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Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   02-02-2011, 07:16 PM
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Posted By balancedmama
I'm in the LS area as well and we see Dr Killen....

I'm in the LS area as well and we see Dr Killen.  We saw Greenwood once and he was great, but just way too far of a drive.  
 
For urgent care we've gone to the Emergent Care off of 291 north near...
Forum: Women's Health   08-28-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By balancedmama
I wonder if it could be strep?

I wonder if it could be strep?
Forum: Women's Health   08-21-2010, 11:24 AM
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Views: 2,327
Posted By balancedmama
Both of my kids had mono when they were 1 and 3....

Both of my kids had mono when they were 1 and 3. We had them tested primarily because their glands were so swollen. I would say they were a little more tired than usual with the illness and maybe a...
Forum: Allergies   08-19-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By balancedmama
Have you had your child tested for celiac or...

Have you had your child tested for celiac or gliadin antibodies? Just curious with the wheat and rye listed as allergies. It seems to me that she shouldn't be eating anything that she is allergic to...
Forum: Women's Health   08-15-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By balancedmama
That sounds like a typical mosquito bite for me....

That sounds like a typical mosquito bite for me. For some reason they also tend to be more reactive near my joints. As long as it doesn't seem infected I wouldn't be concerned, for myself.

To the...
Forum: Allergies   08-12-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By balancedmama
I'm not sure if that was a food reaction...but...

I'm not sure if that was a food reaction...but I'd want to get him checked out. Probably not at A&E. I'd be concerned about a sudden falling asleep like that as a possiblity of seizure activity.
Forum: Allergies   08-12-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By balancedmama
bump for updates. ooh now I'm a senior member!...

bump for updates. ooh now I'm a senior member! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/treehugger.gif
Forum: Allergies   08-10-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By balancedmama
We've got soy & egg (DS), gluten & shellfish...

We've got soy & egg (DS), gluten & shellfish (me) and peanut/tree nut (DD). Other than packing as many snacks as we can, what I learned to do is map our route and see what food options there will...
Forum: Women's Health   08-10-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By balancedmama
Did you get overheated/dehydrated at the zoo? It...

Did you get overheated/dehydrated at the zoo? It could be heat exhaustion.
Forum: Women's Health   08-08-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,565
Posted By balancedmama
Could be something like roseola.

Could be something like roseola.
Forum: Women's Health   08-05-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,181
Posted By balancedmama
I also had it twice. Once as a teen and once in...

I also had it twice. Once as a teen and once in my early twenties. I was tested both times and confirmed an active case of mono. What I recall is that the first case was more the acute throat...
Forum: Women's Health   08-05-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By balancedmama
Mmm, areas of grey fuzz and your doc is okay...

Mmm, areas of grey fuzz and your doc is okay with that? I wouldn't be comfortable w/ that lack-of-diagnosis. My intermittent vision loss ended up being my first sign of MS. It took about a year for...
Forum: Women's Health   08-04-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By balancedmama
Looks like heat rash to me.

Looks like heat rash to me.
Forum: Allergies   08-03-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By balancedmama
My mom just got a salivary food intolerance...

My mom just got a salivary food intolerance panel done through Diagnos-Techs. She has to repeat the panel b/c they didn't have enough of a sample to do all four tests. So we're still waiting on...
Forum: Allergies   08-01-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By balancedmama
At that age I think anti-gliadin antibodies are...

At that age I think anti-gliadin antibodies are pretty telling. I would go that route.
Forum: Allergies   08-01-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,875
Posted By balancedmama
If it is an allergic reaction and not a virus...

If it is an allergic reaction and not a virus (which I agree it *could* be based on my own personal experience of getting dehydrated quickly as a child) I'd guess egg before anything else. So scary,...
Forum: Women's Health   08-01-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,756
Posted By balancedmama
If it were my child I would want to have a full...

If it were my child I would want to have a full evaluation to be sure there isn't any further damage.
Forum: Women's Health   07-30-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 761
Posted By balancedmama
I really do think that sounds like scabies or...

I really do think that sounds like scabies or some other kind of mite. They can be hard to eradicate.
Forum: Women's Health   07-29-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By balancedmama
I think Nordic Naturals has a gummy fish oil...

I think Nordic Naturals has a gummy fish oil that my kids eat like candy. And they're both picky.

I'm not sure about the choline. I use a sublingual b complex that tastes great. You might be able...
Forum: Women's Health   07-27-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 761
Posted By balancedmama
Are you certain it's not fleas?

Are you certain it's not fleas?
Forum: Allergies   07-24-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By balancedmama
As others have mentioned - I would probably go...

As others have mentioned - I would probably go down to a bare minimum diet for awhile. It's miserable but it gets the whole elimination process over and done with. Then slowly reintroduce foods....
Forum: Women's Health   07-24-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By balancedmama
Yep, I did. DD was 4 months old. I nursed from...

Yep, I did. DD was 4 months old. I nursed from that side immediately before the procedure and then didn't nurse her on that side for about 4 hours afterwards. Fistula is pretty rare in that case,...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-20-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,975
Posted By balancedmama
My DH's grandmother told me that she tried to...

My DH's grandmother told me that she tried to nurse all of her kiddos but couldn't. She described blood freely running from her nipples.

They would have had formula at that time, but they lived...
Forum: Women's Health   07-20-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By balancedmama
Could it be pernio?

Could it be pernio?
Forum: Allergies   07-19-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 592
Posted By balancedmama
I should also add that you'll want to monitor...

I should also add that you'll want to monitor her overnight - you may need to get another epinephrine shot if it's not being controlled by oral steroids.
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