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Please I need help. Can a baby be immunized a week to the actual immunization date?e.g a baby will be 9month next week which is th...
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The baby should be immunized when he is 9months as indicated in the immunization card schedule but not before. Let the child go for the immunization the as scheduled
Please, I need help with a drug can I give my 3 years old son that easily got angry and destroy things pls help me is getting out...
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Hello mom, temper tantrum is a prolonged anger reaction in an infant or child, characterised by screaming, kicking, noisy behaviour, or throwing him/her self on the ground to get his/her way from a parent. Some people see it as stubbornness. Temper tantrums needs a psychologist to access not drugs
My two years old daughter just left crèche.She used to take all sorts of meals- swallow included.Since she enrolled for s...She relies or takes food drinks, juice, junks and snacks. Meat, fish and pap lavished with milk are her desires. What's responsib...
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She might be bored with the Amala Try giving her a variety of swallow with different presentation using attractive plates and cutleries. Above all, you will need lots of patience . Persistence is key also.
My baby is six months old, Ebf baby, can I give cereal and milk together e.g Cerelac and Nan
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You can give if the child does not react to it ma,we also encourage giving age appropriate milk
Why do some babies crawl with their bellies rather than their knees, as usual, will they adjust later or continue that way. I am a...
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You have nothing to worry about because it is normal developmental milestone.
My baby will be a month in a few days and he's not pooping for days now, pls, what can I do or give him?
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Do not give anything but breastmilk. Kindly note that EBF baby can stay for 2 weeks without pooing because breast milk is easily absorbed in the body and they need to accumulate the waste before passing it out.
My boy is a year and 3months+. He doesn't eat whenever he sees the spoon and plate he runs and sometimes throws up when eating tho...
You have to be patient
My daughter of 5 years always complain of tiredness is it normal and pls home remedy for ringworm
Ringworm is a fungal infection and requires treatment with antifungal agents both oral and topical.Treatment may need to last up to 6 weeks" please see a doctor for treatment
What could be the cause of odour for a 15 months whose teeth are properly cleaned daily?
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"Bad breath or "Halitosis" in children can occur due to several reasons like poor oral hygiene, mouth breathing, tooth decay, gum disease, infections in the mouth, bacteria on the tongue, dry mouth, tonsil stones, foreign objects in the nose and some medical conditions.
Why should I do Exclusive breastfeeding?
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Breastfeeding also benefits mothers too not only your baby Exclusive breastfeeding is associated with a natural (though not fail-safe) method of birth control (98% protection in the first six months after birth). It reduces risks of breast and ovarian cancer, type II diabetes, and postpartum depression
I have a 9-year girl, can I use the antimalarial drug for her, even if she is not sick, all because of school that will resume nex...
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No you can't please wait till its confirmed by a blood test that she has malaria before commencing any treatment prescribed by a doctor.
Is it ok to give baby malaria drugs when there is no sign of the illness yet? Let's say for prevention..My baby is almost 10 month...
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You are not to be randomly treating malaria in children mums....pls wait till the child actually have malaria confirmed with a blood test and then you can treat the malaria which the doctor will prescribe the anti-malariadrug .
My son of a year and eight months has to stop urinating at night. Throughout the night my boy will not wet his diaper. I have stop...
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There is absolutely nothing wrong with the baby sleeping through the night without passing urine.... Thats one of the criteria for toilet training.... Ability to control the bladder
I noticed my baby's testicles swelling and going down again....pls what can be done?
This has to be examined by a Paediatric Surgeon ,because a swollen scrotum may be a hernia or a hydrocele.Treatment(surgery) is similar but the timing is different. A hernia may need to be repaired earlier to prevent complications. There is really no way to prevent it occurring again. Hydroceles are not hereditary but a small percentage occur in some families, especially among male siblings and twins.
What is the cause of stammering in a child and what are the remedies
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Possible cause of stuttering may be one of the following; 1. Fear and anxiety: If a child is always shouted down and scolded when s/he speaks. This may lead to the child having a poor self image, loss of confidence in self there by affecting the child's normal speech pattern. As a result a child may begin to stutter or go mute. 2. Imitation: Is their an adult or child they like so much who stutters?
My baby has rashes for some time now and we worried. The rashes are only around her face and neck and lightly on her head. It keep...
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Treatment of rashes can only be determined by a doctor or dermatologist. Treatment of rashes depends on the type of rash on the child after a physical examination is carried out. Kindly see a Paediatric dermatologist for examination and proper treatment.
I just read that rotavirus vaccine immunisation should not be given at 15th week and my baby 's 10 weeks was delayed because I mov...
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Please take your child to be immunized once the baby is 14 weeks (Penta and OPV under the Nigerian National Program on Immunization- NPI). Rotavirus vaccine is Non-NPI and it's not free. It is usually also given at 6 and 10 weeks; some give the second dose at 14 weeks
I need to know can tie tongue affect a child in future even when the child has no challenge in speaking or eating? Can it be relea...
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Tongue tie doesn't cause dumbness or affect speech except exceptionally thick one which doesn't allow the baby's tongue to lift which may rarely affect speech, in such cases qualified paediatric surgeons can do a simple surgery to free it...in fact this is done around age 1 to 2 years
My baby is a year and six months. He poo a lot this made him be very slim. He can poo 4 to 5times daily (he's not purging) as long...
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Your baby weight is quite small for the age as he should be weighing more than that. You might want to increase feed and if the weight isn't better see a doctor for further investigation on the weight loss.
pls, I want to know if a breastfeeding mother can deworm?
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Yes a Breastfeeding mother can deworm herself with ALBENDAZOLE 400mg taken once.. It's an over the counter (OTC) drug hence we can prescribe it here online. Once again we are sorry for the delay