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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 →

    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 son has been diagnosed with abdominal migraines, and constantly comments on how his tummy hurts. We know when they are abdominal migraines because not long after he starts with a head migraine but he has had reoccurring tonsillitis, after the last bout he has complained of tummy pains with one 24 hour period suffering from sickness an dioreah. He hasn't eaten in 5 days and he looks very pale. I'm really concerned





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    Hi. I have a 19 month old girl and ever since she was 6 month old she has been sick back to back. It always seems to be the same kind of illness. She has headache, runny nose, sickness & diarrhoea, goes off her food, has a high temp and sometimes she has discharge from her eyes. I understand that children pick up a lot of illnesses but as a mother I just no something is not right. In the last year she has been in hospital with it 6 times and they just tell me the same thing, that its a virus she will be fine. But she's not fine. She's I'll a lot more than she's well. Please help me I just want my daughter to be able to enjoy life and not be I'll. Thank u Leeanne





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    Ok my 4 year old dribbles and has sores on his chin, mouth breaths and has delayed speach and struggles even to say his own name, gags on food and takes him self off to be sick before finishing his food . About 18 ago he was waking up on the night chocking and being sick which thankfully the night time sickness has stopped . Had visits to a peadiactrics last year who said he as enlarged adenoids and that was prob causing a form of sleep apnia that was causing the nighttime troubles but didn't meet nhs criteria to have them removed and to go bk to the doctors this April if things ate no better. We have done that and seen at ENT today who said that he didn't know what to do as the nhs would not let him remove them as he still didn't meet the criteria. He starts school in September and still falls asleep during the day sometimes is dribbling etc . I don't know where to go from here and advice would be great





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    Hi I am going through exactly the same thing with my son, now 12 but he has been like this since he was a toddler. We have just been refered to a Gastroentirologist recently. He was on meds for reflux but that didn't seem to make it go completely.There is a condition called eosonophilic oesophogitis where certain trigger foods cause a delayed reaction in kids sometimes days after.They tend to have issues with eating, trouble swallowing, vomiting, coughing while eating, having to drink between mouthfuls are some of the issues. My son described it as it is like he has a door in his throat and sometimes it is open and the food goes down ok, and sometimes it shuts and the food gets stuck.He then has to induce vomitng to get the food out.He has also been running off to the loo like this since he was 4. He gets a ' look' on his face and stops eating and you can tell what is coming next. The Dts thought it might be a hiatus hernia but 2 bariums showed nothing untoward wrong.The only way to diagnose eosonophilic oesophogitis is with an endoscopy and biopsies which look for more than 50 white blood cells present in the osophogus which normally should not be there.These are caused by consuming food/ foods which the child is allergic to, but because the reaction is a delayed one it is harder to detect.The cells inflame the throat causing scarring and this causes the dysphagia ( trouble swallowing) This is what I am trying to get the Drs to check for woth my son as he is typically atopic ( allergic ) . My son has year round rhinitis, mouth breathes and many allergies including pets, dust, tree and grass pollens, foods and asthma since he was 1. Also in young children failure to thrive or being small for age, sleep difficulties, tummy aches and lots of ear/ throat infections are very common as well as what you mentioned. I hope you get some answers and us too ! It's been a long road !

    Yes, i just got stretch marks on my thigh, bottom and downer leg they r really bumpy, my sister has them too, COPING WITH SICKNESS CAN BE HARD pass the message to everyone with sickness it helps. i dont think there is a way, i tried and tried but now result, im taller than almost everyone in my group of friends, trust me, its hard

    I know how you feel, COPING WITH SICKNESS IS HARD

    My 9 year old daughter is having bouts of reoccurring sickness, always in late evening? She eats a balanced healthy diet and drinks only if nagged by me or her dad. She is complaining of dioreah also each time. It seems to be at least once or twice per month for last 5-6 months. Please help!





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    My 12 year old daughter has had feelings of sickness for a year now, docs say it is acid reflux which she is taking medication for. Last 3 weeks she has been feeling sicker than ever and omeprazole does not seem to be alleviating symptoms although she has only been on it for 10 days. Any thoughts?





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    My daughter is seven, she has blood in her urine, itchy vagina, fever, sickness and headaches. Her blood is 8.6. Cloudy urine too. The doctors have given her antibiotics. Should I be asking for more tests to be done? Thank you





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    My son was the same, he was lactose intolerance but when he was 3 he was on a normal diet. The diarrohea continued and the sickness but only a couple of days a week. I changed milk to UHT milk and since the change my son hasnt been sick or had diarrohea. Worth a try

    Her main symptoms were sickness nearly everyday, massive weight loss and a really bloated stomach. (the usual symptoms are toilet problems) She was diagnosed after being refered to the hospital by the GP which took a very long time. If I look back now I wish we had been a bit more pushy with the GP. We were dismissed a lot too. She got really poorly before anyone listened!

    We live in derbyshire. I've tried to find out if there are any local support groups but there doesnt seem to be any. My daugter started with symptoms at 15 months. She had bad sickness nearly everyday and lost so much weight. It took until she was 2 to be diagnosed as the docs didn't listen. The typical symptoms are going to the toilet but she didn't have that. We handle the diet really well and because she was diagnosed young she knows no different.





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    Someone please help I'm 20 years old and I have had UTI for ten days now I've been giving antibiotic's called Trimethoprim I have only been taking these tablets for 2 days.I've been sick for the last 3 days I can't keep food down and even when i haven't eaten anything I'm still being sick I also get a fever and a bad belly I'm drinking enough fluids but I was wondering if anyone knows how to calm the sickness down and if they know how long it takes for the antibiotics take until they start working someone please help as I feel like I'm dying. Thank you to anyone who can help





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    My daughter who is nearly two has just had a positive result for coeliac disease. We are lucky to have had a relatively quick diagnosis. Doctors did keep saying it was just constipation and prescribing laxatives but then the consultant did a test. Her symptons were constipation, very bloated tummy and then sickness every few days and some weight loss. I would urge anyone to get a test as I was beginning to think I just needed to accept it was just constipation which she will grow out of (as the doctors were telling me) but it turned out to be coeliac disease.

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