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Why Is My Toddler Crying In Her Sleep
It depends.: If your child isn't waking up during these episodes, he may be having night terrors. If so, the best things to do are to ensure there is nothing in his bed he can get hurt on, and keep him on a consistent sleep schedule. If he has a habit of waking and then crying, as long as he has no medical cause for this, it's best to see if he can put himself back to sleep. His doctor can advise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Crying in infancy is described as a loud, high-pitched sound made by infants in response to certain situations. Infants have a cry reflex that is a normal response to some stimuli, such as pain or hunger. Older children and adults cry for emotional reasons such as pain, fear, sadness, or frustration. Premature infants may not have a cry reflex, so they must be monitored closely for signs ...Read more
I was cleaning my toddler's ear when she started crying and saying it hurts.. That night when she's already sleeping i checked her ear and saw blood?
Likely scraped wall: The ear wax is created in the outer half of the canal and will fall out if left alone. Whatever you can scoop out with your fingernail under direct vision is fine to move. Otherwise, leave the ear alone. Any swab or q-tip placed in the canal can & will scrape the wall & make it bleed occasionally. It will also push the wax in so far it will never pack the ear drum.A visit can confirm the injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do if my child always becomes too active before bed and doesn't want to sleep? This last week I have been having trouble trying to put my 3 year old daughter to sleep, when it gets close to her bedtime she gets really hyper and starts crying bu
What is making my child ill? My child is 2yrs old, she has had off and on fever up to 103 for 6 days, when crying she slavates, sleepless nights, when she tries to get some sleep, she will wakeup 10 to 30 minutes later crying from pain. She cries atles e
It : It sounds as though you've done everything you can do and it's time for your child to be re-evaluated by a physician for her illness. Even though fever is most commonly caused by infections which are not serious, a fever that continues with an unknown source for longer than 4 or 5 days is concerning and needs to be looked into further for a cause. Sometimes as the illness progresses, signs and symptoms that weren't there before start to appear and can help doctors figure out what is going on and what treatments may be helpful. Another reason to take your child back in for evaluation is that she is not eating or drinking and may be dehydrated. In general, other "red flag" reasons to call your doctor or go to the er when your child has a fever are: your child is under 2 months old, uncontrolable fever, worsening or new symptoms, seizure, purple rash, change in consciousness, difficulty or rapid breathing, persistent headache, vomiting, or any other serious concerns you may have. Legal disclaimer: I am providing this general and basic information as a public service and my response to this question does not constitute a doctor-patient relationship. For any additional information, advice, or specific concerns, please speak with your own physician. The information provided is current as of the date of the answer entry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 2 month old daughter is crying in her sleep, when i pick her up she doesn't stop, it's not a loud cry but this is the most upset i've seen her, why?
My 4yr old has been having night terrors. If i hear her screaming / crying in her sleep should I wake her up when this is happening ?
Observe: The kids with night terrors are often sleep deficient and enter deep sleep state like sleep walkers.Kids with nightmares will waken immediately to light touch, night terrors do not and you should let it run its course. Most last 5-10 min.If you shake to wake it frightens them. Nt are not remembered. A change in sleep routine that permits as little as 15 min more sleep/night will often end these. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The main problem now is that sheremain vigilant and numerous hours continuously without sleep not crying all the time just minutes... But what to do?
Sounds: ...Like you are talking about a baby (?). Can't help you there but please note that questions in health tap are not linked and have to be understandable on their own. You may want to restate your question so that one of the folks here can answer. ...Read more
He couldn't fall sleep and he keeps crying in pm 7-8 everyday, how to make him stop crying and help him fall sleep?
The question is: whether it's medical or behavioral, if he is 5- 6 mos. or older or overstimulation if < 5 mos. Have a consistent bedtime & routine; in low light, read, rock, feed, brush his teeth or wipe out his mouth. Put him in his crib in his own room drowsy, but awake, without bottle or pacifier, to self-calm to sleep. Have his pediatrician do a check-up. See the AAP's HealthyChildren.org for tips on sleep. ...Read more
My son is 8 month. Crying and does not want to sleep during a day for the last 2 months. What happen with him?
10 mnth baby keeps wakin up at night&crying coz she wants me around her!how can I teach her to sleep by her self?Wn shes beside me, she sleeps all nite
Being a parent: You may gave list this very common battle. It is your job to teach your child. She cannot sleep with you forever. That means you cannot ever give in and move her now. You have got to let her be mad at you. Or to let her cry. She must stay in her bed. You are the parent here. ...Read more
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