Candida albicans and other species of Candida yeast live on the skin and moist areas of the body, such as the mouth and genitals. Everyone, from babies to elderly adults, has yeast living on their bodies. Usually, the yeast doesn't cause harm. If the natural balance of microorganisms is disrupted, from illness, medications or changes in hormone levels, yeast can flourish, … [Read more...] about Child Yeast Infections
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A child who suffers from recurrent or chronic ear infections has fluid or infection behind the eardrums that either doesn't go away or keeps coming back. Chronic ear infections are generally diagnosed if a child has had at least three ear infections within six months time or four ear infections within the span of a year, in which case your pediatrician will refer your child to … [Read more...] about Recurring Ear Infections in Children
If you have a child, you are going to deal with ear infections from time-to-time. In fact, ear infections are the most common reason children go to the doctor. In recent decades, the rate of children getting ear infections has been on the rise. Doctors aren't sure why, but it may be because of an increase in allergies. About 90 percent of children will get at least one ear … [Read more...] about Causes of Ear Infections in Children
A recent study suggests that giving kids antibiotics has little effect on speeding the recovery of some types of ear infections, while it does raise the risk of some side effects. The study found that 80% of otherwise healthy children would recover from an acute ear infection within a few days if given medication only to relieve pain or fevers. Given antibiotics instead, 92% … [Read more...] about Do Antibiotics Really Work for Ear Infections?
Does your child get chronic and recurring ear infections? This one is a must- read: Chronic and recurring ear infections in children are one of the most common reasons for visiting pediatricians. An ear infection typically occurs when the child’s body is in a state of inflammation; it can cause pain, fever, loss of hearing, dizziness, as well as other less common … [Read more...] about Tune Out Ear Infections for Good!