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    My son was like this and it was due to his adenoids being to larg and bloking the back of his nose, he had them out at 3 years and was so happy after his breathing was so much better and infections cleared up.

    i am 15 years old i have a lot of difficulty talking about my penis but after looking at your websites i have become a little concerned. is it normal for the foreskin to remain over the head while both flaccid and erect? i suffer from no pain when masturbating or urinating its just other sites say this is a problem and needs to be sorted. because of this i am also afraid to let my girlfriend see me.





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    hi i need some advice my baby is 7 months old, and has breathing difficulties. he chokes when he lies flat, he very tight chested and wheezie all the time, seems to get ocasional have panick atacks when he is coughing. and worst cases goes blue around the mouth. everybody i meet says he sounds like he has a bad chest infection. he has seen so many different dr in these 7 months, they all say the same he is eating and most of the time well in himself so they arn't worried. send me home, i have got an inhaler for him but it does nothing. i feel like im going crazy i cant sleep im up with him all the time incase he chokes. what can i do?? what is it? any advice would be great.





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    I am nearly 16 and have a phobiea of having a blood test, i simply refuse to have it done. I wouldnt say i have a phobiea of needles because i would much rather a needle in the bicep (if the top part of my arm is called the bicep)of my arm than a veiny part of my body. It just makes me cringe to even lay my arm out straight with my wrist facing up and if anyone grabs my wrist with there fingers grasping my veins i'll literally GAG OUT LOUD, i can't even think about it without crossing my arms. i tryed to have a blood test at one point way over a year ago, i could'nt help my hystericle behaviour, i was crying before i was even in the seat, i could'nt control my breathing and i was just all over the place scared to death and could'nt go through with it. I need a blod test. It would be so amazing and extremely hepful if anyone could give an answer that would help my phobeia in anyway please x =D please dont leave any sarcastic answers thank you x





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    It is very difficult for us mums and dads to objectively see our children. My son has aspergers and he displays none of those traits. However I know children who are 'normal' how have some of those traits! I personally watched how my son interacted at playground and nursery and realised that all the children have quirks at that age (lots of really bossy girls!). By Primary 1, it became evident that he understood the school interactions less than other children. However, he was a 'nice boy and never bothered the teacher too much, so she admitted that she tended to forget about him'. Basically the school nurse was my saviour, she realised that he had difficulty hopping (he has hypermobile joints)and he was referred to the occupational therapy team, this lead to a referral to psychologist. Intially, I was put down as over mumsy (I explained too many things to my son - the school blamed me!). The psychologist was my ally, he realised what was happening and expalined the situation to the school from then on the school have been much better. He has specialist help with motor skills, language (social stories) and reading. I hope this very brief summary helps.

    When my 11yr old daughter is breathing i can hear her, even from a few feet away. Sometimes her breathing is a bit raspy & also she itchy's her chin whilst coughing. She did have Asthma as a young baby, but that faded out.





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    since my baby was born shes had problems with her breathing, she always sounds very chesty and has a constant cough, also seems to have problems breathing through her nose and is a very heavy breather and snores very loud. when she was born they said she was a very mucusy baby and there was nothing they could do and it would just pass in time,(i have mentioned her breathing and my concerns to various health care proffesionals)but last week i took her to the doctors about this and the doctor said my baby had rsv virus (bronchilitus) but if this was true she has had it for over 10 weeks. does anyone know what this could be and how i can help her, im at the end of my witts. thankyou





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    You need to take him to hospital when his lips turn blue and he is not breathing, It could be dangerous. It might be nothing but I would get it checked out. try a different doctor, take someone with you that can translate into english in case the staff don't understand. I do not think worms cause him to stop breathing turn blue good luck

    Try a Qtip with vaseline on it and run it under the skin on top of the glans to clean the underside and lubricate it so you can gradually stretch the skin without difficulty or pain after about three weeks to a month you should be able to retract the skin without difficulty or the embarrassment of going to have a dr tell you the basic same idea. You do still have to go to the Dr if there is persistant redness, irritation, swelling or discharge with any of these issues.

    My son had always been a big dribbler. He could easily go through 8 of the specialist baby bibs.he always seemed to have a cold and snored very loudly. At 12months we had an unsuccessful ent appointment. I persisted and eventually recorded by son sleeping which showed long pauses in his breathing. I also videoed him sleeping which was quite disturbing as it showed hin recessive breathing.At 2yrs and 4mths they removed his tonsils and adenoids and not a dribble since. They were so big they were causing sleep apnea!





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    I am 16 and i had the operation in febuary of 2009. I was diagnosed idopathic scoliosis and it occured in later teenager years, Unlike how channel four stated that it is only genetic. I would like to say that i did not have any breathing difficulties as i was still able to do everyday activites. I would like to know whether the breathing difficulties were based souly upon the scoliosis that Jade suffered or if there was a different problem as i had a 65 degree curve and a large twist. Fortunatly my operation went smoothly and i have just past my year aniversary and everything is fine with an subtle thin scar down my back. Thank you to my doctor. And i am willing to talk to people that are preparing for an operation.





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    My son is 2yrs 6 months and had his tonsils and adenoids removed 10 days ago. From the age of 8 months he has been a heavy mouth breather, had loud snoring and constant dribbling. After numerous trips to the doctors and an ENT specialist at 12 months who told us he was fine I took matters into my own hands. I recorded him on my mobile sleeping, when he was on his back he had long pauses in his breathing up to 10 seconds. I took this to the doctors and this time they referred him straight away to the ENT. Before the ENT appointment I videoed him on my phone whilst he was asleep on his back which showed him intercosal breathing, his chest caved in and his rib cage raised, in fact I took this to A&E as I was worried and they nurse was really shook up with video! As my appointment was only a few days later they let us come home. The ENT consultant took one look at both videos and checked his tonsils and confirmed they were some of the biggest he has seen. It has took a good 10 days for him to be back on track following the op, the dribbling is a bit better but should improve, no snoring although his voice seems higher? and just seems a lot happier. He was always a really good talker but I'm interested to see how things impove. Tough 10 days but worth it. The doctor confirmed if he had carried on breathing at night like that it would put too much pressure on his heart.





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    Hi, i'm 20 and I can't pull my foreskin back at all, unless with great difficulty and pain. I've had it for years, and it doesn't seem to be getting better/looser.





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    Hi John. To be honest some foreskins do take quite a lot of stretching before they become fully loose. You just have to preservere and grit your teeth against the pain. If you feel that you have done all the stretching you can then maybe you need to visit a Doctor who can give you some cream, which usually helps. Take care

    Carol re: your post may 2010 Have you ever had him tested for fragile x. Hypermobility (floppy joints) and the difficulty he has with social situations may make it a possibility





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    I went under the water because I was exhausted in swimming and might have by accident swallowed water. when i got out, i had breathing difficultied. does anyone know if this is a sign for asthma





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    It is constent coughing wezzeness in ur chest and feeling really tyed tight chest and strugleing to breath after exersise no it is not a sigh for asthma i will no because i have it

    i am 17years old i have a lot of difficulty talking about my penis but after looking at various websites i have become a little concerned. is it normal for the foreskin to remain over the head while both flaccid and erect? i suffer from no pain when masturbating or urinating its just other sites say this is a problem and needs to be sorted. because of this i am also afraid to let my girlfriend see me.





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    It's perfectly normal for the foreskin to cover the head whilst erect or flaccid. It's only a problem if you are unable to pull the foreskin back at all, or if you're in any pain. You sound normal! :)

    Hi im 15yrs and i have scoliosis too i get lots of pai in my back,trouble breathing and cant do any sports. Im having my operation in two weeks and jades video has helped because i really wanted to know what will be going o while im asleep. Everythig has changed since i was diagnosed with it and i cant wait to have it because im a keen horse rider and i have my own horses which has had to be put to one side. Samantha xxx





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    My 13 yr old son has a very stinking/offensive smell in his urine though there is no apparent difficulty in urination or neither there is any pain.He urinates very frequently but again that could be due to his too much intake of water.Unable to conclude...Everytime he urinates mere flushing of the toilet doesn`t works to remove the stink.Please help.





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    take him to the hospital

    Hi, I have a 20 month old grandson. He was diagnosed with scoliosis at 8 month. He gets repeated chest infections and his breathing has been affected. He is due to have the operation when he's 4. I do worry lots about him and I was wondering if anyone knows of a child so young having the operation. His spine has a severe curve.





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    Hi Catherine my todler also a boy has this condition and will have to undergo surgery. I have not met anyone else to date whom is aware of a male child with this condition as it rarer in boys. Would love to chat more? I am also so very scared!

    At least your grandson. would be better

    Put olive oil on your hair. The oil clogs the lice breathing pores. And just comb them out. With a lice comb, Walgreen s has them. Metal comb are more effective. Do this every two days. Until gone

    Oh my god I have the same situation with my 20 month old boy. He has difficulty too. Every 2 weeks his cough at night reoccurs and we have to spend the night racing in to stop him from choking. I was told it was viral and then one night it so bad I just went to A & E and they rescribed an inhaler for occasional use. If I use it he on him at night when he is coughing he barely coughs again all night, as this has opened up his airways.





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    I had spinal fusion surgery when i was 16 years old aswell.I had a 73 degree curvature with a twist at the top near my neck. I too didn't have any breathing difficulties, i did have to wear a brace before my operation for 23 hours a day for 15 months, which unfortunately didn't make a difference which is why i had to be operated on. I agree that the operation is extremely worth it.





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    Hayy,, My name is Steph. Im 16 and had this operation done a week and a bit ago now. My back was 72 degrees out and yet I had no breathing problems. Just that my ribs were twisted. The only problems i did have were walking far distances or sat down for too long - my back would ache. My consultant said that it could have been genetic but nobody in my family has this. I am still recovering and for anybody having to make the decision to have the surgery I would greatly recommend it. Thanks for reading :)





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    hi my names holly, i had 3 operations altogether, im so pleased the condition has got some air time on tv, as more people need to be aware of it. im a youth rep for SAUK (SCOLIOSIS ASSOCIATION UK)and if any one would like someone to talk to, im here. it takes a while to adapt to the new posture, but its all worth while! surgery is by far the best option for my case, as at 63 degrees at 13 years old, it needed to be done. xxx

    Hi my son is 14 an suffers from heavy snoring , he sound like he has a cold but nothing comes out his nose when he blow his nose , his breathing is very heavy. its like the cold is on his chest.





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    hi your storys all sound the same to myn. ryan was in hospital at 5 months old with bronclitis for 10 day in a oxygen tank and on a feeding tube. and nebs every 2 hours. before this he had about 5/6 colds and 3 chest infections. since this he has been in hospital another 2 times he is only 10 and half motnhs old. i also felt like a nerotic mum was at the docs every week . i asked to be seen by a specialist as he was chesty all the time. it would start of with a watery eye runny nose then go straight to his chest which would last for weeks he would sound clear for 2/3 days then would all flare up again he also has dry patchy skin on his face chest and back. he has trouble sleeping as coughs all night. anyway we went to see the specilait and he has etopic dertmatis which is ezecma allergies hayfever caused by the atmosphere .dust pollen etc. got told it could be his adnoids why he was breathing loudly which was apparent at the apt.would be seen in few weeks to look at this further. well 2 weeks after this he had a very bad breathing artack again which sent him back in hospital for 3 days. back in the oxygen tank and nebs. he is now finally bieng treated for asthma. sent home with 2 inhalours a brown one which is the preventer and a blue one which is a reliver for as and when the brown one is to be used every day and night for life via a spacer. and since he has been using them he is sooo much better. he got a cold last week with a cough we though oh no here we go again but the inhalors have stopped the normal attcks he has.. im just confused what allergies causes his probs and if this is what causes the flare ups? i think it could be food allegie but unsure maybe its milk related as he is sick 6/7 times per day. any help greatly recived.i worry every day.





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    why dont you demand to see a specialist, get tested for allergies, keep going to the docters and demand. its no good asking on here, if you think your baby has allergies then get tested, its the only way my daughter now 3, has eczema, allergies and ashtma since diagnosed at the age of 1. had 3 ashtma attacks now its controlled, few. allergies to dairy, wheat, eggs, fish, all nuts, onions, garlic, mustard, house dustmite, tomotoes, artificial colourings.

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