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What are fanconi marks in children?

What are fanconi marks in children?

See detail answer: Either Fanconi anemia or Fanconi Syndrome which has several genetic causes during infancy. Very complex disease. Consult genetic expert ...Read more

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What are the views on vaccinating children?

What are the views on vaccinating children?

Best protection!: Vaccines have been scrutinized in the lab and the media about their safety, and each time they win! Vaccines have saved the lives of thousands of children over the years and have been proven to be safe. I am saddened that there even is a controversy, since it seems fabricated on "feelings" and not facts. ...Read more

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Children (Tip)

Teach your child to appreciate, thankful & grateful for what they have. Some children have nothing. ...See more

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Caring for a Special Needs Child (Checklist)

Pick a good primary care provider
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Keep a notebook of your child's health problems and medical specialists
monthly
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What are the symptomsof children being terrorized?

What are the symptomsof children being terrorized?

Anxiety/ Regression: When children have been exposed to a terrifying event, clinical and non-clinical levels of symptomatology can arise. These might include flashbacks, nightmares, hypervigilance, anxiety around separation from parents, and other signs of regression such as bedwetting and mood fluctuations. These symptoms sometimes resolve by themselves, but if they persist professional help should be sought. ...Read more

Dr. Susumu Inoue Dr. Inoue
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Children (Tip)

Loving your child means always thinking and acting in your child's best interest. ...See more

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Breastfeeding Your Child (Checklist)

Try to eat organic, especially lots of fruits and veggies
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How should you advise someone debating the pros & cons of immunising their children?

How should you advise someone debating the pros & cons of immunising their children?

Cite fact: Preventable deaths due to whooping cough in the year 2010 are roughly 30, most of them under the age of 6 months, deaths due to the dtap during the same period = zero. If he/she believes their kids don't need shots if other kids get them, realize someone can arrive from overseas & be at your mall/supermarket spreading the disease the next day. ...Read more

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How is clubfoot in children treated?

How is clubfoot in children treated?

I call a pedi ortho: The typical clubfoot may respond to a series of casts applied starting soon after birth to reshape the ankle & foot. The casts are removed & reapplied over days & weeks to bring the bones into better alignment. If the casts don't bring things into position surgery may be required. Often you can find this specialized service at one of the shrine hospitals. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Children (Tip)

Let the child express themselves fully. ...See more

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Managing Your Child's Diabetes (Checklist)

Measure your child's glycated haemoglobin every three months
monthly
Measure your child's blood sugar daily
daily
Make sure your child eats high-fiber, unprocessed foods, and limit simple sugars
daily
Your child should be active daily, as exercise increases insulin sensitivity
daily
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Is hidradenitis passed on to children?

Is hidradenitis passed on to children?

Possible but...: Hidradenitis suppurativa affects african-americans and females more often. Etiology is poorly understood. Genetic factors, hormonal influences, obesity, and tight clothing have each been suspected to play a role. ...Read more

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What occurs if we stopped vaccinating infants, toddlers, and children?

What occurs if we stopped vaccinating infants, toddlers, and children?

Illness, injury, death: If you want to turn back the clock to the 1700's we can certainly witness the return of whooping cough, tetanus, diphtheria and polio within ten years. The frequency of bacterial meningitis will skyrocket along with the brain damage seen even with treatment. Ben franklin was initially skeptical of that newfangled cowpox vaccine but regretted not giving it to his son who died of smallpox. ...Read more

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Children (Tip)

Try taking your child into a steamy bathroom or outside into the cold night air. ...See more

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Parenting a Child During Puberty (Checklist)

Be proactive and truthful
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Allow room for growth
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Explore books on puberty at your child's level
weekly
Talk, as communication is important
weekly
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If I am a sexaholic what are the chanced of my children having this diease?

If I am a sexaholic what are the chanced of my children having this diease?

Unpredictable chance: There are a number of addictions that have tendencies to be inherited in varying degrees. There is no evidence that sexual addiction is one of them. That said, the presence of addicted individuals in a family does suggest others there are at risk of becoming addicted. Reasons for that are multiple including genetics as noted, broken families, severe financial stress and trauma of all types. ...Read more

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What dangers are there for epileptic children in schools?

What dangers are there for epileptic children in schools?

Seizure: There is always a risk of a patient with seizures to have one at any time. Therefore the best thing is to be prepared with a safety plan. Your neurologist can give you and the school instructions of what to do in the event of a seizure. ...Read more

Dr. Jane Steiner Dr. Steiner
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Children (Tip)

Tylenol (acetaminophen) can really help a teething child get to sleep. ...See more

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Parenting a Child with a Learning Disorder (Checklist)

Request a full psychological evaluation for your child
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Make sure that your child's evaluations are updated
Yearly
Meet with a psychologist
Weekly
If applicable, join a special education organization for parents
Monthly
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I am married in 1 year no children en problem in my health would you eat that type of food can be eat him in my husband and me?

I am married in 1 year no children en problem in my health would you eat that type of food can be eat him in my husband and me?

Chocolate: This is not scientific but neither is having babies! Try anything chocolate. Eat romantic foods. Avoid alcohol and stimulants. Relax. Enjoy being married without children. The more you relax and enjoy your spouse the better your marriage will be and the more prepared you we be to be a parent. You are learning patience and you will need it! OB doctors have solutions for you when wanted ...Read more

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What are the signs and symtoms of TB in children?

What are the signs and symtoms of TB in children?

TB in kid: Cough, fever, lymph node enlargement and failure to thrive (grow poorly) would be some of the more common symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick Dr. Novick
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Children (Tip)

Have experienced family help you to provide for the impaired child. ...See more

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Helping your Child through College (Checklist)

Make a pre-college physical with their doctor
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Be supportive, but not intrusive
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Allow them to figure out how to live independently
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Encourage them to get enough sleep and eat healthily
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I can have children?

I can have children?

Hopefully: If you want to have children but are not trying presently, there are some tests that can help tell you more. But the only way to absolutely prove one way or another is to attempt pregnancy with your partner. See your gynecologist: they can help you with the available tests. ...Read more

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Why children feel giddy?

Why children feel giddy?

Vertigo?: Many children get very dizzy at times without definite cause. Some are due to ear infections or ear fluid pressure. Other times it may happen because of spinning around. Episodic vertigo is a very dramatic event in some children when they look terrified and have to hold on for a few moments, then return to normal. This is usually benign but needs a good evaluation. ...Read more

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Children (Tip)

Don't expect children to remember to check their blood sugar and give insulin. Even teenagers. ...See more

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Why can't I have children?

Why can't I have children?

Consultation time: Time to consult with your ob/gyn or get a referral to a fertility center. Both you & your partner need to be evaluated. There are many possible issues & many available solutions. ...Read more

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Children (Tip)

Most children do not need pain medication when teething. Some discomfort is normal when teething. ...See more

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