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Infection related Questions and Answers

QA24

back to Q&A list QA24: I had sex and didn’t use a condom. I don’t have any symptoms but could I have an STD? Yes, most STD’s don’t have any symptoms. The only way to tell is to be tested. … Continue reading

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QA36

back to Q&A list QA36: My child has been on an antibiotic and is still having a fever. Why? Your child was likely placed on an antibiotic due to a bacterial infection. If your child’s fever persists after 72 hrs … Continue reading

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QA39

back to Q&A list QA39: My child has had several MRSA infections, how can I prevent more outbreaks? Recurrent MRSA infections are unfortunately quite common. Your child may be ‘colonized’ by the bacteria that cause MRSA infections. These bacteria frequently … Continue reading

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QA47

back to Q&A list QA47: How old does my child have to be before they can get the HPV vaccine? The HPV vaccine is recommended for girls age 11-12, but can be given as young as 9 years. – Sharon … Continue reading

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QA52

back to Q&A list QA52: How do I know if my child has lice? How do I treat lice? When can my child with lice go back to school? Lice are small insects that populate the scalp of people and cause … Continue reading

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