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I Have A 6 Month Old Daughter Please Advise How To Check If My Child Is Bowlegged
How would me and my son be checked for toxocirious? And what immunizations would they give him and me? My son is 6 months old.
See below: Stool samples also pick up toxicara.Ther are some blood tests also.No immunizations exist for this. ...Read more
Eczema: See a derm for best treatment for an infant. ...Read more
Short simple answers: A 3 yo is curious and their questions can be difficult when you let the issue of genitals/sex cloud the picture. At that age a short simple answers is the best. Don't launch into lengthy discussions. "that's how it is".Expect her to ask the same ? repeatedly (they don't take notes).After she gets to 7-8 the questions can be answered in more depth. ...Read more
Take her to a doctor: If the rash bothers her, I would suggest that she be seen by a doctor. There are so many reasons that a 14 mo old girl would have a rash. The list includes infection ( both viral, bacterial), inflammatory disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, allergy (such as hives), drug rash (such as amoxicillin), contact dermatitis such as poison ivy, skin disease such as eczema, etc. The treatment differs. ...Read more
I have 6 years old child. In sleep, he usually chews his teeth again again. Please help what I should do?
What do you suggest if my son is 2 months old and has his first shots tomorrow what should I expect how many what kind?
See below.: At the 2 month visit, there are usually 4 shots and 1 oral vaccine. They are DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis), IPV (polio), HIB (hemophilus influenza B), Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) (pneumococcal) and Rotateq (rotavirus). See the American Academy of Pediatrics website, Healthychildren.org for the full schedule. ...Read more
I have 9 month year old son .What kind of food is good for brain development? I would like to be him become a doctor . Please kindly advise us .
What do you suggest if my child is 7yrs old. she have chalazion from 7months, can I do for her surgery now or take a time. plz ans?
Why wait?: This is an easy thing to fix. Get it done. ...Read more
What signs should I look for if I think my 6 year old might have adhd? My 8 year old is on medicine for it and my 6 year old has some similarities too.
Should i go forward with my 10 yr old daughter gettinggetting braces, or is it best to wait for her 12 yr molars?
Follow advice: If your orthodontist says don't wait, do it now. Waiting can result in space loss, compromising the treatment result. Your orthodontist has individualized your child's care. He or she has 10+ years of education past high school to be able to know the best treatment plan for your child. How much training in orthodontics does the well meaning friend have who told you to wait. Go with the pro. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if i'm a 16 years old boy, i was masturbating for last 6 months, can I get a baby in my future?
Most do: This is considered a normal part of human sexuality. It does not prevent you from having kids in the future. ...Read more
Maybe/can avoid it: The shingles are reactivated chickenpox, but transmission is very different.Shingles is only passed by direct contact with the virus weeping from sores or in bandages. It is not airborne (like Cpx) nor is it in their saliva.Unvaccinated kids can get (unlikely at 4) it but your newborn is likely protected if you ever had it or the vaccine. Keeping both away from his sores is enough to avoid it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I tell if my 8yr old adopted daughter has fas? How do you recommend obtaining a diagnosis?
My boy is 4 month and 20 days old he is trying to seat, please tell me can I seat him already or I should wait?
Still needs support: It is likely your baby still needs support to sit. Give him support by holding him in your lap. Avoid using pillows as they are a suffocation hazard. It is exciting to watch a baby develop. Enjoy watching him improve his head tone. Make sure you give him tummy time while awake and keep him interested by talking, singing and playing with him. ...Read more
What to do if my family is infected with scabies, I have a 4month old son & I'm worried hes going to get it..how will I know?
Check baby: Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made with little mounds or blisters. They cause itching which is often worse at night. Although they can be anywhere on skin they like going into skin folds (waistline, axilla, breasts, between fingers, feet, wrists, knees, elbows,buttocks & genitalia. Whole family needs tx for scabies. Please see pediatrician if baby has signs of infection. ...Read more
My daughter is 12 year old and is showing signs of autism. How do I know if she really is autistic and should I see a doctor?
Autism Spectrum D: Autism Spectrum Disorder can vary greatly in presentation. Higher functioning autistics can be diagnosed later in childhood and early adulthood. Diagnosis is usually done by a neurologist or psychiatrist. Here is a great website about Autism called the Thinking Person's Guide to Autism www.thinkingautismguide.com ...Read more
Should I avoid breastfeeding in front of my 6 yr old daughter? How should I explain breastfeeding to her?
No, no, no!: No, absolutely not. You should not avoid breastfeeding in front of anyone, especially your daughter. You explain to her that the reason women have breasts is to feed their babies when they are born. Your daughter will have a positive role model and learn at an early age the purpose of her body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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