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Doctor insights on: Activities For Kids Ages 8 12 Years Old

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How can kids be affected by divorce? Kids ages are 4 years old...Boy...And one year and 3 months girl...

How can kids be affected by divorce? Kids ages are 4 years old...Boy...And one year and 3 months girl...

It depends: Divorce is never good, but a well done one can be better for a child than a bad marriage. Being respectful and gentle in acts ; words with each family member can help. Change can be more or less hard. How it's handled is important. If they are okay now ; it's done carefully, it can be alright. Expect some signs of distress - you'll all hurt awhile - be patient , honest ; open, but discreet. Best! ...Read more

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Can man 50 years old done fir him kidney transplantation 7years ago married and get children as normal man?

Can man 50 years old done fir him kidney transplantation 7years ago married and get children  as normal man?

Needs good care: Typically, a man will have normal fertility after kidney transplant. Graft life expectancy depends on proper care and medical compliance (taking all your meds) and varies somewhat by center but may be ~8 to 12 years for a cadaveric donor or ~12 to 20 years for a living donor. Actual life expectancy can of course be longer. When the kidney fails, you will need dialysis or re-transplantation. ...Read more

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How much can I grow until 21 years old, I'm 17 years old now, I'm a boy.

How much can I grow until 21 years old, I'm 17 years old now, I'm a boy.

Unlikely to happen: At seventeen your growth centers have likely closed and you are unlikely to grow taller.If you want to know for sure an x-ray of your wrist/ hand can be analysed for bone maturity & tell if the growth centers remain open to new growth.Good nutrition, rest and exercise allow a person to reach their tallest height while the opposite will stunt growth. ...Read more

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What vaccinations are required for children up to 12 years old?

What vaccinations are required for children up to 12 years old?

CDC: There are a list of the recommended vaccines on the center for disease control website-cdc.Gov. ...Read more

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A 21 years old boy can remember his childhood i mean his first 2-3 years old in his life???

A 21 years old boy can remember his childhood i mean his first 2-3 years old in his life???

Normal : Some people do remember early childhood happenings particularly big ones , which leave an impact . I would not worry . ...Read more

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Does dieting at a young age, lets say 12 yrs old lead up to delayed puberty?

Does dieting at a young age, lets say 12 yrs old lead up to delayed puberty?

It can: If weight loss is necessary for a child, medical supervision is a must. If the child takes it upon him/herself to lose weight without medical supervision, final height potential and pubertal development can be affected. ...Read more

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Autistic 8 year old boy has brother (5 years) with speech impairment, their cousin (6 years) is hyperlexic. Do you recommend any genetic testing?

Autistic 8 year old boy has brother (5 years) with speech impairment, their cousin (6 years) is hyperlexic. Do you recommend any genetic testing?

No: There are probably genetic factors in all of these, but these are polygenic. Hyperlexic kids often do very well in life. You won't find a single locus mutated that will inform a decision about preventing more children like this from being born. Genetic testing is for major, catastrophic illnesses like cystic fibrosis or muscular dystrophy -- single-gene diseases. ...Read more

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Do teen pregnancy statistics mix the 18-19 yr old adults with the 16-17 year olds?

Do teen pregnancy statistics mix the 18-19 yr old adults with the 16-17 year olds?

Good question: It depends which studies you are looking at. Most will define it as less than 19 years old. By changing the definition though to an earlier age the statistics will obviously change. Most news stories do not usually clarify that. For accurate numbers go to the national campaign to prevent teen pregnancy website. They are a well funded nonpartisan group with accurate information. ...Read more

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Can a 12 year old child take biotin 5000 mcg?

Can a 12 year old child take biotin 5000 mcg?

Not recommended: Good studies have not been done on the long term effects of that dose of biotin on either adults or children. Normal recommended intake for an adolescent is 30-100 mcg. Additional amounts may be necessary in rare situations. ...Read more

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What are the developmental milestones of kids from 8 to 12 years old?

What are the developmental milestones of kids from 8 to 12 years old?

We look at school wk: By the time a kid is in school the graphs & charts of infant development are put away and we gauge kids based on school performance. Any discrepancy in their schoolwork & perceived abilities can be evaluated using individual performance tests. The weschler intelligence scale for children and various achievement tests can be administered if needed. ...Read more

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Can a 12 year old who weight 140 lbs recieve zpack?

Can a 12 year old who weight 140 lbs recieve zpack?

Yes: Even though it doesn't quite make the age cutoff, his weight certainly qualifies him for an adult sized z-pac. ...Read more

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Am i tall 5, 8 inches for a 17 yr old female?

Am i tall 5, 8 inches for a 17 yr old female?

Taller than average: Average height for a woman is 5 ft 4 in. 5 ft 8 in is around the 90th percentile, which means you are taller than 90% of women. ...Read more

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Estimated adult height for 16 yr old girl, period at 15 yr 0 months, dad 5'5 mom 5'4.5 .. currently 5'2.5. she looks pretty much fully developed. ?

Estimated adult height for 16 yr old girl, period at 15 yr 0 months, dad 5'5 mom 5'4.5 .. currently 5'2.5. she looks pretty much fully developed. ?

Target height: Target height range for female with parent heights dad: 5'5" mom: 5.4" Target height would be 4ft 11in to 5ft 5in At age 16 & depending on what stage of puberty she has completed there may or may not be a little more room for growth. Bone age assessments can also determine if more height growth is expected, but this is not done routinely unless there is concern for an underlying endocrine issue. ...Read more

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How often should I take my healthy 8 year old son for checkups nowadays?

How often should I take my healthy 8 year old son for checkups nowadays?

Routine visits : It is recommended that routine physical examinations occur every 2 years for children ages 6-12. If your child has underlying medical issues such as asthma or growth related concerns it may be prudent to see the pediatrician annually. Some insurance companies will cover annual physical examinations. ...Read more

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How much should a 5'5'' child weight at 12 years of age?

How much should a 5'5'' child weight at 12 years of age?

Varies: Here's a link to a Body Mass Index calculator. Input your child's height and weight and you can see where the child fall's on the growth scale. Children come in all shapes and sizes - health risks concerns are for those too high or too low on the scale. http://www.webmd.com/parenting/raising-fit-kids/weight/bmi/bmi-calculator ...Read more

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I'm 49 yrs and my wife 36 years old...Married for 13 years now...Have one girl child about 4yrs old..I want one more child but not succeeding..Pl help?

I'm 49 yrs and my wife 36 years old...Married for 13 years now...Have one girl child about 4yrs old..I want one more child but not succeeding..Pl help?

Please consult: With your obstetrician for complete examination and to run tests to determine if there are some medical health issues affecting the pregnancy.Both of you need to be checked out. The OB will then refer you to other specialists that can help with your specific problem. ...Read more

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Can a 17 year old donate their kidney?

Can a 17 year old donate their kidney?

Perhaps: Under very specific circumstances and with parental consent. State laws vary so it is best to consult an attorney in your state to be certain. ...Read more

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Could a 15 yr old boy grow 1 inch per yr until age 21 yrs old?

Could a 15 yr old boy grow 1 inch per yr until age 21 yrs old?

Unlikely to happen: Most 15 yo are near the end of their linear growth and can expect about 2 more inches. If they entered puberty later than their friends, they may finish later, but most are done at 17.An xray of the wrist and hand can show if more growth is likely by showing open growth centers. ...Read more