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...Patient History: Braelyn was only three weeks old when she began experiencing the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). She had terrible gas pains that caused her to constantly cry throughout the day. Her reflux caused her to choke, cough and wheeze in her sleep and several times it got so bad she stopped breathing. In addition, she developed a terrible rash on her face and to stop the itch she would try to...
02/09/2010
...eat out of necessity and because their body needs the nutrients the food will provide. With that said if you have a young child, follow their hunger cues. If you feel that they are gaining weight too quickly later in life, you may want to consult your doctor or dietitian. Medical Factors. Most often FTT is caused by allergies or GI conditions such as: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), which can cause an irritated esophagus which...
...figuring out what was wrong. The pediatrician prescribed various medications including Zantac, Prevacid, and Mylanta but none of them helped and Amanda was continually told this was something she would just have to wait for Max to outgrow. After multiple, unsuccessful visits with the pediatrician, Amanda insisted on a referral to a pediatric gastrointestinal specialist. After Max’s second visit to the specialist, he was diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and it was suggested that...
...Mylicon, and was put on four different formulas including Similar Soy, Good Start, Enfamil Soy and Nutramigen – but nothing worked. Frustrated and scared, Percida finally decided to speak with the head doctor to try and find out what was wrong with her son. The doctor diagnosed Ramsey with milk protein allergy and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and immediately switched him to Neocate Infant — a hypoallergenic formula made up of individual amino acids (the...
03/11/2012
...Based on clinical research, Neocate has shown to be successful in the management of a number of GI and food allergy related conditions including: · Cow and soy milk allergies · Multiple food protein intolerance · Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) · Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) · Malabsorption · Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) · Other GI disorders We have blogged about each of these conditions, but one area we wanted to focus on was the “Other...
01/18/2011
...reflux disease (GERD), or wheezing. Only a change in the diet will truly solve the problem. When you see your pediatrician, you may also want to request a referral to an allergist (narrow your search by selecting the “Food Allergy” specialty). The allergy testing that these professionals perform provides the best information to help your child find a diagnosis and relief from a food allergy. Finally, share with the doctor your knowledge of Neocate, the...
...Carson was suffering from eosinophilic esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, milk allergies and soy intolerance. Weight loss was a constant struggle and he was unable to sleep. Nutritional Management and Outcome: Pediatricians perscribed Zantac and Reglan, but neither helped. The family tried mixing rice cereal in his formula, but there was no improvement. “We struggled to make it work,” says Jennifer. “Everyone was sleep deprived and exhausted from caring for Carson.” After months of battling pain...
06/10/2010
...We’ve talked about Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) before, and today we wanted to talk about dysphagia and aspiration, two things that can be associated with GERD. Dysphagia refers to the inability of food and/or liquids to pass easily from the mouth, into the throat, through the esophagus and into to the stomach during the process of swallowing.[1] In more simple terms, it means “difficulty swallowing.” Many medical conditions can cause dysphagia but in children,...
   
 
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