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...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...
Going to Preschool Or Daycare with Food Allergies
08/19/2009
The first day of preschool or daycare with food allergies is an exciting time for young children. It’s usually also an exciting time for parents, too! Sometimes, introducing little ones with food allergies and related conditions into a new environment can be scary and, depending on the severity of the allergy, even a bit dangerous. Prepare for preschool or daycare with food allergies. If this situation is one you will face soon,...
...Patient History: Sawyer was only one month old when she began to suffer from projectile vomiting, skin rashes, chronic cold symptoms and constipation. She was always extremely fussy while eating and would cry inconsolably until she fell asleep. Sawyer’s pediatrician said that she had colic and acid reflux and that after treating both of those conditions her symptoms would pass. Unfortunately, as time went on, Sawyer’s condition continued to worsen and Sawyer’s mother Staci...
...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...
Neocate<sup>®</sup> Syneo<sup>®</sup> Helped Hailey Thrive – A Parent’sPperspective
...My name is Jenna and I’m a mom and a Pediatrician. My daughter Hailey is 16 months old and has food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome which is also known as FPIES. At a few weeks old she suffered from reflux and was given regular formula as supplementation. She got really sick from it and threw up 20 or 30 times. She was unable to tolerate her feedings at this point and her pediatrician knew she...
...Patient History: The first eight months of Sean’s life were grueling. He experienced the discomfort and pain of vomiting up to three times a day, unable to tolerate his formula. Six months of very little weight gain left Sean feeling weak, while his gastroesophageal reflux condition fueled his asthma symptoms. At nine months old Sean was diagnosed with failure to thrive; a description given to children whose current weight or rate of weight gain...
06/12/2012
To continue our journey through the GI tract, today we’ll look at digestion in the stomach. Once the esophagus has moved food into the stomach, the stomach begins to contract in order to move food from the upper part of the stomach to the lower part. Also, the stomach secretes a number of gastric “juices” that help break down the food you have eaten. These include hydrochloric acid (stomach acid), digestive enzymes such...
...many months, was more than a dozen times each day. His skin was burned and blistered despite our attempts to protect it with creams. Skin infections were not uncommon. When he wasn’t taking a cat-nap or screaming in pain, Norman was nursing. He pulled away frequently, arching his back and turning his head at an awkward angle. Seizure-like shaking was another indicator of severe reflux that was unresponsive to prescription medications. Despite the constant feedings...
     
 
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