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My nephew is 6 3 and 12 years old 210lbs. He has always been

My nephew is 6 3 and 12 years old 210lbs. He has always been the tallest in his class He hurt his foot and arm and in the er and they did X-rays and his growth plates have far to grow. They didn't know if it was a fracture and so Now he is seeing this other doctor for the same injury and she wants to check his testicles to determine if he is still growing. She said growth plates are not reliable. 1. Have you ever heard of testing testicles to check if a child is finished growing 2. What is the best way to determine how tall he will be? Mom in 5 6 and dad is 6ft. He sleeps a lot 3. How long should a sprain still be painful?

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My 6yo boy complained of leg pain late Sat evening before

My 6yo boy complained of leg pain late Sat evening before bed. Saying pain was on upper thigh. This morning had continuous pain better with ibuprofen. He could bend leg to butt but not lift leg off ground pulling knee to his chin. He fell on ice on Friday night. We thought it was just elbow. That is fine. He is not crying in pain. Ibuprophen could be taking pain away. However, he is favoring leg and went to bed early to rest. He told dad tonight it hurt by groin area. We should probably get an X-ray??JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?Customer: Thigh felt tight as he was laying down leg straight out compared to other. No bruising anywhere. He also started soccer practice for first time last week.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: Not that I can think of. He has been in skating lessons for last 10 weeks one time a week. He is a healthy kid and active

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I have a daughter who is 6. She is small for her age (5th

Hi, I have a daughter who is 6. She is small for her age (5th percentile) and always has been. I noticed the other day that I can feel a couple lyphnodes on one side of her neck, they are about the size of a small pea. They aren't hard or anything, and no doctor has ever commented on them. Is this normal to be able to feel lymphnodes in kids? Also what do you watch for that is worrisome? I looked it up online, and that was a mistake. Now I'm feeling worried about it.

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My 3 year old son had a febrile seizure at daycare right

My 3 year old son had a febrile seizure at daycare right when I was picking him up. He went to ER and was administered liquid and suppository Tylenol and liquid Motrin. They did a chest xray at the hospital but did not say he has pneumonia. He was prescribed 400mg/5ml dose 7.48 ml by mouth every 12 hours for 10 days,100 mg/5ml dose 6.65 ml by mouth every 6 hours Motrin, 160 mg/5ml dose Tylenol 5 ml by mouth every 4 hours.His symptoms are barking cough, runny nose, coughing (mostly clear with occasional yellow), he is drinking fluids and milk but won't eat much. He seemed a little weak earlier and said he just wanted to sleep. His eyes looked very tired. He has had a lot of gas today.He is a little congested. I have a humidifier running to help. But notice his nose was bleeding. He was poking his eye and whining before I noticed the nose bleed a second time. The nosebleed is not profuse. It seems to happen after coughing. I never have seen this happen before I am a little worried about the nosebleed.

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Infant is 7 weeks old and has developed gas in her

infant is 7 weeks old and has developed gas in her intestine. Wife believes it is called something like "coleaks," pronounced coal leaks. Crying seems excessive and difficult to arrest. Have some control when taking her to pool where there is a duck pond with a large fountain--the noise of which seems to have some calming effect on her, enough anyway, to smooth out the short spurts of feeding and sleep episodes that she exhibits inside the house.Anything we can do? We've heard from one other JA pediatrician that we should try Dill water. Still looking to find that and how we should use it.

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My son is 11 and very active. He started having leg pain in

My son is 11 and very active. He started having leg pain in his right thigh about a week ago and i didn't think much of it since thought was muscle and he is very active. Now I am starting to get worried. He said the pain is sometimes in the middle of the night and always in the morning. During the day he is fine and plays sports. But yesterday it was hurting the whole day and at night he couldn't sleep and i gave him tylenol. It was better with the tylenol. Then this morning and now he said it is a little better than yesterday, but he is walking with a limp cause he says it's easier and doesn't hurt as much. But he is asking to play outside today anyway. He is usually very active and pain doesn't bother him much. This pain is in his right thigh only. Do you think this is nothing to worry about or should we go to urgicenter or er today or wait for his own doctor tomorrow after school.

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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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My 7 year old nephew had 2 nosebleeds this week. Why he

Hello my 7 year old nephew had 2 nosebleeds this week. Why he getting them? Once in school and now when he sleeping. It was bleeding alot. We stuffed his nose and put saline in it. Anyth else we can do to prevent it? And we put the humidifier on. Thank you.

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MY FOUR YEAR OLD IS BREATHING RAPIDLY WHILE SLEEPING 36

MY FOUR YEAR OLD IS BREATHING RAPIDLY WHILE SLEEPING 36 BREATHS PER MINUTE, SEEMS VERY SHALLOW, HAS ALLERGIESJA: How have your child's checkups gone? Is your child progressing steadily in height and weight?Customer: WEIGHT IS BETTER BELOW AVERAGE HEIGHT, HAD A FEEDING TUBE FOR LARYNGOMALACIA AND SURGERY 2 YEARS AGOJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: REFLUX

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