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How long do swine flu shots last?

Me and my kids got the swine flu shot last year. Do we need to get them again this year? If yes, why would we need to get them twice?

Mintezol for pinworms?

Hi, I had pinworms for the past 2 years. I used all the drugs available and so far nothing has worked to get rid of the worms completely. I was told the only drugs that really...

What is the best way to treat lice in kids?

Lice is going around in my child's school, and my child just got diagnosed with it as well. I have the shampoo and conditioner to treat it. Is there anything else I can do to...

Do I need a tetanus shot if I have gotten hurt by a piece of glass?

I had a piece of glass prick the palm of my hand. Though I got the piece out, I would like to know if I need a tetanus shot to prevent any infections.

My father has been diagnosed with an infection in the brain. What will be the treatment for this?

My father has been diagnosed with an infection in the brain. Are antibiotics sufficient to treat these infections? What will be the ideal course of treatment?

Is there any vaccination for swine flu?

There have been a few cases of swine flu in my area. Is there any vaccination that I can give my son to prevent him from getting it?

Is there a cure for HIV?

My brother in law has been diagnosed with HIV. Is there a cure for this, or a long-term treatment?

When is the best time to get a flu shot?

I want to get a flu vaccine to avoid it at all costs. When is the best time to get the flu shot?

Is the zika virus infectious?

Is the Zika virus infection an airborne infection or does it only spread due to a mosquito bite? And also, if I'm planning to be pregnant this year, should I stay away from the...

Is hand foot mouth disease dangerous?

My child's preschool has an outbreak of hand-foot-mouth disease. Is this dangerous? How can I prevent my child from getting it?

How long should my son stay home with the chicken pox?

My son has the chicken pox, and I have him at home until it goes away. Approximately when should I send him back to school?

How can I help my husband recover faster from malaria?

My husband suffered a bout of malaria. He is being treated for the disease by his doctors and is resting at home now, but what can I do to help him recover faster from the condition?...

What causes cold sores in a person?

My mother has been getting a lot of cold sores around her lips. What could be causing this?

Is there a natural treatment for strep throat in kids?

My son is allergic to penicillin and has strep throat. The doctor gave him amoxicillin, but we don't want to use antibiotics altogether. Apart from antibiotics, are there any...

How do I treat ringworm?

I've been suffering from ringworm for the past year. I've taken treatment from my local doctor, and for some time, the infection was controlled. After some time, however, the...

My daughter has a persistant fever. What should I do?

My daughter has been having persisting fevers. She was tested for some infectious diseases and malaria but they are negative. When should the next test be?

Does dengue virus spread from one person to another?

Can dengue spread from one person to another? Is there a way from preventing the spread of the disease?

Is there any vaccine to prevent hand-foot-mouth disease?

My daughter has had two bouts of the hand-foot-mouth disease. Is there any vaccine to prevent it?

What is the treatment for sepsis?

My nephew is 3 years old and has been admitted in the hospital they actually found sepsis in his blood. I always thought this infection to be a hospital acquired infection, but...

Does a cold sore mean herpes?

My daughter has a cold sore on her mouth, and I heard that this is a sign of herpes. I've never had one before, but my husband's side of the family gets them a lot as well. Can...

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