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    Food intolerance

    Being intolerant means that your child has a heightened sensitivity to something. This makes it hard for them to digest the food and can give rise to symptoms ranging from sickness to headaches, rashes, bloating, diarrhoea and hyperactivity. Read more →

    I am 13 and I am getting rashes all over my body, like they are little red dots on my chest, back, legs, arms and yeah. What is it? And how do I get rid of them? Please help me I look ridiculous !





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    Hello Cleo! I am no expert in young girls but I'm confident that your periods will start soon. A small amount of blood will pass out from your vagina with very little warning but don't be frightened by this...it is normal. As you mature, this will happen every 28 days. I think you should talk to your mother and possibly visit your doctor just to put your mind at rest on the little red dots! Take care

    My son is 3 years old. I have CD and he often vomits/suffers with tummy pain and has loose bowel movements. He is also a little hyeractive and often gets itchy rashes on his skin. I had him tested (blood test) for CD and it came back negative. We were then discharged from the hospital (who did the tests). If it isn't CD - what can it be?





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    Hi sounds more like an allergy. Try dairy free for a week and you will see if there is a difference. My son was like that, he was diagnosed allergic to dairy at 9 months old. Hope this helps Kaz

    I have been told by my gp that my 4yr old son has hand foot and mouth 2 days ago. he has the blisters and rashes but the cold like symptoms have gone and is well in himself. Is it still contagious now the cold symptoms have gone.





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    that is really worrying, to me i've got rashes all over my face can't get them off me. I don't like sickness, nobody does, sometimes it can be hard to cope with it, the only ways to keep off fatness is either working the body or surgery, i am replying because i just want to say this to all of you, LIFE WITH SICKNESS CAN BE HARD!

    my 3 year old son suffers with a skin condition called dermographism, but he is suffering with sore rashes but he is not feeling any pain even though his skin some times looks like its been burnt off or looks red and sore and lasting 1 to 2 weeks. would really like to find out if this is part of the condition thank you





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    This all started 5 months ago.I started getting some symptoms.Heavy legs,tingling,ringing ears,stiff neck,headache,sensitive to light,rashes,toenails falling off,bones clicking,and hundreds more.I registered to my local gp.And they diagnosed me as being depressed.I started taking the tablets to no improvement was getting worse.I started researching my symptoms online and kept coming across Lymes disease.I spoke to my mum about it and she was like that's funny your aunt caught that last year.This then rang bells as i was staying at my aunts for 5 months in the countryside.I went back to my gp they said no your fine just depressed.I said its a bit more look at the pictures.They said rashes and bone clicking is normal.Sent me to a psychiatrist he asked what was wrong.I showed him the pictures and videos and he was in shock! Sent a letter to my gp that they carry out further investigations immediately.I went back to my gp.They said jordan how many times have we told you your depressed.My mum had to use a credit card and take me to a private hospital.Straight away on symptoms and the fact my aunt had it and that i was in a lymes area they diagnosed me on symptoms.My tests came back 2weeks later positive lymes disease.That cost my mum 2 thousand pound for something i knew 5 months back.I have improved on 4weeks of antibiotics i can walk now and talk but have trouble finding words and memory.I went back to my gp armed with these results and they said i don't have lymes disease and are not treating me.Im down to my last bottle of antibiotics.I went back to the private hospital and they said they think the infection is deep in my central nervous system and that i need IV.My mum hasn't got another 3grand.If this disease doesn't get treated properly it will slowly cripple me and just take over.I'm stuck with a rare disease that nhs don't have a clue about and no one is helping me.





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    I sympathise entirely. Unfortunately, the NHS doesnt recognise "post lymes disease" as existing, even though it is well documented globally. I have been fighting red tape for 3 years now to receive the appropriate treatment to no avail. The irony is, that with all the disability payouts to ease the symptoms it would be far cheaper to simply supply the long-term antibiotics needed to keep the disease under control. Maybe an action group or something is needed?

    Hi iam 14 and am about to be 15, ive been suffering from stretch marks since i was 10 years old! i have went to doctors and everything all they say is apply lotion and keep it moisturised, i do but nothing has changed from the past few years, ive got really bad stretch marks on my thigh and legs and breast and hips and on my left shoulder and one on my back, this is really annoying me because nothing has worked for me to remove them ugly marks, the doctors have said i am not over weight, i am quite slim can you please help me out ? also i have lots of acne on my face which i really want to get rid of. I went to the GP they have given me a medicine "benzyl peroxide" i have researched this and heard that its really good i only applied it once and i started to get all there red rashes all around my face and it burns and stings at the same time, can you help me out please ? how can you get rid or acne and dry skin on face, ive got dry skin because of that medicine they have provided me with, shall i buy sudoco cream i heard its really good, would it do any good ?





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    I am a 17 year old female and I have worries of this condition. I found out about it while looking at a page about about nails and one of the things it said was if the skin around your nails becomes red and itchy from stress and other things which I do get and have never thought about, to I went on to the boots medical page and read the symptoms terrifyingly Match things I have and have never linked. I have never been tested for anything like this so I was wondering if it was time to see my doctor. *muscle aches and pains: Quite often *Permanent rash over cheeks: It's not as bad as some pictures but very comparable its like thick red leather over cheeks and redness over nose I've tried scrubbing it off, every moisturizer and make up doesn't cover it only makes it look more flaky even in pictures when I was a baby you can see the raw redness on my cheeks *Extreme fatigue and weakness: Very often I just feel like I cant move out even if i've had 12 hours good sleep a while later I cant move or keep my eyes open while my mind is awake my body's fast asleep * Increased risk of miscarriage: Doesn't apply too young Rashes from sunlight/UV light: Since I was a baby the doctor always said it was eczema Flu-like symptoms and/or night sweats: Not so much night sweets but flu like symptoms my attendance in school has always been very low due to feeling ill Weight gain or loss Hard to tell I've been very thin and very fat my apatite goes for long periods of time Inflammation of the tissues covering internal organs with associated chest and/or abdominal pain: Yes severer pain on both sides of my chest left side feels like it is my heart right side feels like someone is digging a knife in my ribs just under my breast at any time from trying to sleep or in the afternoon, the doctor said it was stress then we went another time indigestion which I really disbelieving (I would like to add my doctor is really bad, hes rejected my mother pain medication when she has cervical spondylitis and needs to take her meds every day "stopping and starting could kill her" judge at her disability tribunal stated. and when I developed Quincy he said it was a sore though and a week later I was rushed to A&E) Seizures, mental illness or other cerebral problems: Quite a few from severe depression in process of being diagnosed with Bipolar disorder, ODD, ADD, slight aspergers, stress disorders, night terrors, dyslexia and loads of others (NUT CASE) Headaches, migraine: Now and then for no reason I've had one most of today Kidney problems: never been tested Oral/nasal ulcers: not really Hair loss: not completely but it does get scary I have thick hair but at times it comes out alot Depression: very often Haematological disorders including anaemia: I haven't been tested but as soon as I get blood taken I feel sick light headed and week for over an hour or so I don't mind needles and have food in my tum Swollen glands: don't think so Fever: Since I was a very young child I used to end up in hospital because they would go through the roof and make me hallucinate *Raynaud's phenomenon: when I get stresses I noticed my fingers get irritated and itch and become a bit puffy Any help please I know it is alot but I am really worried most of the symptoms I have had longer then I remember and really want to get it sorted my skin really bothers me as I am 17 and want to become a make up artist and getting flawless skin is impossible and really drags me down.





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