Please could you tell me what these symptoms might imply in
Please could you tell me what these symptoms might imply in a normally very alert, active 6 month old baby?This happened to our grandson.SymptomsContact start 16:00, briefly returned at 16:10crying, but “settled” weirdly quicklystaff took him back, eyes red-rimmed and vacantDuring contact, staff notesno sound, no cryingvery little movementsitting with back supportedoccasional coughstaff notes: could he have been “given something to calm him”Returned 17:00no expression/emotionno crying, no smiling, no noisenot registering me as motherlimphead droopyappeared “zombie-like”unable to lift limbsIn car-park, 17:05water running from left nostrilhead swayingunable to crytries to cry, strains but only makes single “k” soundnot holding eye contactpupils very contractedstill not registering me as mothernot interested in feedvacant/dazed lookin car, 17:20still zombie-likehead swayingpupils still contractedstill not register motherstill unable to cryHome, roughly 18:30unable to cry, strains but only makes single “k” soundhead swayinglimp, droopyvacant, no emotionstill no eye contactpupils still contracted inside houseuninterested in feeddoes not register homedoes not register motherdoes not register grandmother20:30pupils still contracted in very low lightingstraining to cry, upper body seems tense and this time he erupts into repeated roaring sound (appears like a rage, not normal crying), includes beating with arms21:30roaring episode repeatedstill no cryingstill not “normal”pupils still contracted22:30, in bedvery low lighting, pupils still smallanother episode of roaringstill not registering me as mothernot nuzzling/cuddlingno crying07:30 amstill not normalpupils still smallstill seems a distantsubdued10:00getting back to normalappears to recognise meresponding to things againpupils still on small side, but larger than last night13:30another episode of roaring, but this time includes different vocal soundsaccompanied by a very cold wet sweatShortly after thisback to normalresponsive, alert, etc
My son is 8 with a diagnosis of ASD and learning
Hi my son is 8 with a diagnosis of ASD and learning difficulties . He is non verbal and usually puts his hands over his ears which I always think maybe it's sensory overloadAssistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?Customer: But lately he has been crying a lot now and distressed and am thinking is there something else going on in the brain or his ears?because he always clutches at his earsAssistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Expert should know?Customer: Nothing he is perfectly healthy about from the Autism and LD
My son has just turned 2. When is was around 6 months, old I
My son has just turned 2.When is was around 6 months, old I noticed what I know now was is occipital glands at the back of his head.After going back and forth to Dr was told they were okay and not worrisome. When he hit 1 year, the Dr did a blood test, CBC (Complete Blood Count) and Film, which was normal. Thank goodness.As I say he's now 2 and I still noticed these Occipital glands they've not gone away (ie, I can still feel them) they both move under my fingers very easily, feel like bean shape, not massive, but not tiny. Honestly I can't recall if they're larger, as that's hard to recall and map but definitely not worryingly larger, but Yes still there.I don't want to keep going to the Dr's but on the same token want to know, if this is indeed a common finding amongst babies/toddlders.As a comparison, I have felt the same Occipitials on my nieces head, maybe not quite so prominent, but yes they are noticeable on her too.I should probably point out my Son, often has Eczema on his face - could this have an effect on the Occipitals?Please advice and thank you.
My son is almost 1 month old and he has some kind of rush
Hello! My son is almost 1 month old and he has some kind of rush only on his face (looks like little spots), could you please tell if I should worry about it? Thank you.Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?Customer: No medications, haven't seen a doctor yet.Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Expert should know?Customer: He is formula feeded (Aptamil Profutura)
My son had his 8 week vaccinations on Tuesday. Since then I
Hi, my son had his 8 week vaccinations on Tuesday. Since then I have noticed reduced movement in his left leg (where he received two injections). It isn't red and does not appear to be painful when I touch the site but there is a cleaelyAssistant: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?Customer: clearly a difference in how he uses his left leg. He is not kicking it out and keeps it bent up.Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Expert should know?Customer: I have been to the GP today and she didn't observe any issues with his legs or hips, but he continues to exhibit this behavior.
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My 6 year old has had tics disorder for 3 years and seem to
My 6 year old has had tics disorder for 3 years and seem to get worse around this time of year. Are there any supplements he should be taking to reduce the tics and his anxiety when he has them?Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?Customer: yes..no medicationAssistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Expert should know?Customer: no
I love in leeds and expecting a baby boy on 17th of
I love in leeds and expecting a baby boy on 17th of September.I need to find a good paediatrician near me for a constant follow up and care?PS: I have never registered with a GP before and have zero experience with doctors in the Uk.Thank you