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When Can My Baby Start Going Out Without A Hat
Other than infant sunscreen & lotion, shade hats, & cool clothing, what can I bring to protect from sun burn?
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
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Several: Often times the first symptom of menopause is fatigue or feeling excessively tired. Other common signs include irregular or missed menstrual cycles which may be lighter than usual. Hot flashes, difficulty sleeping as well as poor or reduced libido and vaginal dryness are also signs you may be approaching menopause. ...Read more
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
Still in testing: It is a general feeling that there is molecular damage in the body from breakdown products of oxygen termed "free-radicals". These are highly reactive chemicals which might cause aging and other damage. Anti oxidants reduce this risk by binding and chemically neutralizing these free radicals. However no good testing has proven this; experiments are being run however. ...Read more