Monthly Archives: April, 2014

Behavior problems in 5 year old

Dear Dr. Mike, I am writing to you because i need some guidance as to where to go for help with my nephew. A quick background; My nephew is a 5 year old male. He was born two months premature. He has always had a very poor appetite. He has behavioral problems, i.e. inappropriate social […]

Headaches in my daughter

DEAR DR MIKE, I HAVE A 10 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER THAT IS ..HAVING SOME BAD HEADACHES ON THE LEFT SIDE OF HER HEAD, SHE EXPLAINS THEM A BEING A STEADY THROB THAT GOES FROM THE EAR TO THE TEMPLE, ABOUT 7 DAYS AGO WE STARTED GIVING HER BEYER ASPIRIN, AND THAT SEEMED TO DO THE […]

Wash Dog and Baby at same time…save water???

Please help me in this question………. even if my question is not picked for your newsletter………would you please give me your opinion on this matter. My X’s new lady friend gives my 8 year old daughter and her 100lb + black lab a bath together………this makes my skin curl. Please let me know if there […]

Constipation, Grumpiness and Veggies/Fruits

My 10 year old won’t have a bowel movement for 4 days. He gets real grumpy. Why? Just think about the physical reasons that put us in bad moods. They are basically the same as those things that make little babies cry. When we don’t eat, we get irritated. When we lack sleep, we get […]

Blood in Stool

Is blood in my 3 year old’s stool a normal problem to encounter? Sometimes. It’s not uncommon for children to get constipated, then “force” themselves to poop. The force and hardness of their stool can cause a crack or “fissure” in the skin lining around the rectum, and cause bleeding. If this happens once or […]

Grunting in Babies

Question My sisters baby is 6 weeks old. He was born four weeks premature, after an at risk pregnancy, many trips with false labor, bed rest and two week stay in the hospital. He now seems to grunt in his sleep along with sweating, sleep apnea, and when he is sleeping he turns very pale […]

Aplastic anemia

Question HELLO!! Dr. MIKE, FIRST OF ALL , I WANT TO INTRODUCE MYSELF MY NAME IS EDEN ,I’M FR. OHIO BUT I’M ORG. FR. PHILIPPINES. MY QUESTION IS ABT. MY NIECE IN THE PHILIPPINES ,SHE IS A DIAGNOSE A ANEMIC AND THEN , THE HER “DR” TOLD TO MY BROTHER SHE NEED A BONE MARROW […]

Bed Bugs and Your Vacation

Bed bugs can be an unwelcome part of your vacation, but hopefully not. They can be picked up in hotels/motels and brought home in your clothes, blankets, pillows, stuffed animals, and so on. Bed bugs are wingless insects and measure approximately 1/4 inch long. They suck on blood (yours) for their meal, and then lay […]

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