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Category Archives: Pediatrics
What causes vomiting in babies/kids? NEONATES AND YOUNG INFANTS: Gastroesophageal reflux disease: Seen in minority of kids. Most kids are “happy spitters”; they effortless regurgitate mild amounts of milk. In actually GERD, infants tend to have recurrent fussiness or irritability … Continue reading
This question was originally raised in 2006. Since then, more studies into over-the-counter products like Anbesol and Orajel have been conducted. Here’s a link to the article: http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2012/06/01/fda-warns-about-benzocaine-in-baby-pain-gels/?hpt=he_c2 As with most over the counter products, they should be used according to … Continue reading
I have a lot of patients who come to the office complaining of their children having vomiting or diarrhea, or both. These stomach issues are enough to make anyone miserable, but getting to the point of dehydration is even worse. … Continue reading
I was recently asked if it’s normal for a toddler to have fevers up to 102.8. This answer depends on a few things. Timing of the fever is important; it is notable that body temperature can increase at night, … Continue reading
I was recently asked about a toddler with difficulty sleeping, awaking in apparent pain, and not wanting to eat or drink much. I can’t say for sure what this is, but one thing it may be is night terrors. Sleep, … Continue reading
Potty Training Your Child Do not start toilet training until both you and your child are ready. Signs that your child is ready include the following: Your child signals that his or her diaper is wet or soiled. Your child seems … Continue reading