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Why Would My Pediatrician Want To Perform An Ultrasound On My 4 Year Old Daugter
Communication is key: There are many different types of ultrasound examinations and each is done for a different reason. The best thing would be to talk with your doctor and find out exactly what he/she is worried about and what information will be obtained from the ultrasound. It is a wonderful tool, the ultrasound, because it does not expose yur child to any radiation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more
My 4 year old has been coughing for couple of days. Pediatrician examined her and prescribed 3 day Zpack vs regular 5 day. Is it safe fir 4 yr old?
My 4 year old has complained of hip pain for over a year. Her pediatrician dismisses it. Should we see a pediatric orthopaedic doctor instead?
Talk to pediatrician: I would go back to the pediatrician and in a nice way try to explain that this is very concerning to you and would like to get an orthopedic opinion for piece of mind. Multiple visits for this problem at the pediatrician's office will surely make the pediatrician think this does need a referral ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 4 year old has what looks like a blood blister on lower bottom inside of lip. Should we ask her pediatrician? Been there for a couple months.
Yes: Could be a hemangioma (blood vessel abnormality), or chronic injury from biting her lip, or other cause. Best to get it checked by your pediatrician. Even if it is completely harmless, if it gets in the way of her teeth every time she takes a bite, it will continue to get irritated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 year old has one spot of ringworm on his arm. Will calamine lotion help with itching? Is this treatable at home or do we need to go to pediatrician
Pediatrics: when should a parent get their child tested for oppositional defiant disorder (odd)? My 4 year old has been acting provocative and oppositional to adults which is beyond our control. The child frequently tantrums, constantly questions rules an
Your's : Your's child's behavior is obviously disrupting his life as well as yours. It sounds like you have tried some behvior modification techniques and haven't been successful. The first place to start is with your pediatrician to help guide you to resources in your area for child psychologists or developmental/ behavioral pediatric specialists. These specialist can help determine if this is a simple behavioral problem that can be managed with behavioral techniques or if there he has a disorder such as odd, adhd. It sounds like it's time to ask for help. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
In the last nine months my 4 year old son has had four bouts of stooling and vomitting. We have improved his hygeine but it just keeps happening.?
Difficult to say....: Without further information, it is difficult to figure out why this is happening. Your child could be in daycare and be repeatedly infected there--a very common scenario. This is something that you should consult with your son's pediatrician about. ...Read more
My 4 year old daughter has just been to the doctor on friday. Her face was swollen. The doctor performed his exam and said its tonsilitis?
May be tonsillitis: It is important to follow up with the same doctor to make sure that the face swelling is gone after the treatment ...Read more
We are scheduled for my 4 year old's four immunization shots. Is there a risk with so many shots at once? And then kids get scared of doctor's office
Is transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) an option for a four (4) year old patient with Williams-Biuren syndrome?
Unlikely: tDCS is experimental and has shown some benefit in individuals after brain injury either from trauma or stroke, it has also been tried in individuals with parkinsons disease. These are all cases where the brain was normal at one time and the therapy is used in attempt to re-establish connections via memory. ...Read more
Intestinal parasites: U need to see his pediatrican to get tests done on his stools. Depending ont he results ur doc will prescribe medication. ...Read more
Restate the question: We are not able to provide an answer for your question in its present form. Four year olds can indeed have their teeth crowned. This is usually done when there is extensive decay, to save the deciduous (baby) tooth. Ask your dentist to clarify your understanding of your child's needs. ...Read more
Toilet Training: Have set times to sit on toilet: first waking up, after breakfast, before and after lunch, mid-afternoon before nap, after nap, before and after supper, before bath and bedtime. Take to store and have child pick out favorite underwear, then remind child that the underwear do not like to get wet or dirty, and keep the underwear happy. Read the different children's books that discuss potty training. ...Read more
Umm, hard to say.: Heat rash. Viral rash. Allergy rash. Infectious rash. Insect bite. Eczema. Contact dermatitis. The best strategy is to determine the source of the rash then address that specifically. This should be an easy question to pose to your pediatrician during the 4-year old well visit. Without actually viewing the bump in person, any answer would be but a guess. Your daughter deserves better than a guess. ...Read more
Of course!: You can ask your doctor for specific testing but be prepared with a family history or symptoms of concern that warrant any specific test. Your doctor will take this information and combine it with physical findings to decide if the testing is warranted. ...Read more
Needs to be seen: Please take your child to the pediatrician, we cannot help you online, good luck ...Read more
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