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What Is The Best Treatment For Baby Presents Head Down Facing Up
8 month old baby was diagnosed with ear infection and is tilting head to the affected side. Is this normal? Any advice to help sooth the discomfort?
Ear infection: No this is not normal so please get her examined soon ...Read more
A 30 yr old man complains of swelling at the inguinal area. what is the diagnosis? What brings about the diagnosis and how will you manage the man?
Evaluation: Since a five month old will not describe pain or discomfort, then there must be something you are seeing like redness, discharge, debris on lids, eye rubbing by the child, etc. If this is a persistent problem, then you should see your pediatrician or a pediatric ophthalmologist for a better diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Following lying in a coma cause of a head injury does the patient keep his feelings for his lover is he the same, what to do?
Complicated: You are a new person in a sence. It takes time. Sometimes people need help with that sort of thing. ...Read more
Eczema: Hydration is key for treatment and prevention. Your child should have a daily bath, and a good moisturizer, such as cerave, should be applied immediately after the bath. To treat eczema flare ups, normally, a topical steroid preperation is used. Depending on the severity of the flare up, oral antibiotics and/or oral steroids maybe needed. Prevention is key. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complicated Question: If your baby has already been examined by their pediatrician, and the stiff neck determined to not be related to meningitis, they should still be put to sleep on their back. When awake, there are certain stretching exercises and positioning that can help, but they should be individualized to your baby. Your doctor or a physical therapist will guide you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it common for new borns head to get swollen up and could that cause future problem with the baby and what cause the head to swell up ?
Coneheads or molding: is a common consequence of delivery producing a lopsided or flattened skull and will even out over the first few weeks of life. A cephalohematoma is a bruise that forms during delivery and appears to be a puddle of fluid under the scalp but above the skull. This will resolve on its own as well but sometimes leads to some jaundice. You should bring this up at the baby's 7 day exam for evaluation. ...Read more
What is the best alternative for treatment of a hard lump in my testicles without going for surgery ?
Don't have such fear: A hard lump in your testicle is serious business. First the urologist will probably order an ultrasound test. If highly suspicious intervention can save your life. A famous olympic athlete had surgery to remove the hard lump (it was cancer) followed by chemo and he was able to win a gold medal in his sport. If your lump is not cancer then you can rest easy with that knowledge. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say: It is accepted by most in the health care field that babies should definitely sleep on their back because it is felt to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome. Long ago, i was taught that babies that slept on their backs had a higher incidence of scoliosis as infants than those that sleep on their stomachs, but it is not really believed anymore. Thank you for the question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best treatment for the electric sensation that goes through the body when i suddenly bend my neck?
My mother is 48 years old who is facing problem on the thumb.When the thumb is bent, it's pain to straight it back.It may be caused by long term works.
Evaluation: When trauma is sustained to the back, it is important to be seen either in the er or with a spine specialist. Most traumatic injuries to the back, are minor, yet quite painful. It is important to get x-rays to rule out fractures in trauma. If there are issues with mobilization or neurologic issues, additional treatments may be necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Stop neglecting it: No home or over-the-counter remedy will clear you. Start using topical benzoyl peroxide and phone your physician for an appointment. You may get a sufficient response from a few months on a systemic antibiotic, or you may need isotretinoin. If you are offered this medication, which is not for the faint-hearted, please give it serious consideration -- most folks are very pleased afterwards. ...Read more
My doctor says my infant has dermatitis on her face due to overactive oil glands. What is the best treatment for it?
May be normal: Baby's skin is very thin and thus veins can be obvious. Veins are normally greenish. If the "veins" you mentioned are of different color, your friendly pediatrician maybe able to help you. ...Read more
Looking for alternative treatment for infant seborrhea on face (pediatrician prescribed Vaseline and hydrocortisone and i don't want to use those)?
Facial Formula: For infantile seborrhea using an emollient moisturizer is usually sufficient. Avoiding soap is the key since an infant's skin is extremely sensitive and still be colonized by normal bacteria. Vaseline locks in moisture and the steroid helps with inflammation. Vaseline is a petroleum product however. Using shea butter or lanolin is often as effective and has less a less greasy quality. ...Read more
My 6month old baby have dark spot on my skin caused insect bites what should I do or what is the best treatment to remove dark spot tnx?
The best treatment to get rid and the best medicine for blepharitis ? In the edge where's my lashes grow n eye corner itch and the lashes fall down.
Surgery: Only surgery will correct cleft lip or palate. Most surgeons in the u.S will do the lip repair at about 6-10 weeks old, and the palate repair at 10-12 months old. Of course there are variations in this depending on the surgeon, the hospital, and the individual baby's situation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Thorough de-lousing!: With head lice, wash the hair with shampoo containg lice killing medication, usually malathion. That should kill lice but not all the eggs (nits). Wash all bedding and clothing with hot water & detergent to kill lice/eggs. Comb hair with nit comb twice daily for two weeks to prevent recurrence. Check: center for disease control's website: http://www.Cdc.Gov/parasites/lice/head/treatment.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nix (permethrin) or Rid: I'd start with a basic otc product like nix (permethrin) cream rinse or rid. Used as directed, they are generally effective when used in conjunction with daily combing with a nit comb. You don't need to fumigate your home, but i would clean brush/comb with boiling water, wash and dry bedding/ clothing (hot dryer). Items that can't be launder and dried on hot should go into a bag for 2 weeks. Good luck. ...Read more
What is the best treatment for reuccaring back head fungus that wont respond to creams or tablets?
What is the best treatment for psoriasis? Mainly in the head.. and other parts of the body like elbow and knees
See doctor: You may need to consult a rheumatologist if you suffer from joint symptoms. For psoriasis involving mainly the skin, a dermatologist would be your best bet. There is no one best treatment for all psoriasis sufferers and thus only your own doctor can tell you about the "best treatment" for you. ...Read more
I hit my head while opening a door. Golf ball size knot w/ wound that is still open on forehead... About 8 hours ago. What is the best treatment?
Possible concussion?: Concussion is a minor traumatic brain injury that can result from a fall, sports activities, or car accidents. You can have no symptoms, mild symptoms or severe. For a mild concussion no treatment may be needed. However, be aware that the symptoms can show up later. If you experience blurred vision, drowsiness, bleeding from the nose or ears go to er or urgent care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good day. I would like to know what is the best treatment for hyperhidrosis. I basically sweat all over. I Literally sweat from head to toe.
Please see a dermatologist to review this. This could be familial but other causes should be ruled out. A dermatologist should be able to treat this by prescribing a regular or clinical strength antiperspirants. Sometimes other forms of treatment are prescribed.
https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/dry-sweaty-skin/hyperhidrosis ...Read more
Identify causes: Any new headache, no matter the location or patterns should be evaluated by a doctor in order to determine what the cause might be. There are many kinds of benign causes for unilateral headaches, including referred pain from jaw, teeth, sinuses, eye, neck - but you need to be certain nothing worrisome causing your problem. See a doctor who may request a headache evaluation from neurologist. ...Read more
Head eczema meds: You can try derma-smoothe scalp oil. Cream tends not to work well in the hairy area where the medication can't reach the affected skin. Apply with a tooth brush and leave it over night until the rashes go away. If it does not, please see a doctor since it might be something else and not eczema. ...Read more
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