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When Can My Baby Start Going Out Without A Hat
Should i be concerned if my 6month old baby has a ear infection and a 100 degree fever for 3 days.W hat should I be looking out for?
Some concern: Most children will have an ear infection at some time before 6 years of age. Ear infections usually cause low grade temp, discomfort and temporary decreased hearing. Most episodes of otitis media will resolve, but if temperature would increase or persist, or drainage develops from ear needs examination. Even when symptoms resolve should be checked by pcp to examine ear and make sure fluid has. ...Read more
Other than infant sunscreen & lotion, shade hats, & cool clothing, what can I bring to protect from sun burn?
After shaving my head with a razor then going outside without my hat, can cetaphil moisturizing lotion protect my shaved head from sun?
Celiac sprue, diet: Lack of iron is due to lack of intake, increased loss (gross or occult bleeding- usually gastrointestinal (gi), less often urinary), or poor absorption-usually celiac sprue. Less often other GI causes. See your doc. Screening for celiac is simple blood testing. Diet diary. May need GI workup to rule out other problems, such as fragile blood vessels, tumors, parasites, or cancers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Newborns have a greater portion of their body mass & surface in their head than older kids & can loose a greater amount of body heat from exposed surfaces. If it is cold outside it is reasonable to cover the head. If it is hot, it is important not to cover up so the baby can perspire & self regulate their temperature. If u feel a wetness behind the neck, baby is getting a bit too hot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
External Compression: There is a syndrome called external compression headache that is similar to what you describe. When pressure is placed on cutaneous nerves in the scalp by a helment, goggles, etc. It can cause a non-pulsating dull headaches that generally resolves with-in one hour of removing the helment, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im having problem again wid my chest pain due to anxiety it gets worst during night when im going to sleep and i can't sleep anymore.Hat to do please help?
See that you have: Received behavioral therapy for anxiety. Any cognitive behavioral therapy? Have psychotropic medications been used? Cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night ; good nutrition with 5 servings of veggies ; 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, qi gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises ; meditation. Don't isolate -. ...Read more
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