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Also known as ADHD, Behaviour Problems In Children, Childhood Behaviour Problems, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Febrile Convulsion, Funnel Chest, Growing Pains, Head Lice, Kawasaki's Disease, Learning Disability, Nits (Head Lice), PANDAS, Pigeon Chest, Puberty

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  • Children and ADHD

    Hi, I have a brother who is 7 years old and he was diagnosed with ADHD a few months ago. Personally, I don't want him to be treated with medication because I don't want him to be bullied and I want him to live a normal life. My family had a  hard time in coping with this kind of situation....

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  • Enlarged neck gland

    Hi my 3 year old boy has developed a very large gland in his neck just below the ear and jaw, id say its the size of a small plum, hes been given antibiotics, he has abit of a cough runny nose and congestion but other than that is quite well in himself, im obviously concerned its somthing more serious,...

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  • Cluster of Lymph Nodes on Neck/Swollen Tonsils

    My son is almost 5 years old. He has had a cluster of roughly 5 nodes  on the right side of his neck for 3 years. The nodes have not ever gotten larger, but they are visible when he turns his neck or when he gets upset. They do seem fixed in place, but I’m not 100% sure I know how to completely...

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  • Please name this Disease anyone

    I went to a hostpital a little girl about 8y/o was brought according to parents she was quite fine till a month earlier but since the past 15 days she could not eat or drink anything and had stopped talking and had almost lost control on her body when being interrogated by the doc. the child could not...

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  • Empty

    It was a year ago today that my best friend betrayed me and did something absolutely horrible that I prefer not to talk about. It broke me completely. I’ve made progress but my mind keeps wandering back to it. I still dont understand how she brought herself to do it. I was so good to her. She caused...

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  • Cough and Vomit

    Hello, My daughter is 4 years old and she has been having cough from last 8 months. When she starts coughing, most of the time, she brings out all food she had out of stomach. We checked with doctor and they provided temporary medicines everytime we  met doctor. Can you please suggest us what is...

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  • Dyspraxia and its effect on Adolescents in secondary school

    I am an SEN teacher with over 20 years experience in UK secondary mainstream schools. I have worked closely with several dyspraxics, some statemented, some at school action plus. i have noticed considerable difficulties and similarities in their responses to puberty and the demands of the national curriculum....

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  • Seizures

    So I'm 19 an in a treatment center for manly alcohol abuse. The nurse has me on Trileptal doxepine an keppra. She wants to add strettara a none stimulant option for ADHD. I have no history of seizures or epilepsy never had one even when not drinking. The keppra is just for precaution she said. I...

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  • Growth problem of my daughter

    I am Muhammad Saleem shahid From Pakistan. My 10 years daughter is facing growth problems. She is under height and under weight as per Dr. Her weight is 21 kg and height is 121 cm. Doctors recommemded some tests and test rest is given below 1.Igf 9.10 ug/ml 2.TSH (serum) 1.9448 ulU/ml 3.free T4 (serum)...

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  • CBD and Cancer

    More recently, scientists reported that THC and other cannabinoids such as CBD slow growth and/or cause death in certain types of cancer cells growing in lab dishes. ... 

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  • I’ve had Short term memory loss and focus loss

    I am 16 male weigh 125 pounds 5 foot 7 and am prescribed adderall xR 20mg I take on school days. 9 days ago I was perfectly fine I am a 4.0 student and had an exceptional memory. 9 days ago I was getting a handjob from my girlfriend and when I came I had a super intense headache/brain blood rush for...

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  • Precocious puberty

    I am writing this posting to gain some further understanding of the premature puberty. My daughter was 4 1/2 when I noticed her having proper body odour. The doctor said that some kids just get it and for her to wear deoderant. I was never totally happy with it as it didn't seem normal to me....

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  • Child vomits in sleep but otherwis well.

    I have a 9 year old son who is generally fit and well but on a regular basis vomits about 1hour after going to bed. He isn't eating within the two hours before he goes to bed as advised by paediatrician but doesn't change anything. He advises that he suddenly feels hot and light headed vomits...

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  • Need to restart Vyvanse;. Can't focus

    I use to be prescribed Vyvanse for a few years but doctor stopped she seems to be pressed about starting it back and I understand that the dangers of addiction, yet I do think benefits out weigh the risks.

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  • Child constantly getting ill

    Hi I have health anxiety and am going out my mind my daughter who is five and goes To school full time is constantly getting ill the last few months it something else every 1 - 2 weeks handful of tummy bugs, dioherria, virus’s, high Temps , cold I am so worried there is something underlining or...

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  • Belly on a 9 year old?

    Pot belly 9 year old should I be worried Hi I hope you don’t mind me posting. My daughter is 9, nearly 10. She has a perfect bmi and is not overweight. However she does have a tummy, it reminds me a little of how toddlers tummy’s are only a bit bigger. She has always had a tummy but it seems to have...

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  • ADD has pretty much ruined my life

    I just want to vent and this is the only place I can think of right now. I just want to calm my conscience. And don't we all? I was diagnosed with ADD some time ago, but due to my suicidal thoughts people were afraid of medicating me.. Which only made everything worse. Yay. I feel like I live in...

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  • i’ve had bad constant headaches for a while, please help!

    i’m a 15 year old female. i had the flu about a month ago. then i developed headaches almost every day. they linger from everywhere to behind my temples and ears. it feels like my head is going to burst. when i have a really bad headache i get super dizzy and it feels like my eyes are going to pop out....

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  • Are my pains really growing pains?

    Background Info: I'm 15 years old, turning 16 in 6 months, weigh around 210 lbs (I have a lot of fat, but also a considerable amount of muslce), and I'm 5'8". Situation: Recently, I've been experiencing pain in the area directly below my knee. I went to the doctor, but he just...

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  • My grandson has Pectus Carinatum

    My grandson has pectus carinatum and I have tried to find a group helpline of people who have the same problem as him. There is a patient chat line in America but it would be good if he could get feedback from someone in England. Most of their post is from sufferers with pe not pc as well. He will be...

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  • Post Appendectomy Pain A Month Out! Help!

    My son is 12 he had an Appendectomy 4 weeks ago. Surgeon said it was  acute appendicitis with no perforation. I expected him to be better in a least a week! CT Scans, X-Rays, Blood Tests, and Stool Samples have all come back normal. He saw a GI doctor who I think already had his mind made up before...

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  • H pylori in child

    Iv got a 9yr old daughter who has  h-pylori bacteria in her stomach, she has treated with the three different dose meds for couple weeks back last year in June, that didn’t work, in December she got treated again same meds in adult form, and we just got her results few days ago as I couldn’t go...

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  • How to deal with ADHD disease when you have

    Navigate difficult conversation is one of the most difficult problem of the ADHD adults. I talk about this topic mostly with clients. Sometime we had the discussion is about how to decrease the effect of any discussion gone horribly wrong. Some time, our discussion is about the topic they avoiding or...

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  • Nurological Numbness.

    Hey guys below I will share a list of "symptoms" I have and have wrote down in order to best communicate the issues I have which concern me... It’s hard for me to pee quickly so I usually set down and it often times hurts a little when coming out My math professor personally asked me if...

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  • I think i have adhd!!

    I think I have adhd but I’m not sure. When I was little , like around 3 or 4 I would get up and run around in circles for hours with toys in my hands. I did that because it made my imagination more.. bigger. I left reality and everything I saw was in my head. I would sometimes accidentally run into cabinets...

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  • My Child's fear for strangers

    My Son is 2 years 1 month old...He is completely fine in all other activities except mingling with others.. he always needs me... If someone speaks to him or tries to lift him he will start crying.. In his play school too he s not getting along with other kids or with his teachers .. it's been 3...

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