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Is Stuttering Normal
Echocardiogram. Completely normal. But i noticed rv is 2.3cm (under 2.5 is normal). Is this worrisome or beginning dilation? Help! or is it normal?
55-65% (70%): Ejection fraction (ef) is the volume of blood pumped out of the ventricle of the heart with each heart beat. Normal is 55%- 65%/70%. Levels above this are what we call hyperdynamic. Levels below this suggest a decreased ability of the heart to function. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
?: I've never heard of the term "physiological diplopia". ...Read more
Explanation : You shure that measurement done properly? This look strange and you need to measure it properly. Than we need to know how old your Mother and you as well. Do your mother have other symptoms that require Blood pressure measurement? What problems she has now? What numbers of her previous measurement? You see how many Questions unknown. Just General BP for human being, adult 120/80. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In what way is apraxia of speech a "normal phase" of speech development? "normal" does not require intervention. Please reference response. Thanks.
Normal : Erections are known to occur in normal kids at any age including the newborn period. It is viewed as a curiosity of nature rather than anything worrisome. Discuss the issue with your babies doctor at a routine visit if you wish. ...Read more
What is the probability of sca with a normal ekg(normal heartbeat, just fast), normal echo shows normal function, normal stress test/normal blood work?
Low: The probability of sca is low in the young, healthy population. Unless you have a family history of sca or a genetic predisposition to sudden death, your risk should also be low. There is a risk calculator that can be applied to assess sca risk in patients undergoing surgery. It was developed by dr. Gupta and can be accessed at www.Qxmd.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Varying heartbeats could mean that you are having an arrhythmia (ie that all the heartbeats are not being generated by the usual pacemaker in your heart). Sometimes this can happen in a normal heart, but it can also mean some kind of heart disease (such as coronary artery disease) or that something is stimulating your heart (such as drugs, alcohol, an overactive thyroid, etc). See your md! ...Read more
Avoid that word: The word Normal is misleading. It is called a Reference Range, and can vary among labs. What meaning a set of results have depends on a patient's overall picture. Otherwise, numbers are just numbers, without much meaning. One reference says for Adult Women, the range is: WBC 3.9-11.7, RBC 3.9-5.2, Hgb 12.0-15.0, Hgt 34.8-45.0, MCV 78.5-96.4, RDW 11.3-14.7, Plt 172-440. ...Read more
Not Necessarily: Assuming that there were no problems prior to the head injury, various speech problems can occur after this type of injury, but it depends on the area of the brain that is affected. It is always a good idea for a person to be fully evaluated after a head injury for all kinds of possible problems related to learning, communication, and even personality or behavioral changes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies by child: Although there is much variation from child to child, the following are some accepted milestones. Cooing by 2 months, consonant sounds and babbling by 9 months, 1 recognizable "word" by 13 months, 4-6 words by 15 months and 10-12 words by 18 months. At 2 years a child should make 2 word sentences and be 50% understandable to strangers, 75% by 3 years and close to 100% by 4 years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NORMAL: Carcinoembryonic antigen is a fetal antigen normally found in many adenoCa. The range of the blood test is from 0-2.5 ugm/L but is not specific for cancer. Smoking or taking an enema can cause an elevation. Best used for monitoring where if when elevated with Ca, change in value can reflect a positive or negative response to treatment. ...Read more
Echo: What is Borderline concentric LV hypertrophy? Is it bad? Need medication or is it normal ? ECG is normal! Thanks!
LVH.: This findings means that the entire left ventricle is a little bit thickened. The muscle layer of the left ventricle can be thickened in people who have high blood pressure, or in those who are overweight, for example. Not a danger in and of itself, but should be followed by serial 2D Echo over the years, and you may want a Cardiologist opinion as to cause. ...Read more
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