To describe shingles is not for the faint of heart. It is an ugly, painful rash that can sometimes lead to long-term nerve pain. It usually appears as a single stripe of blisters that wrap around either the torso’s left or right side. The rash turns into fluid-filled blisters, which generally takes about 7 to 10 days to dry out and begin to heal. Though it isn’t a life-threatening condition, it can be quite painful. The best way to shorten the shingles infection and decrease the chances of … [Read more...] about What is Shingles?
Food Allergies in Babies
Food allergies in babies is like navigating uncharted waters. Introducing solid foods to babies can be both exciting and challenging for parents. While there are many food items the infant may be ready to eat, parents need to be careful about every new food they introduce. Older children and adults can develop food allergies; however, food allergies in babies can be scary for new parents. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology confirms that over 7 percent of … [Read more...] about Food Allergies in Babies
Pink Eye Treatment & Prevention
Pink Eye, or Conjunctivitis, is a condition where you suffer inflammation of a thin membrane that coats the surface of your eye and eyelid. If you are infected by pink eye you will notice redness, pain or itchiness, and discharge from your eye. How Do You Get Pink Eye? Not only is it quite common, but it is also incredibly contagious. Something as simple as touching a contaminated surface, or shaking hands with someone who is infected and passes the infection on to you. … [Read more...] about Pink Eye Treatment & Prevention