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Jmarr replied to Lynds's discussion If your child had ear tubes, what pediatric ENT did you use?
"We saw Patel at Watson Clinic. My daughter was about 2-3 years old when she got tubes. One of the tubes fell out within a matter of a month. She fell down the stairs and got knocked around pretty good, and the tube fell out later that day. The…"
12 hours ago
Shawn Spivey replied to Lynds's discussion If your child had ear tubes, what pediatric ENT did you use?
"I should have been more detailed in my reply.  The reason I asked if a health professional has suggested the procedure or not is because I was wondering if it was your opinion or a doctor's opinion if your child needed ear tubes. The point…"
13 hours ago
Joseph Ghaly replied to Lynds's discussion If your child had ear tubes, what pediatric ENT did you use?
"Hi Lynds, While everyone here is well intentioned, I am not sure you are getting the best response to your questions based on the complexities of medical care. Here are some general guidelines I can give you both as a physician and as a parent with…"
19 hours ago
Raquel mcmillan replied to Lynds's discussion If your child had ear tubes, what pediatric ENT did you use?
"My son had tubes when he was younger. He went to Central Florida ENT in Lakeland."
21 hours ago
Shawn Spivey replied to Lynds's discussion If your child had ear tubes, what pediatric ENT did you use?
"Lynds, I've been asking around for you and do you know what I heard? That many of the parents with child ear problems visiting an ENT had some professionals say that ear tubes aren't the go-to or most common source of action for ear…"
21 hours ago
Shawn Spivey posted a discussion

Keeping Kids Quiet While Talking on the Phone

Family Column by Jodie LynnI don't understand why it is that every time I get on the phone, my kids become noisy, argumentative or do something that they are not supposed to do. I've explained that when I take a call, they are supposed to be quiet... it does not work! What else can I do? I've explained to my kids that when my phone rings, it might be a business call. They know not to bother me or to make loud noises. If they do, I take something away from them for at least 30 minutes and it…See More
22 hours ago
Shawn Spivey replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Is the Anti-Vaccination Movement to Blame for Disneyland’s Measles Outbreak?
"18, those are too many "ifs" to consider.   Some people do have weaker immune systems, myself included.   Most people I know have average to poor diets.  What you are describing, people treating their bodies like a Godly…"
22 hours ago
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22 hours ago

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5-Year-Old Receives Invoice After Missing Friend's Party 1 Reply

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