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...in his skin. To make matters worse, when he was awake the extreme discomfort caused Joseph to scream and yell throughout the day. “My husband and I were so frustrated with Joseph’s crying and vomiting, we took it out on each other. It got to the point that I didn’t want to take him to family gatherings so I would not have to hear how horrible he looks or answer the questions people would ask...
Patient History: As a newborn boy Benjamin weighed a healthy 6 lbs. 3 oz. but within days of his birth, he began to lose weight and break out in a rash all over his body. He was terribly unhappy and inconsolable. While Benjamin struggled to gain weight, he began to vomit every time he ate and often had diarrhea. At two and half weeks old, Benjamin’s parents took him to the emergency room...
06/05/2012
...or UES, a group of muscles that we can consciously control, like during swallowing, burping, vomiting, etc. The UES keeps food from going down the windpipe. At the lower end of the esophagus, near where it attaches to the stomach, is the “Lower Esophageal Sphincter” or LES. Unlike the UES, we cannot consciously control the function of the LES. The main role that the esophagus plays in digestion is to carry food, liquid and saliva...
09/07/2012
...Neocate Nutra Patient Case Study To show you how Neocate Nutra can help, here’s a patient case study that was developed by a Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Specialist in Aurora, CO. Patient History: The case report is of a seven month old boy with a history of intolerance to several milk- and soy-based formulas. He had many symptoms including vomiting, poor growth and poor feeding transition to solids (basically refusing to eat solids). Doctors diagnosed...
Baby Rashes from A to Z (Acne to Eczema!) and When Is It a Milk Allergy?
04/18/2017
...allergy will also display other symptoms in addition to the baby rashes. For instance, you may also see signs of diarrhea, vomiting, gassiness, wheezing, runny nose, and colic. If you do see a rash accompanied by any of these other symptoms, make sure to keep detailed notes and share all signs with your little one’s doctor so that the healthcare team has all of the information to get to the bottom of what might be...
09/09/2010
...confusion, light-headedness, or stupor) Rapid swelling throughout the body Hives Blue skin Severe abdominal pain, nausea, or diarrhea Flushing (warmth and redness of the skin) Itching (often in the groin or armpits) Throat and tongue swelling, difficulty swallowing, and difficulty breathing frequently follow the above symptoms. Vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach cramps may also develop. If you know a child or adult with food allergies and suspect they are having an anaphylactic reaction, the most important...
06/17/2010
To follow up on Mallory’s post on Dysphagia, GERD, and Silent Aspiration in children, in this post we discuss the use of thickeners. We’ll also share some thickener options and questions you should ask the healthcare team. Your child’s healthcare team may recommend a thickener to help manage: reflux (“GER”), also called spitting up in infants dysphagia (trouble or difficulty swallowing), and/or aspiration (when fluid or food getting into the lungs) If your...
01/06/2011
...both types of formulas fit the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) criteria that an infant formula must meet to be labeled hypoallergenic. In general, studies show that amino acid-based formulas are tolerated by almost all severely food-allergic babies. Although many food allergy babies tolerate hydrolyzed formulas, there is a subset that do not – often having symptoms like severe diarrhea, vomiting, rashes and failure to thrive. If you’re concerned that your little one isn’t tolerating...
   
 
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