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I let my seven months old boy watch animated videos of nursery rhymes when he is very cranky and while Feeding him. will this habit affect his dev. ?

I let my seven months old boy watch animated videos of nursery rhymes when he is very cranky and while Feeding him. will this habit affect his dev. ?

Watching TV: The american academy of pediatrics doesn't recommend watching TV for whatever reason in the first two years of their. t can adversely affect their development ...Read more

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The face muscles on the left side of my face are having trouble contracting but i feel fine should I run to the emergency room? The face muscles on the left side are having trouble contracting to animate face. Trouble smiling, the muscle can barely lift

The face muscles on the left side of my face are having trouble contracting but i feel fine should I run to the emergency room? The face muscles on the left side are having trouble contracting to animate face.  Trouble smiling, the muscle can barely lift

Facial : Facial paralysis can be caused by a few things: - bell's palsy (most common) - stroke - tumor - lyme disease - infection - sarcoidosis - ramsay hunt syndrome even though bell's palsy is most common and fairly benign, the other causes are concerning enough that you should see a doctor right away. With many of the other diseases, the sooner they are diagnosed and treated, the better the outcome is. ...Read more

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Is it apporate to ask your dr for a hug?

Sure: I hope your intentions are good asking for a hug. I love to hug my patients and usually I am the one who initiates it and so far have not had a problem with any of patients. I don't just hug them out of the blue but i spent quality time with them to make them ready for that. You should probably do that with your doc as well, rather than asking him to hug you w/out any warning. ...Read more

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Is it possible to break a rib from a hug?

Is it possible to break a rib from a hug?

Very unlikely: Unless one has cancer metastases in the ribs. Rib pain is common due to rib slippage and compression such as in slipped rib syndrome. ...Read more

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Can self hugging be a symptom of tourette's?

Do you mean...?: Smith-magenis syndrome, right? Get the child seen by a specialist...Please. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/nbk1310/. ...Read more

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Are there any health benefits for hugging a teddy bear?

Are there any health benefits for hugging a teddy bear?

possible: Similar to "pet therapy" which has proven to be beneficial and improve a persons mental health and well being, certainly the good feeling you may get from hugging a teddy bear may be helpful to you. It will not cure diseases though. Happy hugging. ...Read more

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Friend gave a large, painful, bear hug. Will this in any way damage my spine?

No,but may make-: -you sore around your ribs for a little while. ...Read more

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What can cause me to be asexual all my life? is it aspergers? i dont connect with people, feel weird about hugging , etc., i do have symptoms of aspe

What can cause me to be asexual all my life? is it aspergers?  i dont connect with people, feel weird about hugging , etc., i do have symptoms of aspe

Some people don't: have a sex drive. Richard Dreyfus famously says he's one of them. You don't have to be Aspergers to not want to hug, either. Try visiting a psychologist to dig a little deeper and maybe learn the benefits of connecting with people in a warmer way. ...Read more