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    A stye is a small, lumpy infection at the point where the eyelash grows out of the eyelid. Read more →

    my 3 yr old son has a bowel problem sometimes his poo is tarry or like a paste even very watery he can even be constapated he lets wind off alot & sometimes when he lets wind it follows through i have been to his gp & they thought it was colic & they took a poo sample but that came back normal i dont know what else to do any suggestion





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    Hi Chloe , These are the types of discharge White: Thick, white discharge is common at the beginning and end of your cycle. Normal white discharge is not accompanied by itching. If itching is present, thick white discharge can indicate a yeast infection. Clear and stretchy: This is "fertile" mucous and means you are ovulating. Clear and watery: This occurs at different times of your cycle and can be particularly heavy after exercising. Yellow or Green: May indicate an infection, especially if thick or clumpy like cottage cheese or has a foul odor. Brown: May happen right after periods, and is just "cleaning out" your vagina. Old blood looks brown. Spotting Blood/Brown Discharge: This may occur when you are ovulating/mid-cycle. Sometimes early in pregnancy you may have spotting or a brownish discharge at the time your period would normally come. If you have spotting at the time of your normal period rather than your usual amount of flow, and you have had sex without using birth control, you should check a pregnancy test.

    Hi John. You must be doing it correctly for gunk to come out! This is normal and at your age it may well be clear and watery. As you get older the gunk will become thicker and white. The proper name for it is semen. Hope this helps.

    My daughter has recurring conjuntivitus, swollen sore watery eyes. She's been seen in an emergency eye clinic. The said her eyes are healthy, and they think the eye area goes bad due to a type of eczema, because she also has dandruff , and eczema on her ears. She is 9years old and suffers from eczema, allergies, hay fever and mild peanut allergy. Please can you give advise, this has been going on for over a year and we are concerned as parents.





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    my son is 2n half an he's always had bowel problems going from watery to realy hard stools n i've seen the gp many times just get given diolylite or lacsative witch never help we have mentioned weat intoralince to the dr as we hear the symptoms and they sounded like his symptoms but the dr always dismissis it stait off but after watching the show and then reading more on this it sounds much more like what my son could have but i know my gp wont listen it would be great to actully know whats going on with him and get some answers. laura what was your daughters main symptons and how did you get it diagnosed? plz help





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    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!

    definatly get this looked at my daughter has been suffering for years and is only resently being diagnosed. Give the gp your suspicions but be firm. they are too quick to dismiss things by prescribing laxatives. we are under a professor at the hospital and they should do a series of tests for your son...good luck..

    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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