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Aspergers In 3 Year Old Boy
Maybe,maybe not : You provided no information for a real analysis, but a 3 year old can be autistic. ...Read more
A 3 year old was shot by a 14 year old cousin. Tragic outcome for all. Why would parents let older boy babysit?
No gun in home: Should know more about his personality, should not have a gun available.. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal : Some people do remember early childhood happenings particularly big ones , which leave an impact . I would not worry . ...Read more
Various things: Bright red blood can be an anal fissure. Blood mixed throughout stool warrants a visit to the doctor. Bloody loose stool could be salmonella or similar bacterial infection. Can also indicate a polyp. If persists more than a day or two see the doctor...And if accompanied by fever or intense cramping see doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No . . .: Hello Tasha. Your blood pressure is just fine. However, your weight is not--relative to your height. Your ideal body weight would be somewhere in the range of 145-160 pounds. You probably already know this. Your future risks include Diabetes, Hypertension, Arthritis, premature heart disease, sleep apnea, and many types of cancer.You are young and it is NEVER too late to begin a weight loss program ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an active 7 year old boy who is 4 ft 1 in. He weighs 64 lbs. Is he overweight for his age and height?
7YEARS OLD: He is 75th percentile for ht. And 90 th percentile for wt. No, he is normal. ...Read more
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
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
What is 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. stageV tanner scale US size6.5 shoe?
Target height: Target height range for female with parent heights dad: 5'5" mom: 5.4.5" Target height would be 4ft 11in to 5ft 5in - Since already 5'2.5", start there... At age 16y; and tanner stage V may not be much 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
I have an active 7 year old boy who is 4 ft 1 in and weighs 64 lbs. Is he overweight for his age and height?
Big for age not obes: Your son is growing as fast as my son. If you fit him on a growth chart he will be at 95th percentile for weight and about 90th percentile for height. Which means he has outgrown 90% of boys his age. Follow this link for growth chart: http://www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts/data/set1clinical/cj41l021.Pdf. Note that your child's bmi is 18.7 which is normal his weight matches his height! ...Read more
No: Your daughter is obese. Without her height, I cannot tell you exactly how overweight, but unless she is over six feet tall 145 pounds is way too much. You both need to do drastic changes to your lifestyle. You should never buy soda, juice, junk food or white bread. What she has available to her will set her choices. She also needs to start a routine of exercise - suggest starting with daily walk. ...Read more
I'm 33 yrs old lady a mothr of 9 yrs old girl and a 7 yrs old boy ..Had about 4 abortions ...But i'm urging for a third child.Iis having a 3rd aburden?
Parenting: Whether or not a third child would be a burden or not would depend on the structure of your family, your health, finances, capacity to give to three children, your health and the health of your significant other if one is present. Consult with a family therapist who can help you assess this very important decision. My best. ...Read more
Have you seen a dr?: If you have regular intercourse during the time of the month when your wife is ovulating for one year without conceiving, that is considered a fertility problem. I recommend you see a fertility specialist if possible. The problem could just be with the timing and frequency of sex, but if that is not a problem, then there could be an issue with either or both of you. Sometimes it is simple. ...Read more
Depends on state: The answer to your question involves relies a little more on what goes on in the relationship. In some stated the 20yo would be considered a child predator & subject to permanent listing on a predator website. Some may not. It is best to check with local statutes. Flip the roles to 20y male & 15yo female. Many state laws don't care who's who. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vairies: This is hard to answer in this space. You clearly have some concern and would be best served discussing this with your pediatrician.....In general boys are momma's boys and girls are daddy's girls. Boys should want mom to do much for them. He should be able to separate from you for school etc. Any concerns you have you should discuss with someone ...It may be very reassuring. ...Read more
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