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A 20-year-old female asked:

ortho said my 2 yo daughters bowed tibias was neuro not ortho so neuro ordered pt and pt said it won't help but bracing will and ortho wont see again?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 46 years experience
More info: More detail is needed for us to help, but what is their diagnosis? Have you discussed with your pediatrician.

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My daughter has a rash, the runs, and will not eat. What should I do?

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See your doctor.: Keep her drinking (rehydration solutions available at pharmacies are best) while waiting for the doctor to call back.
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The most important thing is hydration even if its a teaspoon every 5-10 minutes. Call you doctor.
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Dr. Susumu Inoue
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The answer depends on the age of your daughter. The rash you describe, is it due to irritation from frequent stools? In that case it would be important to keep perianal area clean by frequently changing diapers and apply any cream such as Desitin. As others mentioned, it would be important to keep her well hydrated. You may be able to tell how she is hydrated by frequency of urination. If loss of appetite is temporary due to "stomach-flu", then one needs not to worry too much. However if loss of appetite is chronic and if she is losing weight, this is concerning and needs a visit to a pediatrician.
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Dr. Manaf Ahmad commented
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look for signs of dehydration and blood in stool, see MD if she starts to vomit
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No: You do not have to avoid breastfeeding in front of your daughter. In fact, in many cultures breastfeeding is much more public than in the US and daughters learn from an early age how to breastfeed babies and have an expectation that they too someday will do this . You can explain how breastfeeding is a healthy way to feed the baby and then honestly answer any questions she may have.
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How could I know if my daughters tickly cough is because of kittens?

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What type of vitamins and exercise can my daughter use to increase her energy in basketball?

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Exercise: Vitamins won't help unless she has a certain deficiency, although a children's multivitamin won't hurt. Proper exercise, a healthy diet, avoidance of stress (balance in her life), and about 9 hours of sleep per night are all necessary to promote energy. There's nothing magic about it so don't look for an easy fix.
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Depending on where you live, many are deficient in vitamin D and some will feel more energy with a supplement. If she does not eat fish omega 3 oil, a good quality supplement is important. Also, many will have more energy with a good quality B complex. Be sure to get products that are independently tested for heavy metals and other contaminants. Stretching, such as with yoga or tai chi help also.
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What must my pregnant daughter eat if she becomes vegetarian?

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Two good sources of additional information are drmcdougall.com and nutritionfacts.org. Both cite lots of research on the benefits of a plant-based diet. Nurtitionfacts.org has information on many health conditions, including pregnancy.
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