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What is the most common way children get molluscum contagiosum?

What is the most common way children get molluscum contagiosum?

Molluscum: The virus that causes molluscum is spread from person to person by touching the affected skin. The virus may also be spread by touching a surface with the virus on it, such as a towel, clothing, or toys. Once someone has the virus, the bumps can spread to other parts of their body by touching or scratching a bump and then touching another part of the body. ...Read more

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Molluscum Contagiosum (Definition)

A skin infection caused by the molluscum contagiosum virus, which produces benign raised lesions, or bumps, on the upper ...Read more


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What is the most effective way to get rid of congenital ear tags?

What is the most effective way to get rid of congenital ear tags?

Easy surgery: This is an easy surgical fix, and most ENT doctors or plastic surgeons can do this, if they are comfortable workning with children. The old fashioned technique of tying the base with fishing line works, but often leave an unsightly remnant on the skin. ...Read more

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What is the most effective way to get rid of diaper rash?

What is the most effective way to get rid of diaper rash?

Diaper rash: For diaper rash keep baby's skin clean & dry. Change diaper as soon as it's soiled or wet. For healing allow baby to go without diaper for periods of time so affected area can air out. Avoid tight diapers or airtight covers over diaper. Meds your Dr. might recommend include antifungal cream (for fungus), a steroid cream (for significant inflammation) or an antibiotic (for bacterial infection.) ...Read more

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What is the most common way to get treatment for adhd?

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What is the most common way to get treatment for adhd?

ADHD: Thorough workup & evaluation by pediatrician (if child) or pcp (if adult), then referral to mental health counselor for therapy & psychiatrist for medication evaluation. All those disciplines work together as a team. ...Read more

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What is the most effective treatment to get rid of plantar warts?

Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: i've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get genital warts?

How common is it for somebody to get genital warts?

HPV is common: 70 - 80 % of young women in the U.S. Have or have had hpv. There are several types, some can cause cervical cancer, some cause almost no trouble at all, and some cause warts. Warts are primarily cosmetic, although they can be transmitted sexually. Reducing the bulk of the warts can be done with chemicals or other means of cautery. Your immune system is ultimately going to get rid of the hpv. ...Read more

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What is the most effective way to get rid of pimples?

What is the most effective way to get rid of pimples?

Varies : There are many ways to treat "pimples". If they are related to acne we frequently employ a combination therapy with retinoids, Clindamycin and benzoyl peroxides topically. You should see your dermatologist to see what is best for you. ...Read more

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What are the home remedies for genital warts? Is it true that genital warts is sign of cervical cancer?

What are the home remedies for genital warts? Is it true that genital warts is sign of cervical cancer?

No home remedies: Certain types of gential warts can be associated with the development of cervical cancer.That is the purpose of receiving the vaccine to prevent genital warts so that we can eliminate cervical cancer. ...Read more

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What is the most common way people get infections like neutropenic sepsis?

What is the most common way people get infections like neutropenic sepsis?

This is a rare case: Most patients who develop infections, do not develop neutropenic sepsis. Neutropenic sepsis is caused when a patient develop a severe infection where a specific cell type that fights infections(neutrophils) are at very low levels in the blood for different reasons. But the result is an out of control infection that can be very dangerous. Usually, pneumonias, urine infections and catheter infect. ...Read more

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Please describe the most effective way to get rid of plantar warts?

Please describe the most effective way to get rid of plantar warts?

Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: i've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read more

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What are the most common ways to get meningitis?

What are the most common ways to get meningitis?

AIRBORNE BY SECRETIO: There are three kind of meningitis 1viral2bacterial3fungal most common are viral which are transmitted by direct airborne change of secretions by coughing and sneezing bacterial can be contacted by skull fractures, acute or chronic sinusitis or otitis media.It can also occur with septicemia with positive blood cultures in immune compromised patiens cryptococcus which is funfus rare mengitis. ...Read more

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What is the most effective way to get rid of lice for good?

What is the most effective way to get rid of lice for good?

Cetaphil: Using cetaphil lotion on the hair and then blow drying it is an excellent way to get rid of head lice. Check out www.Nuvoforhealice.Com or ehow.Com for detailed instructions. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of a child's molluscum contagiosum?

What's the best way to get rid of a child's molluscum contagiosum?

Topicals + Time: Common topical anti-wart treatments that contain salicylic acid (the active ingredient in aspirin) may offer some relief, particularly for the most affected areas. Avoid applying to the face. Time will tell. With or without treatment, most cases of molluscum gradually disappear over a few days to weeks. ...Read more

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What is the most effective way to get rid of a coldsore fast?

What is the most effective way to get rid of a coldsore fast?

Anti-herpes drugs: Take an anti-herpes medication at the first sign of a cold sore (preferably when you feel the tingling, but before you see the lesion). One way to do it is to take 2000 mg of valacyclovir right away and another 2000 mg 12 hours later. This will shorten the duration of infection. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the most common influenza virus?

Need advice on what is the the most common influenza virus?

Influenza 'A': Influenza 'a' is the most common type of seasonal virus impacting people in the U.S. There are many strains of flu. New influenza viruses are constantly evolving. Mutations can cause small changes in the hemagglutinin and neuraminidase antigens on the surface of the virus. This is called antigenic drift. The proteins are the 'h' and 'n' constituents labeled in 'h5n1' as an example of bird flu. ...Read more

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What is the most common treatment to get rid of tonsil stones?

What is the most common treatment to get rid of tonsil stones?

4 common treatments: 4 common treatments: 1) gargle/water pick to wash the debris away - temporary 2) treat with long course of antibiotics (6 weeks) many times is effective (may recur) 3) treat for acid reflux as an underlying condition leading to chronic inflammation and tonsil enlargement 4) surgery (permanent). ...Read more

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