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Toddler Not Talking At 3 And Uncontrollable Crying
My 3 week old will often cry for 3 minutes when I attempt to put him to sleep, but then he sleeps fine. Are those 3 minutes of crying damaging?
No: Please do not give credit for advanced ideas of abandonment/suffering to an infant with a new/ immature brain. Fussing is their only means of communication and is often used as a marker to acknowledge change.If baby was comfy with you,s/he may not want "change" but settles and accepts it as not so bad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 months old baby with bronchiolitis receiving albuterol+nebulizer therapies makes high pitch stridor-like when laughing or crying. NOT all the time.
Croup?: Bronchiolitis is a lower airway disease that is sometimes treated with bronchodilators such as albuterol. Stridor develops with inflammation of structures much higher up, and is common with Croup. Most children with croup do not wheeze unless they are predisposed to doing so. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
3 yo had a tantrum to the point of crying so hard he couldn't breath. It's been 2 hours and hes still making the shuddering noise from crying. Worry?
My 2 yo screams and cries at bedtime to the point of hyperventilating. How do I change this?gets night terrors occas
Routine: Help her by having a routine - same time each night, quieting the house, limiting exposure to TV and electronics, possibly a bath and a bedtime story. Set up the expectation that sleep is what happens at that time. Make that your normal, and a safe, calming environment. Good luck and be gentle but firm. ...Read more
3 month old becomes fussy in evening, crying out suddenly as if in pain. Drooling alot and putting hand in mouth. Can he be teething?
Early: But yes, could be. See your Pediatrician to make sure it isn't something else. Also, in nine months give your child a wonderful 1st b'day present. Take him/her to a pediatric dental specialist, a Pedodontist, for initial exam, oral hygiene instructions, dentofacial growth & development evaluation, decay prevention advice, and so much more. ...Read more
My new born crying rarely when she wake up after 3 hrs of sleeping without any reason, not hungry, sleeping well, no stomach ache, please help, thnx?
Confusing: Please be more explicit with your question. As stated it makes no sense. ...Read more
My 3 year old does not talk well and has anger outbursts he is very defiant and gets angery with toys could something be wrong with him?
Irritability: Have your don evaluated br nerodevelopmentalist or a neurologist. ...Read more
My 3 year does not acknowledge his newborn baby brother at all. The baby is 4 months and 3year old does not acknowledge him at all. ?
Be patient: A 3yo can be hard to predict when a new kid shows up & takes a lot of time he believes should be his. The 4mo is a threat to his home dominance. Be patient & enjoy private time with both separately or together.Let him know you enjoy your time with him & you are glad he can feed himself since baby takes so much work. In time he will relax & not see baby as a threat. ...Read more
Why my little 2 and 9 months old always crying at night? She watches ipaid a lot and acting scary. Until now she can't talk properly. Any mental pro
See Your Doctor NOW: Nocturnal crying, behavioral, and language concerns are red flags at this age and will require further detailed investigation. In young children, these findings can indicate the presence of medical and/or cognitive disorders. Evaluation must include a thorough medical history, developmental assessment, and correlation with the physical exam. Early intervention is key. See your child's doctor now. ...Read more
"fake" faints, shaking body parts out of sudden, expressionless, crying or laughing for no reason, random screams, can it be touretters? 14 y/o sister
12 month old son with wet snotty stool. Fever of 102 and not really eating or drinking . Very tired sleeping a lot very fuss and not playing at all?
Emergency: Please sign off of the internet and get your child to his pediatrician today. This is urgent. ...Read more
4 yr old child, 3.5 lb premie.Since birth while sleeping or napping, wakes up with spasms of the body, arms, and legs, jerking and screaming.Then she re?
My 17 month old son doesn't sleep for more than 4 hours. He is a healthy and growing kid. But sleeplessness makes him cranky and often violent. We are also sleep deprived.What should I do?
Could be: What are you doing to help him sleep? Have you tried any kind of sleep training? 4 hours is not enough sleep for a 17month old. Get help to help him sleep more. It might seem impossible, but if he isn't sleeping you aren't sleeping and that makes it hard for you to think straight. Ask you doctor. Read sleep books for babies. Go online, look for support in baby forums. Best to you and baby. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 11 1/2 month old all of the sudden stopped wanting to take a his bottle. His missed 3 feeding because of this. He has no fever but and is eating his baby food but is gaging at the bottle and turing away. What should i?
Try a cup: There may be sores in babies mouth or another reason he doesn't want to suck. Offer a cup or sippy cup, feed him applesauce or other high fluid feeds & watch his wets.If he can keep up with his wets (every 6h) this should pass. Otherwise take him in for an exam. ...Read more
What is wrong with my 3 year old? He screams and cries all the time, sometimes for no reason. He doesn't listen, throws toys at us to hurt us, etc.
Normal: He wants attention. Set limits but give him undivided attention when you do.when you disapprove of his behavior have consistent behavior management techniques you follow so that unwanted behavior is not reinforced. ...Read more
My almost 4 yr old son does strange spasms and noises when excited. Grunting - hand flapping - tensing up and all of a sudden shouting/grunting. Why?
Hard to say?: This could be normal behavior, would be helpful to see a video and understand the context of the rest of his developmental history. Does he have speech delay? Is he smiling? What is his face doing? Do you have other concerns about his development? Was his birth history uneventful? Is there a family history of delay, autism, or seizure disorder? See a pediatrician for advice! ...Read more
Baby had 3 set of jabs 3days ago.She is screaming a lot hardly taking any milk. She wants to sleep all the time, she doesn't seem well at all.help plz?
Concerning symptoms: I am very concerned about your baby's symptoms today. Poor feeding, inconsolable nature, and excessive sleepiness warrant a visit today in either an urgent care or emergency room. It is possible that these symptoms are shot (jab) related, but baby needs an exam today to evaluate this. This could also be a serious infection, so don't delay. ...Read more
7 y/o w/ asd and tic d/o. Flicks fingers (doen't do at his eyes), flicks self and others. How can we tell if this is a tic or stimming?
More likely stimming: Depends if it is purposeful.Get a more detailed answer ›
My 4 month old baby is crying more than usual, no fever, not sleeping as much and either refusing or wanting to nurse all the time. What is going on?
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