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I saw a rusted nail in the mouth of my 3 years 10-month-old. Does she need tetanus injection for that?
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Yes, your child should take the injection if there is any suspected case of injury from the rusted nail.
My neighbour has a stepson that move in with them, the is 6yrs he has this heavy dried cough that anytime he's coughing you'll thi...They've taken him to General Hospital to run an x-ray on him and they gave him some drugs and he has finished the drugs but no imp...
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kindly take the child to a Paediatric doctor,or The Respiratory clinic of any of the Paediatric Outpatient Clinic of any of the Teaching Hospitals closest to you, they are in the best position to take proper care of child health issues. Any cough that have lasted for more than two weeks needs a paediatrician's attention for proper evaluation and treatment.
What can someone use for 4yrs old ear discharge!
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Kindly see a doctor for further evaluation and management. Please do not self medicate.
My 3.5yr old daughter has a recurrent cough. After every two or three weeks, it comes back. It's normally a dry cough and she has...She has been to the doctors several times but they give her antibiotics which only do well for a short while then she back at it...
You need to identify the underlying cause of recurrent cough. These are some of the questions you should ask 1.Anyone with cough and cattarh 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 in the room? 4. Are you exposing baby to smoke - kitchen, cigarette, firewood, palm oil frying etc? 5. Do you have cattarh or cough yourself? 6. Is your baby attending creche? 7. Is your baby well-immunized or age?
My son is 5 years old and asthmatic....we discovered this when he was three and took him to the clinic whenever he had the terribl...so for a long time now he has not had any of those attacks except that for like 5 months now he has been having constant catarrh e...
Also note that you can avoid known triggers like dust, grasses, hot or cold water, fumes, perfumes, food especially nuts, certain drinks, even fruits... The list is endless. If the trigger is unknown, you have to manage the condition which may require regular use of controller medications
Is it normal for babies to breathe faster than adults?
Fast breathing in children is an emergency! Kindly treat as Such.
Can I be informed about some toddler follow up the milk I can use for my baby?
You can use any age-appropriate milk for your child
After making love with my girl I always notice a smell from her private part. What can be the remedy to that situation?
Which cream are we advised to use after shaving our private part & Armpit?
My 6 years old daughter's underarm smell is stronger than it should be. What could be the issue?
It's part of growing up. Adrenarche which is part of puberty is occurring here. Never mind. Just a regular bathe and deodorant for kids is ok. Some children have early Puberty which can make them have body odour...Just focus on hygiene. If you are worried, kindly see a Paediatric Endocrinologist for further evaluation and management
My daughter of 4years keeps complaining of stomach ache, it's been months now and she still complains of it, we have dewormed her,...The area she touches during d pain is just below the umbilical cord, I don't even know Wat next to do, whenever she eats, she must...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

You may need a second opinion i.e "let your child be reviewed with another doctor with all tests done for reassurance that all is well. She should not be weeping for any reasons
My son of four years has not defecated since for a week now and his stomach is big. He urinates and pass gas very well . He is act...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Constipation occurs in 5-30% of children Various factors can lead to constipation in children. Common causes include early toilet training and changes in diet. Fortunately, most cases of constipation in children are temporary.
My six years girl do often have Tonsilitis,what could be the cause and which drug is best in curing it.
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Tonsilitis is an infection of the tonsil. it could be from infection of the mouth or the nose. If your child has tonsillitis he or she needs to be examined by a pediatrician.
How many Paracetamol (PCM) can a child of 9-year-Old and 7 months use. And for 3 year and 6 months old??? both are boy.
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

What do you mean how many paracetamol? Tablet or syrup? And why do you want to give the children paracetamol? Pls clarify
My 6-year-old daughter is weighing 35kg. How will I help her to loose weight to avoid future diseases?
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Losing weight can be quite challenging as it sometimes require lifestyle changes. First ensured she is examined by a paediatrician. Also ensure she eats more fruits and vegetables and no junks or fast foods.
My son of 6 year+ weighs 31 kg and his younger brother of 5years weighs 22kg. Is their weight appropriate. Both birth weights were...
Hello ma'am, Yes their weight is Ok.
My 5years old son was just recently diagnosed with asthma and undergoing treatment. I need advice from our professionals on what o...Apparently, I remember that when he was born the doctor said then that he was not breathing well and I didn't get to see him until...
Asthma is a chronic condition characterized by reversible obstruction of the airways. This is because the airway of an individual with asthma is programmed to react this way when exposed to some substances or conditions. These substances / conditions are what we call triggers.
My son of 4yrs keeps getting flu even if I took him to the hospital. They give him antibiotics it's getting better and start again...
You need to see a Paeditrician first for a proper evaluation to know why he is having recurrent illnesses or infections. That will determine the best thing to do in terms of advice
pls, can an 8-year-old take Astymin?
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No, you are not to use blood tonic routinely. Rather ensure your child takes food rich in iron. But if you feel your baby's blood is low, kindly check the PCV first at the hospital and let the doctor work out the appropriate dose for your baby. Iron can be too much in the blood causing symptoms of iron overload.
How many ml of zolat can I give to a child of 4 and 2 years of age?
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Children and adults above 2-year-old! It is 400mg tablet (2 *200mg) or 20ml of the suspension. For children 1 – 2 years, give 200mg tablet or 10ml of the suspension of Albendazole (Zolat)