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by lively
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:16 am
Forum: Pediatrics
Topic: Bronchitis
Replies: 4
Views: 1595

Bronchitis

http://www.webmd.com/lung/understanding-bronchitis-basics Bronchitis is a respiratory disease in which the mucus membrane in the lungs' bronchial passages becomes inflamed. As the irritated membrane swells and grows thicker, it narrows or shuts off the tiny airways in the lungs, resulting in coughin...
by lively
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:15 am
Forum: Pediatrics
Topic: What are some common side effects of OTC antidiarrheal medicines?
Replies: 1
Views: 783

What are some common side effects of OTC antidiarrheal medicines?

http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/drugs-procedures-devices/over-the-counter/antidiarrheal-medicines-otc-relief-for-diarrhea.printerview.all.html Healthy adults usually don’t experience side effects from antidiarrheal medicines. However, side effects may be a concern for older adults or people ...
by lively
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:14 am
Forum: Pediatrics
Topic: OTC treatment of Diarrhoea
Replies: 2
Views: 1524

OTC treatment of Diarrhoea

What types of OTC medicines treat diarrhea? Over-the-counter medicines are medicines you can buy without a prescription from your doctor. Some OTC medicines can help you feel better if you have diarrhea. These are called antidiarrheal medicines. Antidiarrheal medicines include loperamide (1 brand na...
by lively
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:12 am
Forum: Pediatrics
Topic: Treat diarrhoea
Replies: 1
Views: 873

Treat diarrhoea

Most of the time, diarrhea doesn’t require treatment. It usually lasts only a couple of days, whether you treat it or not. However, medicine can help you feel better, especially if you also have cramping. When diarrhea is a symptom of an infection caused by bacteria or parasites, antidiarrheal medic...
by lively
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:10 am
Forum: Pediatrics
Topic: Diarrhoea
Replies: 1
Views: 590

Diarrhoea

Diarrhea means that you have loose, watery stools more than three times in one day. You may also have cramps, bloating, nausea and an urgent need to have a bowel movement. Causes of diarrhea include bacteria, viruses or parasites, certain medicines, food intolerances and diseases that affect the sto...
by lively
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:08 am
Forum: Pediatrics
Topic: Research in Autism
Replies: 1
Views: 702

Research in Autism

In 1997, at the request of Congress, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) formed its Autism Coordinating Committee (NIH/ACC) to enhance the quality, pace and coordination of efforts at the NIH to find a cure for autism (http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/autism-spectrum-disorders-pervasive-dev...
by lively
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:01 am
Forum: Pediatrics
Topic: Treatment of Autism
Replies: 2
Views: 1231

Treatment of Autism

There is no cure for ASDs. Therapies and behavioral interventions are designed to remedy specific symptoms and can bring about substantial improvement. The ideal treatment plan coordinates therapies and interventions that meet the specific needs of individual children. Most health care professionals...
by lively
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:00 am
Forum: Pediatrics
Topic: Causes of Autism
Replies: 1
Views: 665

Causes of Autism

Scientists aren’t certain about what causes ASD, but it’s likely that both genetics and environment play a role. Researchers have identified a number of genes associated with the disorder. Studies of people with ASD have found irregularities in several regions of the brain. Other studies suggest tha...
by lively
Wed Aug 05, 2015 4:59 am
Forum: Pediatrics
Topic: Diagnosis of Autism
Replies: 1
Views: 661

Diagnosis of Autism

ASD varies widely in severity and symptoms and may go unrecognized, especially in mildly affected children or when it is masked by more debilitating handicaps. Very early indicators that require evaluation by an expert include: no babbling or pointing by age 1 no single words by 16 months or two-wor...
by lively
Wed Aug 05, 2015 4:59 am
Forum: Pediatrics
Topic: common signs of autism
Replies: 1
Views: 481

common signs of autism

The hallmark feature of ASD is impaired social interaction. As early as infancy, a baby with ASD may be unresponsive to people or focus intently on one item to the exclusion of others for long periods of time. A child with ASD may appear to develop normally and then withdraw and become indifferent t...

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