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How many of us Do NOT vaccinate?

Dear Sir, We are a growing group of parents who do not believe in vaccinating our children. Can you tell me what percentage do NOt vaccinate?   Hello, As of 2014, if you live in the state of Ohio, 98% to 98.9% DO vaccinate, and 1.1% to 2% do NOT vaccinate. Here is a handy […]

Grabbing head

My 9 month son had his adenoids removed and ear tubes done on 8-7-02. since then he keeps grabbing the back of head and crying out in pain. finally after a couple weeks of this he was admitted in to hospital and they did spinal tap and ct scan and tons of blood work but […]

Hernia in 17 month old

Dear Dr. Mike, I have a 17 month old daughter that was just diagnosed yesterday with a hernia. I’ve noticed it for approximately one year when I am changing her diaper and she is crying, but thought that it was just her muscles. She has had regular physicals and I am wondering if the doctors […]

My Personal Revelation About Nurses

I wouldn’t say I’ve had a lot of revelations in my professional life, but there is one that still affects me emotionally to this day, and it’s about nurses. I had been a PICU doctor for a number of years, and I was rounding on all the patients in the PICU with the rest of […]

White stuff under penis

Hello Dr. Mike, My son is about three months old and has been circumcised. While giving him a bath, I discovered some whitish material underneath the hood of his penis. I though it might have been diaper rash ointment, but upon further washing, it wouldn’t come off. As I look a little harder, I thought […]

Head tilting vs. Torticollis

I have a 15 month old son who when crawling tilts his head over towards his right shoulder. Friends and family thinks he’s just being playful, but I’m wondering whether or not it could be something more to look into. Hello, Sounds like he’s playing. There is a conditon called torticollis, where a child will […]

Poopies 2: Revenge of the Turds

Poopies 2: Revenge of the Turds In the past, I have talked a little about the importance of a good bowel movement, and avoiding constipation. Let’s go in the opposite direction…diarrhea. As it works out, we are in the peak season for diarrhea, and there are a lot of bugs that can cause diarrhea, especially in […]

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 […]

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