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Good day, pls how do u treat boils on a toddlers face ?
Make a compress. To help the boil open up and drain, try applying a warm compress. Practice good hygiene to stop the boil spreading. Boils can spread very easily. Don't squeeze the boil. Keep an eye on the boil. Give pain relief if necessary. See your doctor if your toddlers are having some pain
My child of 2 years +, her right ear is paining her seriously, she has been crying.what will do?
The cause of the ear pain needs to be evaluated by a doctor. Kindly take your child to see an ENT doctor for management.
Pls my daughter of 2 years have something like a blister on her body especially the leg and back and when it dried, it will leave...
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There are different types of rashes and their causes also varies. Therefore treatment can only be determined by the cause. Please take the child to see a paediatric dermatologist for proper evaluation and treatment.
My 3year 8months boy started having this fever feeling with a cough which has been consistent. I believe it could be malaria so I...
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Most cold and cough both in children
My 2years and 9months old baby have a persistent cough that has been on and off since Feb. We have given her different cough syrup...
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You need to identify the underlying cause of recurrent cough. These are some of the questions you should ask 1.Anyone with cough and catarrh round baby? 2. Are you exclusively breastfeeding? 3. Are you keeping baby warm or exposing to cold with frequent baths or cold baths or direct fan or too cold AC (Air Conditioning) in the room? 4. Are you exposing your baby to smoke - kitchen, cigarette, firewood, palm oil frying etc? 5. Do you have catarrh or cough yourself? 6. Is your baby attending creche? 7. Is your baby well-immunized or age?
My 1year 6months baby has been down with malaria according to the test result. I was given anti-malaria and paracetamol syrup,ther...
Try see a paediatrician for proper examination and treatment
My 15 months old boy picks up anything he sees and keeps them in his nose, like paper, dirt and even food. I hope this is not a he...
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Please endeavour to keep a close watch on him and keep things. He can easily put into the nose, mouth or ear away from him.
My son of 2years and 6month has been down wit malaria, the test result shows scanty malaria, so I took him to the hospital and the...
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To stop you child from vomiting after taking drugs,You can give drugs on empty or partially empty tummy unless advised otherwise by the doctor to reduce the risk of vomiting. Taking the drugs in little bits at a time as opposed to all at once may also help. She advised against force feeding the child with medications especially the ones that are not sweet. If all else fails, please take child back for drugs to be administered intravenously.
I need information about the healthiest beverage for 3 year old. Thank you
You can choose from brands of beverages in the market to feed your baby with.
How can I treat Convulsion in a 3yrs old boy?
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Treatment or management of Convulsions is best done by a neurologist. According to Dr Gbemisola Boyede, take the child to the hospital immediately after recovering from the convulsion for thorough examination and treatment. How can I Prevent my child having a febrile Convulsion? Unfortunately, There is no way to prevent febrile convulsions. Keep your child cool and comfortable when they have a fever may help. The best ways to bring your child's temperature down are by: undressing your child so that they are just wearing a single layer (for example a singlet and pants) making sure the room is not too hot or too cold, give paracetamol Ensure the child is treated early depending on the cause of the fever.
Please how can I get my breast back in shap Nd from falling after hv stop breastfeeding
Wear firm bra, eat balance diet, exercise, and sleep at the ryt time
I noticed my 15months son is purging and his poo has something like catarrh in it when I checked it because its stretches. He is h...
Diarrhoea causes having frequent loose watery stools. It occurs when the fluid cannot be absorbed from the contents of an individuals bowel or when extra fluid is secreted into the bowel causing watery stool. Usually, it could be a symptom of bowel infection called Gastroenteritis which can be caused by some harmful microorganisms that may result from food poisoning I.e drinking contaminated water or eating contaminated food. It could be Acute or Chronic Diarrhoea.
My baby of 18month after getting sick and treated refuse to walk and always cry at midnight. please I don't know what is wrong
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It's important you take your child to a Paediatrician for assessment. Whether as a result of ill health or not, a child not walking at 18 months should be seen by a Paediatrician.
My son is 20mnths old and he is not talking. Though he says Daddy and water and tries to pronounce words when asked. But he won't...
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At 20 months. You baby should be able to Use 6 recognizable words like Mama, papa, thank you, nana etc Point to something in the room and say “look at that” the child should look...Walks without support with a symmetrical movement of arms and legs.
I need more clarification about tongue tie on a 1 years and 4 months old baby.
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

There is what we call frenulum which attaches the tongue to the floor of the mouth. It is usually a thin membrane and as the baby's tongue grow bigger, it seems to become smaller. However, in some babies, it can be quite thick. It is this frenulum mum usually call tongue-tie especially when it extends to the tip of the tongue. Most times, the baby's tongue can still lift up and protrude without any problem
My baby of a year and 1 month do poo anytime she eat 2 to 3 time daily, please, what can cause it?
The number may vary from day to day, and that's perfectly normal, too. Formula-fed babies typically poop three to four times a day; however, some go as long as three or four days without a bowel movement. ... But call your pediatrician if your little one doesn't poop for more than five days.
I want to deworm my baby of a year and six months with albendazole suspension and I don't know the mls that I will give her
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Albendazole is a prescription drug used to treat certain tapeworm infections (such as neurocysticercosis and hydatid disease).For children 1 – 2 years, give 200mg tablet or 10ml of the suspension of Albendazole (Zolat)
My son will be two years next month. She's been throwing up since today. She has not been able to keep down anything she ate today...
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Kindly start by giving her ORS and ZINC and If she is unable to tolerate the ORS or vomiting the ORS and other fluid then take her to the hospital for further evaluation and management
My 2years girl has been stooling since 10 pm.In the early morning of yesterday, as he dressed up to go to school, he ran to his potty and pooled, in fact, it was just like ord...
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Having frequent loose watery stools is a symptoms of Diarrhoea . It occurs when the fluid cannot be absorbed from the contents of an individuals bowel or when extra fluid is secreted into the bowel causing watery stool. Usually it could be a symptom of bowel infection called Gastroenteritis which can be caused by some harmful micro organisms that may result from food poisoning I.e drinking contaminated water or eating contaminated food.
My baby of 2years has catarrh that refuse to go after treatment with cough and cold medicine
Most catarrh are viral infections which will resolve on their own spontaneously without medication most times. You only need to avoid factors that can trigger catarrh by keeping your child warm and avoid contact with persons that have cough