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Pedialyte For Children Under 1
My son (1 year and 3 months old) has a neurofibromatosis type 1 (C4537T R1513X) . Are there any restrictions for vacciantion for his condition?
No: No it does not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is giving tender coconut water safe for babies less than 1 year or so... ?I really care my baby boy ...... :) :')
Feeding Babies: Yes, of course, as long as you are not substituting vital feedings and these calories with coconut water. Water like this must be used only in addition to regular feedings. ...Read more
Children's tylenol (acetaminophen) grape flavor oral suspension, 3.38 fl oz: for my 1yer old and his fever is99.5 is that ok to give him 1.25(ml)?
Need weight: You have to check his weight. You basically want up to 15mg per kg. Which is pounds divided by 2.2 x 15. Then figure out the dose from there. If you get the weight i'm sure someone can give you a more exact answer. ...Read more
Many: Many options. Babies under a year especially need fat for neurological development. Avocados, yogurt made from whole milk, bananas, baby cereals, soft cooked vegetables, pureed fruits (applesauce)...there are many good choices. Avoid processed foods/drinks with added sugar or artificial color. Avoid wheat until after 1 year. ...Read more
Is it safe to take 1 10 miligram or 1 and a 1/2 10miligram loritab or hydra codeine while breast feeding ? My daughter is 2 1/2 months old
What can I give a 1 month old premie, 6 lbs 5 oz, for constipation? Sugar in pedi-lyte and kerros syrup in breast milk not working.
Define and use natrl: If your baby is having firm stools that are hard to pass, i accept the label.If breast fed, stooling less often and skipping days i would leave it alone if still soft. Bf infants can stool a little every feed or a crib full once a week.Formula fed kids are expected to go daily. I've had success with undiluted prune or apple juice, 1oz once or twice daily.Water may also help ...Read more
Blood pressure: is a little high, but not dangerously so, especially in light of critical illness. ...Read more
Tylenol (acetaminophen) Fever reliefts syrup for children get banned in some countries. What is other brands I can use for my daughter below 1y and son above 2y?
Children's tylenol (acetaminophen) grape flavor oral suspension, for my son his 1yer old and 22pound is that ok to give him 1.25ml and his fever is 99.8
What strength: What strength is the suspension? 80mg/0.8ml or 160mg/5ml? The mg dose for a 22lb child should be between 100mg and 150mg per dose. ...Read more
Is cortisone skin thinning reversible ? We used HC 0.5 % by pediatrician then HC 1 % by childrens hospital for about 3 weeks total for nappy rash .
Pediatrician advised to give my 21 month old 24 pound daughter 1 TSP dimetapp cold and cough childrens. Is this okay?
Old medication: This is a product sold by prescription 3 decades ago but available over the counter for the last 2. It underwent a formulation change about 10 yrs ago, reducing its strength. At about the same time most realized these products have little value and advised against use under 6. I find this dose a little heavy, by double (when used for allergies). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Daughter, 26, has type 1 diabetes since age 2. For long term health should she take a 81 mg aspirin in addition to managing her diabetes well?
My cute niece 1 year old , most of the time for him water or tears drops out from his eyes.Please suggest?
Blocked tear ducts: And chronic pink eye from allergies can cause constant / intermittent tearing of the eyes. Allergy medications, orally and eye drops usually control them but at times they may get infected. Regardless , see a pediatric ophthalmologist to see what is the best option unless your child has down's w congenital tear duct obstruction, probing or stent tube may be needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it safe to use medication contain dexamethasone for swelling of the vocal cords on 5 year old boy as he has continuous hoarseness from 17 days ?
Safe, but...: dexamethasone is a safe medicine when used in children for a brief course, but you need to make sure you know what you're treating. Prolonged hoarseness is not a typical reason for steroid administration in children. It can be used in the acute phase of croup (which causes hoarseness), but not usually weeks after. ...Read more