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13 Month Old Constipated
13 month old son has been constipated since birth. Taking miralax (polyethylene glycol). Stools are soft but hard to pass. He screams in pain, cries & grunts when pooping.
Needs specialist: If the stools are soft and your son is still crying in pain with bowel movements, a referral to a pediatric gastroenterologist (specialist in stomach and bowel problems) is in order. It is possible that there is an anatomical problem which is interfering with normal stooling. Ask your primary doctor if a referral is needed. ...Read more
Humidity & your lap: A toddler with congestion will struggle to breath through their nose even though it is plugged with mucous. Do a steam treatment in the shower/bathroom or run a cool mist humidifier next to the bed. Encourage lots of fluids - all these things will keep the mucous thin. Also, they'll sleep better elevated, which is why they like to sit up in your lap and sleep on the recliner with you! ...Read more
Walk; ride a bike: You can walk pushing him in a stroller or ride a bike with him strapped in a seat attached to your bike. ...Read more
Processing: Regular milk may have more hormones and pesticides in it. Powdered milk is processed differently ad clearly she processes it differently as well. I am not a big fan of milk in general and would suggest trying other milks like almond, rice, and coconut so you have more options. ...Read more
Should I be concerned if my 13 month old has suddenly started having sinus problems, what is causing this?
Look in his nose: He may have placed an object in his nose. Take a look and see. If he has, consult your physician. ...Read more
13 month old has been sick for a few days, and is now running a temperature of 39.6. Should we go to emergency?
High Temperature: Yes if you can not get to babies pediatrician than it will be ok to take the baby to emergency department other option is to call your pediatrician. ...Read more
13 month old with strep and pneumonia. How can I get her to eat? Should I be worried about her being hospitalized?
PNEUMONIA: As long as she is drinking well, taking her meds, she will be ok. Don't force her too much to eat, then she will vomit and be sicker. If big issue, talk to her pediatrician. ...Read more
13 month old swallowed the little stripe on the tensil garland eating and drinking fine anymore concerns I need to watch for?
Unlikely to be pbm: This is unlikely to be a problem. The material is most likely indigestible and will pass through within 3-4 days. ...Read more
My 13 month old drank a couple sips of dog water that has been sitting out back. What r the chances he will get sick? What should I do?
My 13 month old have inflamed gums and one side of her gum is white should I be worried and rush her to get checked or wait to see what happens?
How do I get my non sleeping 13 month old to go asleep and stay asleep all night long? She seams to have a harder time sleeping than my other childre
Sleep: Use a nighttime routine to allow the child to prepare for sleep, such as bath and a bedtime story. Keep the same sleep schedule nightly. Getting a child to stay asleep can be hard but usually allowing some time to cry followed by going in the room and comforting the child (without picking him up) for a few minutes works best. This usually has to be repeated at longer intervals but he will sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 13 month old has a fluid filled cyst looking thing on her palate- I just noticed it today- bothers if touched- does she need to be seen- is this no?
My 13 month old, will not eat, it's been over a week and all she has had is a couple of spoonfuls, she has full fat milk, 500ml 4-6 times a day An wate?
500 or 2000??: Poor intake of solid foods is frequently associated with excessive milk intake (in excess of 1000-1200 mLs/day). Alternatively, 500 mL per day without solid food intake is incomplete. This pattern should prompt a visit to the doctor for evaluation of underlying conditions which could be impacting appetite, and to discuss a more appropriate supplement until appetite returns. ...Read more
Depends upon gender: To some extent, answer also depends upon ethnicity & nationality. For sake of simplicity, check out http://www. Cdc. Gov/growthcharts/data/set1clinical/cj41c017.Pdf for boys & http://www. Cdc. Gov/growthcharts/data/set1clinical/cj41c018.Pdf for girls. These are cdc standards used in states where your baby's doc should measure & plot at each visit. Oh and tell you how s/he is doing. ...Read more
Ask pediatrician: There are several reasons for this and only your pediatrician can best answer this question. ...Read more
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