Top
10
Doctor insights on: My Toddler Has Pain In Her Feet

Share
1

1
Is it normal for a toddler to sometimes repeat last syllable of a word? For example truck-k-k or feet-t-t. He only does it once in a while.

Is it normal for a toddler to sometimes repeat last syllable of a word? For example truck-k-k or feet-t-t. He only does it once in a while.

Non-fluency is seen: In typically-developing tots age 2-5. Stuttering that starts < 3 usually is outgrown in ~ 6 mos. Have a speech/language therapist test him if it lasts > 6 months. Don't pressure him to stop repeating phonemes,the smallest units of sound in a language, or rush him. You can gently repeat what he says without the stutter, as in, " You'd like to play with the truck?" Read, talk & play. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
2

2
What to use for toddler foot fungus?

What to use for toddler foot fungus?

Foot fungus: This is common. Ask you pharmacist for a recommendation for a foot preparation. Keep the feet clean and dry. Change socks often and try to rotate shoes. If this does not work see your local podiatrist. ...Read more

3

3
My toddler has a rash of blisters on his foot. Help!?

My toddler has a rash of blisters on his foot. Help!?

See a doctor: This icould be many things ranging from athletes foot or a fungal infection to the chicken pox.... ...Read more

4

4
My toddler has an itchy rash on her feet. What should I do?

My toddler has an itchy rash on her feet. What should I do?

Foot Rash: Rashes on the feet may be caused by a host of medical conditions. Dermatitis can affect the feet , fungal infection , varicella, allergic reactions, etc. The toddler should be examined by a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
My toddler has a rash of blisters on his foot. What can I do?

My toddler has a rash of blisters on his foot. What can I do?

Blisters on foot: Check to see if he has blisters on his tongue and hands snd feet to rule out hand foot snd mouth disease caused by a viral illness. The blisters may also be due to a fungus or from friction of tight shoes ...Read more

8

8
My toddler has 3 fire ant bites on his foot. 2 are swollen. Is this normal?

My toddler has 3 fire ant bites on his foot. 2 are swollen. Is this normal?

Probably: Fire ants sting & inject solenopsin - an alkaloid venom. This causes a welt which can become fairly swollen. Within hours to a day a sterile pustule usually forms. If the whole foot is swollen this could represent an allergic reaction. What you are describing may be a fairly normal fire ant sting reaction. When in doubt see a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Toddler has several midline defects. Since last genetics appt in Sept his 3rd toe(both feet)has started crossing over 2nd toe. Is this insignificant?

Toddler has several midline defects. Since last genetics appt in Sept his 3rd toe(both feet)has started crossing over 2nd toe. Is this insignificant?

Significant: Crossing of the fingers or toes is sometimes associated with neuromuscular problems, which are not uncommon with midline defects of the brain. A pediatric neurologist should be part of your son's care team. ...Read more

10

10
Is it unhealthy to send my toddler to a preschool ~150 feet from a highway? Could this cause asthma, childhood cancers, or other health issues?

Is it unhealthy to send my toddler to a preschool ~150 feet from a highway?  Could this cause asthma, childhood cancers, or other health issues?

Preschool: We are all exposed to city pollution if you live in an urban area, and while you want to provide the healthiest environment for your child, they are more likely at that age in a preschool to get sick from other children there than the environment. ...Read more