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Dr. Alan Mease
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Crying (Definition)

Crying in infancy is described as a loud, high-pitched sound made by infants in response to certain situations. Infants have a cry reflex that is a normal response to some stimuli, such as pain or hunger. Older children and adults cry for emotional reasons such as pain, fear, sadness, or frustration. Premature infants may not have a cry reflex, so they must be monitored closely for signs ...Read more


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Can a paddle(such as one to resesitate a baby) make a babys lungs burst?

Can a paddle(such as one to resesitate a baby) make a babys lungs burst?

No.: The major effect of these paddles is on the heart. They can sometimes restart a heart that is stopped, and sometimes reset an abnormal rhythm and get it to go back to normal. I have never heard of a lung "bursting" like you describe. ...Read more

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Does the crying of circumcision cause brain damage to infants?

Does the crying of circumcision cause brain damage to infants?

You're kidding right: I've heard some interesting myths proposed by the anti-circumcision crowd, but this one is bizarre. The effect on infants does cause diminished activity and feeding aggressiveness for a few hours before it reverts to normal.There are no other behavioral effects of note.There is no evidence to support the myth. ...Read more

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Lately, i just burst out crying for things that don't often cry too. Why do I cry for dumb things?

Lately, i just burst out crying for things that don't often cry too. Why do I cry for dumb things?

Sadness: You are probably crying over 'dumb' things because you have suppressed sadness in relation to some more important situation or person in your life. Try to uncover what you are truly sad about, confide in a close friend. Watch the free video on the value on sadness on the soundmindz.Org website for more insight. Best. ...Read more

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I was out with friends today and suddenly i burst out of crying without any reason, i really don't know what wrong/felt so confused/what's wrong?

I was out with friends today and suddenly i burst out of crying without any reason, i really don't know what wrong/felt so confused/what's wrong?

Confusion!?: Many things can be happening: sleep issues, less sleep causes confusion, tearing confusion and extreme mood swings, possibly panic especially if you are taking too much coffee. Hormonal changes at your age are a possible culprit too get your thyroid checked. Psychological reasons can also present this way especially anxiety disorders. It won't hurt to get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is it common for blood vessels to burst in lungs?

Is it common for blood vessels to burst in lungs?

No: When that does occur, it is often due to the presence of serious disorders such as blood clots, vasculitis, tumors or infection. This problem always requires a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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My lungs are hurting really really bad. to the point of crying. what can I do to ease the pain?

My lungs are hurting really really bad. to the point of crying. what can I do to ease the pain?

Need an urgent exam: You need to seek immediate medical attention for diagnosis and treatment , something this Q & A box is not designed to do. ...Read more

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What might cause crying after sex? Sometimes (not a common thing) after i climax, i burst into tears. Why?

What might cause crying after sex? Sometimes (not a common thing) after i climax, i burst into tears. Why?

Normal: An orgasm is a release of heightened sexual arousal. It is both physiological and emotional. Individuals sometimes scream out as if in great pain. Others might giggle. You and others sometimes burst into tears. All of these types of responses to the emotional aspects of sexual release are considered normal. ...Read more

Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


Dr. George Klauber
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Circumcision (Definition)

Keep your baby's penis clean and dry. The initial redness and swelling should improve over 1 -2 weeks. Avoid wiping or swabbing the wound area. If there is a dressing, change it according ...Read more