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What Is The Average Time It Takes For A Child To Outgrow A Dairy Allergy
A year or longer: Dairy allergy comes in a few flavors. A number of babies can have a cow's milk intolerance or even a mild to moderate milk protein allergy that lasts approximately a year or so, then resolves. These are the kids on soy formula who do fine on whole milk at 1 year. Others have a real milk allergy that can persist several years. If lucky, they outgrow it by 4-6, but some continue for many years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Weeks up: Depending on the toddler. However allergic sensitization can develop within a couple of weeks (or years )after the initial exposure . A child with atopic dermatitis will likely become sensitized sooner and easier. On the flip side, there are reports that early childhood exposure to pets may reduce the risk of developing allergy. However this is related to the risk for an entire group. ...Read more
It is recommended that if you want to have a baby, it is better to have two and the preferable age difference is 20 -30 months. Is there the series of methods to create a happy and successful life for our only child?
Under a dozen: I am sure many old children might argue that they turned out pretty good so it isnt the same for everyone. Having 5 children of my own i see how they had to learn to life together, help each other, be patient with the ones who required that and learned to serve in a family. That was pretty great too. Each person has to decide that issue for themselves. You can wait and see if you still want anothe. ...Read more
Does happen: A good 30% of kids loose the features of this syndrome by adulthood, another subset of kids decide they can manage the symptoms on their own & choose not to deal with the alteration in their thinking/side effects of meds after adolescence. Some will benefit from treatment as adults. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is a "reasonable" amount of time for a toddler/preschooler to take to eat dinner? How long is too long?
Depends: There is no sure answer. Some kids, two weeks. Some kids six months. Some kids never. Some need other restrictions too, possibly dairy, possibly soy. Every child is different and no one treatment will work for each child, and some children will have a profound change, some a little bit, and some not at all. This makes it hard to do controlled studies, because there is not just one autism. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Personal: The simple answer is, when she is no longer interested in having children or when a pregnancy is too risky for whatever reason.There are medical conditions and issues related to maternal age that are unique to each patient and these may raise the risks of child bearing.Discuss this with your healthcare provider since they have access to your medical history and can discuss your options. ...Read more
Year-old child has a baby allergy to milk, eggs fish .what we can do and is there a treatement and how many years this allergy can take time?
Allergist: I would see a board certified allergist to confirm the food allergies and develop a plan including what to expect over the longer term. Although there is ongoing research regarding treatment for true food allergies, there is not a treatment to cure food allergies available at this time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the right age for a child to move out of parents home? Is it wrong for a 20 year old to still being living at home. She has a job and helps out but wanted to know if there is an age that is not good for a adult child to live at home. She is planni
To much wind for a baby before three weeks old will cause colic. Is that true or a cultural thing?
Old wives tales: The wind blowing by an infant has nothing to do with their pattern of fussiness. Some would have you believe that it causes them to swallow more air & get bloated. In fact, crying itself often leads to air swallowing so a fussy baby requires no extra wind to do the deed. ...Read more
Is it normal for a toddler to sometimes repeat last syllable of a word? For example truck-k-k or feet-t-t. He only does it once in a while.
Non-fluency is seen: In typically-developing tots age 2-5. Stuttering that starts < 3 usually is outgrown in ~ 6 mos. Have a speech/language therapist test him if it lasts > 6 months. Don't pressure him to stop repeating phonemes,the smallest units of sound in a language, or rush him. You can gently repeat what he says without the stutter, as in, " You'd like to play with the truck?" Read, talk & play. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take for a scoliosis to progress? It is very minor, and difficult to tell. The patient is a 18 year old male.
Is there a better time of year (for example, winter) to start immunotherapy or will similar results be achieved regardless of the time of year it is started?
Now: In general it is best to get started on immunotherapy as soon as possible to get the best result sooner. If you are currently having seasonal allergy symptoms now, getting started on immunotherapy now will get you on your way to significant symptom relief by the next spring season. Also from experience if you wait until your symptoms are not bothering you you may not be as diligent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is RSV bronchiolitis, and what is the age of a child when the child is no longer susceptible to it?
Depends on function: Adhd affects many aspects of function: school/work, social interactions, participation in sports & other activities, operating motor vehicles & other equipment, etc. Mood dysregulation (low frustration tolerance & poor impulse control) can be problematic anytime, anywhere. If child can function on weekends without med then a break is fine, but most will have problems without med. Individualize. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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