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Can children have depression?

Can children have depression?

Yes: children can experience depression. If you are concerned that your child is depressed, ask your pediatrician for a referral to a child psychologist. ...Read more

Dr. David Earle
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Gerd (Definition)

It is normal to have some gastroesophageal reflux (ger). It becomes a disease( gerd) when it causes organ damage (imflammation of the esophagus, or barrett's esophagus), it has a significant negative impact on your life, or requires dependence ...Read more


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Can kids have hypertension?

Can kids have hypertension?

Blood pressure: Children can have hypertension. It needs to be worked up for reversible causes and treated. ...Read more

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Can a baby diagnosed with GERD also have infant colic?

Can a baby diagnosed with GERD also have infant colic?

GERD/Colic: Yes, the discomfort from esophagitis associated with gerd can be difficult to distinguish from the presumed discomfort of intestinal peristalsis associated with having bm's and passing flatus which is traditionally called colic. ...Read more

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Can children have fibromyalgia too?

Can children have fibromyalgia too?

Almost never.: Usually not. Typically occurs in middle aged females and has characteristic trigger points which are located primarily on the torso and proximal extremities. ...Read more

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Can children have shingles?

Can children have shingles?

Yes: The only prerequisite for shingles is a prior infection with chickenpox or a dose of the vaccine. I have seen it in toddlers. It is less common with those who had the vaccine but still possible. Rare infant cases have been reported and likely reflect unrecognized infection during the pregnancy of both mother an infant. ...Read more

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Can young children already have gum disease?

Can young children already have gum disease?

Usually not: Small children with just baby teeth normally don't get the disease--the bacterial plaque in their mouth is a little different. Some aggressive cases of gum disease can start in the teenage years, but not in young kids. ...Read more

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Could patients with pku have children?

Could patients with pku have children?

Yes: In fact, this is quite a big deal. If you are going to be a mother, you will need to manage your pku diet very carefully while you are pregnant, or the unborn child who actually does not have pku will still end up with permanent brain damage. ...Read more

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Can people with ADHD have kids?

Can people with ADHD have kids?

Yes: Adhd affects the brain, but does not prevent the person from having children. The opposite can happen, because of less ability for impulse control and other adhd problems, leading an adhd person to create more pregnancies (as a consequence of poor planning or poor impulse control). Adhd runs in some families, so children may inherit adhd from parents. ...Read more

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Can small children with asthma eventually be cured?

Can small children with asthma eventually be cured?

Maybe: Many children under age 2 wheeze with respiratory infections often treated with asthma medicines for relief - reactive airways disease. If relatively mild outbreaks they often outgrow it. Those who flare up frequently without an infectious trigger are more suspicious for true asthma. Dailey inhaled steroids can help reduce flares and allow the lungs to grow. ...Read more

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Can parents who both have undiagnosed learning difficulties have kids with them?

Can parents who both have undiagnosed learning difficulties have kids with them?

Yes, it's possible: In many cases, the cause of a learning disability is not known. Learning difficulties that accompany this disability aren't the result of the way the child takes in information --sight & hearing are fine -- but rather the result of the way the brain processes the information.Certain types of learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, can be inherited. Those w/ld often have ave or above ave intellig. ...Read more

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Can LPR acid reflux cause asthama like symptoms can reflux cause breathlessness and why I don't have asthama?

Can LPR acid reflux cause asthama like symptoms can reflux cause breathlessness and why I don't have asthama?

Ops tropism: if you do not have asthma or copd then why are you using ipatropium as there are side effects to any medication including IPR which includes increase in acid relic increase heart rate dry mouth amongst others serious side effect being difficulty breathing ...Read more

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Can someone with reflux nephropathy have a baby?

Can someone with reflux nephropathy have a baby?

Reflux nephropathy: yes, as long as kidney impairment is not advanced. Infection may be a complication and this requires surveillance ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause asthma like symptoms in toddlers?

Can acid reflux cause asthma like symptoms in toddlers?

Yes, but....: Asthma and reflux can often present together but often are confused for one another because both can cause chronic cough and wheeze. Both are serious medical conditions that should be taken care of and followed by a physician. Please have toddler checked by pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can you get asthma in adults without having symptoms?

Can you get asthma in adults without having symptoms?

Not sure about quest: One of the primary diagnostic criteria for asthma are symptoms. Can asthma occur at any age- yes.But without any symptoms why would you think you have asthma? I either case a simple spirometry test and oral history can confirm or rule out asthma. ...Read more

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Does acid reflux cause some people to have abdominal pain?

Does acid reflux cause some people to have abdominal pain?

ACID REFLUX MAY: Cause chest burning or tightnes, but not abdominal pain. Other conditions sometimes associated with reflux like acute/chronic gastritis, duodenitis, peptic ulcers and gallbladder as well as pancreatic disease may cause abdominal pain. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

Burning pain or irritation in the upper stomach or lower chest. May be worse on lying down, and is ...Read more