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My child has laryngo malasia!. What should I do?

My child has laryngo malasia!. What should I do?

How old?: How old? What are the symptoms? Laryngomalacia is common in the first year of life. Generally it is immaturity of the laryngeal cartilage that normalizes typically by age Has he been seen by ENT? Typically no treatment needed, just patience ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my child has laryngo malasia!?

What do you suggest if my child has laryngo malasia!?

Depends: or most infants, laryngomalacia is not a serious condition — they have noisy breathing, but are able to eat and grow. For these infants, laryngomalacia will resolve without surgery by the time they are 18 to 20 months old. However, a small percentage of babies with laryngomalacia do struggle with breathing, eating and gaining weight. These symptoms require prompt attention. ...Read more

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What causes fits in a child ?

What causes fits in a child ?

Immature behavior: I assume you refer to temper tantrums.
In young children, tantrums are a very immature way of expressing frustration, anger and in a way the toddler tries to demonstrate in a very awkward way, independence and will. ...Read more

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What are the symtoms of an autautistic child?

What are the symtoms of an autautistic child?

See below: Three main things.
1-inadequate social skill per age
2-delayed speech for age
3-repetative habbits or fixations
there are forms to fill out such as an mchat from your physician. ...Read more

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I'm concerned my child is shorter than her friends.

I'm concerned my child is shorter than her friends.

See your doctor: Your pediatrician will plot your child's height and weight during each well child exam. Ask how your child's height compares to her same age peers, if her growth velocity is normal, and what stage of puberty that she's in. These answers will determine if she should be referred to an endocrinologist, or if she is growing normally. ...Read more

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Should i be conseerded if child has gianotti crosti?

Should i be conseerded if child  has gianotti crosti?

Worth monitoring: Gianotti-crosti was first linked with hepatitis & is now known to be associates with several varied viral infections. Most are more cosmetic issues with a rash lasting 3- 8 wks. Some suggest obtaining liver functions. Most resolve without problems in 2-3 wks. Steroid creams should be avoided as they do not help the rash. ...Read more

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I want to have a child?

I want to have a child?

Adopt or unprotected: . . . Sex. In other words, if you want a child, consider adopting or engaging in unprotected sex with partner.If you're going along pregnancy route, make sure she's taking a daily pre-natal vitamin before ttc in order to lower risk of spinal tube defects. Improve your odds of impregnating her by getting as healthy as possible, preferably via eating right & regular exercise. ...Read more

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What makes a child autistic?

What makes a child autistic?

No iron clad answer: but there is enough from studies to believe that it derives from a problem in the genes. The severity may depend on the variability of the genes being expressed and to a degree other environmental factors. Knowledge of autism is incomplete at this time so be selective about the quality of information you get. It is best to discuss any questions with your PCP who has access to evidence based info. ...Read more

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Annyone have a hypersexual child?

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Annyone have a hypersexual child?

Not child: When a child exhibits age-inappropriate sexual behavior, it is often due to either adult misinterpretation or sexual abuse. Professional consultation is recommended to clarify the situation and ensure the safety of the child. ...Read more

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I suspect that my child may have rls

I suspect that my child may have rls

Rule out underlying: If you think your child has RLS (actually more common than you think), you probably have - this is genetic in many cases. Ask child to describe and of note, symptoms will only be in evening at rest as opposed to some "other diagnoses" like growing pains or musculoskeletal issues. See physician to rule out underlying medical issues or medications that are causing and then try the behavioral treat. ...Read more

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What is the youngest a child has had migraines?

What is the youngest a child has had migraines?

Any age: You can get headaches at any age, the problem with babies and toddlers is they can not verbalize to you. Sometimes they are just cranky, may have episodes of throwing up, shy away from bright lights of become less active. In any event triggers include being over tired, not enough sleep and certain foods to mention a few. If you suspect you child may have migranes, consult a pediatric neurologist. ...Read more

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Is it okay to decide to not have child(ren) vaccinated?

Is it okay to decide to not have child(ren) vaccinated?

No, it's not: Thanks to recent events, there's a huge backlash against parents who are foolish enough to refuse immunization for their children. This is something you need to do as much for your neighbors as for your own child. Much of these folks' rhetoric boils down to, "I don't care of MY kid makes YOUR kid sick." ...Read more

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What happens if my child takes amoxicillan that has expired?

What happens if my child takes amoxicillan that has expired?

Won't help: The liquid med begins to break down as soon as water is added but holds its strength for 10-14 days if refrigerated. After expiration it is basically tasty protein shake, with little if any benefit. The same goes for pill products. After expiration any strength of the product is below standards or may be zero. ...Read more

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What are the causes of childs cancer?

What are the causes of childs cancer?

Dumb luck: Except for a few genetic / family syndromes, the vast majority of children's cancers are the result of dumb luck -- random genetic mutations that just happened to be unlucky. None of the statistical blips (power lines, pollution) have held up on real scrutiny, and anyone who blames a parent for their child's cancer is a cruel charlatan. I hope things go well for you, best twishes. ...Read more

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What are the causes of OCD in a child?

What are the causes of OCD in a child?

Many: Not completely known but genetics appears to present an underlying predisposition and then biological factors (such as infections and other illnesses) and environmental factors (changes in the child's world including relationship issues, abuse, school issues) may trigger or worsen ocd. ...Read more

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Should i circumsize or uncircumsize my child?

Should i circumsize or uncircumsize my child?

Yes: The latest analysis of all the research demonstrates it is safer to circumsize than not regarding infection, cancer etc. ...Read more

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Why is my childs forehead so sloped?

Why is my childs forehead so sloped?

Genetic: If the child is developing normally, then it is likely inherited. You need to have a look at the relatives on both sides of the family and you will likely see others with similar heads. ...Read more

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Why 10yr child keeps have uri?

Why 10yr child keeps have uri?

Is it URI: The average 10 yo will have about 3 uri's/yr based on population studies. If the itchy eyes & runny nose seems to be more frequent it may be due to irritant reactions (smoke, fumes, dust) or airborn allergies. ...Read more

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Why does my child have diarea?

Why does my child have diarea?

See Peds Dr: Too many options: food choice; food allergy; other allergy; virus or other infectious; depending on age-could be congenital issue; stress/anxiety; etc., etc. Best to start w/child's pediatrician for good history & exam +/- basic tests. ...Read more

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Can I have a child if I had tof?

See below: You should discuss this with your cardiologist and gynecologist. This maybe a high risk pregnancy. ...Read more

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My child 2 years have no apetite?

A rule-of-thumb is : To put a tbsp. Of each nutritious food/ year-of-age on her plate & offer more if she's still hungry. Discontinue bottles. Limit milk & milk products to 16-21 oz./ day & juice to 0-4 oz./day , from a two-handled, open-mouthed cup. Have 3 sit-down family meals & 2 snacks/day. Model good eating habits. If she's healthy & developmentally normal, she'll eat what she needs if you don't push her. ...Read more

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Where should my child be treated?

Where should my child be treated?

Pediatric cancer ctr: If your child has acute leukemia, the must be treated at a center which 1) has a major focus on pediatrics 2) which extends to pediatric oncology 3) and which participate in cooperative clinical trials. These are usually academic centers but there are a few community hospitals which have these specialties and participate in children's oncology group (cog) and nih sponsored trials.This is important. ...Read more

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What should 8 months child eat?

What should   8 months child eat?

Most anything.: An 8 month old should not have whole cow's milk due to a risk of intestinal blood loss and anemia. He should not have anything that he could choke on, really anything that requires chewing. We used to think that it was better to wait until a child was older to give more allergenic foods like eggs, peanut butter, or fish, but we now believe that allergies are more common if you wait. ...Read more

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Why do I have to vaccinate my child?

To save their life: Prior to vaccinations, thousands of children died each year from infections. Vaccines were developed to enable children (and adults) to develop protection against these illnesses. Except for smallpox, all of the vaccine-preventable diseases are still present somewhere. All it takes is for an unimmunized child to come in contact with someone with the disease to contract that illness. ...Read more

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My child is vomating what shall i do?

My child is vomating what shall i do?

It depends: If your child has a fever, is very young, or can't keep down any fluids, call your doctor. If no fever, start with small amts of clear fluids (pedialyte, diluted gatorade) 1/2 oz at first, then increase gradually every 1/2 hour. Offer small amts of light food (brat- bananas, rice, applesauce, toast) once she keeps down fluids only for 2-3 hours. Continue for several days. Call doctor if not better. ...Read more

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Wikoryl dosage for 8months child wt 9kg?

Wikoryl dosage for 8months child wt 9kg?

No: This combination is currently not recommended for use at this age due to potentail serious side effects. ...Read more

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How would I punish my child for cursing?

How would I punish my child for cursing?

What age?: You do not mention the age, but in any instance , try to figure out why he is cursing.
Establish rules in your home for language and what is not tolerated.
Younger kids sometimes do not have the malice to curse and they simply repeat words without really not knowing what it means.
Consequences should be at the time of the infraction, and never by demeaning the child, take privileges away. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my child to be ignoring me?

Is it normal for my child to be ignoring me?

Yes: Sure, they probably have their minds on something funner. Children don't have a long attention span, and would rather listen to fun things than instructions, anyway. If you want their attention, get at their eye level, gently square their shoulders to yours, and speak to them eye to eye. They may not like it, but they will learn that when you talk they should listen...At least until teenage years. ...Read more

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