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My 2yr old son recently started waking up screaming and sweating so bad that his pillow was soaked and hand was wrinkled also he looks disoriented?
Night terrors: This is most likely related to night terrors, a disorder of stage 4 sleep, like sleep walking. The age is right and the waking with sudden screaming. However, the soaked pillow and wrinkled hand is a bit odd. Being disoriented is an odd combination as well, though it's tough to say if it's due to waking or another reason. I'd consult his doc asap and run this by them for real medical advice. ...Read more
What can cause a person to look older than what they really are? Like wrinkles? And frown lines in their 20' s
Please help, My son sweat s so bad it wets the pillow every night he sleeps and don't like puting blanket even winter. Many thankz?
Discuss With Doctor: Sweating is body's only mechanism for heat loss; triggered by thermoregulatory needs & emotions; can be a benign trait or linked to diseases, toxins, & more. Over-bundling is common cause in babies. If child has had normal exams/development/activity, has no fatigue/sweating while feeding, then significant illness unlikely. Discuss with doctor at 2 yr exam which is now due for a focused evaluation. ...Read more
Hi when I lay down on the back of my head for some reason I get this numbness feeling on the left side of my head especially when I use a pillow. As s?
Pressure: This is most likely positional, temporary and due to pressure on the superficial nerves of your scalp and has nothing to do with any brain pathology especially if you don't have this symptom any other time. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you if you have further concerns. ...Read more
Loss of Structure: Collagen and elastin give our skin it's robust character in youth. Age, sun, smoking, illness, diet, genetics contribute to the loss of these support structures over time. Our skin gets weak & folds/pleats in places where muscles force it. Lines on the face also develop from external forces like pressure from sleeping on your side. There are some effective ways of preventing wrinkles... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pillows unsafe: Pillows are unsafe for infants as there is a suffocation risk. If the head of your baby's crib needs elevation wedges should be placed under the mattress. Also important to avoid the crib bumpers as they are also unsafe. Important to place baby to sleep on his/her back to reduce risk of sudden infant death. ...Read more
Ziana and wrinkles: Ziana contains tretinoin which does help with wrinkles when used over a prolonged time. It also has an antibiotic in it that will not help wrinkles at all. If you really want wrinkle reduction, see a local doctor who can discuss chemical peels and laser resurfacing with you along with the ability to prescribe tretinoin (retin a) alone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just: Just like any part of the skin, with age skin tends to become wrinkly as it thins out its collagen layer. Extensive sun damage can accelerate this process particularly on the sun exposed areas such as face, neck, hands including finger dryness whether from sun or washing. However there are several rejuvenation procedures which can help to remove the signs of sun-damage. Consult an experienced dermatologist to discuss the options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers