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What could be the cause of a flat pink rash on a child?

A: Hi Lisak52: I do not think that your 14-month-old daughter is suffering from “Roseola” (someone answered it as Roseola rash). Because you have stated that, she has no FEVER or cold symptoms. Roseola is related with fever. Please look at the following link: ……..quote……. Roseola: A viral illness that causes FEVER, rash | Gather Roseola is a mild viral illness with a fever followed by a rash. Fever is always a frightening symptom in a young baby. Babies can get fever at the start of a cold, or fever can be a sign of a more serious. vickymcevoy.gather.com A diagnosis of roseola is often uncertain until the fever drops and the rash appears, so the doctor may order...


causes of cancer?

A: About 1000 different things. This may help the cure. - Try Vitamin C therapy. A few years ago a cancer specialist came out with a paper that said the best cancer/infection fighter found to date was Interferon. At the time it was $15,000 a gram. The paper also said that Interferon was a by-product of the natural breakdown of Vitamin C in your body. Shortly after that the FDA tried to make Vitamin C by prescription only. Guess why? The FDA has the Rda for Vitamin C set at 64 mg a day, just enough to ward off scurvy. Linus Pauling, who got a Nobel Prize for his work with Vitamin C and a second Nobel Prize for Organic Chemistry, said that 1000 mg a day should be the minimum and 2000 mg a day if you are sick or smoke. He...


What Are the Most Common causes of Black Vomit?

A: Black vomit is usually caused by bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal tract. The bleeding is a sign of an underlying medical problem. Patients who vomit black or dark brown blood, bright red blood, or blood that looks like coffee grounds should see a doctor as soon as possible for evaluation and treatment. Occasionally black vomit can be caused by something a patient has eaten, as in the case of a patient who eats a dark food like chocolate cake and then feels sick. If there is no dietary explanation, however, the dark vomit may be a sign of a medical emergency.. When people experience bleeds in the upper gastrointestinal tract, blood can enter the stomach and the enzymes in the stomach...


What Are the Most Common causes of Nausea and Sweating?

A: There are many conditions capable of causing a person to experience nausea and sweating. Nausea and sweating can be caused by everything from sudden illnesses and injuries to chronic conditions and emotional upheaval. Gastrointestinal illness may be among the most common causes of these symptoms. A person may also experience these symptoms during a heart attack or during an episode of anxiety or vertigo. Additionally, a person may sweat and feel nauseous after taking some types of medication.. While there are many things that may cause a person to experience nausea and sweating, an illness that affects the gastrointestinal tract may be the most likely culprit. For...


What Are the causes of a Petechial Hemorrhage?

A: A petechial hemorrhage is a type of bruise-like bleeding under the skin that has causes ranging from simply hitting a shin on the edge of a coffee table to serious illnesses that require medical care. Unlike a typical bruise, a petechial hemorrhage creates a pattern of small red dots called petechiae. Some petechial hemorrhages are mistaken for rashes, though they do not produce the chronic itching, blistering and swelling that often accompany rashes.. Injuries are among the least serious causes of a petechial hemorrhage. Women are more likely than men to develop bruising on the skin after an...


What Are the Most Common causes of Small Intestine Bleeding?

A: Depending on a person`s age and medical history, there can be a variety of causes for small intestine bleeding. Small intestine bleeding often is referred to as gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. The most common causes of small intestine bleeding are ulcers, Crohn`s disease, tumors or polyps and arteriovenous malformations.. Only about 5 percent of all GI bleeding occurs in the small intestine. When it does happen, it usually is the result of some abnormality within the lining of the small bowel. Blood loss can be either rapid, as the result of a hemorrhage, or slow, as...


What Are Common causes of Palpitations and Fatigue?

A: Heart palpitations and fatigue can be caused by a number of health conditions. Palpitations are characterized by the feeling of irregular or missed heartbeats, while fatigue results in a sensation of being worn down and out of energy. While palpitations and fatigue can indicate an underlying heart condition, they can also be caused by hyperthyroidism and other thyroid and adrenal gland conditions. Anemia and vitamin deficiencies might also include symptoms such as palpitations and fatigue.. The heart muscle normally maintains a regular, rhythmic beating in the chest. Occasionally, the heart can deviate from its rhythm, beating abnormally fast, slow, or out of sync....


What Are the Most Common causes of Brown Vomit?

A: Brown vomit usually occurs when a person regurgitates brown food that he ate. Blood in vomit will sometimes appear brown, and bile that comes up with vomit can be brown as well. Vomiting is usually a symptom of an illness, and not an illness in and of itself. Excessive or frequent episodes of brown vomit may require medical attention.. People can produce brown vomit because of the color of food that they have eaten. If the food did not settle well in the stomach or it was contaminated, the brain might trigger the body to expel it. In these situations, a person might vomit for a few hours or for a few days. Rest, plenty of fluids, and medicine...


What Are the Most Common causes of a Fever and Upset Stomach?

A: Fever and upset stomach are most commonly caused by a bacterial infection in the stomach or intestines. These are relatively common and usually occur due to the consumption of bacteria-carrying food or drink. Viral infections or parasites may also be causes, although these are slightly less common.. As a general rule of thumb, if a fever is present, that usually means that there is an infection somewhere in the body. When fever and upset stomach are present simultaneously, it is usually because the infection resides in the stomach or intestinal tract. Bacteria is the primary cause of most infections, and it can be spread through infected food when it is not cooked thoroughly or properly.....


What Are the Most Common causes of Frequent Vomiting?

A: Anyone can experience occasional vomiting, which is usually caused by a temporary gastrointestinal illness. In some cases, however, vomiting occurs on a frequent basis, and something else may be causing it. For example, pregnancy is among the most common causes of frequent vomiting. Migraines and certain medications may cause it as well. While many causes of vomiting can be fairly innocent, a person may do well to contact a doctor to rule out underlying conditions, as it can also be a symptom of a more serious medical problem.. One of the most common causes of frequent vomiting is pregnancy....

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