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My Child Has Poor Head Control
My 5months old baby has imbalance brain, his growth of the left side is lower, and he don't have grip in his hand, is he abnormal?
Problem-yes: Abnormal? I do not know, but it does sound as if there may be a problem. I assume you have discussed this with your pediatrician. If not, you should. ...Read more
My 6 years old son was hit on the head using his classmate fist. now my son experience severe head ache, high fever and vomiting too.
See Your Doctor Now: 6 yr old "hit on head...severe headache, hi fever & vomiting". Your child has symptoms of a serious nature. Your son's headache could be related to the trauma however, the presence of fever and vomiting suggest he may have a serious infection. Your son should see his doctor IMMEDIATELY to ensure correct diagnosis and prompt treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband 52 is having overall feelings of sickness. He has hbp, type 2 diabetes. He has been sweating profusely on his head when he eats. Any help?
My son has injured his neck while caring a mattress on his head. Today he is feeling lightheaded, weak, and short of breath and can not turn his head.
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My 4 month old baby has a 98th percentile head circumference. His head has been in this percentile since pregnancy and birth. Is this worrying?
NOT PARTICULARLY: Stable parameters are usually normal,while a worrisome feature would be crossing growth lines from average to large.That would require some additional workup.Often at least one parent has a big head (genetic influence). Since I've lived with this for quite a while I don't think its a problem.It can become a problem when trying to find a hat that fits. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My sister daughter she is 1 and half years old banged her head with pressure on my wife left hand side as she is 27 week pregnant. is it worry or no?
Will my 6 month baby have developmental, memory or learning problem aftr she hit back of her head fallin off 1 and half feet high.She's fine acc to doc?
Unlikely to happen: We would all be quite dull if this were the case. ...Read more
My son is almost 10 and has absent seziures since he was about 1 1/2. Now his right arm and hand shake during the seizures. Are they getting worse?
CAE?: Typical cae (childhood absence epilepsy) usually starts at about 5 yrs. Does your child have any developmental delays which would also make his diagnosis questionable? He needs to be re-uated by a pediatric neurologist to decide if this is cae or not and how to treat it. Many seizure types improve with age and so this involvement now of his right arm and hand is worrisome. Re-evaluate! ...Read more
Go to your M.D.: If a child is sick with fever you should probably visit with your pediatrician now. The younger the child the more important to have him checked out.. We often have our patients wait and watch for the first 12-24 hours but the younger your child the more important it is to be seen. ...Read more
Hi my 1 year old keep touching his right ear since he was very little and sometimes he is tillting his head on same side ?
My dad has a problem in his head on his left side of his head he freezes and his face would give emotions as if he is crying he can't talk or move?
My boyfriends 5yr old son has headache dark puff eyes No energy lethargic and fever of 101.6 dad is out of town working HELP?
Seek help: If there is an experienced Dr. "mom" or nurse, ask for advice. If you don't have anyone to help you decide whether to see a doctor, then you need to see a doctor. Urgent cares can be good for this problem if you have cash. The emergency room is an option if you don't ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 7 year old son has ADHD and has been on strattera (atomoxetine) for 2 years now. Recently he has started head butting wall. Is this part of his adhd?
Need more info: Head butting can be the result of many, typically behavioral, causes. A detailed discussion is needed to best determine the cause. Please see your child's physician to help determine the cause and what measures you can take to reduce the behavior. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son has cerebal palsy and speech delay he smashing his head in frustation or when can't get his own way would this make his CP worse ?
Unlikely: Head banging is not limited to CP kids.In a way it is just an amplification of the early infant fussing.I've never heard or seen a head banger with a real head injury. This likely caught on when he noticed it grabbed your attention.If you ignore it(don't lock eyes), watching him out of peripheral vision, for safety, it should fade over time.Teaching some sign language may help with the frustration. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My father had a brain hemorrhage before 3 years. It affected his memory and also he lost control on urine. His age is 70 years. So whats the treatment?
Depends on cognition: Also how much of brain & nervous system is affected. Need to consult urologist with expertise in managing urinary incontinence, Father might be candidate for an artificial urinary sphincter, providing he is adequately dextrous. Otherwise might be candidate for condom catheter &/or medication. ...Read more
My daughter is having nerve problems my daughter fell the other day and since then she has been having problems with her legs and arms and shoulders hurting and aching can't walk very good can't raise her arms can't hardly use her arms. She says her finge
My child aged 8 has got chicpox from my other son aged 4 but has now come out with 50 pence size lump on back side his head is this normal in cpx?
My 3 yr old son has a fever and pink all around his eyelids. He complained about his head hurting and was seen putting some pressure to his eye.?
Infection: Probably viral but check with your doctor. ...Read more
My 2 yr baby boy has difficulty opening his eyes in the sunlight. His mother has it too. He often says his eyes burn. What are possible causes?
Photophobia : It is a good idea to seek referral to a pediatric ophthalmologist just to make sure he does not have Congenital Glaucoma or or Cataracts. If his eyes are red, itchy, watery & light-sensitive for other reasons, the eye doctor may prescribe eyedrops. Encourage your son to wear a dark-colored cap or hat with a brim & sunglasses. Mom needs to see an ophthalmologist, also. ...Read more