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My 10 month old baby has very thick toenails, like you'd see with arterial disease. He's had this since birth; what could cause this in an infant?

My 10 month old baby has very thick toenails, like you'd see with arterial disease. He's had this since birth; what could cause this in an infant?

See Your Doctor: Your 10 mos old has "very thick toenails since birth". Congenital anomalies of the nails, hair, skin, teeth can be caused by a group of genetic defects called Ectodermal Dysplasias, of which there are numerous types. Involved body parts can be poorly developed or absent. Nails can be thick, misshapen or rough but usually cause no problems. See your doctor for diagnosis, genetic history, & therapy. ...Read more

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Dosage of Bromfed (brompheniramine) for 14 lb infant? Ped prescribed my 10 month old Bromfed (brompheniramine) for her cough: dose is 1/2 tspn/4hrs. Def not the right dose for her.

Dosage of Bromfed (brompheniramine) for 14 lb infant? Ped prescribed my 10 month old Bromfed (brompheniramine) for her cough:  dose is 1/2 tspn/4hrs. Def not the right dose for her.

See below: Per fda recs, no otc meds for kids under 4 year old let alone under 1 year of age! and as per these meds for your infant, i can't understand why your doc would do this period! cough meds are not beneficial especially in and infant and can, in fact, cause problems like increase the risk of developing a pneumonia. I would stop the med immediately! ...Read more

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How can you tell if your 10 month old infant has an ear infection?

How can you tell if your 10 month old infant has an ear infection?

Examination.: The only way to be sure a child has an ear infection is to look at the eardrum. See a doc and have this done, if your child is sick, please. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, is feeding my 10 month old baby boy lentils 5 times a week for lunch, or is this amount too much? Thank you

Hi doctors, is feeding my 10 month old baby boy lentils 5 times a week for lunch, or is this amount too much? Thank you

Lentils: Lentils is a fine food and as long as the baby hasn' t tired of eating them thats fine. Just remember lentils are heavy gas producers. ...Read more

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Can I take hairfinity vitamins while breast feeding my 10 month old baby?

Can I take hairfinity vitamins while breast feeding my 10 month old baby?

Overall the opinion: is No you do not need to be taking Hair vitamins while you are lactating, though any harmful effects on the baby is not immediately known. It IS known that any vitamins you take while breastfeeding WILL be transferred to the baby, especially the fat soluble ones (ADEK). Most women grow hair faster while they are pregnant or lactating anyway as part of the natural effects of progesterone. ...Read more

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Are baby warts serious on a 10 month old baby?

Are baby warts serious on a 10 month old baby?

Reply: Wart is usually a benign viral infection of the skin. Treatment varies with the part of body that has the warts. Usually in young infants observation is first choice. ...Read more

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When should I start potty training with my 10-month old baby?

When should I start potty training with my 10-month old baby?

Toilet Training: According to the NIH, your baby will probably be ready closer to 18 months. A baby will let you know when he or she is ready by signaling to you that their diaper needs changing. At that point, you can start training using a reward system and daily encouragement to use the toilet. Here is a link for you:https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/toilettraining.html ...Read more

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Whats the ideal weight for 10 month old baby? Mine is 8kg is it ok?

Whats the ideal weight for 10 month old baby? Mine is 8kg is it ok?

Yes, babies differ: Males at ten month are between 8-10 1/2 kilos and females 7 1/2-10 1/2 kilos. These figures are between the 5%-95% and all are normal. You cannot predict future weight or height by these weights in infancy. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for you to diagnose a 10 month old baby for tourettes?

Can it be possible for you to diagnose a 10 month old baby for tourettes?

Criteria: Technically, according to dsm-5, to have tourette's the tics must persist for at least one year even if they come and go. A 10-month old cannot possibly have one year's worth of tics. So by definition, technically, the answer according to dsm-5 is, no. ...Read more

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My 10 month old baby moves way to much during the night, any ideas?Is been going on for 2 months

My 10 month old baby moves way to much during the night, any ideas?Is been going on for 2 months

It's normal: Infants have very active sleep cycles. It's very normal to see them in different positions than where you put them previously. Furthermore, with the advent of widely available infra-red video cameras, it is even easier to literally see how active you child's body is when he sleeps. Try to relax, and enjoy watching your kiddo sleep. This is all normal! ...Read more

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Is lipemic serum a cause of concern for a 10 month old baby?What does it mean?Should we investigate further?

Is lipemic serum a cause of concern for a 10 month old baby?What does it mean?Should we investigate further?

If re-testing after : 8 hours without a meal ;#40;poor baby!;#41; still has milky serum, there is a positive family history, ; a lipid panel shows high levels of triglycerides/other fats, then a geneticist can test for syndromes associated with this finding. In an otherwise healthy infant whose physical exam is normal, anything that turns up would likely be something that responds to dietary management. ...Read more

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What to give 10 month old baby for earache?

What to give 10 month old baby for earache?

Ibuprofen, exam: For short term pain relief, Ibuprofen in appropriate doses helps.You can also provide a heating pad for baby to place his/her ear on & this seems to provide some relief. An office visit to identify a treatable cause during regular office hours would be ideal. ...Read more

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I have a 10 month old baby she's not drinking as much as i'd like if tried water juice pedilite she just won't drink it any suggestions?

I have a 10 month old baby she's not drinking as much as i'd like if tried water juice pedilite she just won't drink it any suggestions?

Don't make problems: You failed to mention how much milk she is drinking. That may be the reason that she doesn't want or need fluids. At this point in her life it is more important for her to be eating solids anyway. ...Read more

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10 month old baby has stomach flue. What to do. ?

10 month old baby has stomach flue. What to do.  ?

See a doctor soon: At this age the baby needs to be evaluated by their pediatrician. In the meantime frequent small amounts of clear fluid (water, electrolyte replacement for babies),15 milliliters every 30 minutes. Don't worry about eating right now. Just clear fluids, no milk, just clear fluids. If your baby isn't producing 5 wet diapers in the day then off to the emergency room you go. ...Read more

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Earache on 10 month old baby. What can I give her?

Earache on 10 month old baby. What can I give her?

Homeopathy and drops: Most doctors advise antibiotics for ear infections but research shows while they may relieve pain a bit sooner there is greater chance of recurrence. An old home remedy is crushing some garlic, warming it in olive oil and putting a few drops of the warm oil in her ear. My favorite treatment is homeopathy. Many mainstream pharmacies carry hyland's infant earache drops. See comment for more info:. ...Read more

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What's the normal pulse rate for a 10 month old baby?

What's the normal pulse rate for a 10 month old baby?

80-120: Pulse (rate of heart beats per minute) varies considerably depending on if the child is asleep or awake; active or passive; energetic or docile. It can quickly ramp up or down to adapt to environmental, activity, and internal triggers. But overall heart rate should be between 80-120 around 10 months of age. ...Read more