A child with speech development problem might use words and express an idea but will have difficulty in understanding. Speech therapy can help children who have speech delays.
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Query: Hello doctor, A 3-year-old just begins stuttering out of the clear blue. Should we be concerned? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. Developmental stuttering is a common form of stuttering seen in children under 5 years. Stuttering occurs when a child is learning speech and language skills. It occurs because of the child's language and speech ability are unable to manage the ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My son is 4 years old. At one and a half years, he was able to talk and copy words fluently but after 2 plus, he stopped talking logical words. He can copy words if he wants though. He has fear of darkness and instant high volume sound. Night watching is also a habit (10 to 12 nights p... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your history, the child might have autism spectrum disorders. It will be worthwhile to see a developmental pediatrician or a pediatric neurodevelopmental consultant. You need to carry or record his preschool behavior chart when visiting the consultant. If tre... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 2 years 10 days old now. She has been detected with a soft cleft palate when she was 1.6 years old. The surgeon asked us to wait for a few months as she needed to be more healthier than the current scenario at that time. Now, we consulted the surgeon again and he said that ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 18 months of age. She was born at 38 weeks due to placenta failure and oxygen issues. She was 5 lbs 10 ounces at birth and was healthy (did not have to stay in the NICU). She hit all of her milestones in terms of rolling over, crawling and walking (walked at 14.5 months... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand the situation you are facing with your child. As there is no history of perinatal insult and NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) stay at birth, cerebral palsy could be less likely at this early age to diagnose. The description you made is more of a like to ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,My son is 2 years old and he is not speaking yet. He only used to tell some words like dad, banana, ice, etc. He is not trying to talk a full sentence. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1. There is variation in development of speech and language skills in children. 2. It starts from around 6 months and goes on till 3 to 4 years. So, need not worry. 3. Sometimes, boys develop speech and language skills slower than girls. It also depends on as to when... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My 3.8-year-old son has started getting hair on his hands and leg. Can you please tell me if I should be concerned? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. It usually is because of hormonal upregulation and is of no concern if he is physically active, no other major health complaints. It usually subsides on its own. Feel free to connect if there is any concern. Regards. Read Full »