That constipated look your baby gives you when they can’t poop can be entertaining to look at, but can be quite painful for your baby. Luckily, painful pooping, or infant dyschezia, is a very common, normal and curable problem. Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about what might cause dychezia and what safe methods you can use to help your baby.
Has your child got a cough so bad that it almost sounds like a seal? Hearing a child with croup is concerning to any parent. Dr. Cindy Gellner breaks down the physiology of what is actually occurring. She suggests some at-home treatments and discusses how a pediatrician can help and when it is time to go to the ER.
You have a piece of food stuck in your throat. Maybe a piece of steak you didn’t chew well enough. It isn’t blocking your airway, but it’s definitely not going anywhere anytime soon. Should you go to the ER? Emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen tells us when that lodged bit of food is an emergency and shares a surprising at-home remedy to try.
Even a small slip or fall onto an outstretched hand can injure your wrist, but just how bad is it? Should you ice and elevate the injury? Or go to the doctor for an X-ray? Orthopedic surgeon and hand specialist Dr. Andrew Tyser lends his expertise on this episode of “The Specialists,” and explains what to look out for when it comes to wrist injuries.
Many parents of vomiting children get concerned if it doesn’t stop after a day. Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, says that doesn’t necessarily mean your child needs to see the doctor. She goes over the signs and symptoms of the stomach bug versus the flu, food poisoning and other illnesses. She also discusses what to feed a puking child and how you can treat the bug from your home.
If your jaw starts to bother you with clicks and pops while you eat or when you yawn, you might start to worry. Is it worth it to go see a dentist? Dentist Dr. Gary Lowder talks about what can cause jaw problems and what you might be able to do to resolve it without treatment. He tells you what to do if these problems become painful or if they persist.
Sometimes we eat something we wish we hadn't. Emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen says food poisoning generally takes about six hours to take effect, but most people get through it all right. Learn about the symptoms of food poisoning and things you can do to help yourself get through it.
Overview of the cardiac/catheter ablation procedure. This includes testing (such as blood testing and possibly an MRI), preparation instructions, how cardiac catheters are placed, and your hospital stay.
It might seem like your child doesn’t eat enough, is never hungry or won’t eat, and you worry he or she will starve unless you spoon-feed them yourself. Don’t worry. It’s normal for a child’s appetite to slow down between the ages of 1 and 5. Normal doesn’t mean it’s pleasant, however. Dr. Cindy Gellner gives you tips on what you can–and shouldn’t–do to help your child through this period of eating struggles.
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