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My son suffers from very bad hives and the prescribed medication does not seem to work.

My one-year-old son woke up the other morning covered in hives. They were all over his belly and sides and a few on his back. By the afternoon they had spread to his entire torso area front and back and … Continue reading

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I think my son has a germ phobia but no one else agrees with me.

I think my son has a germ phobia, but he, his mother, his brother, and his sisters don’t agree with me. My son washes his hands about 20 times a day, he showers for over an hour. This is just … Continue reading

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My niece is having a lot of difficulties and I think there is a mental health issue. How can I help her?

My niece is visiting. She just turned 16 in January. She failed grade 9. Attended a special program to help her adjust/catch-up to grade 10 but became involved in an abusive relationship (that has thankfully ended). I’m not sure if … Continue reading

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I think my teenage daughter has an eating disorder.

My 14-year-old daughter seems to be suffering from an eating disorder. Weight is a big factor for her and she feels that she is overweight. She is constantly looking in the mirror and I have caught her measuring herself on … Continue reading

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My grandson won’t, or can’t, swallow solid food.

My grandson is almost four-years-old and won’t or can’t swallow solid food. He is living off bottled liquid nutrition, he will suck on food but then spits it out. He has been to a swallowing disorder clinic but so far … Continue reading

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My daughter is out of control and I don’t know what to do.

My eleven-year-old daughter has some serious problems and I need some help figuring out how to get her some help to find out what the actual issue is. She consistently breaks rules, is defiant, hostile and aggressive to siblings, parents, peers, … Continue reading

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My daughter is exhibiting signs of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

My ten-year-old daughter has been exhibiting symptoms of OCD. I noticed her chapped hands about three months ago and since then she has developed checking rituals which involve lengthy examinations of her clothing, arms and hands. She does not wish … Continue reading

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My son’s anxiety is causing problems at school.

My son has hidden fears, he clutters and he can’t speak in front of others, it’s even difficult for him to ask questions in school. He is eleven and, because of these problem, his grades are not good enough and school staff … Continue reading

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I get headaches about five times a month, could it be a brain tumour?

I am a 15-year-old girl and I have headaches about five times a month. Could I have a brain tumour? What should I do? Headaches often make us worry that there is something seriously wrong. Fortunately, almost all headaches are … Continue reading

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Should I be seeking a second opinion for my daughter?

I have an eight-month-old adopted daughter. She has had pneumonia three times in as many months and I am starting to get anxious over what to do or who else I should see with her. Although I do feel they … Continue reading

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