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 Medications?

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

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Acne Solution

I always suffered with acne as a teenager but it became tolerable as an adult. ...

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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Juvenile Arthritis

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

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Arthritis at 35

I was wondering if anyone else had early onset of arthritis. I'm pretty sure I ...

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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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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9 Yr Old with Enuresis

My son has been wetting the bed every night. I have talked to the Dr. about thi...

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6Yo Wetting Bed Again

My 6.5 year old has started wetting the bed again, the last 3-4 nights in a row....

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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Blocked Tear Ducts

Hi Mamas, I have a wonderful 13 month old daughter who had blocked tear ducts f...

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 Treatment

Hi, My 4 year old was absolutely fine untill Friday evening. It rained Friday...

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Asmathic Bronchitis

I have a soon to be three year old girl who was recently diagnosed with Asmathic...

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Acute Bronchitis

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

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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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...

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Could This Be Cancer?

I have a wart, mold looking thing on my eyelid. I started "growing" it about a y...

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Advice on Cancer..

I have a aunt that is dealing with having cancer. She had the cancer removed and...

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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Is It Chicken Pox???

Help, My son has a rash all over his chest, tummy and sides. They started out a...

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Chicken Pox or Is It?

I am wondering if anyone has had this happen to their children that have had the...

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...

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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Constipation

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

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Constipated Son.

my son is three months old and he is constipated for three weeks , what is the c...

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Son Is Constipated

Hi, I was just wondering what I should do if my 6 month old is constipated. So f...

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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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...

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Dehydrated Baby?

My 3 month old's soft spot seems to "sink" in a little bit once in a while... I ...

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 in Children

Does any one have a child with Diabetes. I am looking for what signs and symptom...

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Signs of Diabetes??

I dont know much about diabetes so hopfully some of you can give me some good ad...

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Juvenile Diabetes

I am wondering how you realized your child had diabetes. I am talking about Type...

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 - What to Do

Hi- My daughter is 10 months old and has diarrhea ever since we were at the doct...

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Baby Diarrhea

My 6 month old daughter has had diarrhea for 3 days and I am just wondering what...

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Teething and Diarrhea

I was wondering if any other moms had infants who had diarrhea when they were te...

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 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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My Temperature

I have been a little concerned about my temperatures lately. I normally run a te...

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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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Is It Fifth Disease?

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

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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Head Lice

A child in my daughter's preschool was diagnosed with head lice on Friday. Today...

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Is It Lice???

Hello Our friend came over with his daughter Saturday and found lice on her Sun...

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We Have LICE

My itchy head woes continued as we did a lice check yesterday. I have it, as do...

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Lice Prevention

Since my kids are not in school yet, I didn't realize this lice issue still exis...

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 ...

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 Mono Twins

my sister in law is pregnant for the first time with mono mono twins. has anyon...

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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More Pink Eye!!

My 2-year-old daughter got the croup over the weekend and now has pink-eye. I am...

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Pink Eye Symptoms

Has anyone's babies every had pink eye and if so what were their symptoms? Not s...

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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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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Any Advice on PMDD?

Just wondering if anyone has any other advice on PMDD besides anti-depressants....

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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Help Hives!

*Thank you for all of your responses :) The situation is now over and all hives ...

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Eczema?

I took my child to a Chinese doctor. The Dr said that he has eczema -- He expla...

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Is It Eczema?

My 7 month old has been having these dry, rough pinkish places come up like on h...

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Baby with Hives?

Hi. My 5-month-old baby seems to keep getting what looks like Hives. I took hi...

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...

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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Is This Thrush?

My son is four months old and last night I noticed a tiny patch of something on ...

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Thrush - Again

What I was wondering is if anyone has had Thrush multiple times and if so, is it...

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Is It Thrush?

I am a new mom with a three week old and need some help. We have been having som...

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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Not Torticollis

My 7 month old baby has been intermittently tilting his head to his right side f...

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Ocular Torticollis

I wanted to ask anyone if they had any experience with ocular torticollis. My s...

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Congenital Torticollis

Hi... My infant was just diagnosed with congenital torticollis (shortening of th...

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...