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My daughter Layan, had a fever last Sunday (16th of april)

Hello,My daughter Layan, had a fever last Sunday (16th of april) they on monday she started having diarrhea. Little spot of blood my the end of the day. Fever and diarrhea went away on Thursday.On friday, my other daughter, hana, got diarrhea so we did a stool analysis. I attached her results.They both started metronidazole for 10 days. Should I start them on paromomycin?Also, I attached their ultrasound report from today, is there something to worry about?Layan is 4 and 7 monthsHana is 2 and 7 monthsThank you.

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My son is almost 5 months old and I notice that first teeth

My son is almost 5 months old and I notice that first teeth is coming. He has diarrhea ( green with white stuff on it).I don't know if that is related to teething ? I also have no idea what is this white things.He is using Similac advance formula.

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I am desperate for help. Two (2) years ago, my grandson, who

I am desperate for help. Two (2) years ago, my grandson, who is now eight (8), was diagnosed with UC. At that time, he was admitted into Akron Children's Hospital with anemia (hemoglobin at 5.0) and dehydration. There is no history of this on either side of his family.Upon completion of treatment, he was prescribed Pentasa, iron, and we were assured he would be fine. For the next two (2) years, he continued to have bloody stools, stomach discomfort, etc. Fast forward to the present and he's been in and out of the hospital three (3) times (twice in the month of March). Of course, the hospital tested for CDiff and other viral or bacterial causes but the tests are negative each time he's been admitted. He was taken off Pentasa and is now getting infusions of Remicaid, oral iron supplements, and anti-inflammatory suppositories. The problem is that he is getting worse, not better. He now has uncontrollable diarrhea, has missed a lot of school, is eight (8) lbs. underweight, and seems to be getting weaker.We are wondering if he's been misdiagnosed since the current meds are not working and, in fact, seem to be taking him in the wrong direction. I would be so grateful for any insight you can provide.

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This is for any Dr - My 10 year old had a stomach virus

This is for any Dr -My 10 year old had a stomach virus about 40 hours (a lot of vomiting, diarrhea, etc). Now my oldest is coming home from college. How long do germs survive? Are the germs in our house capable of making my oldest son get this too?

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We are out of the country traveling to the Dominican

We are out of the country traveling to the Dominican Republic- my 7yo started throwing up and having diarrhea yesterday morning. Would pepto bismol help his symptoms and what would the dosage be?JA: How have your child's checkups gone? Is your child progressing steadily in height and weight?Customer: Yes he is normal for height and weightJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: He has a peanut allergy

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My dauther, 17 months old, is getting through her first

My dauther, 17 months old, is getting through her first cold. She hasn't had a fever at all and is acting normal, although her nose has been running a lot the last couple of days. Today she's suddenly started drooling, which she's never done, and she's drooling a LOT.We gave her benadryl or something similar last night to help her sleep. The pharmacist said the medication would help dry the sinuses. She had a slight red rash on her arms and legs this morning, but it went away after an hour or so.My concern now is the drooling, because she's never been a drooler ever, and it's a fast onset which is getting progressively worse. She's still eating (just ate some cut up grapes and had some water) but the drooling is severe and constant.Should we be concerned and bring her in? The doctor looked at her when she had the cold a couple days ago but she didn't even start this drooling until today.

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Dear DR. Su S. I was wondering if you can suggest a short

Dear DR. Su S.I was wondering if you can suggest a short list of "must-have" medication for kids (6-years old and 13-years old) for traveling to India. I am especially concerned about quality of food/water there. In case any stomach-related issues like rotavirus, stomach flu or similar what can be helpful to have.

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My 19 month old granddaughter is throwing up. She does not

My 19 month old granddaughter is throwing up. She does not have a temp. She doesn't always throw up however most of the time she does. We have given her Pedialite (sp), water, and ice chips. My daughter insists she is not sick but ate something bad. She has been sick since yesterday morning. Any advice?JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?Customer: No, KT doesn't think a doctor can help. She's not on any meds and we haven't given her anything.JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?Customer: She doesn't take any meds. As far as I know she isn't allergic to anything.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: Can't think of anything. She just had a doctor's visit last Thursday and got good remarks.

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My 4 year old has had a fever for over 72 hours. Took her to

My 4 year old has had a fever for over 72 hours. Took her to the hospital where they did a urinalysis and ruled out an infection. The fever does not seem to go away at all. I give her Tylenol and ibuprofen every 4 hours alternating. Nothing is helping.JA: How long have you had a fever? Do you have any respiratory symptoms?Customer: It's not me, it's my 4 year old daughter. And no she has not been wheezing or anything. She has a bit of a stuffy nose. But other than that, no pain anywhere, infection in the ears and throats were ruled out.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: No

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