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When Is It Ok To Let My Child Drink Pop
I've never seen my epiglottis before and now that I have a cold I can see it perfectly. It burns when I drink water. Is it popping up because I"m sick?
I have dark veins popping out of my penis, especially when I have an erection, dark veins mean lots of waste product, should I drink more water ?
Had ruptured ear drum a little over 2 weeks ago, just popping every now & then when i talk, drink, eat? Should i be concerned?
Ruptured ear drum: No. Most ruptured tympanic membranes (ear drum) heal spontaneously with the exception of those due to welding slag burns. I would recommend that you get it reassessed to assure that it has healed, however this is not urgent. Popping and cracking can occur with this recovery depending on the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's possible!: Carbonated drinks can contain many additives, including caffeine, that can cause headaches in people sensitive to them. Also, anything that is really cold can cause an 'ice cream headache, ' due to chilling and constricting the blood vessels that pass by the back of the palate. ...Read more
Ensure and children: For a 13 year old to drink ensure every day there has to be a reason. Is the child a poor eater, or has health issues and not gaining weight or just lazy not to eat regular meals. If the child has health issues & not gaining weight it is okay to do so. It is otherwise better to sit down and enjoy your food in its natural form! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No clue: Your best bet on finding out is to write down everything that is going on, what you have tried, and take it in with you to a scheduled visit. A good history, exam and testing if appropriate can define the issue. ...Read more
See below: The only thing you need to avoid is surgery drinks. They are a source of empty calories. Also, i would use 1% milk. ...Read more
Stay away from sugar: Kids need about 18 to 24 ounces of milk per day, about 4 ounces of juice, and the rest water. I would stay away from caffeinated teas, sodas and nectars. ...Read more
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