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What do crystals in childs urine mean?

What do crystals in childs urine mean?

Normal finding: The urine includes the debris discarded by the body and urate crystals are common.There are other occasional crystals like calcium oxylate, but in general you will seee some in the pee. ...Read more

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What does a Child Pugh score of 4 mean?

What does a Child Pugh score of 4 mean?

You can review this: http://www.2minutemedicine.com/the-child-pugh-score-prognosis-in-chronic-liver-disease-and-cirrhosis-classics-series/ Not sure what 4 meant. This has been modified...you should ask your doc/hepatologist to confirm the prognosis. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a child has an extra chromosome?

What does it mean if a child has an extra chromosome?

A genetic accident: Human cells are supposed to have 23 chromosomes from father's sperm that pair up with 23 chromosomes from mother's egg. If either donation has an extra chromosome because of a genetic error, it is passed along to the fetus most common extra chromosomes in live births are on 13, 18 and 21. They cause unusual physical features, intellectual disability and, sometimes, organ malformations. ...Read more

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I think my child may have hepatitis. What would that mean?

I think my child may have hepatitis. What would that mean?

Depends on type: Hepatitis a is most common, causes nausea, vomiting & abdominal pain, but it's usually self-limited. Hepatitis b & c are both usually transmitted by dirty needles (tattoos, IV drug abuse) but can be sexually transmitted, and they are potentially long term problems. Some patients with these will develop chronic problems. There are vaccines for hep a & b. ...Read more

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If my child craves sweets, does that mean he has diabetes?

If my child craves sweets, does that mean he has diabetes?

No: It means he likes sweats.If your child eats and drinks continuously but is loosing weight, i would have them checked for diabeted.Craving sweats is something we teach kids to do by using it as a reward or too frequently. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a child is described as transgendered?

Depends: Children who behave in a manner differently that what is typical for their gender may be called gender-variant. Some gender-variant children may be transgender or trans-sexual one day, but many are not. A child exhibiting gender-variant behavior may experience some distress about being a girl or a boy, in which case they may have gender identity disorder. ...Read more

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If I crave sweet foods, does that mean my child will likely have diabetes?

If I crave sweet foods, does that mean my child will likely have diabetes?

No: Your cravings for sweets and their consumption do not cause diabetes in your infant. However, a test for gestational diabetes should be offered to all women beginning in the third trimester of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does a dent in the chest of my child mean that someone hit him really hard there?

Does a dent in the chest of my child mean that someone hit him really hard there?

Not if always there: Pectus excavatum is the most common congenital deformity of the anterior chest wall, in which several ribs and the sternum grow abnormally. It produces a caved-in or sunken appearance of the chest and can either be present at birth or not develop until puberty. The defect is usually cosmetic, but may cause cardiac or respiratory impairment if severe enough. ...Read more

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Sorry, not like that. I mean can i have child with my future wife? I am not married yet.

Sorry, not like that.
I mean can i have child with my future wife?
I am not married yet.

Incomplete question: This site can provide valuable incite for many issues if you use it properly. When you submit a question, you must provide enough background information for site docs to review.You must also submit a concise question that reflects the info submitted. This is not a chat room, so any question must be complete,We do not have access to any previous question or data you use to sign up. ...Read more

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I can never stay focused, even when I was a child; could this mean some sort of mental illness?

I can never stay focused, even when I was a child; could this mean some sort of mental illness?

Maybe.: There are any number of things that can cause trouble focusing. Why not make an appointment with a psychiatrist for an evaluation? You have nothing to loose and potentially a lot to gain. ...Read more

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