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My child is 5yrs and he is having problems to identify alphabet.??? Its normal??? How I can help??? But do his painting very well..

My child is 5yrs and he is having problems to identify alphabet.??? Its normal??? 
How I can help??? 
But do his painting very well..

Learning disability: dyslexia is a problem that makes it hard for the child to learn to read dyslexia has nothing to do with how smart your child is they have brain difference that affect the way they process written words they have a problem understanding the connection between letters and sound he needs neuro evaluation and intervention to help him correct it ...Read more

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My daughter able to read & identify alphabet & numbers by age 2 year old is it normal?

My daughter able to read & identify alphabet & numbers by age 2 year old is it normal?

Hyperlexia : Hyperlexic state Is associated with developmental disorders as autism and PDD. Ask her pediatrician about this at your next visit. There are developmental screenings that we will want to do at each of her visits, potentially adding a referral to a pediatric neurologist or other developmental specialist. If her social development is normal, then she is simply gifted! ...Read more

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My 18mth old son frequently arranges numbers / alphabets & counts. He knows them all, answers simple questions but is impatient. Could he be autistic?

My 18mth old son frequently arranges numbers / alphabets & counts. He knows them all, answers simple questions but is impatient. Could he be autistic?

18 month old: Your child is speaking, answering questions and categorizing and sequencing. This all sounds perfectly healthy and appropriate for an 18 month old child. Patience is not a skill we expect in 18 month olds. Best wishes to you and your family. ...Read more

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My 18mth old cries inconsolably in accompanied playschool. He counts lights, rolls about, walks and identifies alphabets on the wall. Is he autistic?

Can't diagnose...: It isn't possible to diagnose autism based on the amt of info that you can give in this short question format. It is a complex diagnosis & requires that you discuss concerns with your pediatrician. Does your son make eye contact? How is speech? Just two questions that would be asked AND observed. What you described doesn't worry me BUT you are there and you are worried - talk to your doctor! ...Read more

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My son is 3yrs old but cant talk.he can read some phrase but wont used it.has his own routine.has a sharp memory can memorize countries,numbers,shapes,alphabets etc.he wont eat anything but milk.he shouts if things he wants is not given.what could be the

My son is 3yrs old but cant talk.he can read some phrase but wont used it.has his own routine.has a sharp memory can memorize countries,numbers,shapes,alphabets etc.he wont eat anything but milk.he shouts if things he wants is not given.what could be the

Needs further eval: You need to have your son seen by primary care doctor for complete evaluation and then get referrals for specialists that can address the specific needs of your son. His hearing will need to be check and then likely referral to nutritionist, speech therapy, etc. ...Read more

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My 18month old is not talking. She recognizes n says all the alphabets and numbers to ten, says some words from songs, but not saying mom, dada yet y?

My 18month old is not talking. She recognizes n says all the alphabets and numbers to ten, says some words from songs, but not saying mom, dada yet y?

Speech delay?: If she recognizes, says all alphabets, counts up to ten & says some words she is smart, not to worry. Your child doesn't have speech delay. One common cause of speech delay is poor hearing. Recurrent ear infection, fluid in middle ear, positive f/h, use of some medicines in neonate cause hearing loss. If very concerned, check with pediatrician whether she passed hearing test. ...Read more

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My son is 3 yrs old. He understnds few commands but most of the time he doesnt. He stil isnt talking mch.knows alphabets and numbrs. What cud b wrong?

Developmental Delay: time to have him evaluated by a pediatrician telling the doctor all your concerns. Your Pediatrician will go from there with interventions as needed to help your son. ...Read more

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Right ankle hurts when I put pressure but my ankle is not swollen and I can move my feet in circle and alphabet and it doesn't hurt. Tennis week ago?

Right ankle hurts when I put pressure but my ankle is not swollen and I can move my feet in circle and alphabet and it doesn't hurt. Tennis week ago?

There are many: things that can be wrong. Its nice it doesn't bother you off weight bearing, but sooner or later you have to walk…so the question remains whats wrong? an in office exam will help as you didn't specify where on the ankle your pain is... ...Read more

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My son iz just three and can't read alphabetic how can I check his eye sight?

My son iz just three and can't read alphabetic how can I check his eye sight?

Using an E chart: If you take him to an optometrist or opthalmologist that specializes in children, they will have special charts for children that cannot read letters. Using an e chart the child points in the direction of the e. There are others that use different symbols. ...Read more

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How important is nutrition for preschoolers in preventing future disease?

How important is nutrition for preschoolers in preventing future disease?

Very: Get them started right with healthy foods in childhood, and build healthy patterns for life. How they see their parents and other influential family members eat, is another important factor. ...Read more

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Is anxiety in preschoolers possible? What are the signs to look for? And how to help?

Is anxiety in preschoolers possible? What are the signs to look for? And how to help?

If you took Trilep-: tal when pregnant, enroll in the North American Antiepileptic Drug Pregnancy Registry, 1-888-233-2334, though there is no known association with Autism, which causes perseverative & other anxious-looking behaviors. Dr. W. listed both typical anxieties & anxiety disorders in pre-schoolers. OCD by age 4, specific phobias & separation anxiety need treatment if they cause harmful dysfunction. ...Read more

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Left side pain comes and goes like a spasm, This is my 3rd bought with this in 5 months. If I ly down is goes away, it comes on with activity. It s l?

Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nondiagnostic and more description such as location, radiation is needed. Fleeting,sharp pains,especially in the rib cage, are often due to pinching of intercostal nerve or muscle which runs between 2 ribs. Muscle cramping elsewhere is another possibility. These are more of a nuisance than anything serious, but a physician should examine you in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the incidence of ear infections in preschoolers?

What is the incidence of ear infections in preschoolers?

30 ? : There are some children who will never have an ear infection. Some will have a whole bunch. The exact incidence is not important. By age 2, you'll know what the story is. Being around smokers, being in daycare, having allergies, will all predispose to ear infections. The more exposure to irritants and viruses, the more likely. Good nutrition, treating allergies, avoiding smoke exposure, helps. ...Read more

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How to plan weekly physical activity calendar? Male, 20's.

How to plan weekly physical activity calendar?  Male, 20's.

3-5 times/week : A male in his 20s is considered a skeletally- mature adult. Appropriate exercise recommendations include 30-60 minutes of exercise 3-5 times/week. A mixture of cardio and resistance training is ideal. ...Read more

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What is the difference between PDD and add as seen in preschoolers?

What is the difference between PDD and add as seen in preschoolers?

PDD is no longer a: Diagnosis in the dsm-v, having been replaced by autistic spectrum disorder. Adhd usually presents as hyperactive/impulsive type in preschoolers, since attention span at that age can typically be as short as 3-4 minutes. Each is a categorical diagnosis based on a defined pattern of (usually disruptive) behavior. 40-70% of children with ASD have adhd ; require multimodal treatment to address both. ...Read more

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Im 9.4 weeks. U/S report says Growth is good but no cardiac activity. Is there any chance of activity starting late..

Im 9.4 weeks. U/S report says Growth is good but no cardiac activity. Is there any chance of activity starting late..

Follow up ultrasound: Usually cardiac activity start at 8 weeks, but sometimes there is miscalculation. Do a followup ultrasound after a week. ...Read more

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How do I improve my sex activities?

How do I improve my sex activities?

Do aerobic exercise : In the morning, fantasize, eat nutritious fruits and veggies, watch sexy movies, relax, lighten up and sexercise at night ! have fun! ...Read more

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Which physical activity helps your appetite?

Which physical activity helps your appetite?

Yum Yum eat um up: If we are limiting the answer to consider only exercise as having an influence on appetite then any exercise will affect appetite. Consumption of food will go up as the need for energy goes up. Hopefully it is good food. ...Read more