Molluscum contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum is a common childhood skin infection caused by the virus molluscum contagiosum. Mollusca appears in localized clusters, firm, round, though painless small bumps might itch. Scratched bumps can spread infection to surrounding skin due to contact. How is molluscum contagiosum different from warts? Molluscum contagiosum and warts are so similar in appearance that […]

Staph Aureus – Bleach Baths

Treatment of Staph Aureus Infection DO NOT BATHE IN THE TUB Shower with liquid Dial Antibacterial Soap daily for 1 – 2 months.     Shower using Hibiclens 2 times a week.  Lather Hibiclens on all areas of skin, including scalp. (Being careful to avoid eye area) Leave lather on for 5-10 minutes and rinse. Wash […]

Mononucleosis

Mononucleosis The symptoms of mono may include: Severe sore throat Large red tonsils covered with pus Swollen lymph nodes in the neck, armpits, and groin Fever for 7 to 14 days Tiredness and increased sleeping Enlarged spleen (in 50% of children) Blood smear showing many atypical (unusual) lymphocytes Positive blood test for mononucleosis Hepatitis, with […]