via Hay Fever / Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis
I get asked this very often when I diagnose CMPA in a baby. The most common type of CMPA is Non IgE mediated. It presents at the age of 4-6 weeks onwards. The symptoms are dry skin, reflux (unsettled, vomity baby), runny stools or worsening constipation. Some babies are also snuffly and have blocked nose, […]
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!!
Penicillin was the first antibiotic to be discovered and fortunately the best one ! It is extrremely safe and very cheap. It kills the most common bugs and is the most commonly prescribed antibiotic in the world. Allergy to Penicillin is the most common drug allergy. It can be fatal as well. Penicillin or Penicllin […]