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Could an adult have pandas?

Could an adult have pandas?

No.: Pandas is an acronym which stands for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disease associated with streptococcal disease. No. By definition, pandas is a pediatric disorder. It is possible that adolescents and adults may have immune mediated ocd, but this is not known. The research studies at the nimh are restricted to children. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Dugan
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Acute Adult Leukemia (Definition)

Acute leukemia is a virulent and rapidly progressive blood cancer which can be detected with a blood test. There are two types of Acute leukemia, based on the cell of origin. One is called AML(Acute Myeloid leukemia) and the 2nd one is called ALL(Acute Lymphoblastic leukemia. These are two different diseases,requiring a different treatment which is largely based ...Read more


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Images of thrust is an adult ?

Images of thrust is an adult ?

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Dr. Peter Karsant Dr. Karsant
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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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How is adult cml treated?

How is adult cml treated?

Targeted therapy: The current treatment uses drugs call kinase inhibitors that shuts off the oncogene that is believed to cause cml. This oncogene, known as bcr/abl is caused by an exchange of genetic material at the chromosomal level. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat Dr. Rafat
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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
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Dry well between your toes after you bathe
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Avoid putting creams or ointments between your toes
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What causes stroke in adults?

What causes stroke in adults?

Etiology of stroke: Ischemic hemorrhagic thromboembolic atherosclerotic reversible non-reversible hypertension high cholesterol diabetes smoking irregular heart rhythm thickening of blood sleep apnea age family history drugs. ...Read more

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Is there pedialyte for adults?

Is there pedialyte for adults?

For all ages,but: Pedialyte is a rehydration solution that is balanced to the specific needs of infants and children but can be used by all. However, the average adult with a bit of vomiting & diarrhea can get similar benefit by diluting gateraid half/half with water. The adult system has more resilience in such a setting. Things like apple sauce, jello and old fashion chicken soup can also be beneficial. ...Read more

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Dosage of sorbiline for adults?

Sorbiline: This is a liquid - dose is 2 teaspoons with breakfast or dinner per day. ...Read more

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Could adults have brachycephaly?

Could adults have brachycephaly?

Brachycephaly: Brachycephaly is technically a disorder for childhood where the child is born with fusion of both coronal sutures giving a prominent forehead. I have not seen an adult develop brachycephaly develop de novo unless hydrocephalus was involved. ...Read more

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Is there any adults with dyspraxia?

Is there any adults with dyspraxia?

Yes: Dyspraxia refers to trouble with motor planning and coordination. It starts in childhood and may get better with age but also may persist. It also can occur in adults as a result of brain trauma or stroke. ...Read more

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Improving Nail Health (Checklist)

Cut the nails straight across
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Do not dig into the corners when you cut your nails
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Avoid harsh chemicals
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What causes bromhidrosis in adults?

What causes bromhidrosis in adults?

Body Odor: Bromhidrosis is foul-smelling body odor related to your sweat. Perspiration itself actually has no odor. It's only when sweat encounters bacteria on the skin that a smell can emerge. Other than body odor (BO), bromhidrosis is also known by other clinical terms, including osmidrosis and bromidrosis. Eating foods like onion and garlic can contribute to this condition ...Read more

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What causes hydrocephalus in adults?

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What causes hydrocephalus in adults?

Hydrocephalus: It is blockage of the flow of fluid in the brain. Meningitis, tumor, traumatic head injury, subarachnoid hemorrhage, cranial surgery, or medications have been implicated. In children it can be due to premature birth or genetic defects - that blocks flow (aqueductal stenosis). Apparently, often the cause is not determined. With early treatment "many lead normal lives with few limitations.". ...Read more

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Dr. L. Collins Dr. Collins
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Improving Mental Health (Checklist)

Do some form of vigorous exercise everyday
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Maintain perfect sleep hygiene
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Accomplish a task daily, no matter how small
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Have contact with a friend daily, even if by text or email
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Will adults be circumsized in the uk?

With permission: Adults sometimes require circumcision for certain penile pathologies and that is ok in the uk health system. Circumcision in childhood and infancy is less common there than in the usa>. ...Read more

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When are diapers suggested for adults?

When are diapers suggested for adults?

Incontinent: When an adult can't control their release of urine or stool., it is best to use adult diapers. The term is called incontinent. There are many causes. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (Definition)

ARDS, now know as acute respiratory distress syndrome, is an acute inflammatory respiratory illness resulting from lung injury that usually leads to respiratory failure and need for intubation/mechanical ventilation. It can be caused by an initial insult directly (as in a pneumonia) or indirectly ...Read more


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Adult Day Care Services (Definition)

Adult day care services provide social and health programs to adults who need supervised care in a safe place outside the home during the day. The adults may suffer from health issues such as dementia that make it difficult for them ...Read more