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My daughter almost 4 now suffered from sever reflux up to
My daughter almost 4 now suffered from sever reflux up to almost 2 years of age. Even up until last year I noticed she would sometimes still gag in her sleep. Recently she had a case of myiasis. From this she developed diarrhea and her reflux came back. She also developed a fever and strep throat. I believe I've treated her strep throat (wont have confirmation until Tuesday) but her reflux had only been getting worse and worse. She spent all last night throwing up because we made the mistake of letting her drink too much Sprite also.I know the symptoms of reflux. I've dealt with it with 2 children. Sour breath. Wet burps. Congestion/gagging when laying flat. I could go on. I know she has it bad.I just don't know what to do. It seems like a direct cause of the myiasis, but I know that is benign and the only symptom left from that is (mild diarrhea) which looks more like softening of her stool because she suffers from severe constipation.
My 8 year old son has had a cough last week that gets worse
My 8 year old son has had a cough for the last week that gets worse at night. It seems like he is congested and can't clear his throat so he cough a lot. He has for the past 2 nights coughed up clear mucus. During the day he does cough but not so much. His temperature is 97.8. I asked him what hurts he says he has pains on his neck when he coughs , i think that is because of how hard he coughs. Other than that he has no pain. He also sweats when he is coughing. My question how can i know if it's something more than just a cold. What can i give him to help clear his air ways. I gave him over the counter medicine for cold and cough but does not seem to help much. Right now he just fell asleep his mouth is closed and is breathing thru his nose.
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.
My son has Zellweger's disease (a metabolic disorder that
Hi,My son has Zellweger's disease (a metabolic disorder that causes brain developmental delays ...etc). He has gone through a live liver transplant which saved his life and remove all toxic metabolites from his body. He has been improving and getting stronger ever since. But since then, he has been having trouble sleeping. I read that children with neurological problems do commonly have problems sleeping. I also read that we should give him Melatonin but he is 3 years old. Is it safe to give him melatonin and what is the maximum dossage for his age?thank you
My baby is five months old and has had a wet cough and
My baby is five months old and has had a wet cough and diarrhea for the last few days. This afternoon she awoke from a nap with a rectal temperature of 100.7. We gave her Tylenol and it came down, but has since gone up to 102.2. She's sleeping a lot and is very irritable. Being that today is Sunday, we can't get in touch with her pediatrician. Do we need to take her to the hospital?
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?
My 6 yr old is complaining of stomach pains, she has a fever
my 6 yr old is complaining of stomach pains, she has a fever of 101.9 , earlier today she had a fever and headache, same temp..i gave her childrens aspirin it went downJA: This is your chance to ask all the questions you might not want to ask with your child with you. Our Expert is good with medical issues for all ages of child right up to the giant adolescent child.Customer: i cant give her more tylenol yet because she had some at 8 pm it is now 1231 amJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: no, she just went to the dr's 2 weeks ago...physical was fineJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Pediatrician about your situation and then connect you two.
My 2 month old has been sleeping since 8.30 pm and its 5 am
My 2 month old has been sleeping since 8.30 pm and its 5 am now and he is still asleep. He normally wakes up for a feeding at 330 am, but he didn't tonight. Is this a problem for a 2 month old to go that many hours without eating???
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Hi Pearl, we are out of town for the summer or I would have gone to see my pediatrician by now...My 9 yr old daughter started with stomach pain in belly and left of belly about 2 weeks back. Off and on pain--would start in the morning, after food, while eating--no consistency. Have sour in mouth and some vomiting. It never got completely better, but in the last couple of days, has had a bit of loose stool, has not vomited in 2 days, but started getting fever today--reached close to 104 at one point. Last couple of days, has been doing less activities and appetite has decreased and food intake has gone down. She can walk, talk, no indications of pain while urinating, but perhaps a bit of burning sometimes. No dehydration noted. Gave her tylenol to lower fever and have given her probiotics and mirolax. She had an ultrasound 1.5 yrs back and GI visit 3 months back and nothing noted except general tummy pain. We give her lactaid milk. Did notice tummy pain started with mango season, but have stopped giving her that. Since we are in NC, I just want to know at what point should I go see a doctor--I will have to take her to urgent care or emergency since our insurance is Kaiser and out of state. Recommendations? Thanks. MonaJA: Have you had any recent injuries? What seems to make the pain better or worse? Not for this question, but they might if you need additional services. You'll have to ask the Pediatrician about that. Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: A month back she did hid her head, but I took her to doctor when her head ache got worse. Doctor could not tell if she had a concussion, but I monitored her for 48hrs after the injury. He only told her to take it easy for a couple of weeks. Other than that, now injuries. Not sure if fever is related to stomach tenderness.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Pediatrician about your situation and then connect you two.