Tag Archives: Jaundice

Dr. Donohue

Was Childhood Illness a Type of Hepatitis?

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I am a female in my 70s. When I was 12 years old, I, along with a younger brother and older sister, all had what our doctor called “yellow jaundice.” We all were very sick for about two weeks. It was very contagious and a good percentage Continue reading →

Dr. Donohue

Why Some Women Have Mustaches

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I watch a lot of TV news. Without naming names, there are two very attractive women reporters, dark-haired, who have prominent mustaches. I find this distracting. Is unwanted hair removal so very painful or costly that they would not have it done? We have a niece with Continue reading →

Mother Taking Baby's Temperature

Bringing home baby: When to call the doctor

(BPT) – Most new parents are anxious when their infant has a fever, or is fussy, stuffy and simply not acting right. But how do you decide to call the pediatrician or to wait – especially in the middle of the night? “We understand the uncertainty that comes with bringing Continue reading →