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fact of the skin

Skin: Major organ of the integumentary system
Largest organ of the body; sensory organ

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Commonly known as cradle cap

Seborrheic Dermatitis

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what does cradle cap look like

Characterized by yellowish, scaly, or crusted patches on scalp

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treatment and prevention of seborrheic Dermatitis

Treatment: Daily mineral oil application
Prevention
Daily washing hair/scalp vigorously (including fontaneles) with washcloth
Use fine-toothed baby comb after shampooing

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Often called prickly heat

Miliaria Rubra

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Miliaria Rubra is caused by

heat, little red spots
may appear in febrile illness
most notcable in sweat glands
mistaken for rash
treatment is tepid bath, reduce clothing
Jace used to get these alot

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Thrush: White coating (looks similar to milk curds) in child’s mouth

Candidiasis

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causes and treatment of candidiasis

Episodes after antibiotic therapy (thrush, diaper rash) due to upset of intestinal flora
Poor hand washing; inadequate washing of bottles, nipples
Treatment: Nystatin ointment or cream to affected area

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Superficial bacterial skin infection

impetigo

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Impetigo is caused by two different virus in infant and children
what are they

Newborn: Caused by Staphylococcus aureus; bullous
Older child: Caused by group A beta-hemolytic streptococci; nonbullous

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what is the treatment of impetigo

Highly contagious; spreads quickly
Treatment
Oral penicillin, erythromycin: 10 days
Daily washing of the crusts
Mupirocin (Bactroban) ointment may be used

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Tinea Cruris is

jock itch

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pediculosis is

lice

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body entrane route for allergic disorder

Nose (most common); throat; eyes; skin; digestive tract; bronchial tissues (lungs)

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what causes hives

food
allergies
medicaton

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gnorrhea can cause what in males

sterilty

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mono is cause by

Caused by Epstein–Barr virus