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What to do if a 3 year old child has a high fever of 103 degrees?

My 3 year old child has a high fever of 103 degree, and I know that a high fever is common in kids this young. I gave him Motrin to see if the fever goes down--should I take him...

Is there any medication for colic?

If my child has colic, what should I do for him? Are there any medications for it, or home remedies? My mom told me to try gripe water for my child but I've never heard of it....

When should children have skin tags removed?

My three year old son was born with a prominent skin tag next to his eye. Should we get it removed? The doctors say it is cosmetic issue, so it is really our choice.

What causes bedwetting in older children?

My child is 9 and still wets his bed--I think he's too old for this. Any ideas on what could be causing this? Should I be taking him to a doctor?

Would an absent father affect my daughter's mental health?

Since we separated, my daughter's father has been in and out of her life. Sometimes, he'll be around for a while, other times he'll disappear for months at a time--not even call...

What should I do to help my child recover from surgery?

My son is going to have his adenoids and tonsils taken out next week, and I'm worried about the pain and soreness that he might feel after his surgery. What can I do to help him...

Are MRIs safe for infants?

My daughter is only 2-years-old and is going to get an MRI because she's been experiencing these strange headaches. While, of course, I want to know why these headaches are happening,...

How can chiropractors help my son's ADHD?

My son has ADHD, and is taking Adderall to treat it--but while it works, I'd rather him try some alternative therapies alongside of it. My friend actually suggested taking him...

Why a chiropractor for my daughter's constipation?

My daughter has been suffering from chronic constipation, and we'd much rather try a natural treatment rather than something pharmaceutical. Her pediatrician suggested taking...

What is the emergency treatment for hyperglycemia?

If my daughter goes into a hyperglycemic state, what should I do to help her? Should I take her to the emergency room, or is there a way for me to help her at home?

Calves ache when daughter runs. Why is this happening?

My daughter runs frequently because it's a part of her cheerleading practice, but lately her calves have been hurting every time she runs. She hasn't injured herself recently,...

Why is my child's asthma worse at night?

My daughter was diagnosed with asthma, and I noticed that the condition worsens at night. She'll wake up coughing and wheezing throughout the night, and would need to use her...

Why is my son hyper after anesthesia?

My son was under general anesthesia for his surgery, and now that he's home, he's more hyper than usual. I did expect his mood to change after having general anesthesia--like...

How can physical therapy benefit my son?

My son always had issues with walking, and was actually late in starting to walk. He's not as coordinated as the other kids his age. Do you think physical therapy can help him?...

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...

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 are some signs of heart issues in children?

My child's school called me about this, actually, and it was about my son having issues with his breathing after exercising. He would easily be out of breath after doing most...

When should I be worried about a fever in my child?

My daughter has a 102 degree fever, and she's really young--about 4-years-old. This fever is really high and concerning. I want to take her to the emergency room, but my mom...

What are safe radiation levels for children?

My son needs to have an X-ray for an injury to his ankle. Should I be concerned about the amount of radiation an X-ray has?

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