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Don’t Let Others Kiss Your Baby As Mom Shares How Her Little One Got Herpes

Don’t let other people kiss your baby and please, don’t kiss someone else’s baby.

Babies are truly so beautiful, cute and cuddly. That’s why most adults are really fond of infants. However, a mother is warning others against a viral infection that babies can have if other people would kiss them.

Christa Leandra Valdez shared on her Facebook account how her baby has acquired herpes from someone else’s kiss.

Christa says that she’s one of the mothers who wouldn’t allow anyone to kiss her baby. She admits, however, that it’s hard to monitor because there are those who would still kiss the baby anyway, no matter how the parents would say no.

Her baby, Ostiano, had a red rash on his toe.

Christa initially thought that the lesion would go away on its own. Unfortunately, the small rash turned into a blister.

Eventually, the blister got worse as the days went by.

The lesion turned into a very painful ulcer.

After a few days, it slowly dried up.

She took her baby to five different doctors in three cities over the course of four days.

Every doctor had diagnosed the baby with the same disease – Herptic Whitlow (Type 1 Herpes).

Christa said:

“The first three doctors couldn’t tell me exactly how he got it on his toe. Herptic Whitlow is normally seen on the hands and in the mouth.”

However, her baby had no blister on his hand or mouth. Christa decided to bring her baby to the Children’s Hospital. From there, she learned that her baby got the virus when a person who was infected with the virus kissed Ostiano on his mouth.

The baby then must have placed his hand in his mouth and touched his foot.

The baby may also have a wound or cut on his foot, providing the virus with a gateway to enter the body.

The bad thing is, since the baby is now infected, he may be susceptible to getting cold sores. Fortunately, the baby’s lesion has healed after three weeks.

Christa tells others who are fond of kissing babies:

“This is a lesson for people who think it’s okay to kiss babies just because they want to. You have no idea how fragile babies are. We all carry so much bacteria, viruses, and stuff we don’t even know about that could be passed on to them!”

“We don’t think that we could be potentially harming a baby when we’re just trying to show them love. Please, think before you kiss a baby! I hope the reason why Ostiano went through this is so people actually realize why us mothers don’t want people kissing our babies.”

She added that some mothers may seem overboard in protecting their babies and not letting others touch or kiss them. It’s not because they’re being “stingy” but because they are protecting their babies.

Do you let others kiss your baby? This is a lesson for everyone, not just mothers but those who love kissing babies, too. Think before kissing someone else’s baby.


Badass Woman Casually Feeds And Plays With ‘Friendly’ 15-ft Crocodile Outside Her House

Some people like to live dangerously!

Saltwater crocodiles aren’t exactly the friendliest animals around so it’s really hard to imagine a human casually feeding and even playing with it. But believe it or not, that’s exactly what we see in the viral video below.

As you can see on the footage, a woman is throwing food to a massive crocodile as it swims up to her home to beg for food. She even splashes the reptile with water!

Meet Ambo. She clearly isn’t afraid of killer crocs!

Source: YouTube

According to reports, the woman’s name is Ambo and she lives somewhere in Borneo. Apparently, she was cleaning freshly caught shellfish when the crocodile paid her a visit. ...

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Bus Passenger in India Arrested for His Smelly Feet

The passengers had him booked for “causing a public nuisance” with his smelly feet.

There's nothing quite like the feeling after you take off your shoes after being out all day, but with the relief often comes the undesirable smell resulting from feet being enclosed for many hours. All of us have our bad stinky feet days, but we bet it's nowhere as bad as this man's feet - his feet smelled so bad he actually got arrested for it!

27-year old Prakash Kumar was in a bus traveling from Dharamshala to Delhi. He decided to take his shoes and socks off while inside the vehicle. Apparently, the stench from his feet was so bad the passengers asked him to keep his socks in his bag or better yet, throw them out.

The situation must have looked just like this photo of a similar bus ride in India.

Kumar refused to do either, which led to him arguing with the passengers, who convinced the bus driver to pull over at the police station at Una district in Himachal Pradesh. Kumar protested at the police station but the passengers had him booked for "causing a public nuisance" with his smelly feet. ...

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Dengue Vaccine May Pose A Serious Health Risk But Philippines Has Vaccinated 700,000 Kids

The Philippine health department has already administered the dengue vaccine to more than 700,000 children.

Dengue fever is rampant in Asian and Latin American countries such as the Philippines and Brazil. This potent viral disease has caused many hospitalizations across the globe as the number of cases has grown dramatically over the past years.

Sanofi, a French pharmaceutical company has released the first vaccine to curb Dengue infections. Called the Dengvaxia vaccine, it promises to provide protection from all four dengue strains. The vaccine was recommended for individuals between the ages of 9 and 45 in high-risk countries.

However, the said vaccine manufacturer admitted that the world's first dengue vaccine may pose harmful effects.

The vaccine could lead to severe disease when it's administered to people who were not previously infected with the dengue virus. ...

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