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What Are Some Common Signs Of Childhood Illness In Six To Nine Month Old Babies
Behavior change: In any age, parents are known to recognize illness before it is full blown. A child may be more grumpy than normal or eyes may "look sick" or skin color may show a subtle hue change that parents begin to recognize as the onset of an illness. Fever, runny nose, diarrhea, cough, decreased appetite may also be early signs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fever, poor feeding: Any fever 100.4 rectally or higher in a child 2 months or younger is considered a medical emergency. If your child is all of a sudden feeding very poorly, it is also worthwhile to consult your doctor. Severe irritability, new vomiting/diarrhea, rashes, cough, severe runny nose can also be worrisome symptoms of illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Childhood malaria: First and foremost if you think your toddler has malaria, you need to bring the baby to an emergency room immediately. Symptoms of malaria usually appear 9-14 days after an infected mosquito bite. Initially flu like symptoms (headache, fatigue, painful joints, fever, chills, vomiting and diarrhea. Fever is most common symptom. In children, it can progress rapidly to serious illness or death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Autism at 5: Doesn’t show a wide range of emotions shows behavioral extremes (unusually aggressive, fearful, sad, shy) is unusually withdrawn and not active in social situations is easily distracted and has trouble focusing on an activity for more than five minutes doesn’t respond to people or responds only superficially can’t tell the difference between real and make believe doesn’t participate in a wide vari. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
An autistic child: will show impaired social interaction,delayed language skills and repetitive and restrictive behaviors.There are varying degrees in different children.A three year old might have decreased eye contact with others,delay in speech &repetitive movements.However, having these signs/symptoms doesn't make the diagnosis.If you are concerned about your child,please discuss with his doctor. ...Read more
Odd absences at meal: Finding stashes of food, unusual interest or avoidance of talking about food, unless it is about a ''friend with eating problem'', hx. Of acute change from overweight to obsession with weight and appearance, dental note of decreasing outer porcelain layer, moodiness , in particular clearly thin skinned about body shape, tone with others or hx. Self. ...Read more
Dyslexia: The only way to know what's happening regarding your child's learning is by completing a psychoeducational evaluation from a licensed psychologist or a school psychologist. This is one video about learning differences. http://youtu.be/xa_dybrh8m8. ...Read more
See A Doctor NOW: The two are like apples & oranges. Colic is excessive crying but is benign however Meningitis is a serious & life-threatening infection. Making the distinction between the two in a 6 wk old infant requires examination by a doctor. Symptoms include crying, irritability, decreased appetite, fever. If your baby is crying, see your doctor NOW or go to an ER for correct diagnosis and prompt treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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