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My Baby Keeps Fidgeting
Might not be awake: Your baby might not actually be awake- babies move a lot (and make lots of noise!) during sleep. Sometimes it may sound and seem like they are awake, but they are in fact asleep. If you hear movement or sounds from baby's bedroom don't rush in to pick them up, wait awhile and see if they settle themselves or go back into a deep sleep. ...Read more
Is fidgeting (pacing around the room, when was child also running around) typical symptom of ADHD or something else?
ADHD: Need more than this for diagnosingGet a more detailed answer ›
Go to doctor: Take baby to doctor for exam. Babies can get real sick real fast so go today ...Read more
Natural Soothing: Chamomile is soothing, calming. Make an herbal tea with chamomile: steep 1 teaspoon chamomile in 1 cup hot water for 10 minutes; strain, cool; 1 ounce every few hrs for soothing effect. Also consider aromatherapy: calming, soothing essential oils are lavender, chamomile, and lemon balm. 2-3 drops in a steam vaporizer water for soothing effect. Caution: keep infants and toddlers away from steamer! ...Read more
Several: Most important at this age (newborn) is to rule out systemic infection, (blood stream infection) kindly see his doctor now or go to ER, good luck ...Read more
I have a 16mon old baby at night she is very restless it's hard for her to sleep but @6am she falls in a deep sleep how can help her sleep at night?
Akathisia: ...Is a common, yet frequently unrecognized, side-effect of many medications. It could also be a feature of hyperactivity symptoms in adhd. To maintain calm, our bodies need daytime activity and nighttime restfulness. Use of medications in ways that disrupt these functions can cause such body "static." meds should fit, not fight, our 24-hr cycles. ...Read more
Yes: It does occur, but often unrecognized.Get a more detailed answer ›
Baby vomitting after breastfeeding and restless when he is awake plus he did not get a stool for 3 days?
Constipation: The age of the baby matters, but other reasons for vomiting needs to be evaluated and intestinal obstruction ruled out. Please go see a Pediatric doctor in an ER or urgent care setting where an Xray is available if needed. Simple Stool softener agents and/or suppository should relieve the blocked stool issue, but go see a doc to be sure ...Read more
Child age 5 twitching in sleep sits up rocking head turning and nodding smacking lips seems restless all night like this what can cause this?
Adhd med right 4 me? Diagnosed as child. Procrastination, organization issues, bored easily, temper, restless, impulsive, but school unaffected.
Probably not needed: If you are able to perform well at school, then you probably don't have a significant in attention problem, and rather some anxiety or other emotional issue. Pl get a new evaluation with the psychologist as you may need behavior therapy rather than ADHD meds. Best of luck! ...Read more
My 7months baby has subclinical hypothyroidism & always seems so restless and difficult to fall asleep. Is there any relationship between them?
Thyroid dysfunction can be associated with sleep disturbance usually hyperthyroidism/ too much thyroid replacement. In my experience restlessness can be found in both hypo & hyperthyroidism. Follow up now with a pediatric endocrinologist, as untreated infant hypothyroidism has lifelong cognitive effects.
https://www. Endocrineweb. Com/conditions/hypothyroidism/hypothyroidism-children ...Read more
Pediatric GI said that Prevacid doesn't stop baby from spitting up. Is that so? She has been restless & has diarrhea so going to take her off.
Hi! I have a 9 month old breast feed baby whose pee has begun to smell strong, no fever. He has been very restless in his sleep waking every hour.?
He said it's been going on for a while now. We've noticed he's always fidgeting around and he gets distracted easily.?
?? Attention Deficit: There is a very skimpy history given but has ADD been given any consideration? There are good screening tools for it and good treatments. Have him seen by a good educational psychologist for evaluation. ...Read more
I have this weird brown spot on my inner thigh. It's flat and it has the shape of a sharp fidget spinner (best I can describe it). I'm 19 btw.
Most likely a mole:
This is most likely a mole, and not to be worried about but recommend checking on it from time to time for any changes. Moles smaller than a pencil eraser are rarely cancerous. Here's a link to the ABCDEs of melanoma:
https://www. Aad. Org/public/spot-skin-cancer/learn-about-skin-cancer/detect/what-to-look-for ...Read more
I easily lose focus, and that's a big problem for my studies. My mind tends to wander alot. I always fidget. Why is that?
At least you know: That is your problem, lot of kid who fall behind do not know this, now you you focus on your education to succeed, yu know you want to succeed. Good luck. ...Read more
I Find myself being frequently hyperactive and feeling the need to move or fidget in some way if I'm sat down over a certain period of time. I tried to approach this problem many times but have done so unsuccessfully.?
See psychiatrist: You need help. The sooner the better. ...Read more
I have trouble concentrating, always fidgeting, caffeine makes me tired, furnergan hyped me up as a kid, but I wasn't a hyper kid. Could I have ADD?
ADD: Your symptoms & past history are suggestive of ADD. Please get reevaluated by psychiatrist. Feel better & good luck. ...Read more
Meds?: If you are on any neuroleptic medication, the fidgeting may be a side effect of your medications. People with bipolar are often on several meds - go see your doctor and review them, and discuss your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more
What could these symptoms mean; shortterm memory loss, talking to self, repeating self, nervous ticks/fidgeting, restlessness?
Multiple symptoms: Although there are many causes for memory loss, some of the more common are depression, hypomania and anxiety. Nervousness, restlessness, talking to yourself, and fidgeting could be in response to anxiety. Generalized anxiety is characterized as excess worry with predominant catastrophic thinking and overestimation of harm. Short-term benzodiazepines and ultimately buspirone/antidepressants work. ...Read more
17h trip on bus that made 2 rest stops. Spent most of the ride with my legs stretched across seat next to me and I fidget alot. Could that prevent dvt?
DVT: Fidgeting may be better than nothing on such a long trip but not a true substitute for walking around. If completely unable to walk then flex your foot and calves frequently to try and keep blood moving. ...Read more
Is it possible that I have adhd? I am 19 and have always had fidgeting problems. I have to take melatonin to fall asleep at night or I will lay awake for hours. When I was younger little things bothered me like the seem on my socks. With that said I can s
A hands-on learner?: People who learn by touching, doing and movement are often labeled adhd. Were you good in sports? Do you prefer to learn by doing or listening to a lecture? ...Read more
When I was 5 to 12 years old, I fidget a lot, urinate frequently, had trouble falling asleep almost everyday. Do I have GAD? I'm 24 now though
No: If these issues aren't affecting you now, you don't have GAD. ...Read more