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Is this common in teen boys?

Is this common in teen boys?

Imcomplete 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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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Adolescent Medicine (Definition)

Is a medical subspecialty that focuses on care of pediatric patients who are in the adolescent period of development. A primary care subspecialty, adolescent medicine incorporates aspects of gynecology, endocrinology, sports medicine, nutrition, dermatology and psychology. The high prevalence issues during this period are: std, birth control, menstrual & eating disorders, ...Read more


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What is my world like as a teen guy?

What is my world like as a teen guy?

Not clear: Please, clarify your question. W e're here to help with questions related to your health. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi Dr. Lavi
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Adolescent (Tip)

You may have to wait till your adolescent kids are parents of adolescents before they appreciate you. ...See more

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What is the teen fatality rate in the us?

What is the teen fatality rate in the us?

0.86%: The figures from 1999 to 2006 in us are 13100 deaths, that means 0.86%. ...Read more

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In what ways is hunting dangerous for teen boys?

In what ways is hunting dangerous for teen boys?

Depends: I find the premise of your question silly.Any pastime from walking to swimming to camping to singing can be harmful,if done in a dangerous fashion. Teens with a gun freely available in a household, are more likely to use it for suicide, but that is an emotional issue.They can also hang themself in the closet.In rural America, hunting is part of life and those afraid of guns need to accept. ...Read more

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Adolescent (Tip)

Define terms in summer; have your adolescent explain meaning; you'll be hip in winter. ...See more

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It's a teen girl.

It's a teen girl.

Using this site: You get the most from this site when you provide detailed background information followed by a clear related question. Broad statements without any question do not permit a reasoned response. Room to respond is limited. You are welcome to start over. Your posts are not linked so each needs to have complete information. ...Read more

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Can a teen take biotin?

Can a teen take biotin?

Yes: It is indicated for biotin deficiency. Their is no standardized test for Biotin deficiency. Hence clinical signs like hair thinning, rash, depression, tingling of arms and legs. May be associated with Diabetics, pregnancy, rapid weight loss and malabsorption. Doses are adjusted for age ...Read more

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Adolescent (Tip)

Adolescent athletes need to concentrate on core strengthening. ...See more

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Bootcamp for teen need help!?

Bootcamp for teen need help!?

Several: Boot camp is usually the last resort for a recalcitrant teen, before partial foster care. It's best to work up through levels of intensity of care to get to this point. Start with pediatrician, then psychologist, psychiatrist, behavioral home care, then intensive outpatient therapy, then inpatient then boot camp if all previous fail. Rarely gets to that point. Good luck and stay calm. ...Read more

Dr. John Michalski Dr. Michalski
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It's a myth that: adolescents are fully mature. ...See more

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What are red flags in a teen?

What are red flags in a teen?

Behavior: If he/she is completely impervious to correlating with family. We live in a day and age where family discipline is ignored in a thousand diffeent ways. It is hardly surprising that distortions of behavior occur. ...Read more

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Can a 13 year teen use tampon?

Can a 13 year teen use tampon?

Yes!!!: Yes, of course. Start with a small size. Read the directions - you may want to use a small mirror the first time. The first one or two will not be super comfortable, but don't worry, you'll get used to them very quickly and they're so much more convenient than pads. ...Read more

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Does texting affect teen anger?

Does texting affect teen anger?

Perhaps: While I have no studies to prove it, i believe it does. Texting has replaced face to face communication and learning to problem solve with another person. We often say things in text we would not in person, so i believe it could affect anger in people not just teens. Promoting talking not texting is helpful. It needs to be balanced in this day of information technology. ...Read more

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Adolescent (Tip)

Myth: adolescents seem cocky and confident. Truth: they are insecure and struggling - hard years. ...See more

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What is teen suicide rate in us?

What is teen suicide rate in us?

6.9 per 100,000: This is the nimh figure for 2007. ...Read more

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Why are some teen girls so mean?

Why are some teen girls so mean?

Because they can be: People must learn how to be nice. A group of girls will bond together by being cruel to someone who is different; teenaged men do the same. It's an unpleasant fact of life; the only upside is that, say, a fat girl who's ridiculed may decide to get serious about weight loss, or a bullied boy may develop athletic / fighting skills that end it and give him enjoyment. Be a good example yourself. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim Dr. Ibrahim
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Adolescent (Tip)

Discipline and learning to accept "no" is necessary for a child to grow into a healthy adolescent. ...See more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Adolescent Development (Definition)

Adolescent development (adolescence) is the normal condition in which children of modern societies transition from childhood to full adulthood, from about age 13 to 18 years. Puberty (the physical changes to become an adult) occurs in adolescence. Adolescence includes ...Read more


Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Adolescent Health (Definition)

Teen health refers to the health issues that are unique to adolescents and commonly relates to sexual activity, drug ...Read more