Illnesses: Toddler

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To make a very long story short, the father of my 5 month old daughter has a severe mental illness. The diagnosis is schizo affective disorder. I knew ...
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I am beyond frustrated. I almost have to laugh at this point because it is so r...
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My daughter is in the 1st grade. Every so often I get the "I'm sick" card. I t...
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today we went to Braydens dr appt.. a well check.. well, when she put him on th...
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Hi Moms. I am a daycare provider and recently I have had some pretty sick kid...

Allergies

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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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My 18-month old has a pretty-much contiuously runny nose. It usually combined w...
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When getting my 2 year old ready for dinner i took her shirt off and found red s...
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Recently my hands and feet started to itch something fierce. I thought maybe it...
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Ok mama's you are always so very helpful and i have a question that i ALWAYS for...

Autism

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Hi, there! My daughter, whom we adopted from China when she was 10 months old, has a long list of psychological challenges, but we do our best to deal...
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I have a grandson on the autistic spectrum and belong to a support group for gra...
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Did anyone who has an autistic child see the news press conference about autism/...
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i know a 2 year old who still does not talk, is overy irritable, clingy to his m...
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Wow, where do I start with this question. First a little background. I have a 7 ...

Bronchiolitis

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Hi moms- My 5 month old had developed bronchiolitis. She is really stuffy and keeps coughing. As a result she's not sleeping well. I know that it's a...
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I'm not sure if I spelled it right, but we took my 2 month old to the doctor wit...
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My 23 month old son started day care about a month and a half ago. He has been s...
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My son is recovering from viral bronchiolitis. We have him on antibiotics, and a...
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Ok. I always feel kind of silly asking questions, it almost feels like I should...

Chicken Pox

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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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How to deal with chicken pox? My son is 6years old and just started developing a...
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I would like to expose my daughter to chicken pox. If anyone has a child or know...
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My 10 year old has chicken pox and I was wondering if my 8 month old would get t...
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Have any of you experienced Chicken Pox in your children even after the vaccine?...

Constipation

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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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My daughter is about 4 1/2 weeks old. I recently switched her from breastmilk to...
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My daughter is 9 months old I'm trying to figure out what foods cause constipati...
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Our 14 month old son is a very picky eater and he has been constiptated on and o...
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What can I do to help my grandson (6 mo. old) have immediate relief for constipa...

Cough & Cold

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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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My son who is 14 months old usually wakes earlier in the morning than usual (6 a...
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My 2 1/2 year old daughter has been having this stuffy nose problem for past 3-4...
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My 5 month old has had a stuffy nose for a little over a week now. Last Wed, sh...
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hey moms, i need sme good advice on what to do for my five month old baby boy's ...

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Dehydration

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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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my son (17 months)has had loose stool since Wed. I called his Dr. on friday when...
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Hi my little guy (almost 5) has the stomach bug. He as been throwing-up and som...
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Does anyone have any ideas about how to dehydrate food in your oven (without the...
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We are camping Friday, Saturday and Sunday. My kids love cereal. I was abl...

Ear Ache

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what causes them and what are some home remedies for it?...
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My family is just getting over being very sick for the past week. Now my 6 year ...
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DD is 6 and had a ear infection in Feb which required 2 rounds of antibiotics to...
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My daughter keeps shrugging her shoulder toward her ear. Could this be a sign o...
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Hello, I've been fighting with a cold and trying not to get an ear infection....

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Fever

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At what temperature do you bring a 4 year old to the ER?...
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My four year old son has been running a very high fever for three days now. Eve...
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While in the hospital a couple weeks a go, the nurses took my son's tempersture ...
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My son has had a temperature all day. He was up at 5:30am with a temp of 101.+ ...
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How do you check for a fever, reliably, without a thermometer? are there any ot...

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Flu

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Does anyone know how to tell the diferance between a bad cold and the flu?...
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Just wanted to pass this along. All week this week my son has been sick, with F...
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Hi Ladies, My son was diagnosed with the flu yesterday and already tod...
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My son has had the flu now going on a week. Should I take him to the doctor...i...
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Okay I know this is going to sound really crazy but I have onyl had the flu once...

Rash

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My 14 Month old has a rash on his stomach its about a quarter size rash and its been there for a few months now i dont know what to do about it he scra...
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My daughter had a diaper rash so bad last weekend that she could hardley walk. T...
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My daughter is teething. She had fever last night of about 100 degrees. Gave h...
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Good morning, My almost 23 month old daughter has developed a very extensive ...
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My 3 year old has had a virual infection this week. Every day she has had a feve...

Stomach Virus

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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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My 6 year old came down with the stomach virus late Monday night. She felt terri...
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My 6 year old daughter has been having severe stomach pain, usually within a a f...
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Hi everyone...My son is dealing with a stomach bug and has been since Wednesday....
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My 4 year old son got the stomach bug at school last week. He recovered quickly...

Tear Ducts

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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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Hello, After having my new born home for 2 days her eyes suddenly looked to be i...
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Hi there - my 4.5 month old has had clogged tear ducts since birth. Upon the ad...
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Hi, I am a gradmother of a beautiful one month old baby boy. He has clogged tear...
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My daughter has a week old newborn. He woke up this morning with one eye closed...

Torticollis

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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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So I did my research and read that torticollis is a twisted muscle in the neck t...
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I'm looking for stories/long term results for kids with torticollis. My son has ...
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hi everyone, my 4 month old daughter was diagnosed with torticollis about a mon...
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I don't know why this is upsetting me so much. I know it can be a lot more chal...

Vomiting

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my 4 yr. old son is vomiting at least every other day is that normal?...
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Almost three weeks ago my 10 1/2 month old son came down with a little stomach b...
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My son is a year old and has only really been sick one other time. He woke up t...
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I have a three month old who just started throwing up (spitting up) after he eat...
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I posted a question about 3 weeks ago now about my child having strep. Well 2 w...
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