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What is the treatment of mumps in children?


https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mumps/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375366

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Lifestyle and home remedies If you or your child has mumps, time and rest are the best treatments. There's little your doctor can do to speed recovery. But you can take some steps to ease pain and discomfort and keep others from becoming infected.
  • Rest in bed until the fever goes away.
  • Isolate yourself or your child to prevent spreading the disease to others. Someone with mumps may be contagious up to a week after the onset of signs and symptoms.
  • Take over-the-counter pain relievers, such as acetaminophen (Tylenol, others) or a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory **** such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) to ease symptoms. Adults may also use aspirin. Use caution when giving aspirin to children or teenagers. Children and teenagers recovering from flu-like symptoms should never take aspirin. This is because aspirin has been linked to Reye's syndrome, a rare but potentially life-threatening condition, in such children.
  • Use a warm or cold compress to ease the pain of swollen glands.
  • For boys, wear an athletic supporter and use cold compresses to ease the pain of tender testi***.
  • Avoid foods that require lots of chewing. Instead, try broth-based soups or soft foods, such as mashed potatoes or cooked oatmeal, for nourishment.
  • Avoid sour foods, such as citrus fruits or juices, which stimulate saliva production.
  • Drink plenty of fluids.
If your child has mumps, watch for complications. Call your doctor if your child develops:
  • Fever of 103 F (39 C) or greater
  • Trouble eating or drinking
  • Confusion or disorientation
  • Abdominal pain
Mumps Diagnosis and treatment Mayo Clinic

Apr 10, 2018 | The Health & Beauty

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Can my 4weekold baby get scarlet fever


Yes a baby can get it. My son was just diagnosed with it. I thought he was having an allergic reaction to a new food I tried him on and noticed a couple hours later he broke out in a rash all over his body. The doctor looked him over and said that he had scarlet fever. I'd like to know how on earth he contracted it though. They put him on some antibiotics for 10 days. He is 4 months old.
Hope this helps Nick

Aug 19, 2017 | Televison & Video

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Which Chhattisgarh Yojana provides free health screening to children?


Chhattisgarh government has launched a 'Chirayu Yojna' under National Child Health Programme which aims to provide free health screening to children upto 18 years of age, in the state. Under the scheme, 292 health teams comprising doctors and paramedical staff have been constituted which will visit different places, especially remote areas, for conducting free health check up, a health official said.

After screening health problems such as cough-cold, vomiting, fever, anaemia, deficiency of iron and vitamins, dental and vision related complications and other ailments, the children will be provided further treatment, he said. If children have any serious ailments, they will be referred to hospitals, the official added.

The health minister in Chhattisgarh has urged the people of Chhattisgarh to fully cooperate in the successful initiatives of the state government. Beyond politics there is a need of full cooperation by the people.

Dec 10, 2016 | Computers & Internet

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Could my child have scarlet fever with sore throat and headache for 4 days now with no rash


Please do yourself and your child a favor and call a doctor. It won't be scarlet fever, but I think it is more than an ordinary cold.

Mar 17, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

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Can I pass scarlet fever from one child to another if I see them a day apart?


Probably not.
How to prevent scarlet fever from spreading The rash itself is not contagious. Still, scarlet fever can spread easily to family members and your child's classmates if your child sneezes, coughs or exhales near them. Any child or adult who lives in your home and has similar symptoms in the next five days after exposure should have a throat swab.
Your child is no longer contagious after they have been on antibiotics for 24 hours. That means your child can return to school after one day if they are feeling better.

Other tips to prevent spreading the infection include:

  • washing hands with warm soapy water
  • not sharing drinking glasses or eating utensils with friends or classmates
  • washing your child's dining utensils and drinking glasses in hot soapy water or a dishwasher
  • sneezing into the elbow or covering the mouth and nose when coughing.

Mar 04, 2015 | Televison & Video

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How can I tell if my child as early stages of scarlet fever


www.patient.co.uk/health/scarlet-fever-leaflet Try above site

Feb 15, 2015 | Epocrates Diagnose the Disease game

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How can I tell if my child as early stages of scarlet fever and what am I looking for and what do I do.


" Symptoms of scarlet fever Symptoms of scarlet fever generally take two to five days to appear after infection.

The illness often starts with a sore throat, headache and a high temperature (fever), with a rash developing 12 to 48 hours later.

Rash

Red blotches are the first sign of the rash. These turn into a fine pink-red rash that feels like ......."
http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Scarlet-fever/Pages/Symptoms.aspx
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Feb 15, 2015 | Epocrates Diagnose the Disease game

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I can use it for child?


u can use it for child..
dosage depends on age of ur child.
advil syrups are availabl which yo may find easier to give to ur child.

Children 6 months to 12 years: 5-10 mg/kg of ibuprofen every 6-8 hours for the treatment of fever and pain.

The maximum dose is 40 mg/kg daily.

Juvenile arthritis is treated with 20 to 40 mg/kg/day in 3-4 divided doses.

Nov 21, 2010 | Advil , 2 Tablets Per Pack, 50 Packs Per...

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