All signs indicated that he needed an appendectomy. And then the doctors performed a CT scan on his abdomen.
Hot tub Folliculitis is a localized infection of the hair follicle caused by a specific bacteria, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which is a water-loving organism.
You have an infection. The drippy nose goes on and on. Why hasn’t the antibiotic done any good?
This is a common skin infection that affects children from six months to 10 years of age. It is a bacteria that causes the classic strep throat, but is not a systemic infection.
No parent WANTS to send their sick child to day care or school, but all parents know that sometimes you HAVE to. If all sick children had to stay home, parents would likely almost never get to work and kids would miss much of their education.
Families who have experienced a MRSA infection should follow a few simple procedures in an attempt to avoid repeat infection.
Why it's important to diagnose group A Streptococcus pharyngitis before beginning antibiotic treatment.
There are state standards for three types of bacterial indicator species. These will determine whether or not a beach remains open or closed for retesting. Be aware.
To classify oneself as a vegetarian you must understand the benefits as well as the deficiencies in this life style.
Measles can be a devastating disease, especially for the younger patients.
When a patient comes into the office with sniffles, Dr. Theriot finds more than he expects.
A look at the decisions doctors make in determining whether a patient requires antibiotics.
A brief overview of N. meningitides, the disease it causes, the vaccine that is currently available, and the preventive measures used when it occurs. Part one of two.
Dr. Samson reviews journal entires on a variety of topics of interest to parents.
To allay the fear of possible meningitis here are some at-home tests to report to your doctor.