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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
47 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe if at risk. : The usual course of chickenpox is 5-10 days starting in the trunk and moving down the extremities. When the lesions are dry and crusted the contagiou ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
47 years experience Pediatrics
Get help : From your description there is more going on than when you first started. The persistent vomiting needs a doctor to evaluate for dehydration or even ... Read More
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A 17-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
47 years experience Pediatrics
Try melatonin 5-10mg: In order to sleep well you will need to evaluate and improve your sleep hygiene. Things to avoid before bed are: caffeine, chocolate, alcohol, large ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
47 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds yucky: There are many types of infections of the eyes that can cause your symptoms. Most are self limited and go away with minimal treatment. Because of ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
47 years experience Pediatrics
Calories : Your baby needs 950 calories a day and if your breast milk is average concentration at 20 cal per ounce then if it were the only source of nutrition y ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
47 years experience Pediatrics
Immunizations: Tetnus immunity diminish over time and needs to be replenished with vaccinations at least every ten years. Whooping cough immunity does the same how ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
47 years experience Pediatrics
Water: Alternative fluids for breast milk include water, juices and milk. At one year of age a child is transitioning to more independent eating habits an ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
47 years experience Pediatrics
Calories : Most babies by one year have tripled their birth weight. That is your goal. Calorie wise a one year old of average weight is eating about 1000 calor ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
47 years experience Pediatrics
Hair care : yes it will be fine. If it gets in the eyes it can sting and hurt as it does in anyone's eyes. Be careful and use it.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
47 years experience Pediatrics
Rashes: Rashes are caused from infection, allergy or skin disorders. Your son's rash sounds like a viral rash and will probably last 7-10 days and go away. ... Read More
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