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3 mos baby teething signs 3 white bumps like milia in same area on top gum & unconsolable, tooth?

3 mos baby teething signs 3 white bumps like milia in same area on top gum & unconsolable, tooth?

Call or page the Dr.: A 3 month-old baby who is "unconsolable" is fussy for a reason. If the baby had cold symptoms or has fever, an infection is likely. If truly not able to be consoled, the baby should be seen at the emergency room to rule out meningitis. If just "fussier than usual", parents can check the baby with no clothes on, give tylenol, (acetaminophen) give a warm bath, give a feeding, and if still fussy, go to urgent care. ...Read more

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Eye squigly floater grows into 3 or 4 strands, normal?

Eye squigly floater grows into 3 or 4 strands, normal?

No : You need to see your eyecare doctor to evaluate this. People older do see floaters but not like what you describe. ...Read more

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Is it norml for a squiggly eye floater to grow into 3/4 big strands into diff direction?

Is it norml for a squiggly eye floater to grow into 3/4 big strands into diff direction?

Yes: Floaters are three dimensional and can twist a little with eye motion which rocks the fluids supporting the floater. So you can see it from various angles which can change the appearance. ...Read more

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Button on the front appeared rapidly (4 weeks) skin color wt small symmetrical colored spots, bulging, roughened, mole size? Could that be a melanoma?

Button on the front appeared rapidly (4 weeks) skin color wt small symmetrical colored spots, bulging, roughened, mole size? Could that be a melanoma?

Get it seen: I suspect it'll turn out to be a keratoacanthoma but any growth that you have to ask about like this needs to be seen by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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2 month baby , dry skin on the head . Help?

2 month baby , dry skin on the head . Help?

Normal variation: Cradle cap occurs when normal aging skin cells fail to shead from the scalp in infants.Moms typicly use mild shampoos to avoid eye irritation but these shampoos do not have the chemicals needed to break up skin oils.Some infants have thicker skin oil which acts like glue & prevents skin cells from separating.Dandruf shampoos+soft cuticle brushes used regularly will solve this problem. ...Read more

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6mo preg. Last U/s at 23wks showed uterine scartissue near cervix ex os+in cervix.ob says baby will push it out of the way as she grows. Harm bub/me?

6mo preg. Last U/s at 23wks showed uterine scartissue near cervix ex os+in cervix.ob says baby will push it out of the way as she grows. Harm bub/me?

Not expected: The cervix undergoes dramatic changes during labor and delivery that often is about to change the architecture of scars and allow continued progression to normal labor, aided by the downward pressure of your baby's head. Scar tissue can also be removed in labor if needed. ...Read more

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Baby's 3m.old.She has marginated homogeneous anechoic cyst lesion adjacent to outer table of skull (2.7*2cm).W is mean Dr.?cyst removed or disappears

Baby's 3m.old.She has marginated homogeneous anechoic cyst lesion adjacent to outer table of skull (2.7*2cm).W is mean Dr.?cyst removed or disappears

Brain cyst: It appears the child may have an arachnoid cyst which is common. If she is developing normally do not worry.

http://www.seattlechildrens.org/medical-conditions/brain-nervous-system-mental-conditions/arachnoid-cyst/

f/u/ w/ pediatric neurosurgeon ...Read more

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There is a dark grey irregular shaped spot on the white portion of my baby girl's eyeball (8 months old), what's that? Is it going to go away later?

There is a dark grey irregular shaped spot on the white portion of my baby girl's eyeball (8 months old), what's that?  Is it going to go away later?

Normal: Many people brown or gray spots on the white part of the eye called the sclera. It is pretty common. This is scleral melanocytosis. It is not harmful and treatment is usually considered cosmetic. ...Read more

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Edges of mouth red, flaky dry skin now larger with crusty covering area 2 cm long. Inside mouth 1cm from corner to corner feels like burning eat/drink?

You have a few issue: I see you are treated for a few medical issues already. Now you would be best to see your doctor. There are several possibilities for your issue. Could be from vitamin deficiency to infections your current medications must be reviewed and possible blood work. ...Read more

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My baby (33 mo.) has a slightly gray spot on her left eye. The spot is located on the upper right side of the sclera. The eye surface is smoothly.

Dermoid: This could be a congenital piece of tissue in the wrong place. You should see an ophthalmologist for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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My son, 10 years old, his finger nails are thin; nail surfaces are bumpy, with white blotches growing from the roots, covering some of the nails. Help?

My son, 10 years old, his finger nails are thin; nail surfaces are bumpy, with white blotches growing from the roots, covering some of the nails. Help?

Vitamins : Some vitamins deficiencies can cause nail changes. Taking a multivitamin that contains biotin and zinc may help srengthen nails and improve these issues. Pitting of nails can also be seen in patients with skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, or alopecia areata. See a dermatologist for this issue. ...Read more

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28 week ultrasound showes my baby had big facial features like lips, nose, eyes could this b because its squishes to my placenta or uterus?

28 week ultrasound showes my baby had big facial features like lips, nose, eyes could this b because its squishes to my placenta or uterus?

Did the doctor: think this was abnormal or was this your impression of the pictures? The head/body ratio of the fetus is normally larger than it is in an older child or adult, so you might simply be seeing normal development. Also, if the tech was trying to take a picture showing the facial features, the rest of the body will be out of focus making the facial features seem more prominent. ...Read more

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Is it possible 2hav tear of 2 3 inchs vertical just beneath the skin(not in skin) in inside of buttock 2 3 inches from anus doesnt seem pus filled

Is it possible 2hav tear of 2 3 inchs vertical just beneath the skin(not in skin) in inside of buttock 2 3 inches from anus doesnt seem pus filled

Skin tear: Urvask35, these superficial fissures in the perianal skin are often cause by fungal infection. Get some OTC Lamisil (terbinafine) or any anti-fungal cream and apply twice daily for 10d - 2 weeks and keep that area DRY and this should clear up. thanks ...Read more

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Baby w/ helmet rolled out of laundry basket onto the tile floor, landed on her face, has fat lip, bleeding lip stopped she seems ok. Brain injury? Er?

Baby w/ helmet rolled out of laundry basket onto the tile floor, landed on her face, has fat lip, bleeding lip stopped she seems ok. Brain injury? Er?

Difficult question: Difficult question due to knot enough facts known. It is always safest to have a baby with concern of a head injury to be assessed at er. That being said, no loss of consciousness, no vomiting, did not hit head, more than likely okay. However, if prior bleed or head injury, this increases chances of further injury. Difficult for us to say from this side of the computer, but safe is better. ...Read more

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I have 2 vertical indents growing in my thumb nails once it grows out another appears. Why?

I have 2 vertical indents growing in my thumb nails once it grows out another appears. Why?

Get it checked: Horizontal nail deformities (Beau's lines) can be from severe illness: heart attack, severe infection, surgery, or from chemotherapy. Vertical deformities (central ridges) can be from iron, folic acid or protein deficiency. Other vertical deformities (central canal) can be from severe arterial disease, malnutrition, or repetitive trauma. Your clinician can help you sort this out. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Fingernail sized blister. Bug bite. Light red. Light itch. Underneath the blister skin looks like Mars surface (ex: Trypophobia pics). 2 weeks now.

Fingernail sized blister. Bug bite. Light red. Light itch. Underneath the blister skin looks like Mars surface (ex: Trypophobia pics). 2 weeks now.

I cannot see your: pics but large blisters can be caused by many things including bites, allergic reactions, infection, blistering disorders. I recommend if you aren't clearing in the next week, or if it is getting bigger or more painful, you should see a board certified dermatologist ...Read more