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swollen lymph node on back of neck by mari Posted Wed 14 Apr 2010 10:33am Hello, my 4 year old son, Antonio has a swollen lymph node on the back of his neck (right side between hairline and shoulder). I first noticed it in December soon after his pediatrician burned of a molluscum wart he had on his upper back. The burn was about the size of a dime. It blistered and continued to heal. His pediatrician (back in December) ... Read on »
Another Day Thank Goodness by T Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:25pm The good news is that I don't feel as bad as I did on Weds. I think that the acupuncture experience kind of shook me up. I won't be going back. I've had this feeling over the past few months that it just isn't working. I also think that this acupuncturist has a real shadow side of being a major bullshitter. The whole experience of him taking a pi ... 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 »
Health Tips for February 11 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Health Tip: Giving Pain Medication to Your Child Giving your child medications, even over-the-counter medicines, should always be carefully monitored by your doctor. The American Academy of Family Physicians offers these suggestions before you give any pain medication to your child: * If a person younger than age 18 has the flu or c ... Read on »
Health Tips for February 9 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Health Tip: Giving Pain Medication to Your Child Giving your child medications, even over-the-counter medicines, should always be carefully monitored by your doctor. The American Academy of Family Physicians offers these suggestions before you give any pain medication to your child: * If a person younger than age 18 has the flu or c ... Read on »
Natural Sinus Congestion, Sinus Headaches, Allergy and Sinusitis Relief through Lymphatic Massage and Lymphatic Drainage Therapy by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 05 Dec 2011 12:33pm A common complaint of my clients this season is sinus congestion, running noses, plugged ears, sinus headaches, swollen glands in the neck and a general feeling of stuffy and puffiness in the head. Sinus congestion happens when our mucous flushing system is shut down and becomes blocked. This can occur when we develop a cold, an all ... 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 »
Swollen Lymph Nodes by Tom Plamondon Posted Wed 03 Feb 2010 12:00am When swollen lymph nodes in the neck, above the clavicles (collarbone) or in the axilla (armpit) occur there are a few immediate questions we need to answer. Is there infection occurring in the body? Could lymphoma (a cancer that begins in the immune system lymphocytes) be present or developing? Is there cancer spreading from oth ... Read on »
Raw Food Spotlight: Wheatgrass Juice by Tera W. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Jan 2012 8:18pm Raw Food Recipes Raw Food Health Green Smoothies Tera Tidbits Success Stories Raw Food for Women Raw Food for Kids Raw Food for Men Natural Body Care Uncategorized WISH Summit 10 Reasons Why You Should Get a Blendtec Blender ... Read on »
Wellsphere member Sunstruck has sent me the following message: by Jan Posted Wed 08 Dec 2010 9:04pm Hi Jan, I just read an article you wrote related to MCTD & thought I would share my experience with you. Perhaps, in return, you may be able to tell me what everyone else only beats around the bush at. I have been diagnosed with MCTD as of 2008. It umbrellas the following conditions: RA, SLE, Polymyositis, Scleroderma, & Raynaud's Phenomena w ... Read on »