I hope that your daughter's symptoms have cleared. If not, it may be a good idea to have her pediatrician take a look. Also, here is some information on how to soothe your child's cold that you may find helpful now or in the future. Please let us know how you both are doing!View Thread
Is your daughter still having trouble passing gas? Have you spoken with her pediatrician about her symptoms to rule out any digestive problems that may need attention? This article on gas in babies has some suggestions as to what may be a possible cause of persistent gas. Is it possible your daughter's gas could be a result of acid reflux? Here is some more information on reflux in infants. Finally, here is some information on how to help your baby feel better when she has gas -- feeding position, burping, changing bottle nipples, etc are all discussed. Please let us know how you both are doing!View Thread
This article does say that thickening your baby's formula with a small amount of rice cereal may help with acid reflux, but you may want to consult your grandson's doctor first. The article also suggests burping your baby a few times during each feeding, keeping him upright for 30 minutes after each feeding, and giving smaller meals more often as opposed to a few large meals. I hope one of these works and your grandson finds some relief soon! Please let us know how you both are doing with this!View Thread
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This article explains some rashes and other skin conditions that newborns can get. There is a section on blotchy looking rashes, which seems to be closest to the photo you provided. Rashes are very common in newborns and most are nothing to worry about and go away in a few days or weeks, but it is always a good idea to have your baby's rash looked at by a medical professional.
Does your baby have any other symptoms? Fever, itching, etc?View Thread
This article on acid reflux in babies and children says that oftentimes a medical history told by the child's parent is enough to make a diagnosis. It does list some further testing that can be done if needed/recommended. Here is some information on lactose intolerance diagnosis. It does list two tests that can be done, but both state that they are not usually done on babies or very young children. You might ask your doctor about all of the above tests and discuss whether benefits may outweigh any risks (looks like diarrhea for the lactose intolerance tests) in doing the tests, or if your current plan of action is sufficient enough. Please let us know ow she is doing!
Has your son seen his pediatrician for these symptoms? His sweating could be normal for him, but it could also be a sign of a serious medical condition. An appointment with your pediatrician for evaluation would be the best idea. Has he had his thyroid checked? Sweating and thinning hair/hair loss from the scalp are both signs of hyperthyroidism. Here is some more information . Please let us know how he is doing!
How is your grandson doing? Did you find what may have caused the rash or something to alleviate his symptoms? It may be best to just call his pediatrician to make sure that this is nothing he needs to be seen for.