Users' questions

When should I take my 18 month old to the ER?

When should I take my 18 month old to the ER?

A high fever that won’t go down (rectal temperature above 100.4°F or 38°C) A temperature that drops too low (rectal temperature below 97.8°F or 36.5°C) Extreme tiredness in baby, including difficulty waking. Bloody urine, stool or spit-up.

When should you take a child to the ER for vomiting?

Call your child’s doctor if you think your child is getting worse, does not get any better in 24 hours, will not breastfeed or shows these signs: Vomit has blood, dark brown specks that look like coffee grounds or is bright green. Vomiting gets more severe or happens more often.

How long has my daughter been sick with a cold?

This is the first time in 5-6 years she has been so sick continuously. She gets well, then catches another cold. She is mildly asthmatic and the colds go to her chest so we have frequent sleepless nights. I have taken my daughter to our pediatrician 2 or 3 times.

Why was my daughter sick all the time?

Some were convinced that her problem was psychological and that she was a high-strung teenaged girl seeking attention. “It was a freaking nightmare,” Kaplow recalled of those years. She said she never believed her daughter was exaggerating or faking her symptoms.

How old was Maddie when she got sick?

“It was years of total frustration,” said Maddie, now a 22-year-old college senior. “It got to the point that I almost felt at times that I was making it up.”

Why does my 16 year old daughter get nausea every morning?

Over the last 6 weeks my 16 year old daughter has developed a worrisome problem. Every school day morning when she wakes at 6:15 AM she is hit with nausea. The nausea comes on strong and then diminishes throughout the morning. Often but not always she vomits (only saliva & maybe a small amount of bile).

Over the last 6 weeks my 16 year old daughter has developed a worrisome problem. Every school day morning when she wakes at 6:15 AM she is hit with nausea. The nausea comes on strong and then diminishes throughout the morning. Often but not always she vomits (only saliva & maybe a small amount of bile).

Some were convinced that her problem was psychological and that she was a high-strung teenaged girl seeking attention. “It was a freaking nightmare,” Kaplow recalled of those years. She said she never believed her daughter was exaggerating or faking her symptoms.

“It was years of total frustration,” said Maddie, now a 22-year-old college senior. “It got to the point that I almost felt at times that I was making it up.”

Who was the man that killed his 15 week old daughter?

A father has been found guilty of killing his 15-week-old daughter while he was orally raping her. Steven Deuman Jr, 26, of Suttons Bay near Traverse City, was convicted of first-degree murder and aggravated sexual assault after jurors – who were subjected to disturbing testimony and photos – took less than an hour to convict him.