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Adenoidectomy – Speech

[A mother researched the internet to find information that led her to refuse an adenoidectomy when her son had “tubes” in his eardrums due to chronic infections. Now other doctors are recommending the same thing and asks for yet another “opinion” about what she should do. She also claims she’s worried about the hospital being “clean” and wants to go into the operating room with him because she’s a nurses aid.]

Spinal Taps in Children

[Mother confused about headaches and wonders if her fussy daughter is having headaches from her spinal tap as an infant.]

Leg Cramps In Children

[A grandma wonders about her grandson’s leg cramps which his doctor couldn’t diagnose with a ‘blood test.’]