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1 0 Wed, 24 Jan 2018
My fifteen year old daughter has lost a lot of hair. I remove a lot from our shower every day. She is very scared. The only thing that is different is that 3 months ago she dyed her hair from blonde to black. Her stress is normal.Is there a medical issue that causes hair loss. no bald spot yet....
1 0 Tue, 9 Jan 2018
hi, yes can you tell me the best ways to help my niece and nephew. They haven t been diagnosed with autism but they have all lot of symptoms of autism but their mother doesn t want to take them to a doctor because she doesn t want it to be true. They don t have the best home life but i m trying...
2 1 Thu, 28 Dec 2017
Hi sir iam 19 years old my height is just 5.2 and my brother is 5.6 .iam trying to gain more inches from last 1 year like stretch and yoga but i haven t seen any changes... How can i do... Can u help me to grow. I tried some exercise also pls help me i want to grow upto 5.7 is it possible?
2 1 Fri, 8 Dec 2017
I have a developmentally handicapped son living at home. Recently I noticed a green stool, fairly bright and complete coloration. Wondering if there may be a gallbladder issue. My spouse did not recall any food substances which could relate. This happened once and brown stool has been more usual....
2 1 Fri, 27 Oct 2017
Our 17 month old grand daughter suddenly started walking like there was something in her foot like a briar or a splinter. She was lifting her leg in an exgaerated manner and stumbled and fell. We thought maybe her foot was asleep so I rubbed it and that seemed to help, but she did it again but...
2 1 Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Hello I have a three year old and she is still drinking from a bottle at night for bed I would like to also say that she is going thru a few life altering changes her father and I are going thru a divorce and she is being shuffled back and forth, etc. I was wondering if her using this to calm her...
1 0 Wed, 13 Sep 2017
My 10 1/2 year old son just woke up saying he had to go to the bathroom. He staggered getting up, headed that way, then went back into the bedroom, turned the light on, and started acting like he was pushing buttons on the wall. I was asking him what he was doing and he couldn t look at me, he...
2 1 Wed, 9 Aug 2017
My 3 1/2 year old granddaughter has recently started shaking her head back and forth for no reason. She says she doesn t have a headache. She does it every so often and has started to do it more frequently. She slipped and hit her the back of her head on the floor about 2 weeks ago.
2 1 Mon, 7 Aug 2017
My son just had a diagnosis on the autism spectrum and he is 17 years old now. He will be a senior in high school next year. Previously, he had a diagnosis of selective mutism. What is the first step for me to take so that he can do his best. I am his mother and I want to do all I can to help him.
17 1 Tue, 11 Jul 2017
My nephew is 3 years old, when he was 3 weeks old he was diagnosed with Hertzsprung disease. He had to have a colostamy bag for 19 months. The rest of the time since he has gotten the bag of his stools havent been exactly solid more kind of like mush. He has been potty trained for the last year...
2 1 Mon, 3 Jul 2017
My grandson is on this medicine for biopolar which is seroquel xr. And since he have been on it his mood and behavior have change. Things that he was not doing before. Like agiated, talking more to hisself, and talking third person. I don t think that this medicine is helping I think that it is...
8 1 Wed, 26 Apr 2017
My daughter has achondroplasia, and as a result has a slightly raised normal body temperature. I would like to know what to expect her temperature to be (with reference if avaiable). She is not ill, but i am putting together an information package for her nursery.
3 2 Thu, 20 Apr 2017
Hi, as per doctors suggestion we had done a blood test of my baby boy (13 months old, weight - 8.7kg) after he caught fever and running nose. Acc to his blood report, following parameters were not normal: lymphocyte: 62% Normal ref range (20-45) Eosinophil: 12% Normal ref range (1-6) E.S.R...
2 1 Mon, 17 Apr 2017
Hello,Doctor,nowadays I m confused by my babay s skull shape or cranium shape. She s 10 months old.The area near fontanel has a raised bone from left to right. As a result, the whole frontal is higher than the rear cranium just as they can t connect smoothly. There is a lateral gap between...
12 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
I m looking for guidance on developing a blood glucose protocol for my son during football practice. Is there some guidance out there example: if BG is 150-180 need 30carbs if BG is 180-250 ???? if BG is over 250????? Need some guidance for hypo and hyper BG s during football. He s a freshman and...
13 1 Mon, 13 Mar 2017
Will milk of magnesia cause black watery stpol?My Little girl who 8 years old has had bowel problems before .she is 4 tall and weighs 57 pOunds. She was born at 36 weeks. She has been constipated for about 2 weeks . She is not know we first gave her mom. So yesterday she had a bowel movement and...
6 1 Fri, 3 Feb 2017
Hello, I’m concerned with the formation of my son’s ears. The top rounded part of the ear is “folded” down and what should be a thin curve is thick. It’s noticeably different than any child’s I’ve ever seen. Another concern is his developmental skills. I know all children develop differently…He...
6 1 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
My nephew ingested ecstasy at the age of 14 months. He is now 11 years old. He suffers from an irregular heartbeat and is very small for his age. Are these possibly effects of the MDMA overdose and what are the long term effects of ecstasy on a child? Will he have marked developmental issues?
11 1 Fri, 16 Dec 2016
I m fourteen years old and a boy. For maybe a couple of weeks, my nipples have been... abnormal. At first, they were swollen, and I looked it up to find that this was quite normal in puberty. However, now they are crusty, and sometimes they are damp with a colourless liquid. Please could I get...
8 1 Wed, 2 Nov 2016
My 6 year old son has numbness/tingle/intching in both his big toes and now in his thumbs. He rubs his big toes against the pointer toe to make it feel better and says he can t help it. I asked him if it is the skin that itches and hurts and he says no...its inside. There is no rash or redness of...
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