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A 38-year-old member asked:

what do you suggest if my step daughter has fiebergs disease?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Freiberg's Disease: This is a condition that affects pubescent girls. There is usually osteonecrosis of the head of the second metatarsal bone. Treatment depends on what stage of the disease is in.Consult a podiatrist who may suggest cortisone shots, to 6 weeks of casting, to surgery

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How can I wean my daughter off the bottle?

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If she is ready...: ...Take the bottle away. If she is physically capable of eating off a spoon or drinking from a cup, she will do so when hungry or thirsty enough. But then, be sure you really need to wean right now.
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My daughter grind on top of her stuffed animals. Help!

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Masturbation: Grinding is a type of masturbation. Only advice would be that she needs to be instructed she should limit grinding only in private place.
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My oldest daughter has power of attorney but won't listen to me. What can I do?

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Talk to your doctor: Durable power of attorney is a legally binding document. However it should only be active if you have become incompetent to make decisions for yourself. Talk with your primary care physician, privately.
A 46-year-old member asked:

My daughter has a small hole at the top of her butt. What could it be?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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Sacral dimple: There are many kids born with a pit like dimple at the base of their spine called a sacral dimple. This can be quite deep and needs to be examined closely.If it has a tuft of hair or seems to produce any discharge it should be evaluated by a doctor. If it ends in normal skin at it's base it is just a curiosity most kids don't have.

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