Hi... I have been trying to find a solution or a diagnosis to why she stiffens with excitement or whatever excites her. He body is always pretty stiff not the usual loose kid. I have 3 other children and when held the are soft or flabby...hope it makes sense. She on the other hand is stiff and again when excited does some awkward facial features and stiffens up with her body. She has over the many years done it so much that she is quite muscular and of course quite on the thin side. If woken in the middle of the night shakes a bit...very much asleep and then stops and continues sleeping...She has eye contact, and is very artistic and had a pretty good vocab and speaks well,,,. Does anyone have any input or advice I have mentioned it to the Doctor and not much feedback...I have an appt with the neurologist soon...but would like to know if anyone thinks I should see someone else...thanksView Thread
I am wondering if any of you give me some advice.
I am living in Canada and my husband works abroad. I...
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I am wondering if any of you give me some advice.
I am living in Canada and my husband works abroad. I gave birth to our son 3.5 months ago(Dec.22) while my husband was away. My husband was able to take time off and the first time he met the baby was at three weeks. My husband was only able to stay for 2 weeks. (Jan.8-21) At 4 months,I will travel abroad and we will be reunited.
Though we have used Skype where the baby has had some interactions with my husband ,I am worried that my husband and baby won't connect. As well, I am worried that there baby will have trouble adjusting in a new country and with my husbands family.
Hello all, My wife and I are expecting our first child in the near future, E.D.D. July 30th. I am just wondering what do we as first time parents need to be aware of and expect. I have nieces and nephews and have talked with many people but was wanting some unbiased input. What can yall help me with?View Thread
My niece had a MMR vaccine as a baby. Than she had a preschool dose a month ago and another dose two days...
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My niece had a MMR vaccine as a baby. Than she had a preschool dose a month ago and another dose two days ago by mistake. Three all together.
Her mum has a mixed messages from the doctors. Some even told her that child can develop a genetic mutation
Can somebody please help
My son turns 1 year old next and has always loved water and drinks plenty of it. However recently(last week or so) he has began urinating alot more often then he usually does and in larger quantities. We took him to his Dr and they check urine and blood for diabetes and we were told there was no issue there. The concern came when we told her his urine has never been yellow as long as we could remember. Now she wants us to reduce his water intake for a week until his urine turns yellow and if it does not bring him back in. I'm just confused now because I always though clear is good, now I'm told because of no yellow there could be a problem... I guess I'm just looking for a second opinion as I can't find anything about clear urine being bad.View Thread
My 7 y/o daughter only throws tantrums with family at school is an angel, helpful, polite the whole nine. At home she will flip if I tell her to do something more than once, if something on her tablet doesn't work, if her sister doesn't feel like playing with her, I am at my wits end!View Thread
My 7 yr old daughters hair doesn't seem to be growing she has a lot of moles on her head I was wondering...
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My 7 yr old daughters hair doesn't seem to be growing she has a lot of moles on her head I was wondering would this be the cause of it,she's tall and thin for her age and eats all her veg she's even had blood tests to rule anything out please can you help.View Thread
Spent 8 hours in ER after being sent by Primary Dr. for our 7 yr old grandson. He had started limping with pain in hip. She said she thought maybe Perthes, though called it Avascular Necrosis. We have yet to see a specialists as instructed, they called us back, said no one could see and this was probably just a flare up? Flare up of what? The nurse said, Perthes. Now going back to Orthropedic from ER to see if they will again recommend where to go for specialists? We continue to search sites like these for more information. We did not even know how to show him how to use crutches, as he is well enough to want to play with them. What a medical society? WE will continue to find the right person.View Thread
My son has been throwing up for months now, more severely for the past 3. It's always about a mouthful,...
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My son has been throwing up for months now, more severely for the past 3. It's always about a mouthful, sometimes food sometimes just bile. He has been to different doctors and they can't seem to find a reason. We've had biopsies of his stomach, upper GI series, gastric emptying exam, and some allergy testing. They want to call it Rumination Syndrome but my son doesn't have a lot of stress in his life (besides an older sister!), loves school and has good friends. Could there be something that they're (I'm) missing? Reflux medicine doesn't help. He throws up several times a day, every day.View Thread
It has been over 3 weeks since my 7 year old daughter had a "near choking" incident on a pretzel. She was able to cough it up but it scared her to death and she will hardly eat anything for fear she will choke again. I know this is a normal reaction but my question is "how long is too long?" She has lost several pounds and I have taken her to her pediatrician and they do not believe there is anything physical that would stop her from being able to swallow food. I have tried to not make a big deal out of it and I make sure she eats at the table with the rest of us. She will occasionally eat small amounts of soft chicken but prefers mashed potatoes, cottage cheese and yogurt. That is really about all I can get in her and per her doctor, have been supplementing her diet with Pediasure. She has always been a picky eater and she is small to begin with and she has been acting out more than normal which I attribute to hunger. She is not eating lunch at school, even though I pack it myself with things I think she will eat. The anxiety this is causing for me as a mother is beyond words and when she goes to her father's for the weekend, her grandmother coddles her and her father has a strict "swalllow it now" approach which I strongly disagree with. Her father is now insisting that I take her for tests because he thinks it is a physical problem but I know my child and I can see her fear. Please help...what else can I do and, most importantly, how long can I wait before it becomes detrimental to her nutrition needs? Also, should I subject her to invasive tests when I believe it is fear and anxiety? She doesn't express being uncomfortable when it is not meal time and will say things while eating such as , "it doesn't happen every time I eat, right?" I keep the conversation at mealtime on everything other than her fear of eating. I'm very worried and don't know whether to take her for testing or find a phycologist or just wait it out and if I need to wait it out, for how long? Any advice would be appreciated as I don't know what to do at this point.View Thread
I meant with beyond are the current Bill Gothard controversies and how this affects everything/anything regarding them.
I for one I'm more torn on all of this and just wish they will stop with all of this nonsense. This includes The Bates and the rest of them as well. I mean its only hurting them anything else.View Thread
My High Functioning Autistic (Aspergers Syndrome)4yr old boy recently wanted to sleep naked (he has sensory issues) while i shared his bed (which I do occasionally as he gets anxious ) he started to play with me feet putting the soul of my foot on his eyes then on his belly but then i realised he was aroused and had an erection and got quite upset when i said i didn't want him to play with my feet anymore - I am really shocked - has anyone experienced anything like thisView Thread
Hi, I'm wondering if any other parent has experienced this with their child and the outcome.
I have 4 yr old twins, and usually they are active - never stopping and healthy!
Lately one has been sick off and on with everything from colds, flu, respiratory infections, croup etc because they were premmie I have been told that makes them more susceptible but I feel one is generally more sick than the other. He sweats excessively at night to the point I have to remake his bed, change his clothes and change pillows because a new pillow slip won't cut it! He is always tired, when we go walking he needs to rest several times to walk the same distance as his brother, when playing in the park he will come and sit down periodically with me, when riding his bike he tires quickly. Since January he has complained of headaches, tummy aches and leg aches - all the time. I notice he has dark circles under his eyes also. I used to think it was school making him tired but he just as tired on weekends.. I took him to the dr today who said he thinks it's abdominal migraines before assessing him, was prepared to write a script and say goodbye. I refused the script saying I don't think he suffers from them at all and that I would like some blood tests done because he is just not the same happy, active little boy he was 6 maths ago. He looked at me like I'm a hypochondriac but sent us for blood tests. Regardless of the result I am changing doctors. But want I want to know is if any other parent has been thru this with their child ?? BView Thread
I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend on 13/01/2014 however did take an emergency contraceptive pill (Emkit...
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I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend on 13/01/2014 however did take an emergency contraceptive pill (Emkit 48 hours after 1st dose and 24 hours again later 2nd dose). My menstrual cycle is very regular as I had a 7 day normal period on 17/12/2013 however I had very light bleeding on 22/01/2014 which lasted about 5 days (not sure if this was my period). I am supposed to have my period now however it has not come yet. Is there a chance I could be pregnant? My boyfriend said he didn't finish inside me and pulled out on time however some pre-ejaculatory fluid may have come out. I have taken 4 pregnancy tests one on 01/02/2014 another on 09/02/2014 then again on 18/02/2014 and today 01/03/2014 all came out negative.
Is there anything someone can recommend to me or any advice as I am very worried. Thank youView Thread
Dear Experts, First thanks for ur continuous support for health related issues. I have a nephew, who has recently completed one year. I am a bit confuse abt his growth. I mean he is physically growing very fast. At the same time, I am not able to understand his mental status. I mean since he is born, he is so smiling and bubbly and I never seen him crying without particular reason. I mean even if when he wakes up and doesnt see his mother, he never cries. However, Now, he suddenly getting maturity of around 5 year kid. I still dont understand the way his baby smile suddenly gone and he seems much quite and bored in his environment. Do suggest me what is their mental status at the age of one year is. It will be helpful to me and my cousin.
My 14 month old son has had a fever almost every month since he was about 5 months old...the doctors keep telling me it viral and im sick of hearing it....my son also is not vaccinated....now I don't want to start a vaccine debate I just want to know why my son has so many fevers...I thought it could be from teething but he wouldn't get them so often!! please if someone can help...I've looked into everything and it all has other symptoms...he is just feverish (99.4-103.0) lethargic and super cuddly for an active little boy. please helpView Thread
This happens as there may be gaps between you and your child, lack of healthy discussion or sharing in between. You must increase those and share your feeling of what you thinking on baby's smoking which will be surly beneficial.View Thread
My 5 year old daughter has had this same thing. It came out of the blue and at first looked like she had eaten something that stained her mouth. I have moisturized it and iced it and it hasn't changed a bit. It's been there for 2 weeks now and I'm very concerned. It doesn't hurt or itch and she hasn't liked or sucked around her face or anything else for that matter. If anybody finds out what this is please comment.View Thread
I'm only asking this because my youngest child is reacting differently to strep than myself and my older children. His fevers have been spiking at 102-103 since Saturday night. Took him to the doc Sunday morning, strep was positive and he's been on azithromycin since yesterday around 11 am. I just took his temp and it's back up to 102.7. Is this common with strep? My other two were usually better the next day after starting meds. Of course they weren't this young either. I'm having a hard time getting him to drink or sleep. He's just been laying inbed but won't sleep much.View Thread
I am wondering if anyone knows if this is normal and if it is okay, when should I start worrying? My 2 1/2 week old son, woke up 2 times in the middle of night to eat and did good, but now it is almost 3 in the afternoon and he has been sleeping all day and not wanting to eat. He has only had about 4oz since his feeding at 6AM. Please help!View Thread
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