variable and there will be times of minimal symptoms and other times when it gets symptomatic. Protect your eye with moisturizing eyedrops when it is a problem and you will usually find intervals where nothing is needed. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of valley fever in adults and is it mistaken at times for pneumonia?

What are the symptoms of valley fever in adults and is it mistaken at times for pneumonia?

Coccidiodomycosis: Valley fever is due to this systemic fungal infection and can present as pneumonia. In some people, particularly those who are immune compromised, this can become very severe and cause central nervous system infection, usually as meningitis. Most people resolve this spontaneously without major defects or need for therapy. ...Read more

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Which is the cause of blue lips and gums in toddlers?

Which is the cause of blue lips and gums in toddlers?

A slight bluish: Tinge in dark-skinned people is a variant of normal from melanin pigmentation; but a prominent bluish color needs to be evaluated for low oxygenation. ...Read more

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Can intense greif/ psychological trauma cause one to ve tb? It is said by ppl in some countries that TB of lungs is a disease caused by greif

Can  intense greif/ psychological trauma cause one to ve tb? It is said by ppl  in some countries that TB of lungs is a disease caused by greif

No: You can get TB from exposure to the bacteria associated with the illness. This may come through infectious droplets from a TB patient's cough or sneeze. Most people overcome this primary tb, & it stays dormant for years. Especially in elderly and sick people though, it can reactivate. In traditional chinese medicine, the emotion governing the lung is grief -- but this differs from tb. ...Read more

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What is the most common cause of difficulty swallowing in 15-17 year olds i was told mono?

What is the most common cause of difficulty swallowing in 15-17 year olds i was told mono?

Difficulty swallow: The most common reason that i see for difficulty swallowing in teenagers is tonsillitis. Tonsillitis is quite common and can occur from viral or bacterial infection. A tonsil infection is quite common with mono, which is a viral infection, but bacterial tonsillitis is far more common than mono. Either way, it isn't much fun. ...Read more

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Painful Cracks At The Corners Of Mouth (Definition)

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