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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Several brands: Sunblock is important for people of all ages to avoid skin damage. Ones that contain the physical barriers zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide do not b... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No: You are talking about 2 completely different diseases. Rsv (respiratory syncytial virus) is a respiratory virus which can cause bronchiolitis in babie... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
See below: There are several sites available, from very general to very technical. Here is a site that may be helpful to you: http://www.Babycenter.Com/fetal-dev... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No: Vitamin k is a fat-soluble vitamin used by the body to help with blood clotting. Spinach is rich in vitamin k, with a cup of raw spinach containing ab... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Genetic link: Narcolepsy is a chronic medical condition which leads to excessive daytime sleepiness in addition to other symptoms. There is a blood test which looks... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Absolutely!: Ideally, breast milk is the preferred nutrition for babies. Studies have found that babies who were exclusively breastfed for at least four months had... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Physical exam: Hand-foot-mouth disease is a very common viral illness, usually occurring in childhood. It is diagnosed by physical exam, not by laboratory studies. H... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No correlation: Pica is the consumption of non-nutritious material. It can start for lots of reasons, but is not correlated with a specific level of iron deficiency. ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Yes: While some people with narcolepsy can have a problem being overweight, they should not have much more problem losing weight compared to those without ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Several reasons: The color of baby's stools can range from green to yellow to brown. The color usually depends on how fast the stool moves through the intestines or it... Read More
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