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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
I suppose: Pediasure is a dietary supplement that is designed to meet some of the nutrition need of growing kids. An adult could gain some benefit from its use, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Ensure: Thera are adult appropriate versions called ensure.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Why?: Yes. But why would an adult want to take this expensive product when there are plenty of other alternatives for fluid hydration?
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes,but: There are other less expensive ways to gain the nutrients involved. The product is designed with kids in mind but the benefit to adults is similar.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Real food better: Pediasure is specifically designed to help increase the calories in children with failure to thrive (determined to be underweight by their physician). ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Tasty for kids: If you can tolerate the taste, its fine.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Milk is healthy for children, as well as adults, as it is rich in calcium and vitamin d. There are different options from a fat content standpoint so ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
It's for everyone: Pedialyte is a oral rehydration drink that is fine for children and adults. One should talk with his doctor if he is having a lot of vomiting or diarr ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
NO IT IS NOT: No it is not healthy for adults as it is high in chlesterol and it is high in cholesterol as babies benefit from high cholesterol levels, thats why sy ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not necessarily: The severity of asthma is not universally worse during childhood--it depends on the patient.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Metroclopramide: The dosage depends on the childs age, weight and condition. The usual dosage is 0.4-0.8 mg/kg.The drug mus be used carefully because of its side effec ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Kids vitamins are safe for adults. They are seldom needed & often leave your body in less than 24hr. People in the us have the most expensive urine in ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
There are no: such thing as appetite vitamins. Start eating small meals frequently throughout the day and it will help boost your appetite.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Hydrocortisone: Also look for moisterizers with ceremides. Eucerin, aveeno eczema care, etc. First soak in water for a long time----at least until fingers wrinkle---- ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Pediatrics referral: Standard Process, the firm that makes Congaplex, makes a chewable product which the firm says supports the child's challenged immune system and upper ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
No there are not: No there are no mandatory mental health screenings for children and young adults. Why do you ask?
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Sort of.: The oral rehydration solution is the same, but adults need it less often - usually for sports dehydration or very severe colitis such as cholera.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Regular: Brushing and flossing. I recommend flossing first then brushing for five minutes once in a 24 hr period to be sure you get all the bacteria off the ch ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Adults are evalu-: ated for ADHD by psychiatrists, psychologists, neuropsychologists & some neurologists. Clinical criteria for ADHD = 6/9 significant symptoms of I ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Many: Among other things, breast fed babies have fewer respiratory infections, less obesity, less long term heart trouble and are less expensive to feed.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joyce Adams
43 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Probably yes: Adult multiple vitamins are usually fine for adolescents if the child weighs at least 100 pounds. There are all kinds of forms now, including chewable ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: If you can drink milk without problems, you can drink it. You may want to select low-/non-fat milk. If you have lactose intolerance like many of us, y ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Sorbiline: This is a liquid - dose is 2 teaspoons with breakfast or dinner per day.
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