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What causes fits in a child?

What causes fits in a child?

Immature behavior: I assume you refer to temper tantrums.
In young children, tantrums are a very immature way of expressing frustration, anger and in a way the toddler tries to demonstrate in a very awkward way, independence and will. ...Read more

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What are the symtoms of an autautistic child?

What are the symtoms of an autautistic child?

See below: Three main things.
1-inadequate social skill per age
2-delayed speech for age
3-repetative habbits or fixations
there are forms to fill out such as a mchat from your physician. ...Read more

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Child (Tip)

Teach your child to appreciate, thankful & grateful for what they have. Some children have nothing. ...See more

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Caring for a Special Needs Child (Checklist)

Pick a good primary care provider
once
Keep a notebook of your child's health problems and medical specialists
monthly
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I'm concerned my child is shorter than her friends.

I'm concerned my child is shorter than her friends.

See your doctor: Your pediatrician will plot your child's height and weight during each well child exam. Ask how your child's height compares to her same age peers, if her growth velocity is normal, and what stage of puberty that she's in. These answers will determine if she should be referred to an endocrinologist, or if she is growing normally. ...Read more

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Should i be conseerded if child has gianotti crosti?

Should i be conseerded if child has gianotti crosti?

Worth monitoring: Gianotti-crosti was first linked with hepatitis & is now known to be associates with several varied viral infections. Most are more cosmetic issues with a rash lasting 3 – 8 wks. Some suggest obtaining liver functions. Most resolve without problems in 2-3 wks. Steroid creams should be avoided as they do not help the rash. ...Read more

Dr. Susumu Inoue Dr. Inoue
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Child (Tip)

Loving your child means always thinking and acting in your child's best interest. ...See more

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Breastfeeding Your Child (Checklist)

Try to eat organic, especially lots of fruits and veggies
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I want to have a child?

I want to have a child?

Adopt or unprotected: Sex. In other words, if you want a child, consider adopting or engaging in unprotected sex with partner. If you're going along pregnancy route, make sure she's taking a daily pre-natal vitamin before ttc in order to lower risk of spinal tube defects. Improve your odds of impregnating her by getting as healthy as possible, preferably via eating right & regular exercise. ...Read more

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What makes a child autistic?

What makes a child autistic?

No iron clad answer: But there is enough from studies to believe that it derives from a problem in the genes. The severity may depend on the variability of the genes being expressed and to a degree other environmental factors. Knowledge of autism is incomplete at this time so be selective about the quality of information you get. It is best to discuss any questions with your PCP who has access to evidence based info. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Child (Tip)

Let the child express themselves fully. ...See more

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Managing Your Child's Diabetes (Checklist)

Measure your child's glycated haemoglobin every three months
monthly
Measure your child's blood sugar daily
daily
Make sure your child eats high-fiber, unprocessed foods, and limit simple sugars
daily
Your child should be active daily, as exercise increases insulin sensitivity
daily
Dr. Andrew Ho Dr. Ho
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Annyone have a hypersexual child?

Dr. Andrew Ho Dr. Ho
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Annyone have a hypersexual child?

Not child: When a child exhibits age-inappropriate sexual behavior, it is often due to either adult misinterpretation or sexual abuse. Professional consultation is recommended to clarify the situation and ensure the safety of the child. ...Read more

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I suspect that my child may have rls

I suspect that my child may have rls

Rule out underlying: If you think your child has RLS (actually more common than you think), you probably have — this is genetic in many cases. Ask child to describe and of note, symptoms will only be in evening at rest as opposed to some "other diagnoses" like growing pains or musculoskeletal issues. See physician to rule out underlying medical issues or medications that are causing and then try the behavioral treat. ...Read more

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Child (Tip)

Try taking your child into a steamy bathroom or outside into the cold night air. ...See more

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Parenting a Child During Puberty (Checklist)

Be proactive and truthful
once
Allow room for growth
once
Explore books on puberty at your child's level
weekly
Talk, as communication is important
weekly
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What is the youngest a child has had migraines?

What is the youngest a child has had migraines?

Any age: You can get headaches at any age, the problem with babies and toddlers is they can not verbalize to you. Sometimes they are just cranky, may have episodes of throwing up, shy away from bright lights of become less active. In any event triggers include being over tired, not enough sleep and certain foods to mention a few. If you suspect you child may have migranes, consult a pediatric neurologist. ...Read more

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Is it okay to decide to not have child(ren) vaccinated?

Is it okay to decide to not have child(ren) vaccinated?

No, it's not: Thanks to recent events, there's a huge backlash against parents who are foolish enough to refuse immunization for their children. This is something you need to do as much for your neighbors as for your own child. Much of these folks' rhetoric boils down to, "I don't care of MY kid makes YOUR kid sick." ...Read more

Dr. Jane Steiner Dr. Steiner
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Child (Tip)

Tylenol (acetaminophen) can really help a teething child get to sleep. ...See more

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Parenting a Child with a Learning Disorder (Checklist)

Request a full psychological evaluation for your child
Once
Make sure that your child's evaluations are updated
Yearly
Meet with a psychologist
Weekly
If applicable, join a special education organization for parents
Monthly
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