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Are antihistamines safe for a 5 year old?

My son is 5 years old and the doctor recommended certain antihistamines to treat his allergies. Is it safe for him considering he is still so young?

Is my back pain psychological?

Every time I am thinking too much or have stress, I also have terrible back pain. I went to the doctor who did my scans and he said there are no spinal abnormalities. Could my...

Bilateral medullary nephrocalcinosis and hyperthyroid

I have been diagnosed with bilateral medullary nephrocalcinosis in Jan. 2017. I have not received any care or treatment. Also back in June 2016, I experienced symptoms of hyperthyroid,...

My husband has gone to LSU Research and nothing is being done.

Know he has a hard time swallowing and will not eat and losing a lot of weight. What doctor would he see for not being able to swallow good and losing weight? Is the MD spreading...

For how long should I keep my child at home after chickenpox?

My daughter had a bout of chickenpox and is now recovering. How long should I keep her at home?

What is the permanent treatment for head lice?

My daughter got infected with head lice from school. I have tried various treatments but it seems like nothing is working. What should I do?

Which fruits are okay for a diabetes patient?

My husband is 34 years old and is diabetic. Is it okay for him to consume fruits? Which ones?

I am having a lot of pain in my legs. Could it be diabetic neuropathy?

I am experiencing severe pain in my legs. It feels like the nerves are pulling. Could it be diabetic neuropathy?

Is it okay if a healthy adult misses a flu vaccine?

This year I had an 8 month period where I didn't have health insurance and I missed my yearly flu shot. Is it okay to pick back up on it next year?

Can acupuncture treat my digestive disorders?

I have a very slow digestive system, and I also suffer from acid reflux and bloating. Would you recommend acupuncture for this problem?

I saw my daughter stealing money from my bag. Could it be kleptomania?

I saw my 16 year old daughter stealing money from my bag and when I pressed her and asked if she had done this before, she said that she had done it several times and has even...

Is acupuncture recommended for skin conditions like eczema?

My mother in law suffers from eczema and dry skin. Someone told me that acupuncture can help her and treat other skin disorders. Should I look more into this for her? Would...

I had unprotected sex. Should I immediately test for HIV?

I had unprotected sex 2 days ago for the first time. I am completely overcome with worry. What should I get tested for? I've never had STI testing in my life.

My 7 year old daughter is experiencing a lot of hair falling out. What could be the reason?

My daughter is 7 years old and has long hair. Lately it seems like a lot more hair is falling out than normal.

Is it okay to feed cheese and butter to kids?

Should I be feeding things like cheese and butter to my kids? Aren't these important sources of calcium at a young age? What should the limit be?

How often should I get an eye examination?

I am a 27 year old woman and I would like to know how often should I undergo an eye examination to make sure everything is okay? I used to go every year when I was younger but...

What could be the cause of my hazy vision?

Lately I have been having hazy vision particularly in the mornings. What could be the reason? I am 26 and otherwise healthy as far as I'm aware. I do have an astigmatism in...

Is strength training better for weight loss?

Is it recommended to undergo strength training for weight loss or is it better to stick with cardio?

What is Kinesio tape?

I recently read about the Kinesio tape method in physical therapy. What is it and when is it recommended for patients?

What are the warning signs to identify mental illness?

Are there any "general" signs of mental illness to look out for? I want to be more aware.

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