William H. Blahd Jr. MD FACEP


Child CPR

Learn how to do child CPR in 2 minutes—just in case.

Diaper Rash

Diaper rash (diaper dermatitis) is a skin problem caused by the skin staying wet, rubbing from the diaper, and contact with chemicals in the urine and stool. The skin may look red, raw, scalded, or burned. While a diaper rash is uncomfortable, generally it is not a serious problem. Diaper rash is the most common skin…

Eye Problems, Noninjury

Many people have minor eye problems, such as eyestrain, irritated eyes, or itchy, scaly eyelids ( blepharitis ). These problems may be ongoing (chronic) but usually aren’t serious. Home treatment can relieve the symptoms of many minor eye problems. See a picture of the eye . Common eye problems Common types of eye…

Bunion: Metatarsophalangeal Joint

A bunion (hallux valgus) is an enlargement of bone or tissue around the joint at the base of the big toe (metatarsophalangeal joint). This results in a bump on the outside edge of this toe.

Hip Injuries, Age 12 and Older

A hip injury and pain can make it hard to walk, go up and down stairs, squat, or sleep on the side that hurts. A clicking or snapping feeling or sound around your hip joint ( snapping hip) may bother you or cause you to worry. But if your hip is not painful, in many cases the click or snap is nothing to worry about…