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RSV Symptoms - Signs of Colic in Babies

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  • RSV Symptoms
    Fever, runny nose, cough, and wheezing are possible symptoms of RSV. As this eMedTV article explains, they are often similar to symptoms of the common cold. This page describes a number of symptoms, including severe symptoms such as rapid breathing.
  • RSV Transmission
    As this eMedTV article explains, RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) can be transmitted through contact with infected people or contaminated objects; transmission frequently occurs in late winter and early spring. This page discusses RSV transmission.
  • RSV Treatment
    As this eMedTV segment explains, RSV treatment can range from medications to oxygen therapy. Because no treatment will kill RSV (respiratory syncytial virus), treatment focuses on relieving symptoms. This page covers treatment options for RSV.
  • RSV Virus
    The respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can cause respiratory infections such as bronchiolitis and pneumonia. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of this virus, including transmission methods and its season.
  • Safety of Benzocaine Teething Products
    Because they numb the mouth, benzocaine products are often used to help with teething -- but are they safe? This eMedTV selection explores the controversy surrounding the use of benzocaine, specifically in children who are teething.
  • Scarlet Fever
    Scarlet fever is an illness that is characterized by a rash, fever, and sore throat. As this eMedTV Web page explains, it is caused by bacteria. This article discusses the cause, symptoms, treatment, and possible complications of this condition.
  • Scarlet Fever Complications
    Although uncommon, complications from scarlet fever can include sinusitis, meningitis, and pneumonia. This eMedTV Web page describes these and other problems due to scarlet fever and explains what causes them to occur.
  • Scarlet Fever Diagnosis
    As this eMedTV segment explains, a scarlet fever diagnosis involves asking questions about the patient's symptoms, performing a physical exam, and taking a throat culture. This page outlines how a doctor goes about making a scarlet fever diagnosis.
  • Scarlet Fever Disease
    As this eMedTV page explains, scarlet fever is a disease that is caused by the same bacteria as strep throat. This article gives a brief description of scarlet fever, with details on characteristic symptoms and how it is treated.
  • Scarlet Fever in Children
    Scarlet fever (an illness characterized by a rash and sore throat) usually affects people under 18. This eMedTV page covers the symptoms, treatment, and possible complications of scarlet fever in children.
  • Scarlet Fever Rash
    The scarlet fever rash looks like a sunburn and feels like a rough piece of sandpaper. As this eMedTV segment explains, it generally lasts six to nine days. This page provides an overview of this possible symptom of scarlet fever.
  • Scarlet Fever Symptoms
    Common scarlet fever symptoms can include a sore throat, rash, fever, and others. This section of the eMedTV library describes some of the possible symptoms of this condition and lists other illnesses that may have similar symptoms.
  • Scarlet Fever Transmission
    Scarlet fever transmission usually occurs by direct contact with saliva or mucus of an infected person. This eMedTV page covers the ways an infected person can transmit scarlet fever and also offers tips on preventing the spread of this illness.
  • Scholiosis
    Scoliosis is a musculoskeletal disorder characterized by a side-to-side curvature of the spine. This eMedTV Web page lists some of the causes of scoliosis and describes available treatment options. Scholiosis is a common misspelling of scoliosis.
  • Scientific Name for Strep Throat
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, strep throat (scientific name Streptococcus pyogenes) is a type of throat infection that can cause fever, a sore throat, and white patches on the tonsils. This article also covers causes and treatment options.
  • Scoleosis
    Scoliosis is a disorder characterized by an abnormal curvature of the spine. This page from the eMedTV archives describes the various types of scoliosis and explains what treatment options are available. Scoleosis is a common misspelling of scoliosis.
  • Scoliose
    Scoliosis is a disorder in which a person's spine is curved side to side. This eMedTV page explores the causes of scoliosis and explains what a doctor will consider before recommending a treatment plan. Scoliose is a common misspelling of scoliosis.
  • Scolioses
    Scoliosis is a disorder that causes an abnormal, side-to-side curvature of the spine. This eMedTV article explains whether scoliosis is hereditary and lists available treatment options for the condition. Scolioses is a common misspelling of scoliosis.
  • Scoliosis
    Scoliosis is a disorder that is characterized by a sideways curvature of the spine. This portion of the eMedTV Web site offers an in-depth look at this condition, including information on its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Scoliosis Brace
    A scoliosis brace is used to keep a spinal curve from getting worse. This eMedTV Web page offers information about the different types of braces that are available, including what your healthcare provider will consider before making a recommendation.
  • Scoliosis Diagnosis
    As this eMedTV page explains, in order to make a scoliosis diagnosis, your doctor will need to know your medical history, perform a physical exam, and order a number of tests, including an x-ray. This article explains how scoliosis is diagnosed.
  • Scoliosis Exercises
    No specific exercises for scoliosis are proven to affect the natural course of the condition. As this eMedTV article explains, however, exercise is important for a person's overall well-being and is encouraged in people with scoliosis.
  • Scoliosis Facts
    This eMedTV article provides several important facts about scoliosis, which is a sideways curvature of the spine. This page talks about scoliosis in detail, including information on how the condition can occur at any age and for no apparent reason.
  • Scoliosis Information
    If you are looking for information on scoliosis, this eMedTV article is a great place to start. It briefly describes this musculoskeletal disorder, including details on possible causes and treatment options. It also provides a link to more information.
  • Scoliosis of the Spine
    As this eMedTV article explains, scoliosis of the spine (which is a sideways curve of the spine) can affect people at any age. This selection from the archives offers an in-depth look at scoliosis and its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Scoliosis Overview
    This eMedTV segment gives a brief overview of scoliosis, a condition in which the spine (backbone) is curved from side to side. Topics discussed in this article include possible causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Scoliosis Surgery
    The goal of scoliosis surgery is to balance the spine and stop the spine from continuing to curve. This eMedTV segment discusses this type of surgery in detail and provides a list of questions a person might want to ask before the surgery.
  • Scoliosis Symptoms
    As this eMedTV segment explains, common signs and symptoms of scoliosis can include a waist that seems lopsided and shoulders that are at a different height. This article discusses these and other scoliosis symptoms.
  • Scoliosis Treatment
    There are several options for scoliosis treatment, including observation, bracing, and surgery. This page of the eMedTV library describes each option in detail and explains the factors that a doctor considers before making a specific recommendation.
  • Scoliosis Treatments
    Observation, bracing, and surgery are common treatments for scoliosis. As this page of the eMedTV archives explains, the type of treatment recommended will depend on factors such as the child's age and the type of scoliosis the child has.
  • Scolisis
    Scoliosis is a medical condition in which there is an abnormal curvature in the spine. This eMedTV segment explains how often treatment is needed for the condition and describes available treatments. Scolisis is a common misspelling of scoliosis.
  • Scolliosis
    People with scoliosis have an abnormal, sideways curve in their backbone. This eMedTV Web page explores the causes of scoliosis and lists factors your doctor will consider before recommending treatment. Scolliosis is a common misspelling of scoliosis.
  • Scoloisis
    Scoliosis, a musculoskeletal disorder, is characterized by an abnormal curve in the spine. This eMedTV resource explains what may cause this condition and describes various treatment options. Scoloisis is a common misspelling of scoliosis.
  • Scolosis
    People with scoliosis have spines that are curved sideways. This article from the eMedTV Web site describes the different types of scoliosis and lists various treatment options that are available. Scolosis is a common misspelling of scoliosis.
  • Selecting a Pediatrician
    This eMedTV page offers an overview of how to select the "best" pediatrician for your baby. This page provides some resources that may help to narrow down your search and also offers questions to consider as you are choosing your family practitioner.
  • Separation Anxiety
    For babies between the ages of 6 months and 10 months old, separation anxiety is fairly common. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this development, including why babies develop this fear and tips on how to help relieve anxiety in your child.
  • Severe Diaper Rash
    A diaper rash can sometime be quite severe, causing a beefy red rash and peeling of the skin. This eMedTV article explores the causes of serious diaper rashes, describes how they can be treated, and explains when medical attention is necessary.
  • Side Effects of Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium ES
    Diarrhea, vomiting, and a rash are among the possible side effects of amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium ES. This eMedTV article lists other possible side effects of this antibiotic, including potentially serious reactions that require prompt medical care.
  • Side Effects of Cipro Ear Drops
    Ear pain and itching are some of the potential side effects of ciprofloxacin ear drops. This eMedTV page provides a brief look at how the drug performed in clinical studies. Cipro ear drops is a common abbreviation of ciprofloxacin ear drops.
  • Side Effects of Ciprofloxacin Ear Drops
    Common side effects seen with ciprofloxacin ear drops include headache, ear pain, and ear itching. This eMedTV Web selection takes you through the potential side effects of these antibiotic ear drops, including rare but serious problems.
  • Side Effects of Clonidine ER
    This eMedTV segment explains that drowsiness, headaches, and nausea are some of the common side effects of clonidine ER. This article offers a more detailed list of reactions that may occur, including those that are serious and require medical care.
  • Side Effects of Docosanol
    Reported side effects of docosanol include headaches, painful menstrual periods, and infection. This page of the eMedTV library examines these and other side effects, explaining when they are likely to occur and what to tell your healthcare provider.
  • Side Effects of Imipramine Hydrochloride
    Possible side effects of imipramine hydrochloride include constipation, tiredness, or dry mouth. This eMedTV resource lists other side effects that have been reported by adults, as well as side effects that have been seen in children.
  • Side Effects of Isotretinoin
    Potentially serious side effects of isotretinoin include vomiting, seizures, and vision changes. This eMedTV page describes other serious isotretinoin side effects that may require medical care, as well as some of the more bothersome side effects.
  • Side Effects of Teething
    As this page from the eMedTV site explains, teething can be difficult to diagnose because there is little visible evidence to guide parents to the source of the pain. Potential teething side effects include excessive drooling, facial rash, and fever.
  • Side Effects of the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
    Common side effects of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine include vomiting, irritability, and fever. This eMedTV article lists other possible side effects of this vaccine, including rare but potentially serious problems that require medical attention.
  • Side Effects of the Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine
    Possible side effects of the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine include muscle pain and joint aches. This eMedTV segment offers a more detailed list of possible adverse reactions, including information on symptoms that require immediate medical care.
  • Side Effects of the Varicella Vaccine
    Common side effects of varicella vaccine may include nausea, fever, and loss of appetite. As this eMedTV page explains, while most side effects of this vaccine are minor, some are potentially serious and require medical attention (such as high fever).
  • Signs of Colic in Babies
    As this eMedTV page explains, possible signs of colic in babies include crying for more than three hours straight at least three days a week for more than three weeks. This page also covers differences between crying in a normal baby and a colicky baby.
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