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...As a newborn baby girl, Abbigail endured sleepless nights as she fussed and squirmed in search of relief. At 10 weeks old she only weighed 8 pounds and struggled to gain weight. No matter what position her father put her in, she was uncomfortable and in pain. Her constant vomiting, gassiness and weight loss was fueled by her food allergies and gastroesophageal reflux; a condition in which food leaks backwards from the stomach into...
A Mother’s Tale: Learning About My Baby’s Milk Allergy
...body to begin healing. At the completion of the 24 hours, we began a slow and steady feeding regimen. That was when we were introduced to Neocate. My daughter’s feedings were small; a half ounce of Neocate every other hour to start. She tolerated it amazingly. No vomiting, no gas, no blood in her stools. She graduated to every hour and before we knew it, she was taking an ounce every hour. Throughout the week...
06/29/2010
...the body at once. Fortunately, this can be treated with the prescription drug epinephrine, which is available on-the-go in small auto-injectors. Common food allergy symptoms include: Skin rash or hives; Swelling of the tongue and throat; Breathing problems including asthma; Vomiting and/or diarrhea; and Abdominal pain and cramping. Currently, there are no medications that cure food allergies, so it is necessary for children and adults with food allergies to avoid allergenic foods. It is critical...
12/08/2009
...may be considered GERD, which can lead to more serious health problems for babies including failure to gain weight, bleeding, respiratory problems or esophagitis. So how can you tell if your child is spitting up a lot or has the more serious GERD? According to Dr. Samuel Nerko, MD, MPH from Children’s Hospital of Boston, gastroenterologists often look for the following symptoms to diagnose GERD in infants: Vomiting or spitting up frequently Pain associated with...
...Patient History: At five weeks old, baby Shannon struggled to keep food down. She vomited constantly and spit-up during feedings. At five months old, the vomiting continued and Shannon’s symptoms worsened – rashes and eczema covered her body. “Our five year old son told me that he didn’t like to sit next to Shannon because she was always getting sick,” says Megan, Shannon’s mother. “It got to the point where we couldn’t take her...
...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...
...Patient History: Just a few days after she was born, Ryleigh began suffering from bouts of vomiting and constipation. The baby was inconsolable and responded to the pain by screaming and scrunching herself into a ball. “Our newborn baby was absolutely miserable and nothing was making her happy,” says Ryleigh’s mother Michelle. “We felt completely helpless.” Nutritional Management and Outcome: Ryleigh’s family took her to countless visits to the pediatrician. The co-payments piled up,...
05/03/2011
...medicine I needed to go back on. We started her on regular formula. She drank it like a champ. But two hours after the bottle that was suppose to bring her nutrition, she started screaming and vomiting. We changed her to Soy and saw no change. After seeing our local pediatrician again and changing formula again. I asked to see a GI doctor. The first thing I said to the doctor when she walked in...
   
 
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