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Chronic Diarrhea In A 12 Year Old Child
Food in infant: After 4 months of age it is safe to introduce all foods into an infant diet, but their are caveats. Only 1-2 new foods per week, and slowly at that to ensure no adverse reactions. Breast feeding is still recommended as 1st for first 4-6 months. If the child has eczema, there is a higher rate of food hypersensitivity. If unsure, speak with an allergist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
8year old has 102 fever, vomiting child is a female that is 8 years old. Vomiting from fever. What can I do?
Many conditions: There are many causes of vomiting and fever at this age. I would suggest a clear liquid diet for one day, controlling the fever with Tylenol (acetaminophen) if tolerated, and calling your pediatrician. If your child has a headache, stiff neck, rash, dehydration or appears very ill, they should be seen right away. Other causes include pneumonia which may present with vomiting and fever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Organ donor: depends if you are a match, age doesn't have much to do with it ...Read more
My 6 year old grand daughter has chronic constipation with pasty stools and explosive diarrhea several times a day. ?
Loose Stools: If she is acting healthy, eating just fine and not complaining then it is nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Not normal: It is not normal for a child with asthma to get pneumonia each year. It is important to make sure his/her asthma is under good control. If he/she is being legitimately diagnosed with pneumonia every year (with chest x-ray), he may also need an immunologic evaluation to make sure his immune system functions properly. ...Read more
My 3 yr old son has an ear infection 9ml every 12 hours of amoxicillin . Can he still take a children's pain reliever ?
I'm 33 yrs old lady a mothr of 9 yrs old girl and a 7 yrs old boy ..Had about 4 abortions ...But i'm urging for a third child.Iis having a 3rd aburden?
Parenting: Whether or not a third child would be a burden or not would depend on the structure of your family, your health, finances, capacity to give to three children, your health and the health of your significant other if one is present. Consult with a family therapist who can help you assess this very important decision. My best. ...Read more
Severe Constipation: The cause of this patient's constipation is partly due to Shy Dragar Syndrome and partly due to the meds she has been on.She is taking Dilauded and may be some others as well.Lizess is being given and not helping along with laxatives.I will add Movantik to counter the effect of dilauded.Modification of diet.high fiber,stool softners,and plenty of fluids.For Hypotension may need more salt in the food.The abdominal pain may be secondary to severe constipation.Suggest nutritional consult.Also suggest shared informations by all treating specialists.Gi.Rheumatologist and any others have to be in communication about this patient.And at some stage if the Dilauded can be tapered and discontinue,that will definitely help the constipation and the pain as well ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
My 35 year old daughter with Cerebral Palsy has for the past month frequent abnormal large bowel movements?
Is it diarrhea?: A secretory diarrhea can produce large volumes of stool and should be tested for infection and other pathology. Have her primary care physician aware of this change any they can order stool studies in order to make a diagnosis. Once determined, proper treatment can begin. Be sure to test for C diff. ...Read more
Is it normal for my 1.5 yr old son to have a nosebleed every time he has a extreme temper tantrum?
See pediatrician: You should have your child see his pediatrician for a definite diagnosis, as many things can cause a persistent chronic cough - depending on the severity of the symptoms and other symptoms. It could be allergies, asthma, reflux, a virus, or other infection - to name some common causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is constant nasal congestion and large tonsils a reason to have a t&a in a 4 year old autistic child?
Nasal congestion : Nasal congestion in a 4-year old is most commonly caused by only a couple of things. By far the most common is adenoids being enlarged. The second is that the turbinates are too big. Large tonsils by themselves usually don't cause the nose to be plugged up. Often, though, when the tonsils are large, so are the adenoids. Nasal congestion alone would not be sufficient for t&a, so see an ent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 18mo old has diarrhea, a fever only at night, and a stuffy nose, but otherwise fine, her 8 year old half sister has croup. Should i call her doc?
Can be safe: Kidney transplants have been done in recipients as old as 80 years, but that is very rare. What is more important than the chronological age of the patient is the physiological age. Specifically, prior cancers, infections, and the cardiovascular health of the patient needs to be evaluated. The potential for physical rehabilitation needs realistic assessment as well. ...Read more