Illnesses & Symptoms: Toddler

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Runny Nose

My son is 8 months old and has had a runny nose for about three weeks now, no fever at all very playfull, eats just normal, he is formula fed only (due...

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Constant Runny Nose

Hi momma's since starting preschool my DS constantly has a runny nose every coup...

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Recurring Tonsilitis

I have a 6 1/2 year old son who has had tonsilitis at least 5 times in less than...

Aches & Pains

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Joint Pain

I have an almost 1 year old who is still nursing. I am currently weaning, and have noticed that my joints are really starting to hurt--almost like som...

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Postpartum Joint Pain

Since having my son in January, I've had increasing joint pain in my knees (and ...

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Severe Joint Pain

Hello, I have been experiencing severe joint pain since before giving birth to ...

Acne

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If It Is Not a Zit What Is It

I have a place where my lobe meets my face that feels like it has a zit head in it. It is the area right next to my face. It is pea sized and runs from...

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Teenage Breakout

This isn't a crisis at all but just wondering what can be causing my daughters b...

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Acne

My 17 year old daughter has a major case of acne she does everything she can to ...

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Acne

Has anyone else had issues with acne since they have had children? I'm 33 now a...

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Acne Medications?

I'm 27 years old and have been struggling with acne since late high school. I'v...

ADD, ADHD

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Hyperactivity

My son is 7 years old and in the first grade. He is a very intellegent boy, he loves sports, reading and being outside. At the first parent teacher co...

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Add

My daughter just started kidnergarden. We are already dealing with hyperactivity...

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Is Is ADD or What?

My 9 year old has recently been diagnosed with ADD. Since the end of her 2nd gr...

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Is It ADD?

I have been having a lot of problems with my middle daughter. She is almost 7, b...

Adenoid & Tonsilitis

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Adenoids

My 18-month old son had tubes placed in his ears two months ago. He's had one ear infection and two sinus infections since. I've been told that he mi...

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Removal of Adenoids

My son is 3 and has had chronic ear infections and sleep apnea since Sept of 200...

Allergies

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Allergic To???

I posted a week ago about my son's hands swelling up with a light red rash. It happened again yesterday and now it's worse. I now know he is having a...

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Allergic to the Dog?

My 18-month old has a pretty-much contiuously runny nose. It usually combined w...

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Allergy or What?

When getting my 2 year old ready for dinner i took her shirt off and found red s...

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Allergy or Not?

Recently my hands and feet started to itch something fierce. I thought maybe it...

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Allergic Reactions

Ok mama's you are always so very helpful and i have a question that i ALWAYS for...

Arthritis

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Arthritis

Any one with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Depression?...

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Arthritis

Is there anything over the counter to help the pain of arthritis? I've tried Ty...

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Juvenile Arthritis

I wonder if anyone out that has any experience with juvenile arthritis. My 9 ye...

Autism

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Autism

Did anyone who has an autistic child see the news press conference about autism/...

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Could It Be Autism?

i know a 2 year old who still does not talk, is overy irritable, clingy to his m...

Autism Spectrum

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Autism

Did anyone who has an autistic child see the news press conference about autism/...

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Autism

I will try to keep this short but I want to provide as much info as possible to ...

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Could It Be Autism?

i know a 2 year old who still does not talk, is overy irritable, clingy to his m...

Bed Wetting & Night Accidents

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Bed Wetting

Hello all. I have a seven year old son, soon to be eight, who is still wetting the bed. I have tried everything I or doctors could think of. They say t...

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Bed Wetting

OK - My son just turned 8. He still wears pull ups at night, due to constant ev...

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Bed Wetting

My almost four year old daughter was completely out of training pants, sleeping ...

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Bed Wetting

My son is 13 years old and is still wetting the bed. We have tried everything f...

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Bed Wetting

i am a mother of three a 4,5 and 7 yr old. my girls 4 and 7 have had no problem ...

Blocked Tear Ducts

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Clogged Tear Ducts

My 8 month old son has had clogged tear ducts since he was born. I wondered if anyone else has experienced this. The doctor says it normally goes awa...

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Clogged Tear Ducts

Hi, I am a gradmother of a beautiful one month old baby boy. He has clogged tear...

Bones & Osteoporosis

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Bronchitis

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Bronchitis

hi just wondering if anyone has advice or home remedies for bronchitis for 22 month old. thanx...

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Bronchitis

Are there any mom's that have young kids with acute or chronic bronchitis? My ...

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Bronchitis

Does anybody know of anything to help w/ the symptoms of bronchitis, besides nas...

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Bronchitis

My 7 month old daughter was diagnosed with bronchitis just yesterday. Her Doctor...

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Bronchitis

My doctor diagnosed me with Bronchitis last week. I thought I was getting bette...

Bronchitis & Bronchiolitis

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Bronchialitis

Hi :) Are there any moms out there who's baby has had bronchialitis? My baby was hospitalized for 48 hours in January and after a week and a half o...

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Acute Bronchitis

My son had a cold that turned into Croup Cough, now it has turned into Acute Bro...

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Bronchiolitis

Hi moms- My 5 month old had developed bronchiolitis. She is really stuffy and ...

Cancer

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Cancer

We found out yesterday that my husbands aunt has terminal gastric cancer in stage 4 and that she only has about 1 year left with chemotheraphy and abou...

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Cancer

i just wanted to feel better i am in a relation for over a year and half and i...

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Cancer

Most recently I have been under some serious stress due to a big change in my li...

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Brain Cancer

Anyone know of a child having an anaplastic astrocytoma brain cancer and it havi...

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Breast Cancer

I had a Breast Biopsy on last Thursday and they found cancer. I haven't met with...

Cerebral Palsy

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Seeking Information on Cerebral Palsy

I would like to meet parents of children with cerebral palsy and who have had preemies. I had my son when I was 29 1/2 wks, and he spent 57 days in the...

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Cerebral Palsy

I have a daughter who was recently diagnosed (by one doctor) with a mild case of...

Chicken Pox

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Chicken Pox

I have a seven month old baby girl. Last weekend her cousin came to visit and gave her a kiss and played with her. Well - I got a call from his mothe...

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Chicken Pox

How to deal with chicken pox? My son is 6years old and just started developing a...

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Chicken Pox

I would like to expose my daughter to chicken pox. If anyone has a child or know...

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Chicken Pox

My 10 year old has chicken pox and I was wondering if my 8 month old would get t...

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Chicken Pox

Have any of you experienced Chicken Pox in your children even after the vaccine?...

Cholesterol & Blood Pressure

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High Blood Pressure

My 6 y/o daughter was recently found to have high blood pressure both at her wel...

Cold & Flu

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Cold, Runny Nose Advice

My 18 month old has her first cold. She has a runny nose, and drainage that made her gag and throw up a little last night. I could hear that she has a ...

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Runny Nose

My son is 8 months old and has had a runny nose for about three weeks now, no fe...

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Runny Nose

My 10 month old has had a runny nose for almost a month now. She doesn't seem s...

Constipation

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Constipated

my five year old boy has been constipated since one month i had tried many things but none of them work what should i do...

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Constipated?

My daughter is about 4 1/2 weeks old. I recently switched her from breastmilk to...

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Constipation

My daughter is 9 months old I'm trying to figure out what foods cause constipati...

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Constipation

What can I do to help my grandson (6 mo. old) have immediate relief for constipa...

Cough & Cold

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Stuffy Nose

My 7 month old just recently started to get a stuffy nose. I don't know what to do and I feel for him because he doesn't nurse for long and he won't e...

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Always Stuffy Nose

My 2 1/2 year old daughter has been having this stuffy nose problem for past 3-4...

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Help with Stuffy Nose

My 5 month old has had a stuffy nose for a little over a week now. Last Wed, sh...

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Dehydration

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Dehydration

Hi moms. My 22 month old son has had a pretty bad cough for the past 2 weeks. We just got him on antibiotics. I'm worried about dehydration, though, as...

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Dehydration

my son (17 months)has had loose stool since Wed. I called his Dr. on friday when...

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Dehydration?

Hi my little guy (almost 5) has the stomach bug. He as been throwing-up and som...

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Dehydrating Fruit?

Does anyone have any ideas about how to dehydrate food in your oven (without the...

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Dehydrated Milk

We are camping Friday, Saturday and Sunday. My kids love cereal. I was abl...

Diabetes

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Diabetes

Hi All, Do any of you all know how they test children for diabetes? Juvenile Diabetes runs in my family and I am having my son tested for it on F...

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Diabetes

I have an 18 month granddaughter I am raising and we were told yesterday she has...

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Diabetes

What are the symtoms of diabetes? I looked on line and kept getting sent from o...

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Diabetes?

My daughter has been asking for a lot of "sip sips" or drinks lately. I'm pretty...

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Diabetes

Hi guys i am new in here. And since i see we all share a little bit of info , ...

Diarrhea

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Diarrhea

My son has had diarrhea for about a week now and it's causing a rash, I have stopped giving him juice hoping it would subside but it hasn't any ideas ...

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Diarrhea

Hi Moms, I was wondering what you did when your little ones have diarrhea. M...

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Diarrhea?

I'm a new mom & have no idea what baby diarrhea looks like so I'd like to ask yo...

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Diarrhea

Hi Moms, Like many my son has been aflicted with the wonderful cold virus :{ ...

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Diarrhea

My 12 month old who turns 1 today has had a stomach virus since Thursday. The D...

Dyslexia

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Dyslexia & Dysgraphia

My soon to be 8 year old (March 20) daughter has always written things backwards. She used to write her name in mirror image all of the time. So not ...

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Dyslexia?

My 5 yr old daughter often writes some letters and numbers backwards. Her teach...

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Is This Dyslexia?

Hi friends, to make this kinda quick, my 5th grader asked me the other day what ...

Ear Ache

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Ear Ache

what causes them and what are some home remedies for it?...

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Ear Ache

My family is just getting over being very sick for the past week. Now my 6 year ...

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Ear Infection?

My daughter keeps shrugging her shoulder toward her ear. Could this be a sign o...

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Eating Disorders

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Anorexia

My daughter is 16. In march she weighed145lbs. Today is May14. She weighs117 lbs...

Fatigue

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Fatigue?

Hi All: I'm wondering if anyone else experiences this. Lately, I've been feeling old before my time. We only have the one son, who's two and a rea...

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Chronic Fatigue

Anyone have problems with chronic fatigue? I am chronically tired but take very...

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Help with Fatigue

Hi all- Maybe I'm just writing this out of reaction to today, but I've never ha...

Fever

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Temperature

At what temperature do you bring a 4 year old to the ER?...

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High Fever

My four year old son has been running a very high fever for three days now. Eve...

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Taking Temperature

While in the hospital a couple weeks a go, the nurses took my son's tempersture ...

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Temperature?

How do you check for a fever, reliably, without a thermometer? are there any ot...

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Fifth Disease

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Fifth Disease

My 13 month old daughter was diagnosed with Fifth Disease a week ago Sunday, every day since then her rash as grown worse. Currently the rash covers h...

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Fifth's Disease

I am a teacher, and back in December, I was exposed to Fifth's Disease from a st...

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Fifth's Disease

Has anyone ever heard of this or has your child had this? I don't know much abo...

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Is It Fifth Disease?

My five year old son has had a rash for about 4 days. His cheeks are really red...

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Fifth Disease

Hello ladies, So I took my son to the ER last night because he had a fever of 1...

Flu

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Is It the Flu

Does anyone know how to tell the diferance between a bad cold and the flu?...

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Flu or Not?

Just wanted to pass this along. All week this week my son has been sick, with F...

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The Flu Is Here

Hi Ladies, My son was diagnosed with the flu yesterday and already tod...

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Flu!

My son has had the flu now going on a week. Should I take him to the doctor...i...

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Could It Be the Flu

Okay I know this is going to sound really crazy but I have onyl had the flu once...

Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease

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Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

i just found out that my 14 month old has hand foot and mouth disease. my doctor gave me a print out about HFMD but i find it to be not very helpful. i...

Head Lice

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Lice

Every time I get my granddaughter she has lice. What should I do about this problem?...

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Lice

Does anyone have a remedy for lice. The rid is not working for me and i cannot a...

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Lice!

We just found out we have lice! I never had this problem before, any advice is ...

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Lice

We have our first bout of lice :( I have spent hours doing the girls hair with ...

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Lice!

If you have had experiences with lice, I would like to know what treatments work...

Headache & Migraine

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Headache....

I have a really bad headache that tylenol, cafine, chocolate, or anything else besides sleep will ease. I don't what to do, I'm only 6 weeks along righ...

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Migraine & Stress

Good morning ladies, sorry if I stumble in this question as the medicine just st...

Heart Disease

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Heart Disease

Last year I was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy. I am 36 years old, my father had the same thing at the same age I am now. He passed at the age o...

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Open Heart Surgery

Can anyone give me any information on the recovery time for open heart surgery? ...

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Surgery

I was told that my 3 1/2 year old daughter needs to have surgery to seal up an a...

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High Blood Pressure

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High Blood Pressure After Pregnancy

My daughter is 8 months old and I am still on High Blood pressure medicine. I never had any problems before the pregancy. Some say it will go away, but...

High Cholesterol

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My Kids Have High Cholesterol

Yesterday my kid's doctor did blood work on them that i requested and she said they have high cholesterol. I never heard of such a thing since they are...

Lyme Disease

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Lyme's Disease

My 3yr old just tested positive for Lyme's Disease. I haven't talked the her doctor yet, they left a message on the machine. What questions, should I...

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Lyme Disease

I have a 5 year old son, His ears got very hot and red several times during the ...

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Lyme Disease

Help! I think my husband has got Lyme Disease. He got 3 ticks on him on 6/2/08...

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Lyme Disease

Hello, My son was bitten by something about a week ago and has now developed ...

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Lyme Disease

My 8 year old was diagnosed with Lyme disease in November and subsequently found...

Medications

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17 Month Old Gets Ear Infections...

so, i have traveled with my children plenty of times, and they have done fine. my concern is with my almost 17 month old. this will be his first time f...

Mental Health & Learning Disabilities

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Mental Health

This may seem a little off the wall. I was looking for moms opinions on Pediatric Bipolar Disorder, also known as onset bipolar disorder. There are a l...

Mononucleosis

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Kids with MONO?

My 2yr old daughter has been diagnosed with mononucleosis (MONO). It started out as a throat infection, tonsils full of puss, swollen glands, and on &...

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Babysitter Has Mono

Oh no! Our regular babysitter has mono. She watches my two girls (ages 6 month...

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Mono

Anyone had experience with their teen having mono? I had my daughter do a blood ...

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Mono

So my son started with stomach pain and vomiting on Saturday the 24th of January...

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Mono

I just received a call from my step mother and she has just been to the dr. who ...

Multiple Sclerosis

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Anyone Out There with Multiple Sclerosis?

Hi Moms, If you look at my other postings over the last 2 months you'll see that I've been sick..What I "thought" just started out as a cough, turne...

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Mom's with MS

I'm a 36 year old working mother of three (one teen, two toddlers). Just diagno...

Pink Eye

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Pink Eye

If you get pink eye in one eye and a week later the other eye is infected, is it the same infection?...

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Pink Eye

Any home remedies for Pink eye that might help....

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Pink Eye

How long do kids have to take medicine (eye drops) for pink eye. I thought the ...

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Pink Eye

I think that I might have pink eye, I woke up this morning with goopies on my to...

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Pink Eye

It's midnight, any relief ideas for a 4 year old with pink eye? Motrin for th...

PMS

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Pmdd

I was wondering if anyone has a remedy for advanced PMS (PMDD) I know the Doc can controll it with hormones ie birth controll pills, but my body can't ...

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Pmdd

I suffer from PMDD and I dread it every month. I didn't realize this is what wa...

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About PMDD or PMS

Is anyone familiar with two very specific aspects of either PMDD or PMS? The fi...

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Pms

Does anyone have some suggestions for relatively severe PMS? It seems to have g...

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Pms

PMS symptoms Okay ladies I’m a 41 ½ year old and beginning to have a really...

Rashes

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Hives

My daughter has horrible hives. She has had them for 2 weeks and the doctor has no explanation for them. We eat organic and use natural products in o...

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Hives

My 4 year old son starting breaking out with hives a week ago. I called the doct...

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Hives?

Hi Moms! My son has had hives for a while now. Normally he gets them with a feve...

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Hives?

My 10 month daughter has had a rough winter. On New Year's Eve she came down wi...

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Hives?

My son woke up yesterday morning with hives (according to the Doctor) all over h...

Seizures

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Any Mom's Out There with Epilepsy?

I had my first grand-mal seizure at 33 years old while 8 months pregnant. My pregnancy was then considered high risk and weekly monitoring was require...

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Moms with Epilepsy

I am being quite vulnerable here, but I am desperate to talk with other moms who...

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Seizure Meds

I was diagnosed with epilepsy at age 4. I went off my meds 4 years ago and I bel...

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Epilepsy

I was wondering if anybody has had to deal with epilepsy in a child. We may hav...

Sickle Cell Disease

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I Would like Info on Sickel Cell Trait

I am 8 mos pregnant and I just found out that my baby's father has the sickel cell trait. He has 3 children from past relationships and he says that ev...

Sleep Issues

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Sleep Problems

I have a 6 year old and a 2 1/2 year old that share a room. The problem is that...

Stomach Virus

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Stomach Bug

I'm sure this sounds minor to most, but our 1.5 year old son just came down with a terrible stomach virus. It's his first time vomiting. It's just so s...

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Stomach Virus Question

My 6 year old came down with the stomach virus late Monday night. She felt terri...

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Son with a Stomach Bug

Hi everyone...My son is dealing with a stomach bug and has been since Wednesday....

Strep Infections

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My Sons Positive Strep Throat Culture

Hi, My Dr. Just called me to let me knoe the strep throat culture they did came back positvie for him. I guess this means that he is a strep carrier at...

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Strep Throat

My son has not had a problem with frequent strep throat but he caught it about a...

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Strep Throat

My daughter has been diagnosed with strep throat 3 months in a row. Within abou...

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Strep Throat

My 6 yr old was sent home from school friday with a fever. She never acted like ...

Support Groups

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Support Groups

does anyone know of support groups for single parents with kids who have adhd or something similiar...

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ADHD Support

I will be going to my sons Ped. tomorrow to discuss the chance that he has ADHD ...

Thrush

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Thrush???

DOES ANYONE KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THRUSH? OR HAVE HAD A BABY THAT HAD THRUSH??? PLEASE HELP! I AM GOING TO THE DOCTOR TOMORROW BUT I STILL WANT TO KNOW~ ...

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Thrush

What are ways to prevent Thrush? How do u know if ur baby has it?...

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Thrush

Can a mother get thrush if she is only pumping and not nursing? I seem to have ...

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Thrush

My baby has had thrush for 2 weeks now from, what I think was the Amoxicillan fo...

Torticollis

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Torticollis

I'm wondering if there is anyone who has a child with torticollis? Where are you at with everything? Any success? Who do you see? What has been you...

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Torticollis

So I did my research and read that torticollis is a twisted muscle in the neck t...

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Torticollis

I'm looking for stories/long term results for kids with torticollis. My son has ...

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Torticollis?

hi everyone, my 4 month old daughter was diagnosed with torticollis about a mon...

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Torticollis

I don't know why this is upsetting me so much. I know it can be a lot more chal...

Urinary Tract Infections

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Uti's

Can a UTI go away on it's own, without antibiotics? Any idea of the possible downside for not treating a UTI? I have left them untreated, and they see...

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Uti?

My 3.5 year old has been completely potty trained for several months and had eve...

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Is This a UTI

Could this one be a UTI? even though i don't have any burning, just frequent ur...

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Not a UTI...

So, my six year old daughter has been peeing nonstop for about two months. Her ...

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Urinary Infections

I told my friend i would ask you mothers out there for help. Her daughter is 17 ...

Vomiting

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Vomiting

my 4 yr. old son is vomiting at least every other day is that normal?...

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Yellow Vomit?

My son is a year old and has only really been sick one other time. He woke up t...

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Vomiting with Strep

I posted a question about 3 weeks ago now about my child having strep. Well 2 w...

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Throw up or Spit Up?

I have a three month old who just started throwing up (spitting up) after he eat...