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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Grimm
25 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: Most kids will begin to loose baby teeth by age 7-8. Some kids will be a little ahead of that schedule, and some will lag behind. If you're worried ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Peters
29 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Yes.: Every child gets teeth at their own pace. While 8 is a bit late it is not our of the range of normal. As always check with your child's dentist to m ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
38 years experience Podiatry
It depends: A variety of factors determine the best type of treatment for fractures. Usually with children, a hard cast will give them more protection, especially ... Read More
Dr. Mathew John
23 years experience Podiatry
Depends: Often with children, it is much easier for the parent and doctor to control the activity level of the child with a fiberglass cast. It also depends on ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See below: I would be concerned about something called nephrotic symdrome. Where there is loss of protein in the urine. Your child needs to be seen.
Dr. Randy Lisch
38 years experience Podiatry
Lymphedema: There are many causes that would created the swelling, but i would first see your pediatrician for an evaluation to rule out lymphedema. This can star ... Read More
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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Phenylephrine dose: Phenylephrine dose for 8 year old is 7.5 mg or 3/4 tablet of phenylephrine HCL 10 mg. However tablet has a bitter aftertaste if child is unable to swa ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 years experience Pediatrics
Somewhat: It is certainly possible for fear and anxiety to cause clinging behavior in children. If he feels insecure, he will need more attention from you to re ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Probably not: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. He probably has alopecia areata and pityriasis alba or vitiligo.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
10 years experience Pediatrics
Doc visit: A visit to the doctor, for your son, you, or ideally, both of you, can help find out the cause. Besides bedbugs, scabies is also a possibility. good l ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Ifft
43 years experience Pediatrics
The : The thought of lymphoma is scary. The best thing to do now is wait for the biopsy results. That will give hopefully give you a definitive answer. The ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
Staring spells: You should see a neurologist as you probably need to rule out seizures. Does your chilkd rewspond to you at that time? Does he have any other symptoms ... Read More

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