Persistent diarrhea in orphan child.

Persistent diarrhea in orphan child. My child who is 20 months old has a problem with persistent diarrhea. H e had the post-adoption medial workup and nothing came back positive. I just do not understand why his bowels are so loose if there is nothing medically going on with him? Unfortunately, chronic diarrhea is a […]

Can immunization records from orphanages be relied upon?

Can immunization records from orphanages be relied upon? To re-vaccinate or not is a very heated and emotional decision. Adoptive parents need to face with the help of their general pediatrician. While it is obvious, the safest and the most accurate way is to just re-vaccinate every Internationally adopted child regardless of immunization status the […]

Reader’s Question on HIV Infection…

Reader’s Question on HIV Infection… While there is no cure for AIDS yet, doctors are now able to diagnose infants earlier, prevent mother-to-infant transmission and provide life enhancing treatments for those affected. Dynamics of Perinatal HIV transmission:1) During pregnancy 2) During labor & Delivery (maternal infant exchange of blood and other maternal secretions the actual […]

Persistent diarrhea in orphan child.

Persistent diarrhea in orphan child. Question: My child who is 20 months old has a problem with persistent diarrhea. He had the post-adoption medial workup and was good. I just do not understand why his bowels are so loose if there is nothing medically going on with him? Unfortunately, chronic diarrhea is a very common […]