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Son has nasal polyps. What's the best way to get rid of them?

My son gets nasal polyps frequently, and this is because of his allergies. His pediatrician checked for cystic fibrosis but he doesn't have that at all. Because he gets them...

What can I do for my child's nightmares?

My 6-year-old keeps having nightmares. He'll wake up screaming, and is too afraid to fall asleep because of them. We aren't sure what we can do for this, other than talking to...

Daughter is constantly having mood swings. Is this from her period?

I'm a single dad, with a daughter who is 13-years-old. She really recently got her period, and that's a whole other story on its own, but she's been having such an attitude lately...

Why do some teens get kidney stones?

My younger cousin needed to have surgery because he had, not one, but two, large kidney stones that he wasn't able to pass. It seems kidney stones are rare to happen to a 15 year...

Can my daughter outgrow juvenile arthritis?

When my daughter was diagnose with juvenile arthritis, we were a little devastated, and felt that she would have this condition for the rest of her life. But because we're managing...

How long does pink eye typically last?

My daughter contracted pink eye from her friend, and we took her to her doctor immediately, who gave us eyedrops. How long does pink eye usually clear up?

Do antibiotics always work for children with peptic ulcers?

My daughter was diagnosed with a peptic ulcer and was prescribed with antibiotics. It's been a couple of weeks and we're now at the end of her antibiotic pack, but she's still...

What are the symptoms of a concussion?

My son's complaining of a headache and has been having issues falling asleep. He's also a little bit disoriented. This started over the weekend, after his wrestling match. I...

How can I manage my son's type 1 diabetes while he's at school?

My son has type 1 diabetes, and I'm worried about how well his school nurse would monitor this condition. Is there anything I should tell his nurse so I can be sure it's managed...

My 6 year old has a speech problem. What do I do?

My 6-year-old daughter has a terrible lisp; she also has trouble pronouncing many words. What can I do to help her?

Should my daughter take an antibiotic for whooping cough?

Hi, can I ask if my daughter could take an antibiotic last December 12 then take it again on December 31 because of whooping cough? Are there side effects? She has a fever and...

Can a family doctor administer a vaccine for children?

My 2 year old daughter still needs to have very important vaccines. Her pediatrician's office is filled with appointments. Is it okay my doctor, who has been my family doctor...

What causes nose bleeds?

My son often has nose bleeds, and his primary care doctors says that there is no issue with it. Why could he be having so many?

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?

Is hand foot mouth disease a recurrent infection in kids?

My daughter was diagnosed with hand-foot-mouth-disease repeatedly from her preschool. Is this usually a recurring infection? What can I do to prevent it?

What is the best way to treat lice in kids?

Lice is going around in my child's school, and my child just got diagnosed with it as well. I have the shampoo and conditioner to treat it. Is there anything else I can do to...

Are protein shakes good for health?

My son is 13 years old and insists on having protein shakes to build his body muscle. Are these shakes recommended for such young kids?

Can I give my child his vaccines while he has a cough?

My child's vaccination is due but he has a cough. Is it safe to give him the vaccination with this?

Why does my son have dry eyes?

My son is 6 years old and his eyes are very dry and itchy. Why could this be happening? Eye drops only help him for a short period of time.

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