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Normal tempature for a 6 year old boy?

Temperature: Normal temperature ranges from 96 degrees to 100.7 f. ...Read more

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Can a 6 year old have sundowners syndrome?

Can a 6 year old have sundowners syndrome?

Symptoms at sundown?: Children with various developmental disorders can be worse at night. This occurs across the spectrum of all disorders from adhd to down's to as to developmental delay to cp. Please discuss your concerns with your pediatrician. Sundowner's syndrome is specific for dementia patients who worsen at night. Dementia is exceedingly rare in children. But developmental delay is common. ...Read more

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How can I get my defiant 6 year old into bed?

How can I get my defiant 6 year old into bed?

3 sources to start.: Http://www. Parentingscience. Com/bedtime-problems. Html

and a good thinking resource regardless of the diagnosis...
http://www. Autismsupportnetwork. Com/news/establishing-positive-sleep-patterns-young-children-autism-spectrum-disorder-2271623

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http://www. Empoweringparents. Com/Take-the-Power-Struggle-out-of-Bedtime-Permanently. Php ...Read more

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Will a 6 year old, grow out of ciliacs disease?

Will a 6 year old, grow out of ciliacs disease?

Family Practice: No. He will need to adjust his diet entire life. Find a good dr that can help you. But with the DX early in his life he can lessen potential colon injury. ...Read more

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Is 98.5 F temperature is normal for 6 year old boy?

Is 98.5 F temperature is normal for 6 year old boy?

Average Temperature: It is the average temperature for a child. And yes, this is normal. There are temp's above and below this average which are also normal for a child! ...Read more

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My 6 year old has smelly underarms, What can we do?

Deodorant: The odor producing glands are under the influence of the adrenal glands and can begin activity as early as 6 in normal kids. This is a prelude to puberty but not necessarily part of it. If you notice any rapid growth or signs of pubertal change (other than this) I'd have an evaluation done. ...Read more

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I'm wondering how to get a 6 year old to lose wieght?

I'm wondering how to get a 6 year old to lose wieght?

What Dr. R said, +: Limit total screen time - smart phone, iPad, TV, Computer, video games, et. Al.- to a maximum of 2 hours/day. Remove electronics from all kids' bedrooms. See healthychildren. Org. The whole family has to commit to savoring healthy foods at pleasant, sit-down family meals sans TV, no fast food, no junk food or soda in the house & to exercise together. If BMI. is > 95th %ile, lab-work is needed. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could help my upset 6 year old?

Can you tell me how I could help my upset 6 year old?

Upset about what?: It depends what she is upset about. If she won't tell you and she is so upset that it is affecting her ability to eat, sleep, or play, you should ask your pediatrician to check her and consider taking her to a child psychiatrist or a therapist who specializes in children. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is benching 105 healthy for a 13.6 year old?

Can you tell me is benching 105 healthy for a 13.6 year old?

Depends: This depends on how far into puberty the child is and, yes, whether this is a boy or girl. To bench that weight the child should be a boy who is at least a year or two into puberty where he has the increased bone strength to handle this amount of weight. 13 1/2 year old boys vary greatly - talk to kids pediatrician whether they are ready or not yet. ...Read more

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My 6 year old does not like to eat. Is that bad? What do I do?

My 6 year old does not like to eat. Is that bad? What do I do?

Not eating: Kids go through multiple growth, and therefore appetite stages. Typically 3-7 is sort of slow growth, lower appetite and picky eaters. Don't worry, by the time the child is 9yrs, it will probably be eating you out of house and home. ...Read more

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What's the best care for a 6 year old boy with hirschaprung's disease?

What's the best care for a 6 year old boy with hirschaprung's disease?

Pediatric Gastroente: Make sure that he is being taken care by a pediatric gastroenterologist. The key is making sure that bowel movements are regular thru diet and/or laxative use. And that there are no side effects of the muscle not working. Details are up to the specialist. ...Read more

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At what point should someone seek professional assistance for an out of control 6 year old child?

At what point should someone seek professional assistance for an out of control 6 year old child?

Now: As soon as you feel that you or the child is out of control, then it's time to seek help. Talk to your pediatrician to get an idea of if there's a medical issue (like adhd) or if it's more behavioral. ...Read more

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I am afraid I have irrevocably ruined my 6 year old son's will to think by giving him overly challenging thinking tasks. Is that effect even possible?

I am afraid I have irrevocably ruined my 6 year old son's will to think by giving him overly challenging thinking tasks. Is that effect even possible?

Not likely: Without knowing more information cannot say it the tasks would even be considered over challenging for his age. Perhaps it was more the manner in which they were presented and not the task. Children of that age should be encouraged to be curious and learning should be fun. Physical activity is key and taking a walk outside as way to stimulate learning is much better than playing computer games. ...Read more

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Why is my 6 year old staying sick she is in first grade she was sick allmost everyday when she stated k now she is in first only for a week an staying?

Why is my 6 year old staying sick she is in first grade she was sick allmost everyday when she stated k now she is in first only for a week an staying?

School Begining: When school starts after summer, kids exchange their viruses, get sick. This happens first few weeks of beginning of school every year. Rate of injuries also go high e.g. Skin lacerations, joint sprains and broken bones. Any kid, if has fever 100 f or above in prior 24 hours, should stay home to prevent spread of illness. Strep throat, pink eye, influenza are notorious, rapidly spreading illness. ...Read more

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Can a 6 year old be a hypochondriac?

Can a 6 year old be a hypochondriac?

Secondary gain?: Children express physical complaints for a variety of reasons: a true ailment, worried about school bullies, parent's marriage, etc. If I have a headache, stay home from school, watch tv, have mom to myself; being sick can be rewarding in itself. Nurture your sick child, but restrict 'fun activities' like video games discuss your concerns privately with dr. ...Read more

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How to explain tourette's to a 6 year old?

Explain: Explain what the symptoms are and that the person exhibiting them can not help themselves. Thus there is no fault or blame ...Read more

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How do I explain to my 6 year old she has jra?

How do I explain to my 6 year old she has jra?

Truth: Tell her that it is a condition in which her body may react by causing whatever symptoms she has, thru no fault of hers. There is no known cause, but medicine helps to control and perhaps lead to remission. And, if everything works out, she will move on in life normally. ...Read more

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Will a 6 year old grow out of celiacs disease?

Will a 6 year old grow out of celiacs disease?

Not really: Celiac disease is generally something you are born with. With proper elimination diet symptoms can be avoided. After years of being on the proper elimination diet new foods could be tried one at a time to see if they are tolerated. ...Read more

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How can I treat pneumonia child of 6 year old?

How can I treat pneumonia child of 6 year old?

Pneumonia: Most likely your child will need antibiotics. There are also medicines that can help breathing, especially if there is wheezing, too. Please have her/him seen by a physician, soon. Pneumonia can be very serious, and occasionally needs hospitalization. ...Read more

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What condition causes bad eyesight in 6 year old?

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What condition causes bad eyesight in 6 year old?

Variety of reasons: And a six year old should have a thorough eye exam to make sure he or she has good vision, and whether they need corrective lenses. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a 6 year old to have a headache?

Is it normal for a 6 year old to have a headache?

Yes 6 Years old can: 6 years old can get headache due to many reasons, like allergies, viral infection, meningitis, post head injury, eye problems, migraine, brain tumour, sinus infection
most of the times the headaches are benign and do not recurr after the underlying condition has been treated. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about very low BP in a 6 year old?

Should I be concerned about very low BP in a 6 year old?

To answer that, I: Would need to know what the actual BP is. BP's in children are often/almost always lower than the normal adult range. So, what you may be thinking is a "low BP, " may in fact be normal for a 6 year old. If the BP was low for a child, they would probably have symptoms, such as lightheadedness, weakness and wouldn't feel well. If you want more detail, please re-ask your question with the actual BP#. ...Read more

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Why is my 6 year old daughter blinking rapidly this evening?

Why is my 6 year old daughter blinking rapidly this evening?

Eye blinking: She may have a pollen allergy or something may be irritating her eyes like tobacco smoke or other irritant. If the blinking continues for any length of time see your pcp for further evaluation abd treatment. ...Read more

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What will I notice in a 6 year old starting adder all XR 5 mg?

What will I notice in a 6 year old starting adder all XR 5 mg?

Change in attitude: Most 6 year olds can't swallow a pill, so that will be an adventure. Assuming they take it, you will see a fairly dramatic change in behavior and attention within 1-2 hours. Again, assuming the correct diagnosis is made, a better ability to stay on task, less impulsivity. There could be some mild stomach ache and decreased eating too. ...Read more

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I was wondering is it necessary to fill a 6 year old's cavity?

I was wondering is it necessary to fill a 6 year old's cavity?

Not really: If it is a baby tooth and will fall out, and a small cavity it may not be necessary. If it is big and painful, then yes. ...Read more

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My 6 year old son still walks on his tiptoes. Will he outgrow this?

My 6 year old son still walks on his tiptoes. Will he outgrow this?

Must be seen.: I think it's time for your son to be seen by a Pediatric Orthopedist. I think it's too long for him to be walking on his tiptoes, and I'd recommend an evaluation at this point. ...Read more