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Toddler morning erection, is this anything to worry about. Help?

Toddler morning erection, is this anything to worry about. Help?

Normal : Erections are known to occur in normal kids at any age including the newborn period. It is viewed as a curiosity of nature rather than anything worrisome. Discuss the issue with your babies doctor at a routine visit if you wish. ...Read more

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My toddler just swallowed a sterling silver necklace that is about 1 inch, what should I do?

My toddler just swallowed a sterling silver necklace that is about 1 inch, what should I do?

Watch & see: It is expected necklace will very likely be excreted in 24-36 hours. If not, seek a medical attention. ...Read more

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What to do about toddler with borderline of lupus?

What to do about toddler with borderline of lupus?

See details: There is no such thing as borderline lupus. See a pediatric rheumatologist if you have not done so already. ...Read more

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My toddler's poo gone yellowy, is this anything to worry about?

My toddler's poo gone yellowy, is this anything to worry about?

Normal variation: The color of poo is derived from the waste pigment that end up in the bile, which is added to the intestines from the liver. It starts out an intense green &over time may change thru yellow to brown. The germs of the intestine convert the pigment as it transits the digestive tract. The less germ action the less color change.Loose stools are often a greenish color for this reason. ...Read more

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Cardiologist read qtc if 453 in a toddler. Is this something to worry about? Getting it checked again in a few months

Cardiologist read qtc if 453 in a toddler. Is this something to worry about? Getting it checked again in a few months

That's normal: A qtc of 453 ms is normal, albeit, at the upper limits. Causes can include low potassium, calcium or magnesium (baby having any recent diarrhea or vomiting?). Many drugs can cause this too. Is there a family history of sudden, unexpected, premature death? If not, i wouldn't think much of this - long qt syndromes tend to run in families. ...Read more

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What should I do if my toddler keeps getting the croup over and over again? She has had croup for about 3,4 times!Does it mean she might have asthma?

What should I do if my toddler keeps getting the croup over and over again? She has had croup for about 3,4 times!Does it mean she might have asthma?

Yes: Recurrent croup is likely from asthma but this needs to be evaluated by your pediatrician and/or an allergist. This condition however may subside by age 3 or 4 in a high proportion of children .Due to the small caliber of the airways in young children, making a diagnosis of asthma may be difficult. If the child has eczema and found to be allergic + pos family history, then asthma is more likely. ...Read more

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Got 2 of my amalgams removed while breastfeeding, should I be worried about my toddler?

Got 2 of my amalgams removed while breastfeeding, should I be worried about my toddler?

No: There should be no effect on your baby from such a procedure. Removing old amalgams does not increase environmental mercury in your body. All the elemental mercury is bound by the silver in the amalgam and is not free. Therefore, neither you nor your baby should have any problems. ...Read more

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My toddler has raised bumps on his nose and has had them for awhile now. Anything i can do about them?

My toddler has raised bumps on his nose and has had them for awhile now. Anything i can do about them?

Hard to say: Rashes are very difficult to diagnose without seeing them. In general, a rash that is persistent but stable, is not wet or inflamed, and not painful or itchy is not likely anything to be worried about. If you're unsure, take him to see his doctor! ...Read more

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General anesthesia for a toddler? Should i be concerned about my 2 year old having a surgery done that requires general anesthesia?

General anesthesia for a toddler? Should i be concerned about my 2 year old having a surgery done that requires general anesthesia?

Always Concern: A parent should always be concerned for the health and safety of their child. There are risks associated with anesthesia, and it takes a anesthesiologist who is well trained and comfortable with pediatrics to do these cases. Discuss the risk and benefits with this anesthesiologist and then see if you are comfortable. ...Read more

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