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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 »
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 »
How do I know if I have a bacterial sinus infection? by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:26am 3 Comments I am asked this question several times each work day. It's a good question. The answer is not so easy though. I make the diagnosis of a bacterial sinus infection based on the history, physical examination, and diagnostic tests. 99.99% of the time this diagnostic test is either a nasal smear or a nasal culture. 0.01% of the time this test may be a ... Read on »
Treating Strep Throat by Lucky V. Patient Expert Posted Fri 11 Dec 2009 11:49am Winter is here and so are the health complications. Cold and flu are common problems but strep throat may also be an issue around this time of the year. Strep throat is a bacterial infection of the tissues in the back of the throat and the tonsils or adenoids. The tissues become irritated and inflamed, causing a sudden, severe sore throat. ... Read on »
Toe Trouble by Lee Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:53pm I have been fighting my left big toe for almost 2 weeks now and I think I am going give in and call the doc tomorrow. I am afraid it is getting infected. I am a little feverish tonight and I have a swollen lymph node in my neck and my toe still hurts like crazy! I don't want to risk an infection. And if I get called for work I need my toe to ... Read on »
Kawasaki Disease by Anthony R. Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 5:12pm When news broke out about the death of John Travolta's 16-year-old son Jett after hitting his head on the bathtub, toilet seat, or both on January 2, and after reports that the young Travolta had a history of seizures, searches on "Kawasaki disease" on the Internet skyrocketed as people picked up on reports that Jett had suffered from the disea ... Read on »
Strep throat indicators by Tom Plamondon Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm We have been doing a clinical study of indicators for strep throat. Our initial results show that the 4 symptoms or signs which most typically  indicate strep throat are: sore throat fever swollen tonsils swollen tonsils exudates (white patches on the tonsils) Other factors which do not necessary indicate strep ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: Kawasaki disease by Posted Wed 20 Jul 2011 2:25pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Treatment Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed June 2011 What is Kawasaki disease? Kawasaki disease is a sudden and time-limited (acute) illness that aff ... Read on »
Kawasaki Disease is a Type of Arthritis by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 5:02pm The recent death of John Travolta’s son, Jett, has highlighted an uncommon disease known as Kawasaki disease. According to the Arthritis Foundation, Kawasaki disease is one of over 100 types of arthritis. What is Kawasaki disease? Kawasaki disease is a form of vasculitis, or inflammation of the blood vessels. It typically develops in young ... Read on »
My CFIDS/CFS Symptoms... by Alyson Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm ...That Resulted in my CFIDS Diagnosis I was diagnosed with CFIDS in 2005; however, many of my symptoms began in the early 2000's and possibly earlier. The symptoms listed below are in addition to the ones that accompany the conditions/illness I listed in my Health Timeline post: incapacitating fatigue only made worse by exercise/physic ... Read on »