Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
143 Doctors are Online

Why is my son sick all the time?

Why is my 14 year old son sick all the time? In the last 4 months he s had scarlet fever twice, stomach flu , sinus infection, allergies, and now something else that includes nausea , vomiting, and diarrhea . He s been sick with everything nonstop since the stomach flu and only had a good 2 weeks of normalcy in between that and scarlet fever. He s normally very active and eats a ton. He hasn t had much of an appetite at all. he s lost 15 pounds since the beginning of the year too. I m worried.My son is 14 years old he weighs 115 pounds he s about 5 9. He had his adnoids removed when he was 5. He suffers from seasonal allergies. He is currently on amoxicillon and flonase and has been for 8 days now.
Asked On : Wed, 20 Apr 2011
Answers:  1 Views:  147
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
ENT Specialist 's  Response

Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum
This could be endocrine related problems leading to low levels of immunity and increased stature. I would recommend you to consult a good endocrinologist and run through a battery of investigation. For nasal allergy and sinusitis as such continue the nasal spray and the antibiotics and encourage him to drink plenty of warm water.

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Mon, 16 May 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor