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6 year old girl still peeing her bed at night. She will not wake up and she will sleep with wet pee clothes on. ?

6 year old girl still peeing her bed at night. She will not wake up and she will sleep with wet pee clothes on. ?

15% of 5-yr.-olds: have primary nocturnal enuresis, never having had at least 6 mos. of dry nights. PNE stops on its own at a rate of 15% of affected kids/year after age 5. There is often a family history of PNE. See her doctor for a 1st-voided AM urine for urinalysis. At night, put a light-weight sleeping bag on top of a plastic sheet on her bed, one she can put in the laundry. Do not scold, shame or punish her. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of dyslexia in a 6 year old girl?

What are symptoms of dyslexia in a 6 year old girl?

Comprehension: Difficulty in reading comprehension is the major symptom. There are several different types including "seeing" the letters backwards. ...Read more

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What should be the average weight of a 6 year old girl?

What should be the average weight of a 6 year old girl?

Weight: Weight varies considerably with height and body type. Are you concerned about being overweight or underweight? It is important not to place undue pressure on a child because of weight etc. At this young age. Discuss this with her doctor at her next check up. Meanwhile be sure she is on a healthy lifestyle and healthy diet and playing for exercise as much as possible. ...Read more

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6 year old girl always picking front wedgies? It's all the time. Sometimes her peri area is slightly red but no other complaints.

6 year old girl always picking front wedgies? It's all the time. Sometimes her peri area is slightly red but no other complaints.

Vulvitis: Vulvitis has many causes, but usually presents with an itchy sometimes red peri area. She should see dr. To identify the cause and properly treat. It could be an infection (bacterial, fungal), irritation from soaps, an injury, poor hygiene, even pinworms! in some cases, this might be a form of masturbation, or a sign of molestation. Your pediatrician can examine her/treat appropriately. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a 6 year old girl to have breast lumps?

Is it normal for a 6 year old girl to have breast lumps?

Precocious puberty?: Probably to early for breast buds at age six. See your pediatrician if to concerned. ...Read more

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What can I do to help 6 year old girl with seborrhea?

What can I do to help 6 year old girl with seborrhea?

Special shampoos: Seborrhea can be treated with special shampoos, and in moderate to severe cases, with topical steroid foams or creams. I find the otc t-gel shampoo to work in many patients. Your physician can also prescribe a shampoo. If this fails, your daughter may need a topical corticosteroid foam or cream, but i truly would recommend trying the shampoos twice weekly first. ...Read more

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What is the average head circumference for a 6 year old girl?

What is the average head circumference for a 6 year old girl?

Head circumference: Head sizes are relatively larger in small children. In a child without headaches, seizures or major organ deformities, the head circumference is genetically determined and you will not be able to do much about it at four years of age. Or six. You will want to discuss your concern withyour family doctor or pediatrician. ...Read more

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Armpit order normal for a 6 year old girl ?

Armpit order normal for a 6 year old girl ?

Yes: The odor producing glands of the armpits are under the hormonal influence of the adrenal glands that sit atop the kidneys. Their output is not directly tied to puberty & can sometime be active this early. There can also be some increase in darkness of genital and armpit hair by the same process. Do what is realistic.Nipple enlargement should be your 1st obvious sign of puberty. ...Read more

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Is it ok for a 6 year old girl to use deodorant? I've noticed that my daughters armpits smell quite strong. Is this normal?

Is it ok for a 6 year old girl to use deodorant? I've noticed that my daughters armpits smell quite strong. Is this normal?

Yes: The odor producing glands of the armpits are under the hormonal influence of the adrenal glands that sit atop the kidneys. Their output is not directly tied to puberty & can sometime be active this early. There can also be some increase in darkness of genital and armpit hair by the same process. Do what is realistic.Nipple enlargement should be your 1st obvious sign of puberty. ...Read more

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Doctor examined my 6 year old girl.said her masterbating was normal . Is every day normal ?

Doctor examined my 6 year old girl.said her masterbating was normal . Is every day normal ?

Self stimulation: Self stimulation in young children is common, and usually not cause for concern. Avoiding dramatic reaction to this behavior will help prevent shameful feelings regarding sexuality later. Masturbation in the presence of other people should not be allowed (redirect to private place and gently explain it is not to be shared). Abrupt behavior changes associated with sexual acting out is concerning ...Read more

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Help about breast bump for 6 year old girl. Too early?

Help about breast bump for 6 year old girl. Too early?

Other features: Any female with a true breast bud before 8y would be considered abnormal. One important distinction is whether it is a true bud, or a bit of fluffy overhang in a kid carrying a few extra pounds.A breast bud will be directly beneath the nipple & have a distinct size & spongy feel that is different from soft fatty tissue.Add a breast nodule to rapid growth or pubic hair & its time to see your dr. ...Read more

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Is tyotocin good for 6 year old girl suffering from ear pain due to cold?

Is tyotocin good for 6 year old girl suffering from ear pain due to cold?

Not sure what: I am not familiar with 'tyotocin'. I looked for its active ingredients at several differnet medical web sites and can't find anything on it. Please look on bottle and enter in the active ingredients so i can help you. Best thing for ear pain in a 6 year old is treating the ear infection and then using tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibupofen as needed for pain relief. Chewing gum also often helps relieve pressure/pain. ...Read more

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My 6 year old girl has been complaining of neck pain. I thought maybe molars causing the pain cause it's at base of skull and down. Need to worry?

My 6 year old girl has been complaining of neck pain. I thought maybe molars causing the pain cause it's at base of skull and down. Need to worry?

See md: See your MD, and have a good check up. Maybe muscle strain or may be way your child sleeps--pillow etc. One additional possibility could be eye issues causing her to cock her head to one side to avoid double vision. Any history of trauma? ...Read more

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How many urinary tract infections can a 6 year old girl have in a year before its a concern?

How many urinary tract infections can a 6 year old girl have in a year before its a concern?

There is concern now: Any UTI in a 6yr old girl, is of concern and suggests an underlying congenital abnormality of the urinary tract. This should be evaluated by a pediatric urologist, without delay. ...Read more

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My 6 year old girl has had nasty cough for a month doc said she isn't asthmatic but prescribed her inhalers is that normal? xray show small airways

My 6 year old girl has had nasty cough for a month doc said she isn't asthmatic but prescribed her inhalers is that normal? xray show small airways

R A D: Reactive Airways Disease, can be the case with your daughter?, which can happen at times after a viral infection and may stay for sometime, it mimicks asthma, inhalers would help. Another problem that needs to ruled out is sinus infection which would cause nasty cough still and flare of asthma symptoms or cough. Asthma would be the diagnosis if we rule the other causes first, wish you both wellnes ...Read more

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How do I tell my daughter that sexual touching is wrong? My 4 year old girl recently had been made to do a few sexual things by her 6-year-old cousin.

How do I tell my daughter that sexual touching is wrong? My 4 year old girl recently had been made to do a few sexual things by her 6-year-old cousin.

Needs to be seen.: I recommend that you seek professional help from your child's doctor immediately. He or she will arrange an evaluation and counseling for you and your child to help deal with the situation. Dcfs also needs to find out where the six year old was exposed to this inappropriate topic as well. This is a very difficult situation, but childrens' safety is the most important thing. Good luck! ...Read more

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What's wrong? I have 2 nephews one is a 6 year old boy and the other is 4 year old girl and they barely sleep like 8 hour and they don't take naps in the afternoon. Like what's wrong with these kids? I see toddler that sleep 10 hours and take long naps i

What's wrong? I have 2 nephews one is a 6 year old boy and the other is 4 year old girl and they barely sleep  like 8 hour and they don't take naps in the afternoon. Like what's wrong with these kids? I see toddler that sleep 10 hours and take long naps i

Children : Children are very different in the amount of sleep they need. Some children definitely need more than others. At age four to six some will still take a nap, but many won't. It sounds like they are active, healthy children, so it doesn't sound like a concern. ...Read more

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Can focalin (dexmethylphenidate) cause a 5 year old to stop potty training?

Can focalin (dexmethylphenidate) cause a 5 year old to stop potty training?

No: If you are having problems with daytime accidents at age 5, you should discuss with your md if evaluation by pediatic psychologist is warranted. ...Read more

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Can focalin (dexmethylphenidate) cause a 5 year old to revert back and forget potty training?

Possibly: Any stress can cause a regression, many medications have side effects and a more detailed discussion would be important to determine if the regression is related to the med or possibly something else. At 5 there might be a number of things that might cause a regression in potty training. Need to rule out a uriunary tract infection. See your pediatrician or Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) prescriber. ...Read more