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Hiccups In 5 Year Old Child
Mouth injury: Injuries in the mouth rarely get stitches. Only when bleeding doesn't stop after an hour or so. Otherwise, it should heal up quickly. ...Read more
Define sex: There are many instances where teens or adults have used children of either gender as sexual objects. The methods and activities varied, but all are sexual abuse and exploitation. As sick as this is, it does happen in cultures around the world.Often the perpitrators were victims of such abuse in some form as kids. ...Read more
See below: Bright red blood mixed in with the stool, on the surface or passed separately is usually caused by an anal fissure: if no associated diarrhea, more than 90% of children with blood in the stools have an anal fissure. Anal fissures usually are caused by passage of a large or hard stool/constipation. Black tarry stools results from bleeding in the stomach area. ...Read more
I gave 3/4 table spoon of children's Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to 5 year, 9 month old son. Will he be ok?
Different treatments: Good morning, treatment of vesicoureteral reflux at three years of age for a boy varies depending on the degree of reflux. Initial treatment is addressed at preventing infections by antibiotic treatment. Surgery for vesicoureteral reflux is considered, because you are born with a weak mechanism to prevent urine from flowing back into the kidneys and causing recurrent urinary tract infections. ...Read more
Not on the baby!: Topical sunscreen and bug repellant, if used as directed, are a good idea for kids who are active outdoors in the school age range ( 5-18 Yrs) , but children 6 months or younger should stay out of direct sunlight, and should not be exposed to those chemicals until at least a few months later in life ( especially if premature birth, up to 10--12 months ...Read more
What are your values: •respect your teen's desire for privacy. •share "family values" about dating and love. •help your daughter develop decision-making, communication, and assertiveness skills. •continue to model appropriate behavior and share positive messages about sexuality-related issues. •continue to answer her questions & share messages about various topics and family values. Let her know she has support! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 6 year old son has been potty trained for over 3 years but is starting to poo his pants. Help!?
May be constipated: One of the most common reasons for pooping in his pants is the child is constipated, and has "overflow incontinence". If your child does not have a bm regularly, or is very quick in passing a bm, his large intestine may be full of poop, and he may be waiting until he can't hold it anymore. Check his stool pattern, and also find out why he is holding his bm's. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal : Some people do remember early childhood happenings particularly big ones , which leave an impact . I would not worry . ...Read more
Confusing question: Certainly these diagnoses have been applied to kids of that age. You provide no background information on which to base an opinion about a specific issue. If you have a specific question, start over and provide enough background information to support your question.The site is not a chat room and questions are not linked. ...Read more
Various things: Bright red blood can be an anal fissure. Blood mixed throughout stool warrants a visit to the doctor. Bloody loose stool could be salmonella or similar bacterial infection. Can also indicate a polyp. If persists more than a day or two see the doctor...And if accompanied by fever or intense cramping see doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 5 year old daughter has complained twice in 24 hrs that her heart beating to fast is that normal?
Maybe not: Call your healthcare provider and be prepared to answer the following questions: how long does it last? Is it associated with any other complaint? Is there any other problem going on? Has she had any heart problems in the past. It may just be anxiety or activity but there may be a problem that needs evaluation. ...Read more
Blood pressure: is a little high, but not dangerously so, especially in light of critical illness. ...Read more
My 7 month old has slowed her growth since 5 months old. She is breastfed every 2 hours and eats one meal of solids daily. She meets all her milestone?
Depends: This really depends on where they were, where they are now, and what the family body type is. If they were the 70th % and you are at the 25th, it may just be normal correction. If she's falling off the curve or becoming uncharacteristically small, that might be more cause for concern. You'll need to discuss this more in depth with your pediatrician to figure it out. ...Read more
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