Milk, particularly cow's milk, is a very common allergen for young children. A milk allergy can present a number of symptoms, and it can take some time to determine exactly what is causing an allergic reaction. If your child experiences any of the following symptoms, make an appointment with an allergy specialist: Stomach Cramps One of the most common symptoms of a milk allergy in children is stomach cramps. However, stomach cramps associated with a milk allergy can develop hours or even days after consuming milk. [Read More]
Two Types Of Radiation Treatments For Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer affects men in different ways. Some cancers develop so slowly that your doctor may recommend holding off on aggressive treatments. Other times, the cancer grows quickly and is at a higher risk of spreading. Then your doctor may recommend surgery, radiation treatments, or chemotherapy. Each person is different, so your doctor will take a personal approach when recommending the ideal prostate cancer treatment for you. One treatment that is common for prostate cancer is radiation therapy. [Read More]
Could Botox Help Control Your Spastic Movements After A Stroke?
If you've recently suffered a mild stroke, you may still be working to regain lost ground and, perhaps, wondering whether you'll ever feel like your old self again. While physical therapy can help you build strength and coordination, it may not be enough to control the jerking or shaking movements you experience while trying to perform activities that require more fine motor skills than standing, walking, or reaching. In some cases, Botox may be able to help control these movements and accelerate your recovery. [Read More]
What To Do If Your Child Has Been Bitten By A Dog At The Park
If you take your child to a park where people also bring their dogs, then you need to be prepared for the possibility that a dog bite situation might occur. Most dog owners are conscientious and will keep their dogs on a leash except when in caged dog park sections, but not all owners are as diligent about this. So, it is possible that a dog might end up biting your kid. [Read More]