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My 17 Month Old Son Is Having Nosebleeds Should I Be Worried
Look inside the nose: A normal toddler can have occasional, brief nosebleeds. Causes include colds or allergies that cause sniffling and mucous in the nose. Teaching a child to blow his nose while bathing can clear mucous. A bead or other toy put "up the nose" can cause bleeding, as can nasal trauma from bumping into things. If nosebleeding is heavy, or repeats for more than 2 days, one should talk with the doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A nosebleed is a symptom in which there is enough bleeding in the nose for a person to see it coming out of the nose or taste it going down the throat. Nosebleeds are often due to a broken small blood vessel, and stop when a clot forms at the break in the blood vessel. ...Read more
No: no you shouldn't.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Yes, the average child should speak with a few hundred words and speak in sentences at this point. While some newer studies suggest that many kids with good speech comprehension but poor expression still do well in the long run, this needs a further work up. A child in this scenario should have a full hearing screen and a speech therapy evaluation and work up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My one month old daughter has a stuffy nose and her temp. Is 99.1. I just want to know if I should be concerned.?
Temp is normal: The first months are troubled by narrow nasal passages & exposure to dust, fragrances, smoke & other irritants aggravate the problem.Baby tries to flush these out of the nose with mucous but this often ends as congestion & cough & produces rattling with breathing. The best rx is washing out the nose with saline & suctioning the remainder. Eliminate irritants from babies environment ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common finding: Babies have sensitive noses 7 often don't do well with dust or fragrances. If babies keeping up his/her normal schedule & feedings i would just monitor the situation. ...Read more
My daughter is 6yrs old I noticed her arm pits started smelling is that normal or should I be concerned?
It's okay: The odor producing glands are linked to production of your adrenal glands and are separate from glandular changes we associate with puberty (that comes from pituitary/ovary). The only issue for those at age six is so few parents are ready.The instruction in use of deodorant opens the door to other discussions you can have about what to expect in the next few years. ...Read more
Sounds like you are: And most parents would be too. Make sure he is getting water - even better if it has some electrolytes, etc. Also, do have him seen as soon as possible at either his doctor or a urgent care clinic - even an er if no place else is possible. Little kids can be tough, but they are also fragile in some ways. Take care. ...Read more
Not really: These kids usually have a bit of a separation in the back at the back of the bony palate. Hidden underneath the skin there is a V shaped notch pointed forward. It is associated with a higher number of middle ear infections during infancy/toddler years but is otherwise just a curiosity.It does have a distant genetic link to cleft palate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes noseblood in kids? My son is 2, 5 years old and having noseblood sometimes, shall i be worried about it?
Nose bleeds are : Common in childhood and often reflect irritants like dust, pollen, fumes, smoke etc that the kid is exposed to on a regular basis.These things accumulate in the nasal passages and lead to daytime nasal rubbing or when the kids are half asleep.The trauma causes small capillaries in the nose to bleed.Nasal saline wash can remove the irritants, nasal saline gel helps if applied at nasal outlet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If the bleeding stopped within 5 to 10 min. With minimal interventions such as pressure, there is no need to be concerned. If bleeding is unable to be controlled, then he should be seen. Children frequently have nosebleeds at this time of year when the user heaters and the nasal tissue cries and gets irritated. Frequent use of nasal saline can help this. ...Read more
Ok so I had my daughter by c-section three months ago and I'm still bleeding should I be worried?
Is baby growing ?: If baby is happy more or less and ready to refeed after sptting it is likely simple reflux. As long as baby wets diapers every 6 hours and is growing, i don't get very concerned. The spitting can increase and peak around 4 mo as baby becomes more active. If baby doesn't wet but every 8hrs or more, you need to have it evaluated. ...Read more
Ask pediatrician : Without details as to how much your child actually weighs, i can't give a specific answer. However, your child's pediatrician can after seeing, evaluating, weighing and measuring your child. Make an appointment. Many new parents tend to worry unnecessarily about their children, and they need specific information and guidance from their child's pediatrician. They are there to guide you. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Asthma types: Many infants may have transient wheezing a form of asthma that typically will resolve by the time that the are school age. This particular form of asthma is triggered by viral illness. Other forms include those triggered by allergies, and there can be a family history of asthma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 6 year old daughter said her one ear was squealing for a minute and is now not. Is this normal or should we be concerned?
I have fluid: She may have fluid in her ears. I would have her see the pediatrician ...Read more
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