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Rash of Scarlet Fever Hits by Dr Duncan DC Patient Expert Posted Fri 08 May 2009 11:39pm I apologize for my lack of updates recently I was struck down for a while by Strep and Scarlet Fever.  It has not been a fun experience, but I promise I have some good articles coming as soon as I can catch up with life again. Stock Image, Not Dr. Duncan For a chiropractic bent on this post.  I was rather disappointed that I had bee ... Read on »
Scarlet Fever by Krista L. Posted Mon 21 Mar 2011 3:59pm I have always liked the name Scarlet, but when it's followed by the word fever, not so much.  I noticed a rash all over Sydney's tummy on Friday night when I was putting her to bed.  I went downstairs after she fell asleep and googled, "scarlet fever".  I just knew that she had it.  Thankfully the pediatrician is open on Saturday mornings so I to ... Read on »
Strep Throat (Group A Streptococci Infections) by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm 3 Comments Signs and Symptoms Approximately 15% of children who have a sore throat and fever are infected by Group A streptococci. When Group A streptococci infect the throat, they cause pharyngitis, which is a painful inflammation of the throat (pharynx). Swallowing may become so painful that the child has difficulty eating. A child with strep phary ... Read on »
Dear Autism and PANDAS/PANS Researchers - Listen To The Parents by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Jan 2014 12:00am By Teresa Conrick My daughter, Megan, born in 1993, has had a diagnosis of autism since 1995.  Throughout the years, Megan has suffered from perpetual infections. As a young child, she had chronic ear infections.  She was put on antibiotics but never probiotics and back then, I was not aware of that very important connection.   ... Read on »
Don’t get me wrong, I&rsqu ... by Barbara M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 3:10pm Don’t get me wrong, I’m all about learning new things. So when the school nurse called on Tuesday to scold us for sending Little Miss to school with a rash (her father had put cream on it in the morning, thinking it was just a little heat rash from sleeping in the flannels she won’t give up), she ended with saying, “It’s all right though. It’ ... Read on »
Tonsillectomies, Tonsils And Strep Throat by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 7:26pm 1 Comment It is strep throat season and long gone are the days when doctors scheduled Tonsillectomies on a regular basis. Being a mother of three children, I have seen my fill of Strep Throat. My oldest and my youngest were the main ones to get strep. My oldest (daughter) had it constantly when she was little as young as two years. The first time ... Read on »
Scarlet Fever On the Increase by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 5:31pm Public health specialists have today asked the medical community to be on the lookout for a re-occurring bout of Scarlet fever - a disease responsible for thousands of deaths in the 19th century. In 2008, England and Wales recorded as many as 3,000 incidents of the disease - the largest amount in ten years. The Health Protection Agency ar ... Read on »
Wordless Wednesday - Scarlet Fever LINKY by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Tue 19 Jun 2012 5:07pm Link up your Wordless Wednesday posts here Mister Linky's Magical Widgets -- Easy-Linky widget will appear right here! This preview will disappear when the widget is displayed on your site. For best results, use HTML mode to edit this section of the post. Read on »
Recurrent sore throats by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 2 Comments If you have recurrent throat infections with staph or strep bacteria, check your toothbrush, your nose and your mate. One study showed that beta strep, which causes rheumatic fever, was grown from toothbrushes of 30 percent of children who were infected with that germ. Beta strep can persist in unwashed toothbrushes for 15 days and in washed to ... Read on »
A 2 Z: Novels past and pres—hey, look! an idea! by Amy Wiley Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Aug 2011 11:00pm I could cover all three of the next weeks’ blogs in one slam dunk post about Novels about Orphans by Peculiar People but I’d rather spread those all out, so this week I’ll talk about my novels, past and present. My first novel was Marissa, a historical fiction book I started as a teen and got about 10,000 words into. That’s my longest un ... Read on »