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My child has had a mild fever for last 3 days 37.5C to max

My child has had a mild fever for last 3 days 37.5C to max 38.3C (once). a a slight runny nose and a chesty cough which only occurs a few times a day. small dots appeared all over the body yesterday (day 2) very few new ones since then.

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My 2 year old has an odd rash on her bottom, she is still in

My 2 year old has an odd rash on her bottom, she is still in diapers, but this is like nothing we've seen before. It's been there for a week. Bright red in placed and some look like sores.Is this cause for concern or just keep putting desatin?I can send a photo if that is appropriate.

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Thursday morning, my son woke up with a fever. Complaining

Thursday morning, my son woke up with a fever. Complaining of body aches and sore throat. Gave Tylenole and took to Ped. His Ped said its viral. He was relatively fine the rest of the day. Thursday night, his temp rose again so I gave him Tylenol so he can sleep through the night. Friday he woke up OK, but he was starting to cough once in a while so I started giving him ABRILAR (herbal cough med). He was active the whole day Friday, but his temp rose again at the end of the day. I gave him Tylenol before he went to bed. He fell as sleep but temp was not going down. After 4 hours, he woke up and temp was still up so I decided to give him DIPIRONA since I cannot give another dose of Tylenol yet. He was very active whole day of Saturday, but coughing was increasing. He was very active and animated until around 9PM when he told me he is not feeling well again. I touched him and his temp was starting to rise again, but it didnt peak up so I didnt give him any meds until he fell asleep. He was sleeping soundly through the night until he woke up 6AM today and was coughing too much. I gave him water to clear his throat, but he still coughs too much and his nose seems to be very decongested. Then he vomited a handful of phlegm with small traces of blood. I gave him ABRILAR. After a couple of minutes, he vomited a lot of water with two small trace of blood. He is still coughing a lot but is very animated and active I had to refrain him from palying. Should I get him to Emergency?

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My son is 3 weeks old and we were referred to a surgeon due

My son is 3 weeks old and we were referred to a surgeon due to a little bump on his abdomen. Surgeon thought it was an epigastric hernia. Ultrasound showed no hernia (when our son is reaxed, it doesn't show and the hernia wasn't bulging at the time of the ultrasound). Surgeon says still would recommend surgery in a year since it is a hernia but just couldn't be seen on ultrasound. Does this sound legit? How often can a hernia not be seen on an ultrasound? Could it just be a weakness in the muscle but not an actual hernia? Don't want to do surgery if it isn't necessary.

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My 4 year old son woke up 2am with a low fever. He is

My 4 year old son woke up 2am with a low fever. He is complaining that his hands are shaking and his throat is ouchy. I look at his hands and it doesnt appear to be shaking. He is still relatively animated. I dont usually give any medication unless fever is around 38.5 and abviously distressed so I just offered him a sip of watee and cuddled him and he went back to sleep after about an hour.

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My son is 4 years old and has a red bump at the base of his

Hi there. my son is 4 years old and has a red bump at the base of his penis. he says it burns. Not when the pees but just in general. Lately, he has also asked for bandaids and said that his thumb was burning. There was be some connection to this burning feeling? What is causing thisJA: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?Customer: He has had these symptoms for 2 weeks now. I never saw the red bump on his penis until today but in recent weeks he would say.. "my thumb burns i need a bandaid" then he said he wanted an ice pack for his penis but I never saw anything and then he never complained again I thought he was just asking for bandaids like he likes to doJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: He is a healthy energetic 4 year old. I'm his mom and a leukemia survivor

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My 4 month old daughter has only had one poopy diaper in the

Hi, my 4 month old daughter has only had one poopy diaper in the last 5 days and it was a really small amount. Should I be concerned? Also what do you suggest I do to help with what seems like a constipation problem?

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My 12 yo daughter has a wbc count of 4.0, has fatigue, and

My 12 yo daughter has a wbc count of 4.0, has fatigue, and isn't gaining a lot of weight. Could she have leukemia? Wbc differentials, platelets, and rbc are normal.JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?Customer: We saw her doctor today, but he hasn't seen results yet. He only worked 1/2 day today.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: She is healthy, but she had weight loss 2 years ago after a stomach virus. Her globulin is a little low at 2.4JA: How long has this been bothering you? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?Customer: We brought her to the doctor due to her weight not really increasing, decreased appetite, and fatigue. She does not have any pain. They did an xray and found moderate amount of stool in colon so think constipation may be causing decreased appetite. I am just wondering about wbc count of 4.0. Normal wbc count starts at 4.5 for her age.

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My son has a pea sized lump that sometimes shows up

My son has a pea sized lump that sometimes shows up especially when he cries or stretches. It is above his belly button (2.5 inches) and slightly off to his right. Surgeon thought might be epigastric hernia but ultrasound didn't show any hernia. What else could this be?

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