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how often can i give my one year old a suppository?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Why?: Suppositories should never be a routine method of treating constipation. Dietary fiber, or miralax, (polyethylene glycol) can be used safely for long term management; suppositories cannot.

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A 18-year-old member asked:

Is snoring when your 1 years old ok?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Snoring in a 1 year old can be normal...Generally it is from enlarged adenoids. It can also occur when there is a cold and the nasal passages are swollen. If it is super loud and he seems to have gaps in his breathing, see an ENT to check things out. If it is not that loud chances are he will outgrow it as his airway grows. It is also worth mentioning at your next doctor visit.
A 19-year-old member asked:

Can a baby of one year old drink nesquik with milk?

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Dr. David Escobar
Dr. David Escobaranswered
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Please don't: Theoretically, yes, if the nesquick/milk combination is not too thick. However, please don't feed your one-year old nesquick, or any other sugary food. Nesquick and other similar products have very little (if any) nutritional value, and just put the child at future risk of dental cavities and poor nutrition habits. When the child is older, sweet foods can be had occasionally as treats.
Dr. Sarah Helfand
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Sometimes it helps to mix the formula with the milk with increasing amounts of milk. Please do not give her formula or milk in a bottle because of the risk of cavities in her teeth. I totally agree not adding nesquick to her milk making her craving sweet things and increasing her risk of obesity.
Feb 3, 2012
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Also keep in mind a baby this age can eat yogurt and cheese as part of his dairy intake and thet milk is no longer the principal source of nutrition in his or her diet
Feb 5, 2012
Dr. David Escobar
Dr. David Escobar commented
Family Medicine 9 years experience
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I would add that your child does not need to drink dairy milk. It is a misnomer that a child needs it as a source of calcium. Plenty of calcium in cheeses, yogurt and vegetables!
Feb 5, 2012
Cleveland, OH
A 25-year-old female asked:

My one year old son checks have been turning rosey red a lot on both sides. Whats going on?

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Dr. Willa Terry
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Possible virus: Rosy red cheeks can mean that your son is hot, or cold, or have a case of atopic dermatitis (eczema) or he could even have a case of fifth’s disease, a viral illness which is characterized by red cheeks and a fine lace like rash on the arms and legs that comes and goes over a few days to a week. Check in with his doctor if he has any breathing difficulties or fever, or is acting sick.
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A 27-year-old female asked:

I read things that say to take my one year old to the dentist but the dentist we use said it wasn't needed until she is older. Which is correct?

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Dr. Willis Hardesty
Dentistry 28 years experience
Both: The american academy of pediatric dentists recommend a child visit the dentist by age one. However, many general practitioners do not recommend nor see children until age three simply for cooperation. If as a parent you feel that earlier intervention is needed, then make sure your child is evaluated at an earlier age.
A 29-year-old female asked:

My one year old fell and hit the side of the frontal part of his head?

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Dr. Marina Armendariz
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Fall: If your baby passed out or had emesis( vomiting ) then go to er now. If there is excessive crying, more than 20 minutes without consoling then go to er. Otherwise ice it and observe.

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