How do i check children for scabies? You can check children for scabies by looking in common scabies areas.  Common scabies areas are the humid body folds such as armpits, chest, fingers, belt line, inner thigh, genital area and buttocks.

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Treating Eczema Use of eczema creams for prevention and treatment of symptoms is growing in popularity among patients with eczema.  The desire to become more informed and involved in our healthcare has led to patients with chronic conditions seeking out safer, more effective treatment options.  So it is with eczema sufferers. Where physicians were once…

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What are the side effects of my Athletes foot medications? Will it interact with other medicines?   Each of the nonprescription and prescription of athletes foot medications has its own side effects and some of it interact with the other medicines. Therefore extreme care must be taken before taking these drugs to avoid athletes foot…

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What is Lindane? Lindane is the name of a common scabicide treatment. It is associated with side effects including seizures and cancer.

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How do I know that I have Athletes foot? Athletes foot can be diagnosed in a number of ways. One is through ocular inspection. Just by looking at the appearance of your skin, your doctor will be able to diagnose if you have Athletes foot or not. Basically, there are three types of Athletes foot. So signs…

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Will my arthritis medications interact with other medications? Yes, arthritis medications could interact with other medications. For example methotrexate. It is an immunosuppressive medication. Folic acid, one of the B vitamins, is often given to clients who are taking methotrexate to help decrease some of the drug’s side effects. Another is, you should avoid co-administering…

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Eczema Infections How Can I Avoid Infections That Can Occur With Eczema? Among the complications eczema causes, none is more serious than those that result from infection of the skin.  Known for periods of distressful symptoms (called “flare ups”), alternating with periods of remission, eczema outbreaks most often begin with intense itching and a dry…

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How Is Eczema Treated? Eczema Treatment   Eczema treatment has advanced tremendously from historical remedies of strawberry baths and application of slugs to affected areas.  Though research continues in search of a definitive cause and cure, suffers are now better able to prevent outbreaks and control distressful itching. Hence, eczema treatment is a must. Eczema…

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