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Forum: The Childhood Years   10-28-2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By furrowed
Boil? How to Treat? New antibiotic REALLY strong/side effects

How do you guys treat boils? Do you immediately run to get antibiotics or do you do things differently?

3.5 year old has a very small red patch on his thumb. He went on ABX for it but came back.
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Forum: The Childhood Years   10-27-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By furrowed
Well, doc said it could be MRSA, could be staph,...

Well, doc said it could be MRSA, could be staph, could be Strep. Apparently, didn't seem overly concerned. Said infections come back sometime. Prescribed the same antibiotic and a nasal antibiotic...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-27-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By furrowed
Thanks for responding! He is my 3rd child, so I...

Thanks for responding! He is my 3rd child, so I am not a rookie to things, and I don't know why exactly this has freaked me so much.

My significant other is taking him in this morning and I hope...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-26-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By furrowed
Blister/Infection returned week after antibiotics finished- normal??

My 3.5 year old developed a red area with a blister in the middle on his thumb, basically overnight. Because it developed so quickly, took him to to the doc next day (said it was indeed infected) and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-16-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,052
Posted By furrowed
Thanks a lot for the replies, mammas.   I am...

Thanks a lot for the replies, mammas.
 
I am concerned about my son. He doesn't really respond to his name, he doesn't mimic (one or two gestures a little bit, maybe), he isn't babbling, mostly...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-15-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,052
Posted By furrowed
HI all, My 8month old (tomorrow) DS has...

HI all,
My 8month old (tomorrow) DS has started to concern me somewhat.
 
He doesn't really respond to his name consistently - and when he does, I wonder is it just that he's responding to my...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-09-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,939
Posted By furrowed
We never got a clear cut answer about that...

We never got a clear cut answer about that behavior. It worried me quite a bit at the time (he would work himself into a sweat at times, poor guy!) Pediatrician continued to say constipation,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-26-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,611
Posted By furrowed
Thank you so much, Teraze.   It was really...

Thank you so much, Teraze.
 
It was really very kind of you to take the time and post this for me. It really has made me feel so much better.
 
Thanks again!
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-26-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,611
Posted By furrowed
OK, I know I'm overreacting, but could use a...

OK, I know I'm overreacting, but could use a little support. Ihave a 6 year old boy on the mild end of the spectrum and an advanced 2 year old boy. We recently had another boy 6 weeks ago tomorrow....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-23-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By furrowed
HI all, my 17m/o will several times a day...

HI all,

my 17m/o will several times a day (maybe 5-10 times per day) will bring his feet to our attention. He doesn't seem to be in pain, but he's not just saying "Look! Feet!" kinda thing...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-12-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,939
Posted By furrowed
I hope it's just that, but it doesn't seem like...

I hope it's just that, but it doesn't seem like something he enjoys. He is clearly working very hard on something. Also, since he gets up and then sometime immediately lies back down, looking like...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-11-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,939
Posted By furrowed
Hi Moms! My 16 month old boy has been doing...

Hi Moms!

My 16 month old boy has been doing this for a while:

He will lay down on the floor and proceed to stiffly stretch out/flex both legs. Then while flexed, he will squeeze his legs close...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-23-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By furrowed
I feel like my son's speech has stalled out and...

I feel like my son's speech has stalled out and would love to hear some suggestions to get it jump started.

He is 5 and he is verbal and somehwat conversational, but recently I have noticed a lot...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-23-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,713
Posted By furrowed
Anyone know anything about this test? My son, 5,...

Anyone know anything about this test? My son, 5, had it from his SLP. Just wondering if thinks it's a good test, bad test, etc.

Thanks!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-26-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,486
Posted By furrowed
Thanks. I thought it sounded rather typical,...

Thanks. I thought it sounded rather typical, too. And we haven't had many fevers since we stopped daycare and no longer get all the ear infections.

He's actually one of the older peds there, but...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-26-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,486
Posted By furrowed
Wow, nobody has any insight into this?

Wow, nobody has any insight into this?
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-26-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By furrowed
Thanks for taking the time to respond. I...

Thanks for taking the time to respond.

I worry so much about my 5 year old, the thought of something being wrong with his little brother too is just almost more than I can deal with.

The worry...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-26-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By furrowed
Sorry this is a little long, but I appreciate...

Sorry this is a little long, but I appreciate your comments. I X-posted this in Toddlers, too.

So my pediatrician has me completely freaked out about my 14 month old son

Background: healthy...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-26-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,486
Posted By furrowed
Sorry this is a little long, but I appreciate...

Sorry this is a little long, but I appreciate your comments.

So my pediatrician has me completely freaked out about my 14 month old son

Background: healthy until started daycare. One ear...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-29-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By furrowed
Hi guys, my son (5). We are late addressing...

Hi guys,

my son (5). We are late addressing his behavioral needs. I feel he has significant deficits in imagination and pretend play. He also has some deficits in connectedness. He is murky - 1...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-29-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By furrowed
Hi all, Do you have thoughts to share about...

Hi all,

Do you have thoughts to share about using an RDI consultant?

Anyone ever use or hear anything about Sarah Honda at the Autism Therapy Centre in Oakton, VA?

She is licensed, but I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-22-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By furrowed
Had a reevaluation with my son yesterday at...

Had a reevaluation with my son yesterday at Kennedy Krieger.

They say they think its just a language issue rather than a spectrum issue. Hmmm, I just honestly don't know what to think anymore. I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-11-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By furrowed
After years of trying to convince my spouse of...

After years of trying to convince my spouse of the severity of our son's issues, it seems we are finally on the same page.

He's been evaluated multiple times, but somehow always manages to fall...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-05-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,362
Posted By furrowed
It has definitely helped my 5 year old son with...

It has definitely helped my 5 year old son with his aversion to certain types of clothes (for example ALwAYS having to keep his sleeves rolled up, no matter what - this now seems to be taken care...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-01-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By furrowed
Hi guys - I don't think DAN docs are too well...

Hi guys - I don't think DAN docs are too well regarded here, but thought I'd ask

I'm basically a skeptic about unproven autism treatments, but I'm so desperate to see progress with my son, that...
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