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My 5 year old daughter just had 5 year checkup. Very healthy

My 5 year old daughter just had 5 year checkup. Very healthy kid. Peanut allergy and very mild eczema but otherwise never really been terribly sick at all her whole life. At 5 year checkup pediatrician noted a woolen cervical lymph node on right side of neck...barely looked at it. Just said "come back if it gets bigger" --- a month has passed. It has not gotten bigger, maybe even has got a smidge smaller. It is nontender. Very mobile. <1cm. Out of curiousity, I looked at old photos of her. Found a photo from about 2 years ago, where her head is turned and I can see the same exact node. It looks the same size as it does now. At what point do I need to go back in? At what point would they require a biopsy? Thank you!

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We are traveling in Europe now with my 15 year old son. We

Hello. We are traveling in Europe now with my 15 year old son. We flew three days ago to Barcelona. He has been having having problems with popping his ears, and his ears feeling full all day today. He kept saying that he could not hear and tried to pop them, both ears were full. He gets that a lot, but after a few popping it usually goes away. This time it did not. Now he is in bed trying to fall asleep, but the pain in one ear is very bad. It really hurts to move his jaw, to swallow etc. the other ear is fine. He still pops it, it still feels full, but only one dad now. It does not hurt when you pull on the ear, it only hurts in one area... What shall we do? I don't want to go and look for local doctors... Do you think it could be an infection? No offed symptoms... Slight runny nose.,,

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My daughter has had diarrhea with mucus for almost 3 weeks

my daughter has had diarrhea with mucus for almost 3 weeks now with up to 8-10 soiled diapers a day. We have put her on the BRAT diet, pedialyte and her formula. she developed a horrible diaper rash which we now have under control. She is teething horribly and has a lot of mucus/saliva - could this be the issue? We have eliminated everything else.

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My two year old grandson has nose bleeds off and on. It

My two year old grandson has nose bleeds off and on. It happens overnight, during the day and at different locations; his mom's house, my house, daycare etc. His mom says it comes from dry air and it gets so uncomfortable for him until he scratches his nose like crazy. Could this be a reaction from something other than dry air? What can we do to help him?

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I was told by my son's ENT to give Rescon GG allergy/sinus

I was told by my son's ENT to give Rescon GG for his allergy/sinus problems of runny nose and congestion, in addition to taking daily Zyrtec. I was told to give him 1/2 tsp of Rescon 3x's a day, which I did for about a week and a half or so, but have been giving it to him twice a day for about 2 months or so now.My concern is that I just pulled back the label on the Rescon and read the inactive ingredients, which contain methylparaben and propylparaben, along with a few other ingredients. I've heard a lot of bad things that can happen from parabens, namely endocrine and reproductive disruption. I'm really concerned that I've done irreversible harm to my 21/2 year old son.I know most studies on parabens have been inconclusive, but can you give me any insight on this? Is he going to be okay as far as you know? (by the way, I'll be switching to another similar brand)

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My 13 year old son has had a scratchy throat days. no fever

my 13 year old son has had a scratchy throat for 8 days. no fever at all. should I take him to get seen or ride it out?

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My 6-year-old son is repeatedly clearing s throat throughout

My 6-year-old son is repeatedly clearing his throat throughout the day. He's been doing this for about 2 or more weeks. Please listen to the short audio clip attached. Sometimes it's once...other times is 5 or more clearings in a row. We took him to an allergist earlier in the year, and everything was fine. My wife took my took him to a pediatrician yesterday, and she said it's just a vocal tick that will go away on it's own. She seemed to think it was a way to get attention. Anyway, I'm not sure about this diagnosis, so I'm posting it here.

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My child 6 years old has itchy through in the morning and

My child 6 years old has itchy through in the morning and evening for few weeks already. Its not constant but mostly in the evening and less in the morning .There is no any other symptoms but stomach pain from time to time.

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My 10 week old has been sleeping in a new bassinet days ( he

My 10 week old has been sleeping in a new bassinet for 3 days ( he outgrew his old one).he sleeps fine in it- tosses and turns some but sleeps 6 hrs. I purchased an organic mattress for the bassinet made with wool, natural latex and cotton. Now I am worried because I read online natural latex mattresses can cause Simptoms on babies?

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