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Possible adenoids and wheezing 8,5 yo

My 8,5 yo son has been having nasal drainage for most of the summer and right nostril now is mostly plugged. I suspect adenoids, but don't want to go to conventional dr. He was born very sensitive to milk( raw milk ok), had only 3 vaccinations and started wheezing and breathing through his mouth at round 2yo. We use Chinese medicine and osteopathy to control symptoms, but this summer-long congestion is not resolving and nasal passages are plugged and draining mucus. I really welcome all suggestions- homeopathy or additional alternative therapies. Thank you
 
  syesin on 2014-09-23
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1. Age, weight, height
2. Physical appearance of the child e.g. thin, chubby, tall, short
3. Describe the nature of the child (shy, headstrong etc. give details)
4. Have the growth milestones (e.g. teething, standing, walking, talking etc. )achieved early, on time or late
5. What are the symptoms of the health problem
6. What makes the problem better without using medicines
7. What makes the problem worse without using medicines
8. How is the child behaving emotionally during this problem
9. How long the problem has been there
10. What is the reason of the problem in mother’s view
11. How is the child’s thirst & appetite
12. What does the child like to eat
13. What does the child dislike in food
14. Is there any strong preference of taste e.g. sweet, salty, sour, bitter
15. How is the stool & urine
16. How is the child’s sleep
17. What is the child afraid of (animals, insects, darkness, alone etc.)
18. Where does the child sweat normally
19. How much does the child sweat (little, moderate, a lot)
20. Any problems with nose, throat, ears, chest
21. Is the child normally cold or hot
22. Was it a planned pregnancy, if not, how did you feel on finding about it
23. How was the pregnancy of the mother (morning sickness, bleeding, happy, sad, tense etc)
24. How is the relationship of mother & father
25. What diseases run in your family (mother & father)
 
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1. Age, weight, height
8,5 yo, 53,5lbs, 51 inch .
2. Physical appearance of the child e.g. thin, chubby, tall, short , leftie
Thin and tall, chubby cheeks, was very chubby as a baby.
3. Describe the nature of the child (shy, headstrong etc. give details)
Talks a lot, lacks confidence, makes friends easily, somewhat headstrong, makes fast decisions, can be flexible, overall happy, hurt more by words than physical fights.
4. Have the growth milestones (e.g. teething, standing, walking, talking etc. )achieved early, on time or late
Teething at 6m, standing and walking around a year old, never crawled( was very chubby), but scooted himself on butt, started making sounds around 1 yo, then after car accident at 13mo- no sounds for 6 mo. than at around 18 mo sounds came back again, but did not speak till was 3,5 yo. which is kind of late. We checked his hearing at the time and it was normal.At 3yo we realized with the help of cranio-sacral practitioner that he suffered whiplash in the accident at 13 mo or in fall from the tricycle at 18 mo in daycare.
5. What are the symptoms of the health problem
He has occasional wheezing, which has not been diagnosed as asthma, so we call it reactive lungs syndrome. it is unpredictable when it happens, a lot of times from temperature change, running or dust. Constant sinus drainage, nasal speech, high pitch voice, breathing through the mouth, snoring at night with periods of apnea, sometimes. has difficulty concentrating, and remembering certain things, while can remember a lot of details selectively. According to chinese practitioner he has dump heat and concentration of mucus in GI
6. What makes the problem better without using medicines
For wheezing sometimes he can sit and drink water and it may go away, sometimes he has to use inhaler Albuterol. Nasal drainage comes and goes , better when we spend time in a heated dry climate, but did not help this summer- it has been non stop. All the other symptom tye into difficulty breathing and getting proper oxygen.
7. What makes the problem worse without using medicines
Worse when he gets too cold or too hot, in dusty, moldy places, running or laughing. It doesn't happen every time. Also sweet foods, pasteurized milk and junk foods( which he doesn't eat, but sometimes can try in friend's house) makes symptoms worse next day ( explains Chinese association with GI
8. How is the child behaving emotionally during this problem
while wheezing he sits down and leans on his hands locked at the elbows gasping for air, cough, tries to sneeze.really wants to be able to run without restrictions.
9. How long the problem has been there
has been there since 2y4mo old. recent sinus drainage has been on/off for the same time, but this summer for the last 4 mo is non-stop. Now noticed that his right nostril is plugged even after we wash it with a netty pot device and salt water- he can't move any air through
10. What is the reason of the problem in mother’s view
Probably vaccinations, accident, allergies and possibly mercury toxicity ( mother works in the dental office where mercury fillings are removed, never place, but still some exposure during pregnancy)
11. How is the child’s thirst & appetite
Likes to drink water and tea, appetite is good now, but there was a period when he was not eating much
12. What does the child like to eat
Likes rice, noodles( it try to not give him wheat noodles),broccoli, likes chicken beef, sweets, pastries, bread( don't give him much of that). Likes smoked fish, cheese. soup
13. What does the child dislike in food
doesn't like greens, beets, liver, mushrooms, dark parts of smoked fish, eggplants.
14. Is there any strong preference of taste e.g. sweet, salty, sour, bitter
likes things sweet and salty, dislike spicy or bitter or sour
15. How is the stool & urine
normal
16. How is the child’s sleep
Snores and sleeps with his mouth open. Occasionally periods of apnea. Wakes up tired most mornings
17. What is the child afraid of (animals, insects, darkness, alone etc.)
afraid of being left alone in darkness, can be afraid if insects, can be afraid of dogs
18. Where does the child sweat normally
back and chest
19. How much does the child sweat (little, moderate, a lot)
sweats a lot especially when he falls asleep, sometimes sheets are wet
20. Any problems with nose, throat, ears, chest
nose right side is severely congested, left side congested with continues yellow or clear discharge, possible adenoids. never problems with ears , rarely throat hurts but is easily relived with honey. Eyes often red and frequent eye infections/ plugged tear ducts when was younger.
21. Is the child normally cold or hot
it depends on situation- easily gets too hot or too cold.
22. Was it a planned pregnancy, if not, how did you feel on finding about it
It was planned- had 4 miscarriges before him ( and one before first child, who is 13yo boy)use some vaginal cream to support pregnancy in early stages. Used diet and other alternative healing modalities to become and stay pregnant. Was happy but fearful.
23. How was the pregnancy of the mother (morning sickness, bleeding, happy, sad, tense etc) No morning thickness , just mild nausea during the day, right hip was hurting, had difficulty sleeping, working full time during pregnancy on the dental office, until I week before birth. Fearful for the health of the baby. Weekly ultrasounds from 32 weeks to the birth.
24. How is the relationship of mother & father
good, loving relationship
25. What diseases run in your family (mother & father)
mother family: diabetes , high blood pressure father family: same plus eczema( which father had too when baby was born but was treated successfully with psoriaticum homeopatic remedy after trying conventional medicine for 2 years)
 
syesin 5 years ago
Your remedy is: Calcarea Carbonica 200c.

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fitness 5 years ago
Thank you, already ordered the remedy
 
syesin 5 years ago
Received remedy, just gave first dose, will report what happens
 
syesin 5 years ago
I gave the first dose before bed, and second dose this morning. He coughs whole day and nose is running more than usual, including the nostril that doesn't breathe- just tons of clear discharge and has to blow his nose frequently. Is that a reaction or coincidence?
 
syesin 5 years ago
There is no reaction, its all part of the healing process. Don't interfere it with any medicine.

He can do warm salt water gargles, 2-3 times a day.

Keep me posted.
 
fitness 5 years ago
Had to give him Albuterol inhaler now for wheezing, that was brought on by coughing every 10 seconds. Still coughing, but not wheezing
 
syesin 5 years ago
Ok,last week was really hard week for Max. I gave him first dose on Saturday evening, then second dose on Sunday morning. I described early reaction in the earlier post. Then on Monday evening his lungs and nose filled up with mucus and he could barely breathe whole night, even with freqvent albuterol. I held him sitting up and was dressed to go to the ER in case it gets worse. This happened to him twice in the past 3 years and was always helped by immediate acupuncture treatment, exactly what we did on Tuesday. he go better during the week and was able to go back to school on Thursday. still a lot of mucus coming up with coughing and sneezing, with discage being bloody at times ( never happened before) What is the next step? He is mostly back to his pre-homeopaty Tx self.
 
syesin 5 years ago
Even though all this trouble I am not scared to treat him further with homeopathic remedy
 
syesin 5 years ago
Most likely the 2nd dose was not required and it caused the aggravation.

We will observe for a week now with no more doses, update me then and we will take up the future course of action.
 
fitness 5 years ago
Nothing changed, still fully congested on the right nostril, draining whole day
 
syesin 5 years ago
Update after 5 days.
 
fitness 5 years ago
it has been many days since I gave him any homeopathic remedies and he has returned to his baseline, but there is no progress as I see. R nostril is mostly plugged with yellowish/greenish discharge, lots of drainage. For the past 2 night he wakes up wheezing- have to give him albuterol, so he can go back to sleep. Breathing through his mouth, no signs on increasing energy or endurance. what are the next steps?
 
syesin 5 years ago
If you are serious about handling this issue you have to update as I ask. Anyways.

Give him a dose of Cal-C 200, just one dose and report back in 5 days.
 
fitness 5 years ago

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