What is Cellulitis?

About 2 weeks ago, my little D had an ordinary mosquito bite on her right lower leg that she kept on scratching, so the bite mark just kept on getting bigger and deeper.  We didn’t mind the bite that much as we thought it was just a regular bite.  We put cream on it andContinue reading “What is Cellulitis?”

Hospitalized by Insect Bites

To my fellow mommies, please be aware of the insect bites your children may have.  As much as possible, don’t disregard these as something ordinary.   I learned this the very hard way.  Those simple bites turned into Cellulitis which I will be discussing on a separate post. June 30 I was already in the officeContinue reading “Hospitalized by Insect Bites”

What is Kawasaki Disease?

When Dr Alex, Daphne’s pediatrician, told me that Kawasaki is the opposite of Dengue and that to treat it would need confinement, that alone scared the hell out of me! In Dengue, the blood platelets decrease.  In Kawasaki, the blood platelets shoot up! So upon getting home, I immediately looked up Kawasaki on the net.Continue reading “What is Kawasaki Disease?”

Treating Kawasaki Disease

Before we go on with the treatment, let us identify first what are the serious illnesses that can affect the heart when Kawasaki is diagnosed! According to medicinenet, children with Kawasaki Disease can develop vasculitis, which is inflammation of the arteries of various parts of the body. Vasculitis can cause weakening of the blood vesselsContinue reading “Treating Kawasaki Disease”

Daphne’s Kawasaki Scare!

Daphne had all the symptoms of a Kawasaki virus, that’s why her pediatrician, Dr Alexander Koa Lee, immediately requested for a CBC Platelet count! It was really a scare! She has been suffering from viral infections before this. She had cough and cold and was having slight fevers! A week ago, when she was recovering,Continue reading “Daphne’s Kawasaki Scare!”

Recall on MeadJohnson’s formula milk

FDA ordered a Recall on 2 of MeadJohnson’s formula products. Alactagrow and Sustagen Junior. According to FDA, this was not a safety issue. The said formulas are safe to consume. However, it did not pass on the supposed standard. Formula Milk should have a fat content of 3 to 6 grams, the products only hadContinue reading “Recall on MeadJohnson’s formula milk”

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