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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more


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60 year old man experiences coughing at night when he goes to sleep. Sometimes he wakes up in the middle of the night because of the coughing???

60 year old man experiences coughing at night when he goes to sleep. Sometimes he wakes up in the middle of the night because of the coughing???

Gerd?: Acid backing up from stomach when go to sleep at night can cause cough. Raise the head of the bed before sleeping. Place a strong, solid object (like a board) under the top portion of the mattress. This will help prop up your head and the upper portion of your body, which will help keep stomach acid from backing up into the throat. ...Read more

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My son wakes up in middle of the night a few times a month for 2-3 hrs at time and is wide awake. Naps fine. Sleeps 10-12hrs night. Solutions? Reasons

My son wakes up in middle of the night a few times a month for 2-3 hrs at time and is wide awake. Naps fine. Sleeps 10-12hrs night. Solutions? Reasons

Going through phase: If his energy during the day is good and his growth and development is normal then don't worry. Just try to stick with a regular nap/play schedule and it should resolve. As for your insomnia, you do have my sympathies! ...Read more

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My grandson has been vomiting for the past three days, but only at night. He eats less now but only complains of pain at night. What's the cause?

My grandson has been vomiting for the past three days, but only at night. He eats less now but only complains of pain at night. What's the cause?

Vomiting: Your grandson should be checked by his doctor to rule out the many causes of his symptom. Based on the minimal info you provided, it is probable that he may have acid reflux. ...Read more

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Fever at night only with my toddler, what is it?

Fever at night only with my toddler, what is it?

Don't know: Typically it is a viral illness...And i hope he is better now. But if it have him seen. A "standard" virus lasts 7-10 days but i lie to see children after 4-5 if fever has been persistent and not improving. ...Read more

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Kid runing temperature only at night ?

Kid runing temperature only at night
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It depends: If your child is running fever over 101, he is contagious until it stays under 101 for 24 hours. If he feels fine when the fever is down, you could probably watch him for a couple of days. If he seems sick, or is very young (under 3 months), see your doctor. ...Read more

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Daughter spent the night at her great grandparents;smoke outside,still lingers in the house Running ever for 3days (99-102) Gunk in eye, cough

Daughter spent the night at her great grandparents;smoke outside,still lingers in the house 
Running ever for 3days (99-102)
Gunk in eye, cough

New Virus: If she is congested this is likely a new virus. If her fever doesn't trend down over the course of today have her seen tomorrow. Is she short of breath? Is she breathing fast? Does she perk up and give you a smile with tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin? Her exposure to cigarette smoke definitely makes her more likely to catch a virus, you are correct! ...Read more

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23yo female a slight ringin in one ear at night but not during the day causes?

23yo female a slight ringin in one ear at night but not during the day causes?

Tinnitus : It may be masked by daytime noise, environment, activities, and distractions . At night when trying to sleep, all of that is gone and the ringing becomes noticeable. It has probably always been there all day. Audiology test may find Mild hearing loss . Good luck ...Read more

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No fever sick to stomach at night during sleep only a couple of times very tired this is a 8 year old boywho is never sick none?

No fever sick to stomach at night during sleep only a couple of times very tired this is a 8 year old boywho is never sick none?

Sick stomach: It is very common to have stomach viruses that cause nausea and vomiting. Should not last more than 2-3 days. Make sure there are not other problems , such as thirst or excessive urination. If so then to the doctor asap. ...Read more

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What causes seizures at the age of 21 month in a boy child when his fever was only 100.9 degrees?

What causes seizures at the age of 21 month in a boy child when his fever was only 100.9 degrees?

Febrile seizure: Febrile seizures are not dependent upon the height of the fever. You can have a febrile seizure at 100.9 derees, and you can not have one at a temperature of 104 degrees. As long as it is an uncomplicated seizure, just keep child well hydrated and get plenty of rest. Likely has more to do with which virus is causing the illness rather than the height of the fever. ...Read more

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3 months old girl rolled over, being fussy & keeps fingers in mouth and crying most of the time during the day. Eats well, no fever. Sleeps at night. Is this a concern?

3 months old girl rolled over, being fussy & keeps fingers in mouth and crying most of the time during the day. Eats well, no fever. Sleeps at night. Is this a concern?

Teething !: Ah the famous teething syndrome vs colic still ! hence these kiddos earn the famous "drool sargeant " title ! if health parameters are ok! i would get some colief drops or gripe waters work wonders ! regards ! ...Read more

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Baby sweats profusely in the heat at certain times of the day, is that ok?

Baby sweats profusely in the heat at certain times of the day, is that ok?

Maybe: Sweating is produced by activity of the sympathetic branch of the autonomic (automatic) nervous system and responds to ambient (environment) temperature. Make sure that you are not covering the baby up too much with clothing, blankets etc. If this is not the problem it could be something as simple as sugar in the diet, even if that does sound strange to you! ...Read more

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I have a 6 week old grand bay the cries inconsolable in the evening?

I have a 6 week old grand bay the cries inconsolable in the evening?

Colic: Sounds like colic which likes to turn a cute baby into a non-stop crying machinge in the evenings. As with most things, this too shall pass ... With lots of helpers to relieve the stress of having a colicky baby. ...Read more

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My dad woke up in the middle of the night shivering and shaking cold. No fever, room temperature same as every night. Possible causes? He is 52.

My dad woke up in the middle of the night shivering and shaking cold. No fever, room temperature same as every night. Possible causes? He is 52.

Difficult: Atarax (hydroxyzine) and zyrtec should not be taken simultaneously... If this is a once time occurrence and there are no other symptoms like shortness of breath or chest pain, you could ignore it. But if it continues medical attention is needed. ...Read more

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Hav a deep cough at night after i eat and in the morning, only seldom during the day.For over3weeks. Using veramist, coughdrops&sometimes nyquil.Suggest?

Hav a deep cough at night after i eat and in the morning, only seldom during the day.For over3weeks. Using veramist, coughdrops&sometimes nyquil.Suggest?

Possible GERD ...: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) involves movement of stomach contents back into your esophagus. Gerd can be "silent" in a substantial # of patients, manifesting with ear/nose/throat & lung problems without heartburn--like coughing after meals & on awakening due to acid & pepsin bathing the back of your throat. Depending on past eval, your doctor may suggest tests or trying acid blocker rx. ...Read more

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Nocturnal (Definition)

This term is used to note that something ...Read more