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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francine Mosley
19 years experience in General Practice
Interesting question: If your only reason for asking is just because you want your kid to be tall, then skip past what i say because it won't help you. If you're asking abo ... Read More
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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
It depends on...: Some infants enjoy swaddling and others don't, so obviously do this only if your infant likes it. Even in this case, don't swaddle to tightly and it i ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Be more specific: I know of no shots that are recommended for infants that are dangerous to them.If so they would not be used. If you read the stuff from the vaccine ha ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Thrush: Get some Nystatin suspension and paint out your childs mouth with 25 minutes after eating. If you are breat feeding make sure you wash your breasts an ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Possibly: You can get a scratch and perhaps an infection from sawdust. Most of the time, it just causes irritation. Use water to flush the sawdust out. If th ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Cataracts in babies are usually caused by an intrauterine infection or a metabolic disease. It must be treated quickly to avoid blindness.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
5-10%: The incidence and prevalence of pinguecula varies by gender, sun exposure and unknown factors. About 7% of people have or have had the affliction. See ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience in Ophthalmology
Any: From none to completely white cataract. Everyone is different.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Yes: It prevents conjunctivitis in the postpartum period.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Normal: A blue tint to the sclera in infants is normal and is caused by the seeing the underlying dark choroid tissue through the thin sclera of the child.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Never heard this one: I have never heard this myth & doubt seriously if it could happen. This would catch the eye of the consumer product safety commission & be recalled.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience in Pediatrics
Rare: 0.2 - 0.4% of all babies born in the us. The more premature the baby, the higher the likelihood.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Eruption patterns: This is not typical but in itself is not a concern. I would however see a pedodontist for a consult and start building a relationship between you, you ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Unknown: Babys in utero are often in different positions, and there is no specific average of how close their developing ears my be to the surface of your skin ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
11 years experience in Internal Medicine
It Depends: I would be concerned about applying rose water to the eyes. In particular I would be concerned about how it was prepared and if any of the preservativ ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe: there probably is but there is no research saying how much.i usually recommend 30-35 oz per day.this is for an infant several mos old based on average ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Hygiene Hypothesis: This hypothesis suggests that infants not exposed to microbes early on will not "shift" their immune system from th2 (allergy prone) to th1 (fight inf ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
Bronchiolitis: It is an acute viral infection of the lower respiratory tract of infants below 2years old caused by rsv. Starts as auri with wheezing, tachypnea, rds ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
Can delay: Starvation can delay development but not stop the growth of the permanent teeth.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Rarely: Bronchiolitis is a potentially fatal illness in smaller infants. I cannot recall ever loosing one in 3 decades of practice but I have heard of a few l ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
No risk: Carboxymethylcellulose is a moisturizing agent made of benign components which will never get to your developing baby even if you drank the whole bott ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Dryness: Likely your eyes are dry if outdoors in high altitude because of low humidity. The redness is due to the irritation provoked by the low humidity envir ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Winick
32 years experience in Dentistry
I would not: I would not.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
No problem: Using a gaming system will not affect the eyes in any way.

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