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My 2-year baby has lost appetite for 2 weeks. He doesn't eat, he's vomiting and also lost weight.I am surprised that his temperature is normal, so is that maybe he's teething or what? i'm worried please help thanks in advance.
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Kindly see a doctor first to know why your baby has lost appetite.
My daughter of 23 months was licking camphor. I immediately gave her palm oil. What other measures should I take?
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For future purposes, Kindly Do not give palm oil to children who accidentally took in poisonous substances. If you are worried has swallowed anything or the child has symptoms, take the child to the hospital immediately for proper evaluation and management
Why does mt 18months months old baby sleep with her eyes half-closed? Should I worry? Thanks much!
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It's nothing to worry about.
At what age can a child stop taking baby milk and concentrate on adult milk?
Hello mom. You can start giving your child family milk from age 1. However, ensure they are full cream, not the skimmed version.
Mouth odourPls what can I use to clean my 13 months old mouth as it smells.i use cotton wool and warm water but doesnt seem to clear the slig...
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. Start with improving her oral hygiene by ensuring you brush her teeth for her twice a day and making sure you brush her tongue as well. Take her to see a dentist to exclude oral infections, decay, gum disease etc. If it's still persistent you may need to see a paediatrician as well to exclude other causes.
My 3-year-old has a habit of eating soil its so bad that she is always constipated I don't know what to do now I need help
There is a need to see a Paediatrician immediately for evaluation and management.
My boy of three years stomach is big even when he had eaten nothing it's still big what could be the cause?
Most toddlers usually have what look like protuberant abdomen as part of their growing up and the curving of their back at such age.
My son was given injection on his right shoulder when he was born. The injection was given after one month because the drug wasn't...
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Sometimes the BCG is given too deep instead of into the skin. Usually, to confirm in case of no BCG scar, we will do a mantoux test to see if there is a reaction expected for someone who has had BCG. If there is none after 72 hours, we will give the BCG again as long as the child is healthy(a normal Chest Xray may be needed at times)
What's the cause of Discomfort in my baby's tummyGoogle day Doc, my baby is a year and 3 weeks old and I just switched milk from nan 3 to Dano growing up milk for 1 to 3 years but...
To clean your baby's teeth, use water and a soft-bristled toothbrush (baby tooth brush or form). After age 3, parents should supervise brushing. Use every small amount of toothpaste (milk teeth) and make sure children do not swallow the toothpaste itself.
Help...I found particles in my son urine which is light pink/peach 4weeks ago and a doctor here told me is urate crystals, if not...Last week my son has fever and cough I took him to General hospital in my locality, after I told them what is wrong with the baby...
If there are still concerns, they may need to refer the child to the Paediatric Nephrologist for further evaluation and management
My 3-year-old son runs to the toilet immediately after eating, what could be the cause?
As long as the poo is normal and not watery its nothing to worry about.
Can 18 months old child takes Rotavirus vaccine for the first time?. Thanks
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Your baby is above the age for the rotavirus vaccine. In the group discussion On vaccinations. The rotavirus infection is usually an issue between 6 -11 months.....hence recommendation it be given early and at most by 8months. There's not much benefits to giving it later.
My kids just got exposed to someone with measles. pls what are the signs I should look out for for early detection and what steps...N.B They have been immunized and even took the measle booster during the last measle campaign.
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The only preventive measure against measles is to immunise the baby. Don't think is nice to wait till the child comes down with it.
Is it advisable to use a hand fan on a 15 weeks old baby?
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You can hand fan, use electric fan or even air conditioner for the child. There is nothing wrong with using the Fan or AC as long as the fan is not blowing directly on the baby. Meanwhile, try and keep the baby warm and continue exclusive breastfeeding....No need for twice or thrice daily baths....dress baby comfortably according to the weather....Open the windows and let the room be well-aerated. There is no need to over cover the baby and keep in a stuffy room in hot season like we are having right now
When a child of 2 years urinates in a potty and a thin layer's found on the top and it smells. What can be the cause and the way o...
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I'm not sure what you meant by a thin layer formed on top. Then what kind of smell did you mean? It is better to see a doctor for proper evaluation if you are concerned
My baby is 21 months old, she doesn't eat at all. I always force feed her. She has been admitted thrice on this issue and whenever...
By now Ma, your baby should have started walking. You need to take your baby to see a Paediatrician concerning her not being able to walk at 21months.
She is a twin. I gave birth to them through C. S. She was fine not until when she stopped breastfeeding and was feeding on NANShe stopped eating finally when she was 6 months. She was admitted to a teaching hospital. She was feed through Nasogastric intuba...
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You will need to follow up with the doctors for further revaluation
My daughter of 2 years has burn injury she sustained from the hot stew and One of her eyes have swollen, I have been applying peni...
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So sorry about the accident. Please do not self medicate, you need to take the child to the hospital for professional assessment and management.
can I give 1 year and 1 month baby golden morn?
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NO, it is clearly written on the golden morn pack, by the manufacturers that it is not for infants below three years. So, your baby is not of age yet. Any other age appropriate cereals will do.
My baby is a year & 2 months, just weaned her 11days back. She hardly collects food but she finds it hard to stool because it is t...
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Your child is probably constipated. You need to give lots of water