Infections are very common in the Paediatric age group. Beta lactam (Penicilin) antibiotics remain the first line of choice for antibiotics, if required. They are very safe, cheap and narrow spectrum. It was fortunately the first antibiotic to be discovered and remains the safest amongst all others. Many children are thought to react in form […]
Treatment options may include Oral Antihistaminics like Ceterizine, Loratidine, Fexofenadine Local Antihistamines with steroid, nasal sprays like Dymista, Nasonex etc Leukotriene recepter antagonist tablets like Montelukast Saline nasal douches Hope for the pollen count to go down!!
There are many causes of fainting, including heart disease, dehydration, epilepsy, medications, low blood glucose level etc. Many children faint, usually after a painful trigger, like bump in the head or a cut. I have seen adults fainting at the site of blood. These episodes are usually due to vagal nerve stimulation. Vagus is a […]
Scarlet fever has made a comeback after many years. http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/laninf/PIIS1473-3099(17)30694-1.pdf It is a bacterial (Group A Streptococci) infection, thus needs antibiotics for treatment. Here is a good link about the condition https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/scarlet-fever/