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How to increase apetite in toddlers?

How to increase apetite in toddlers?

No need...: You dont need to worry about this in most toddlers. There are very few reasons for children to avoid eating to the point of poor growth. Ask your doctor to see your child's growth curve. If they are gaining weight well, then why are you worried? Truly, for toddlers, if they eat five solid meals a week and then little bits here and there, you have done your job. If food is available, kids are fine. ...Read more

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What is the effect of too much using of neb. in toddlers? thanks :)

What is the effect of too much using of neb. in toddlers? thanks :)

What's in the neb?: It depends what medication you are administering in the neb. If it is albuterol, which has stimulatory effects it may cause an increase in the heart rate, agitation, sweating, hyperactivity. If it is an inhaled steroid like budesonide, you should not see any acute side effects, however different studies show long term use may effect growth temporarily. ...Read more

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Why are my toddlers cheeks always red?

Why are my toddlers cheeks always red?

Winter cheeks: There could be a few reasons. If your child has dry skin the cheeks love to show off dryness. Also if any outdoor exposure even if brief can cause red cheeks. Finally - if your toddler is a good drooler with teething or without the cheeks can get red. ...Read more

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What occurs if we stopped vaccinating infants, toddlers, and children?

What occurs if we stopped vaccinating infants, toddlers, and children?

Illness,injury,death: If you want to turn back the clock to the 1700's we can certainly witness the return of whooping cough, tetanus, diphtheria and polio within ten years. The frequency of bacterial meningitis will skyrocket along with the brain damage seen even with treatment. Ben franklin was initially skeptical of that newfangled cowpox vaccine but regretted not giving it to his son who died of smallpox. ...Read more

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Whats this bump on my toddlers toungue?

Whats this bump on my toddlers toungue?

Internet diagnosis: These types of problems need to be visualized to be properly diagnosed. Have the child's pediatrician take a look, and send you to a pediatric dentist if necessary. ...Read more

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How is it determined that babies/toddlers need glasses?

How is it determined that babies/toddlers need glasses?

Pedi opthalmologist : The pediatric ophthalmologist & some other eye specialists can assess infant and toddler vision using a variety of non invasive methods.If there is a difference of the strength of the two eyes, or a significant defect, glasses may be appropriate. Infants are naturally nearsighted until their eyes improve around 4-5, but some need early help. ...Read more

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What are the signs of autism in babies and toddlers?

What are the signs of autism in babies and toddlers?

In infancy: Core symptoms of autism look different at different ages, but always include delays in social communication. A 4-month-should goo and coo " in sync" with mom, a 6-month-old should raise his arms to be picked up, a 9-month old should respond to his name. The diagnosis includes much more, but these are things parents can notice early. Firstsigns.Org has good checklists for parents. Check it out! ...Read more

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How can I make fingerfoods for toddlers?

How can I make fingerfoods for toddlers?

Avoid nuts: Here is a helpful article on solid food for toddlers: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/toddler/Pages/Teaching-Toddlers-to-Feed-Themselves.aspx You will find nother useful articles for parents in that site. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What are some causes of extreme itchness in toddlers.?

What are some causes of extreme itchness in toddlers.?

Also...: I agree with dr kwok's response. But in rare cases uncontrolled itchiness can be caused by metabolic conditions such as liver disease, so a doctor's consultation may help. ...Read more

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Can toddlers get migraines?

Can toddlers get migraines?

It's possible.: Although less common than in older kids and adults & harder to diagnose given the less developed communication skills, it's possible for a toddler to have migraines.The youngest patient i ever diagnosed with it was 3 years old. If you suspect your child has migraines, see your pediatrician to ensure no other issue. Your child may also need to see a pediatric neurologist for management at that age. ...Read more

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