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Child Health

Also known as ADHD, Behaviour Problems In Children, Childhood Behaviour Problems, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Febrile Convulsion, Growing Pains, Head Lice, Learning Disability, Nits (Head Lice), PANDAS, Puberty

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  • Insomnia , Sleep walking and selective mutism

    Hi All This is kind of long. My daughter was first diagnosed when at nursery , it was apparent even at age 2 that something wasnt right as she would not speak. At 3/4 she was diagnosed with selective mutism. Help has been extremely flakey indeed.... other than the school working from a workbook we have...

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  • Out of control 4 year old.

    My husband and I got custody pf our 4 year old grandson a year ago diue to our daughter and the babys father being neglugent and on drugs. My daughter went to treatment and has been clean for 8 months now. She lives with us. My grandson is totally out of control and nothing seems to work. We are all...

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  • Is this ADD/ADHD?

    Hello, I know that this website isn't a substitute to a psychiatrist in getting advice, but I thought I would ask here before going to see my psychiatrist because it's something I find quite difficult to talk about with other people. Firstly, I don't really have any of the physical symptoms...

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  • Focalin XR cheaper

    I had been taking Focalin XR a few months ago for ADHD but I switched insurance and now my insurance won't pay for it without a $6000 deductible, since it is "technically covered" under my insurance the patient assistance program I applied to denied my application. As of now it's $450...

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  • Thin veiny child

    Hello My son is 7 and very thin. He is pale skinned and quite veiny on his chest and tummy. Is this normal? Thank you

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  • Psychosis or PANDAS?

    When i was 11 I got rapid onset OCD, the symptoms more closely relating PANDAS/PANS. It got really bad and I was commited into a hospital. At 15, I started taking antibiotics, sertraline, and olanzapine, and as expected, the OCD decreased. The problem is I was never properly diagnosed, and when i turned...

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  • very late puberty, Sick of "waiting" 15 years old

    I'm 14 years old, almost 15, and barely hit puberty. I'm 5'0, but my parents are short so that's normal, I guess. But I have been mistaken for a girl twice and was told I look like a 10-year-old by teachers even though I am going to be a sophomore after this summer. I have small...

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  • Mental health of 8 year old girl

    Could my daughters vision problems be affecting her fear of constantly being watched? What you need to know: 8 year old girl Has ambologia in left eye Has been patching for a year (4 hrs a day starting, now 6) Suffers from anxiety Has had 2-3 panic attacks in the last 5 months Trauma do to younger...

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  • Mental health in 8 year old girl

    Could my daughters vision problems be affecting her fear of constantly being watched? What you need to know: 8 year old girl Has ambologia in left eye Has been patching for a year (4 hrs a day starting, now 6) Suffers from anxiety Has had 2-3 panic attacks in the last 5 months Trauma do to younger...

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  • underdeveloped boobs

    hello! i have a question about my small boobs and puberty. I had signs of puberty since 11 years old (pubic hair, armpit hair) but not boob development. I got my period last year at 15 (my mom got it at 13). But my boobs are still very small and not circle shaped. I am afraid something is wrong with...

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  • Head Banging

    I have a 14 month old daughter and she went through a stage of head butting people when she didn't get her own way, but now it has turned to head butting the stair gates and walls or whatever she has got in her hand.... I'm worried as i have been told that this could be a sign of ADHD, Will she...

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  • Severe back pain.

    My 11 year old son fell out of a tree about 6 months ago. Since then he has had mid-back pain that has been gradually getting worse. He has had an x-ray and has no fractures or any problems that have shown on the x-ray. I first took him to the GP about 2 months ago and I have taken him 4 times since...

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  • Does tobacco, marijuana and alcohol affect puberty?

    Hi, im new here and I dont normally do this, but I find it best that I talk to people I dont know so I feel more open and honest. and truth is I havent hit puberty yet im 15 currently. And I do know that its not uncommon for late puberty to happen but that's not my issue. Lately (past year or so)...

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  • Our 18 months old yet to walk, what should we do?

    Jason was born with birth asphyxia, however he reached all his milestones with ease. He could sit by himself at 8months, started crawling at 10months. We noticed after the 11th month that he stands on his toes. We consulted and were told to give him some time. At 13months, he was diagnosed of talipies...

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  • Rickets! Please help my son! My vitamin D level is 16.68ng/ml!

    I found out that I was vitamin D deficient with a level of 16.68 ng/ml or 41.7 nmol/L. Meaning, my son's levels in his first few months of life were between 10 to 11.68 ng/ml or 25.02 to 29.19 nmol/L. "testing revealed that the mothers in these cases averaged a mere 18-19 ng/ml of vitamin D,...

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  • Constant sore throat and muscel pain.....

    Hello, My 11 year old son has a constant sore throat and muscle aches. We've been to the doctor lot's and lot's of times and only thing we get is anti-biotics. I'm at my wits end here. I feel like the doctors don't take it seriously at all. He is slow and tired all the time. Every...

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  • 13 year old Right Eye 20/50 all of a sudden

    So my 13 year old son complained about 2 weeks ago that when he only saw thru his right eye, his vision was blurred when reading things.   I don't know if this was gradual or all of a sudden since I don't think he regularly checked his eyes like this.  The last eye check...

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  • Brain injury - resulting in Acquired Dyspraxia - Advice wanted.

    Back in December 2016, my Dad (72) had a severe fall which resulted in a fractured skull and blood on his brain. After being in hospital for 5 months and in a rehabilitation ward (for a further 4 weeks) specialising in neurological care, they diagnosed that he had/has Acquired Dyspraxia. He is now back...

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  • My 8-year-old is twitching almost constantly

    Three months ago my son began twitching his head back and breathing out quickly through his nose, almost like little ticks. I thought it would pass but he is doing it all the time without even realising - in the middle of a conversation, when he's playing on his own, doing his homework, when he's...

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  • General kids health supplements

    Hi, just wanna to know am I given supplements the right way to both my boys aged 4 & 8 : Early morning time ( after milk or meal ) : 1 or 2 pcs Vitamin C chewable and 1 pc spirulina Evening time ( after dinner ) : 2pcs mini capsule of fish oil I just hope to boost up their immune system & maintain...

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  • COULD I BE PREGNANT? NEED ANSWERS NOW

    So I had my period 5/14/17 to 5/18/17 then I had sex 5/19/17 in about 2 days 5/21/17 I started spotting slightly and cramping a little bit. I've also experienced some diarrhea and sore breasts. I know that implantation bleeding is 9-12 days after you conceive . Is there any reason I could be bleeding...

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  • Toddler baby night sleep vomit and the diarhea

    SOS: my 20 month toddler has been experiencing a very difficult situation the last month. It starts with vomit ot attempt to vomit late at night and then continous with diarhea for the next 1,5 days. After a 5 days break the exact same thing happens again. This keeps happening on/off for the past month....

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  • It has been months that I am really not able to do anything!

    I an internet savvy person. I do my all businesses online. From past six months, I am unable to finish small tasks, All the time I feel tired. I get bored very quickly whenever I start to work. And when something exciting happens I just go to sleep. That just overwhelms me. I am physically fit and...

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  • I feel like I could have ADD and I do not know what to do. I am 22

    I feel like i have the ADD part of ADHD. I find it hard to focus on my university course and have very little motivation but its not because I dont care, I really do but I just cant seem to focus and I am terrible at organisation. Ive been like this since about 16, i almost failed college and this year...

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  • Pls suggest about my 2.5 month old baby's skin infection

    My 2.5 month aged son suffering some infection problem. He born at 2nd February,2017. After he born we saw one round circle spot in besides of his left knee. That time we went child specialist but they told it is not an issue it will heal automatically. But after few days the round spot become a blister....

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  • PANDAS and Toxic Mold

    Hello everyone, my 21-year-old brother was diagnosed with PANDAS shortly before his 18th birthday, and he also has a past history of Lyme disease. He has been in and out of the hospital and psych wards over the past several years and often unable to care for himself and in a psychotic state. I know that...

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  • So my therapist told me I have ADHD

    I'm 24 years old and I've had anxiety all my life. 7 months ago I had my first panic attack and had to quit all stimulants like caffiene, nicotine, and my albuterol inhalor (which I actually didn't need but that's another story). Ever since then my focus has diminished greatly and my...

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  • 7yr old feels head pop when throwing a baseball

    My 7yr old son plays on a baseball team and plays at least 4 days a week. He told me last night that after he throws a ball for an extended amount if time, he can feel and hear a pop in his head. When he told me this, he used his hands to gesture to the upper back if his skull. He said it kinda hurts.......

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