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How long will my son take to recover from an abdominal surgery?

My son needed to have an appendectomy just last week and is now in recovery. The surgery was very successful, but approximately, how long would his recovery be?

Why does my daughter scream out in her sleep?

My daughter is 4 years old and nearly every night she'll scream out in her sleep. Sometimes she wakes up, but other times she remains asleep during these episodes. I don’t know...

My son had a hole in the heart that was operated. Will it have any future implications in his life?

My son had a hole in his heart that we got operated on. Will it cause him to have a problem in the future?

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)?

Are oil massages safe for babies?

Is it safe to do oil massages for babies?

Does bottle feed impact the teeth in a baby?

My baby is 3 months old, and right now, I feed her through a bottle. But I recently read an article about how bottle feeds may impact her teeth in the future. Is this really...

Why does my baby have so much sticky substance coming out of her eyes?

My daughter is 1 month old and I've noticed that she has a lot of sticky discharge in her eyes. What could be causing this?

How much sugar is okay for a baby?

I have a baby who is 8 months old. How much sugar should I be giving him a day, if any?

I'm curious. What are some of the most common reasons people need an emergency medicine doctor for?

What are some of the most common conditions or situations where adults or children would need an emergency medicine physician?

My son has been having bad headaches. His neurologist is sending him to a radiologist. What can we expect next?

My 12 year old son has been complaining of sharp headaches over the last few weeks. I took him to see a pediatric neurologist who is now sending my son to a radiologist for some...

What are some treatment options for son's hip dysplasia?

My 6 year old son has hip dysplasia. Is surgery the only treatment option, or are there other options we can take to help make his condition better, such as physical therapy?...

My son had a heart transplant. What will recovery entail?

My son is 8 years old and he recently underwent a heart transplant. How long will it take him to resume life as a normal kid again? Are there any activities or things he will...

What is the earliest age someone can get braces?

My child whose 7 has very crooked teeth. At what age can he get braces?

Can a diet help treat my child with ADHD?

My son has ADHD. Is there a specific diet that helps with ADHD?

My son hurt his back and needs to undergo surgery. Will it affect his future life?

My son whose 14 years old had a nasty fall and hurt his back. He needs to undergo surgery to fix his spine. Will he be able to fully recover?

My daughter has a persistant fever. What should I do?

My daughter has been having persisting fevers. She was tested for some infectious diseases and malaria but they are negative. When should the next test be?

Can braces cause injury?

I'm 17 years old and am going to get braces and I am very paranoid about it. Can braces cause any injury during the fitting process? How badly does it hurt? WIll they numb my...

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 pus filed boils around her leg. What could be causing them?

My 8 year old daughter has pus filled boils around her leg. We have shown it to the doctor and he's not sure of the origin. What type of things could cause this?

Why does my son get a cold after playing in the sun?

My son always seems to get a cold after he is outside all day in the sun. What could cause this?

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