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Is It Normal For My 3 Year Old Son To Stutter Frequently
No: If he really has acne, you have to make sure he is not exposed to too much male hormone, either from his own body or from outside sources, such as a grandparent's hormone cream. Is he having other signs of puberty, such as a growth spurt, axillary or pubic hair, body odor, etc? I would visit your pediatrician to make sure the lesions are truly acne, and if so, why he has it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
DROOLING: Saliva drooling is a common condition in infants. Common causes: teething, throat infection, sore inside mouth, ..... Or no cause. Keep an eye, if he doesn't have fever, pain or any sign of infection, nothing to be done. Make sure, he is well hydrated, means... Extra fluid. If other issue, check with his pediatrician. ...Read more
Is it normal for my 1.5 yr old son to have a nosebleed every time he has a extreme temper tantrum?
No: It is not normal. If her infection was associated with fever, chills and back pain, she should have been evaluated for possible vesico-ureteral reflux. If possible get referred to a pediatric urologist, if not, see a community urologist who commonly sees children as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok for my son to be around another child who's sister has RSV my 1 yr old niece has RSV and want to know if it is ok for my son to be around the 1 yr old's siblings
You : You do not need to separate your child from the infected child's siblings. This is a very common virus that most kids have contracted by age 3. It is usually worse in kids under one; in kids older than one, if contracted would present like a common cold. The key for your son and for all the kids in this situation is handwashing. Frequent handwashing will help prevent the spread of the virus. ...Read more
Probably: At four years of age, your child should be bathing without a parent in the shower or the tub. Certainly, he will still need supervision in the tub. However, showering/bathing with a parent at that age should be discouraged. ...Read more
A little late.: The first teeth to come into the mouth are the lower 2 front baby teeth. They normally emerge between 6 & 10 months old. The 2 upper front teeth are normally coming in at 8 to 12 months old. At 10 1/2 months of age, if no teeth are visible, it may simply be a late bloomer. At 1 year of age, if no teeth are there, i would recommend seeing a pedodontist (children's dentist). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Picky eaters: Picky eating will drive most parents crazy.At 2-3y their growth rate has slowed to ~5lb/3inch/yr which is much slower than earlier.Feeding matches need. Most feed well 4days a month & nibble the rest.Single item days are common(breads, vegies, etc) & a balanced week is more common than a balanced meal. If you only offer nutritious choices, they will get what they need.Vitamins are seldom needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Calves : How different are they in size? Very small variations can be normal. Large discrepancies in size should be discussed and evaluated by your pediatrician. ...Read more
Is it normal for my almost one year old baby to occationally shake while sleeping?
She was hospitalized at 10 days old for rsv
Extra Movements: Babies may occasional have a tremor or shiver which lasts a second or two.These little movements are normal.If however, these movements are prolonged your child should be evaluated by your pediatrician. In the meantime there is no relation betweenthese movements and rsv. ...Read more
Need more info: Typically-developing children begin to self-calm at 18 months of age and learn more mature coping skills as they age. If he still has two-year-old style tantrums, a behavioral therapist can help him develop more age-appropriate ways to deal with frustration. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the typical signs of asthma for a 3 year old? My daughter is 3 1/2 years old. She makes this noise with her throat quite often; it sounds if she is trying to clear her throat. I am concerned, because a year and a half ago, her previous pediatric
Ever Dry?: Has your child ever been dry? When does it happen? Is it day and night, or only night? Does anyone else in the family have this problem? Enuresis, as it is called has a strong family history. You must have the child seen by his doc to make sure there are not any other problems. If it is primary enuresis, it may in some cases persist into the teen age years. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Common: The tonsils & adenoids in kids grow faster in early & middle childhood than other body parts.At 6-9 kids often snore.At this point the glandular tissue stabalizes its size but the kids continue to grow. By the mid teens the snoring has gone & relative tonsil size seems smaller, though they don't actually shrink. Snoring associated with excessive day sleeping may be a sign of sleep apnea. Ck it out. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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