Illnesses & Symptoms: Older Child, Hydrocortisone

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Dog Has Ear Yeast Infection

My apologies for asking a doggie question, but I need some help! Once or twice a year my dog gets a yeast infection in his ear, and this time we just can't get rid of it. I'll take him to the vet if I need to, but I'd rather figure it out on our own if possible. I'll tell you what I've tried this time, and if you can think of anything else, please let me know! Thanks so much! We've tried: Monistat (I bought the suppositories by accident, so I held them in his ear until they would melt - would it be worth buying the cream to try again?) ...


Constant Runny Nose

Hi momma's since starting preschool my DS constantly has a runny nose every...


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Acid Mantle (Cream Mixed with Hydrocortisone) - Is It Safe?

I have a 15 month old son who has extremely sensitive skin and had horrible ezcema (sp?) since he was an infant. We found out that it was mostly caused by an allergy to pet dander so we had to give up our pug. Well, we have been using a prescription cream on him called A-Mantle since he was about 6 months old that our Pediatric Allergist prescribed (who is associated with CHOP). This cream is a hydrocortisone mixed with some other type of cream. We use it on him practically every single day (since he still has ezcema). I specifically...


Excema = Allergy?

Does Excema ALWAYS mean there is an allergy? My son is 6 months old and has...