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My 2year old has a bad temper problem what can or should I do?

My 2year old has a bad temper problem what can or should I do?

Tantrum tips: Temper tantrums are a normal behavior in toddlers. Tips to help prevent tantrums: 1/ maintain a schedule and consistent routine so your child can predict the day’s activities. 2/ reward her for positive behavior and praise her when she is doing well, “nice job sharing your toys.” 3/ when tantrums occur, help her redirect by substituting a desired activity, for example read a book together. ...Read more

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What can be done to control a bad temper..?

What can be done to control a bad temper..?

Bad temper: One simple tip- count to ten before acting on the urge to impulsively harm someone physically or emotionally. Reduce anger by deep breathing. Breath in deeply ; slowly through the nostrils. Hold air in lungs for a 5 count before slowly exhaling through an open mouth. Repeat until you cool your jets. Focus on your breathing not what is making you angry. Cognitive behavioral therapy is excellent for. ...Read more

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My 18 month daughter has a bad temper she gets furious how can I deal with her?

My 18 month daughter has a bad temper she gets furious how can I deal with her?

Pick your battles: It is normal for her to feel frustrated. Some children are strong willed; they like to control situations. Don't be an audience to her tantrums. Pick your battles--if it isn't important don't pick it. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bad temper. Do they have anger management classes or support groups?

What to do if I have a bad temper. Do they have anger management classes or support groups?

Anger management: Classes & groups are available from many mental health agencies & professionals. Just checking the internet for "anger management" should get you many resources. ...Read more

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Ways to control my bad temper please? No anger management available or doctors!! Just tell me what to do please

Ways to control my bad temper please? No anger management available or doctors!! Just tell me what to do please

1,2,3,4..I'm kidding: It's not easy, but it's possible. Realize that their misdeeds don't belong on your bill. Preserving your life and whatever quality you can is what matters. The counting thing actually helps if you breathe out with each count - exhale totally till empty. A roar or big load groan gets out lots of dirty stale air. Try to be away from those that provoke you. Love a pet - they understand. Hope it helps ...Read more

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Difference between having a bad temper and being bipolar?

Difference between having a bad temper and being bipolar?

Simply: One is an emotion and the other is a medical condition characterized by disturbances in mood and associated symptoms. Not all anger is bipolar. ...Read more

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Can a bad temper be caused by traumatic brain injury?

Can a bad temper be caused by traumatic brain injury?

Yes: Brain injury, especially with damage to the frontal and temporal lobes can result in impulsivity, irritability and dysregulated behavior with excessive reactivity. ...Read more

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I am extremely self conscious and this leads to my very short temper. Should i try anger management?

I am extremely self conscious and this leads to my very short temper. Should i try anger management?

Self Consciousness: The fact that you realize your insecurity leads to anger is an important insight. Anger often hides more fundamental feelings like hurt , disappointment, humiliation and shame. Consult with a clinical psychologist who can help you understand the origins of your distress and how to develop a freer attitude toward being yourself. Best. ...Read more

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I have a 2 year old who has extreme bad behavior problems and I think he has adhd it's sooooo hardly to get him to Seattle down for bed is it ok to gi?

I have a 2 year old who has extreme bad behavior problems and I think he has adhd it's sooooo hardly to get him to Seattle down for bed is it ok to gi?

Question cut off: Your question was cut off mid sentence so it is not clear what you were asking. Two year olds are in the counter dependent stage of development and view themselves as the king/queen of the universe. You need to lean some skills that will redirect his energy & allow you to set boundaries. Your doc may know some local therapists that can teach you. This is common & workable.We try to avoid drugs. ...Read more

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What are the signs of existing a tumor in the brain? Sleep problems? Bad temper? Headache?

What are the signs of existing a tumor in the brain?  Sleep problems?  Bad temper?  Headache?

Multiple: Headaches may be present in about 50% of those with brain tumors. Seizures may be present in over 50% of those with primary brain tumors. Memory problems and change in mood and personality are also common in those with brain tumors. There are multiple other symptoms depending upon the location in the brain of the tumor. ...Read more

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2year old refuses to eat. He only wants his bottle. I's this a problem.

2year old refuses to eat. He only wants his bottle. I's this a problem.

Can be: They can and do meet basic calorie requirements this way and can grow at a normal rate.However, bottles keep the feed in the front of the mouth bathing the teeth.This eventually results in cavities and a need too cap the teeth to prevent loss.They can develop nutritional deficiencies. I remove anything but water from the bottle after 1yo, if attached they keep it.Yet they eventually begin to eat. ...Read more

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My 2 year old is having problems with a "bm." it is too big to come out. I can see it and I need to know what to do. She says it hurts and can't sit d?

My 2 year old is having problems with a "bm." it is too big to come out. I can see it and I need to know what to do. She says it hurts and can't sit d?

Dietary assessment: In addition, this may be just a one time occurrence but she is likely to have some withholding symptoms for a while as she'll remember that it hurts. Assess her diet. Look at my health guide for further information. ...Read more

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Delayed speech and behavioral problems in 2 1/2 year old?

Delayed speech and behavioral problems in 2 1/2 year old?

See below: I assume you mean what should I do about this? See your pediatrician for an exam and evaluation. If needed a developmental pediatrician can be consulted. ...Read more

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What is usually the cause of too much earwax? My 2-year old son also seems to have the same problem.

Genetics: Some people produce more ear wax than others and it is normal. Unfortunately though, too much can lead to hearing issues at times, and needs to be cleared out. Never use a q-yip as it can push the wax in farther, ..Use drops over the counter of have a trained dr. Flush them out if need be. Good luck. ...Read more

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How does a 2 year old get mono? Immune system problem? How long will it last?

How does a 2 year old get mono? Immune system problem? How long will it last?

Close contact: Around the world eb virus infections (mono) are commonly experienced in early childhood. The virus is spread in the saliva of both symptomatic & some asymptomatic patients & can live for several hours outside the body. Incubation can be 30-50 days & symptoms can be minimal, last o few weeks or a few months in < 10%90% of adults have been infected in their lifetime. ...Read more

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Hi my 2 year old has a problem digesting milk. It makes him very uncomfortable and i don't like the idea of giving him soya, can he have lactaid ?

Hi my 2 year old has a problem digesting milk. It makes him very uncomfortable and i don't like the idea of giving him soya, can he have lactaid ?

Yes, if...: Yes, a 2 year old can have lactaid milk (which is cow milk with its lactose already split into simple sugars), if he is not believed to have an allergy to cow milk. ...Read more

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My 2 year- old daughter has severe dandruff (big and flaky). Washing her hair twice a week is not keeping the problem under control. What can I do?

My 2 year- old daughter has severe dandruff (big and flaky). Washing her hair twice a week is not keeping the problem under control. What can I do?

See the Pediatrician: Dandruff (seborrhea) is common. Shampoos with zinc, salicylic acid, or selenium are sold in many stores. Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo (contains anti-fungal) is also available. Prevent dryness (don't wash hair too often). A pediatrician or dermatologist can look for psoriasis, eczema, or fungal infections, histiocytosis, etc..., because 2 years is very young (there may be some unusual skin disorder). ...Read more

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Why there are vege and carrot in 2 year old stool?Digestion problem?

Why there are vege and carrot in 2 year old stool?Digestion problem?

Fiber: Our body cannot digest fiber, which is found in fruits, veggies & grains. If the food was not chewed up enough, it is possible to see pieces of veggies in stool. Fiber is very important for keeping your digestive system healthy but be sure that food with fiber are chewed enough to release other nutrients that we can absorb & to prevent choking. If there is a significant change in stools, see doc. ...Read more

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When would you worry that a 1 1/2 year old's fever seizure is a more serious problem?

When would you worry that a 1 1/2 year old's fever seizure is a more serious problem?

Depends: Simple febrile seizures are normally are not concerning. If a febrile seizure is prolonged, more than 5 minutes, then that maybe more concerning. Also, febrile seizures are normally generalized, if there is a partial seizure with a fever, then it is not a simple febrile seizure. ...Read more

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Hi , my 2 year old son is facing motion problem. He will scream & cry but still very difficult?

Hi , my 2 year old son is facing motion problem. He will scream & cry but still very difficult?

Common Complaint.: Constipation is very common problem at this age, first and foremost many parents start toilet training around this age and child's fear of the toilet seat makes them hold the stool, second drinking a whole lot of milk and lack of fiber in the diet makes them get constipated. Make him drink more fluids, eat fruits and vegetables to get fiber, make a toilet routine, prune juice may help. ...Read more

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My 2 year old baby had the problem to pass his stoole. Doctor prescribed xylocain 5% ointment. Is it okay?

My 2 year old baby had the problem to pass his stoole. Doctor prescribed xylocain 5% ointment. Is it okay?

Constipation: xylocain can be toxic, I wound use prune juice per pear juice 2-3 cups a day, also reward child after stooling to avoid holding, if vomiting or pain he/she should be seen by a doctor ...Read more