I have a 5 yr old son. He has had many symptons that the doctors can not figure out what they are since he was an infant. He first appears normal to most people, so no noticible deformities. He has had developmental delays, heat sensitivities, skin issues, water fear/sensation issues and behaviorial issues. He was born about 3 weeks early, since I was a gestational diabetic. He was kept in the NICU for hypothermia, hypoglycemia, jaundice, and feeding issues for 8 days as a newborn.
He had developmental delays and skin issues since he was an infant, including ezcema and hives/rashes. He is allergic to artificial food coloring and perfumes (must use detergents/soaps that are perfume/dye free and dye free foods). He will break out in hives if he comes into contact with perfumes/dyes. He has an issue with water since he was a newborn. He would scream and cry during a bath, but for bathtime it is pretty much fine now, as long as the water temp is perfect and he refuses to take showers, due to water being on his face. His skin will become bright red if its too warm and he complains that its hot, but he complains that its freezing if its lukewarm. He refuses to get in pools and/or lakes. It was first noticed for the heat sensitivity during his first summer (6-8 months old), he would develop a red/yellow patchy rash, fever, and extreme fatigue if he is exposed to temps that are too warm for more than 5 minutes. Kept in cooler temps (AC), pushing fluids, and spraying his face with water helps (this part he hates). He is fine in the early morning and dusk times of the day during the summer. However, he is rarely up before 8-9 am. One sympton related to the heat sensitivity, seems to be the lack of sweating.
His developmental delays have mainly been in fine and gross motor skills. He didn't hold his head up until 6 months, didn't sit until 8-9 months, didn't crawl until 13 months and didn't walk until 21.5 months. He continues to have fine motor delays to this day. He has recently been diagnosed with ADHD and with frustration levels of a 1 yr old. The fine motor delays are related to self-care needs (dressing, bathing, feeding, etc), writing, and catching a ball, etc. He also has a severe bedwetting issue (never has had a dry night in his life and he goes several times in his sleep too).
He is on medication for the bedwetting and the allergies. Which now include an allergy to outdoor mold, which was diagnosed recently too.