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Dr. Ficus,. My 2 year old daughter (almost 3 in one more

Hello, Dr. Ficus, my name is***** 2 year old daughter (almost 3 in one more month) ingested a slice of bread earlier today that accidentally gave here to eat as part of her meal earlier. I did not notice the mold until much later when I went to use the bread again. I know chances are slim of serious problems but I am worried because she immune compromised from another bacterial infection or virus her brother passed on to her a few days ago. So she has had fevers for the past few days nothing bad like 100.5-101.0, then today it was up to 103.7 approximately 2 hours or less after eating the mold bread. I thought maybe it was just her current illness getting worse but then I saw the mold on the bread, she has not vomitted but I ate some of the bread too and experienced abdominal discomfort many hours later. I have been able to drop the fever somewhat down to 100-101 with rotating ibuprofen and acetominophen every 3 hours and her pediatrician will not be available until Monday. Should I take her to the emergency room? And would amoxicillin have any benefit if she did ingest some sort of serious mycotoxin or fungual poison? It is 5am so I completely understand if you cannot immediately respond but if you can please e-mail me (*****@******.***)with a professional opinion I would be in your debt. Also, please let me know the steps to take when finished to ensure that you receive adequate compensation. Thank you for your time.

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My 4 year old has a fever, cough, watery eyes, and red rash

My 4 year old has a fever, cough, watery eyes, and red rash on his face. Fever went down with Ibuprofen. No change in rash from Benadryl. I thought it might be fifth disease but a friend says it could be measles?! He's been vaccinated. How can I tell the difference?

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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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Dr. Su S.

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My ten year old has ves days now that clears up with Zyrtec

My ten year old has hives for three days now that clears up with Zyrtec then come back and he's covered from head to toe . Why hasn't this cleared up and will it ever go away . I'm so upset

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I went to breastfeed my 10th month old son and put m down

I went to breastfeed my 10th month old son and put him down for a nap. He was really fussy and so I had to rock him quite a bit before he fell asleep. He slept about 20min and then woke up and vomited all over the bed. I thought it was because was rocking him after feeding him so I cleaned him up and put him in the living room to play. A little while later I noticed that he had big welts or hives on the back of his neck. I asked my husband what he fed him for lunch and my husband told me he fed him scrambled eggs which he had never had before. My son then had a huge diarrhea. So while cleaning him up I noticed that he was red all over his stomach had small welts on his legs and his head. So I called the pharmacy and they told me to give him 2.5mg of loratadine. So I gave him that. 30 min later my son vomited again. But the welts were going away and the redness was less so I figured he was ok. The pharmacy said that I could only give him that once in a 24 hour period. Will my son need more medication? Will his hives come back? He started to have some trouble swallowing when I was giving him the loratadine but he hasn't shown any signs of breathing problems or wheezing. What should I do if his welts or hives come back.

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My 2 year old daughter has a red patch about the

Hi, my 2 year old daughter has a red patch about the circumference of an eraser on her arm, and it has been around since a little after her birth.Most of the time the patch is flat. Sometimes at random intervals, the patch swells up like a hive and then goes back down.It does not itch or irritate her. I've attached some photos. Can you determine what this is and what we should treat it with?

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If I am allergic to bee stings, what are the odds that my

If I am allergic to bee stings, what are the odds that my daughter will be? I get paranoid that a bee sting may harm her. She has lots of seasonal and skin allergies which are mostly unexplained. She randomly gets hives since she was a few months old.Have never really been able to pin point the allergies...they have never harmed her and benedryl always makes it go away. Her pediatrician has advised against putting her through allergy testing for these reasons. Now that she is school age and I cannot followher around 24/7 armed with benedryl, I'm worried that she will be stung on the school yard and it will be terrible

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My six year son has small lumps under his skin on his legs

My six year son has small lumps under his skin on his legs and back. He's had them for quite a few months and I thought initially they were hives or an allergic reaction but they are not itchy or red and he doesn't suffer with any allergies.

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My son is 4.5 years old he was taking amoxicillin from cough

My son is 4.5 years old he was taking amoxicillin from cough and on day 7 he got hives and rashes on his body... It was yesrerday morning so we went to his doctor and he said its reaction probably from antibiotics.. Prescribed benadryl.. Last night and today rash and hives is all other body and face.. His feet and knees amd fingers seems swollow.. And in some rashes places especially around belly they turning blueish like bruises... I read so many stuff online same scary that kids you have leukemia only get bruising after hives and rashes... Is it normal...Please help..

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