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    take her to the Dr. but bring with you an EXACT copy of her last 3 weeks of diet and don't leave anything out. It may be u r not feeding her properly for her needs

    my daughter is 5years old since she started finger feeding she has become extremley fussy doesnt eat no fruit or veg, no patatoes, rice or pasta, only fish, bread, cheese and a few other bits we have had advice from the school nurse and the doctors says shes just fussy im at a loose end we have possibly tried everything out their including playing with food and not once has she tried anything,





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    My 4 year old son has scoliosis and has done since birth, in January this year his curve was 74 degree, it is now 78. We've been admitted to our local hospital for tube feeding as he is barely eating and is so underweight, but our spinal surgeons have not seen us since January despite us chasing and fighting. They told us in January he needed urgent surgery we're still waiting......





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    Don't worry about it! I have small boobs 34a and at 30 I have breast fed 2 children very successful and they have popped back to their perky very attractive selves which is annoyed my mate no end who had dd's had no luck breast feeding and has saggy boobs after her baby. They might be disappointing now ( I know I was too) but not everyone like big boobs anyway. Love them love yourself and don't compare yourself to your friends you have your own strengths.

    my son is 2year old and only eat chiken nuggets chips,yougurt,chees strings.he use to eat some sausages meat balls fish but slowly started refuse to eat that.i tryed diferent ways to give him diferent food but he would not eat.when he was born he was 1kg 680gr,and was 5 week early,but healthy baby.never been very good eater,but now its start worry me very mutch,i just would like to know if you have any sugestions for his feeding please





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    You can try milk substitutes like soya milk or goats milk. a calcium suppliment is also a good idea. try a little soya milk on the skin first to see if she reacts before feeding it to her-it wont mean she isn't allergic if she doesn't react but she may react if its a severe allergy and its better than ingesting it. hope that helps

    Hi, i have a 7 year old son who has had a number of medical problems since birth. The most concerning one is his genicitcal obesity, this started round about two -three mouths old, he was growing very fast so I took him to our GP who a first advised me to stop feeding he was a breast feed baby , but no body could work out why he was growing so fast. Like said he now is 7 and even though our local hospital has offerd a lot of surrport we are growing increasing worried for has Health. As of now he is over 6 stone and has been taken of he meds. I was hopping your team may be able to help us or no of some who can. Thanks





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    i got fed up with my dr's seemingly fobbing me off and telling me it was what i was feeding him etc that i should give weetabix etc but if a child dont like weetabix are we meant 2 force them to eat it?? in the end i demanded that it be looked at further and they asked if i wanted a referral 2 the gastro clinic at childrens outpatients and have dealt with them ever since,my son is 10 and he also has an outie,yet he was late,whereas my eldest son who was 2mths prem has no probs at all,the body is a strange thing but if u aint happy with your doc let them know n ask for a referral hope u get sorted

    Dr Christian today (1 April) told the group that Lyme disease wasa US phenomenon and moved the sticker from the UK placed as a 'wrong' answer by a guest on the programme yet UK residents should be aware they can get Lyme disease at home! Bad TV mistake - it is a serious disease and even GPs need to learn this. I had a French zoology student working with me last year who had a serious problem with this despite knowing about the issue - her GP didn't believe her and it became a hospital issue because she wan't believed. She picked it up (fromticks feeding on deer) in the west of Ireland.





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    it has been bril to find that there are other children that act this way to wards food and getting dirty my 18m old son will scream and get more upset if i try to feed or he gets dirty than if he hurts himself my son has got that bad i have to forse feed him everything or he would never eat ive tried not feeding him and doing it his way, and even sweet things to try and show him that the things in his bowls are nice but that has not worked either he will not eat simple things like bread, he goes mad gets really angery n hits me or head buts i just do not know what to do there is some thing wrong but no one seems willing to give him the help that he needs all i ever get is 'its just a phase' i will no longer even try to find him out of the house as people tend to stare and some call me a bad mother where this is not the case i just want my little boy to eat so he does not become ill! i just do not know what else to do can anyone help us plz??





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    Both of my boys suffered with Acute enlarged tonsils and both dribbled excessively!! My eldest had his tonsils & adenoids out at 4 & 1/2yrs and the dribbling stopped with two weeks of the operation. My youngest has just had the same operation a week ago at 27mths old and we've noticed s dramatic change in his dribbling to the point were only using 3-4 bibs instead of 15-20 bibs a day!! My boys didnt have their operations because of the excessive dribbling, it was due to sleep apnia, heavy breathing & feeding problems (not being able to swallow lumpy food) but it has helped!!





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    Our daughters Eczema appeared as soon as I stopped breast feeding and gave her baby milk from the leading manufacturers. Having tried different types of formula, including soya, we were advised by a Paediatrician to switch straight onto goats milk. The difference was amazing and she has had goats milk ever since. I was amazed that the Dr on tonights episode didnt suggest getting the child tested for intolerances, because anything containing dairy products and certain other foods cause our daughters Eczema to flare up immediately. Other than that, she's Eczema free 99% of the time now! Food intolerance testing is definitely worth a try.





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    Goats milk really cleared up my daughters excema too. It also helped stop her nose running all the time! Unfortunatley she has now decided she doesn't like it any more but by limiting her dairy intake her excema has not got any worse, still only occasional flare ups

    My baby is ten months old and barely eats. He's still exclusively breastfed as we've never been able to get him to use a bottle and takes only small amounts of water from a free-flow spouted cup. A typical days food will be a tiny baby spoon of porridge, a couple of 'carrot' stick crisps and a lump of cheese. He generally cries as we approach him with food, doesn't matter if he eats with us/on his own/with baby friends - he just doesn't like food. As a result he is hungry at night and I'm up feeding him at least twice a night. Any suggestions would be gratefully appreciated!!!





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    I think it is very important to point out that haemangiomas can be extremely serious depending on the location of the mark. My 2 year old daughter was born with several on her face and she HAS needed treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital in order to prevent blindness, feeding problems, breathing problems. She also needed a series of heart, brain and abdomen scans to rule out any heart defects and internal growths. She has one inside her nose which WILL need to be operated on. This would have been the perfect opportunity to get this point across but it has been missed. For more accurate information on birthmarks please visit the birthmark support group website. www.birthmarksupportgroup.org.uk





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    Hello Chantelle, I hve a baby girl who is almost 5 months old and has had problems passing stools ever since she was 2 weeks old everyone said it would pass and at 6 weeks old she was given lactulose which still didnt help but after going 15 days without passing anything she was then put on senna, this got her going but then stopped again so she is now on 5ml senna and 5ml lactulose everyday, my health visitor was the one to get me referred to hospital but my local one said that i need to be seen quicker and to go to the bigger hospital so i am now waiting on the hospital getting back to me. I am breast feeding Holly and was told this may be a factor in why she is not passing stools? but i am starting to wean her now as she is ready and hungry and hope this does not cause more problems!! i just dont want to rely on laxitives to get her to go and i am sure that you dont and like you would love some advice as i cannot get any extra fluids in to her as she wont take a bottle due to being breastfed. A lot of people have told me it is commom but unsure why? lets hope we get answers from the hospital.

    My daughter has been suffering from chronic constipation since I had to stop breast feeding when she was 2 weeks old. She is now 20 months old and has been taking Lactulose & sometimes liquid glycerin suppositories (Babylax) since 3 months old. With 5ml of Lactulose per day she may do a poo with straining and some liquid poo followed by a stool every 3 days. With 10ml, 1 every day or so. She has a text book diet as per advice, with extra fruit, veg, wholemeal & water. She enjoys eating. I'm worried that having constipation over such a long period of time, including faecal impaction, may mean she has lost sensation in & around the anus. She has certainly developed psychological issues around doing a poo and doesn't even want to try, making things worse. It's so hard to see her walking around with bent knees all day or even avoiding movement and lying down. When she gets the urge, she goes flushed and sweats, her nappies are marked, but there are no stools. Her tummy is always bloated and hard. Should I put the GP under pressure to refer us to a Pediatric Gastroenterologist and test for underlying conditions such as allergenic foods, Hirschrung's disease, anorectal malformation or spinal cord abnormalities?





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    I am a mum of 4 children and have 2 boys with Aspergers. My sons are both extremley fussy eaters and one hates textures and the other cannot cope with warm food and they both are extremley fussy. It is hard work and a worry when they do not eat but just keep serving them up the same meals as the rest of the family and do not substitute food. If you keep feeding them what they like everytime they play up you will get nowhere. If allowed a child would rather drink milk and eat custard all day. A child will always eat when they are hungry. Give them milk after a meal not before as you will fill them up before eating. Milk in itself is a food. Do not make eating an issue as this will cause extra anxiety for your child and result in a lot of upset. Cook what you want to cook and serve it for them in time they will learn that it is the food you serve or nothing and they will start to eat it. I was advised by specialists that children with Aspergers like routine that is why they stick to the same food all the time. If you follow this example you will cooking them the same food day in day out for the rest of their lives. It takes perserverence but with effort and determination it does work. Record what drinks and food they do have now and you will be surprised just how many calories they are consuming. Good Luck





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    my son is only 19 months old and he wont eat wet food he will eat dry food he doesnt eat alot and his weight isnt great he hates his hands wen they r dirty and feet and hates the feel of stuff on them?? is this like ur boys?? everyone tells me hes just fussy but im not so sure

    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.

    my 6 1/2yr old has suffered with this problem since he was a baby,it started when i went from breast feeding to bottle milk and i was told it was the switch and once his body has got use to bottle milk it will settle. It never! It was so upsetting to see him scream & cry when he passed(as a baby)this continued i was told to give cooled boiled water with abit of orange juice in he was give senna lactulose. Nothing worked at one point he tore as he passed and i there was blood on the poo this was so upseting to see him struggle and upsetting. again & again i was back and forth to the drs I got no where. from that day he paseed he began to hold it in I found for a short while that prune juice worked he ate healthly so we couldnt understand why this was happening to him. I asked time again if he could hace a tollereance to cows milk and i was told no. My son could hold the poo in for 3wks at some points as he was so frightened to pass. In the end we went private as nothing was helping he would get full he would be sick.we were given movical and told to stop given him the laxatives and suppositries(the dr wasnt happy that we had been given them to use on him them which i said i tried once and didnt use again as it upset him even more) The moicol worked. today he is still on them We now think it is def. more psychological with him as it is still on going and he even soils his pants badly .He is a changed boy he eats little as he knows that if he eats he has to poo,he gets moody cross with us( he use to be such a happy boy but as time has gone on he has got like this. He use to say really sad things to us like why was i born i wish i wasnt here. its upsetting because i am still up and down to the drs saying we need more help! my dr sent a letter to a child therapist (near my home town)who wrote back saing my son didnt meet there criteria. We are stressed as a family because we arnt getting anywhere.My son really does try and he says often he wants it to stop. HELP! I didnt have anothe r baby because i was scared to have another child suffering like my eldest has. but i did have a child 2yrs ago and my worst nighmare happened again as soon as i switched from breat to bottle history repeated again! he was put on movicol at 1 1/2.He has got over the fear and only has to have the movicol once in while now. Still today i keep asking why do my children suffer with this problem. I am trying my hardest to get help after seeing the show and the little girl seeing the specialist i even had relatives ringing me and asking if i saw the show.It has put a big strain on the family but we do are best to get through it.





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