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What should I do if my child refuses to use the toilet?

We're still training my son to use the toilet. He's fine peeing, that's not our issue. It's the pooping that's the issue, and he holds it in and makes himself constipated. We...

What can I do if my baby is considered colic?

My son wouldn't stop crying, and he's three months old. We took him to his pediatrician and referred to my son as colic and that I can treat this by eliminating dairy from my...

Does my son have Crohn's?

My son was experiencing abdominal pain, diarrhea, and has been losing weight rather quickly. The diarrhea and abdominal pain have been chronic, and I only just realized that it's...

Is a dairy allergy different from lactose intolerance?

My son was diagnosed with a dairy allergy a few months ago, and when he does have milk, he usually gets rashes, nausea, stomach pains and issues breathing. I'm trying to explain...

What are the risk factors of celiac disease in children?

I was diagnosed with celiac disease quite recently, and I just learned that there is a genetic component with the disease. And, I'm worried that my daughter might develop it too....

What are the symptoms of lactose intolerance?

My son gets sick almost every time he drinks milk or has anything dairy. But there are times when he's fine consuming either of those things. Is this lactose intolerance?

Are probiotics safe for kids?

Can I give probiotics to my child to improve his gut function?

Are there any home remedies to treat diarrhea?

My son has diarrhea every time we travel. What home remedies can I try to keep his stomach safe and to stop diarrhea?

How long does lactose intolerance usually last in kids?

After some digestive issues, my child has been diagnosed with lactose intolerance. Does this condition typically go away in kids? How long does it take for them to grow out of...

How can I stop burping?

I feel like I constantly burp and it's such a big problem. It doesn't matter if I've eaten something acidic or spicy that causes heartburn, I just burp. I'm not sure if there's...

Is yogurt helpful in treating colic problems in kids?

Is it healthy to give your my child yogurt? She has colic issues, and I feel like the probiotics would really help her.

My daughter keeps having an upset stomach. What can I do to help her?

My daughter almost constantly has an upset stomach. We've taken her to her pediatrician and they found no abnormalities. What could this really be?

At what age can I introduce outside food for my child?

My daughter is 3 years old and I have never taken her out to eat before. When is it the best time to introduce her to outside food (like from a restaurant)?

Can milk cause loose stool in kids?

My child often ends up getting loose stool soon after drinking milk. Why would milk cause this?

My daughter has suddenly lost her appetite. Could it be a hormonal issue?

My 16 year old daughter has suddenly stopped feeling hungry and is losing her appetite. Could it be a hormonal issue?

My son needs to have a kidney ultrasound. What should we expect?

My 10 year old son is scheduled to have an ultrasound of his kidneys. What needs to be done in preparation of this test and how can I make it easier for him?

What causes colic pain in small kids?

My son is 5 years old and still suffers frequent episodes of colic pain. What could be the reason for this?

My daughter has celiac disease, and is having trouble with the gluten-free diet. What do you recommend?

My daughter has celiac disease and is having issues with adjusting to the gluten-free diet. Do you have any recommendations to make this diet more, I don't know, enjoyable for...

What can I give my child for acid reflux?

Can you suggest some safe medication to treat my child's issues with acid reflux?

Why is my daughter passing black stools?

For the past 3 days, my daughter who is 3 years old has been passing black stools. Her diet hasn't changed, so I don't believe that it's that. What else could be causing this?...

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