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Why do I lyk to eat soil and chalk?

Why do I lyk to eat soil and chalk?

Pica.: You have a condition called pica. This means that you eat things that are not considered a nutrient. Some pica patients have iron deficiency. You need to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take my baby to a rock gym? There is climbing chalk in the air? Is this safe if we go twice a week. Couple hours.

Is it ok to take my baby to a rock gym? There is climbing chalk in the air? Is this safe if we go twice a week. Couple hours.

Depends: How old is your baby? Even 1 hour straight of exercising would be too long for any child. And a rock gym is not an ideal playground for a small child. I wouldn't recommend. Ask a second opinion. ...Read more

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I ate chalk at 32 weeks and have been nibbling on it for about a weeks will it hurt my baby ?

I ate chalk at 32 weeks and have been nibbling on it for about a weeks will it hurt my baby ?

Not a good idea: Many people in the south of the U.S.A. eat things like dirt and chalk but it is not recommended when you are pregnant. Please notify your OB MD of this practice to make sure certain fetal testing is done to assess your baby's health. ...Read more

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Hi there, am i right when i say you can become ill or have a slight fevor or high temperature when eating chalk? Thanks.

Hi there, am i right when i say you can become ill or have a slight fevor or high temperature when eating chalk? Thanks.

UNANSWERABLE: I do not believe that the science of eating chalk is included in any medical school curriculum. I cannot imagine though what eating chalk has to do with any kind of fever. Fever seems the least likely consequence of eating chalk. ...Read more

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I have a white almost wet chalk-like discharge. It doesn't smell and it doesn't itch down there either.. What is wrong with me?

I have a white almost wet chalk-like discharge. It doesn't smell and it doesn't itch down there either.. What is wrong with me?

Vaginitis: Usually yeast infection but can be bacterial or even trichomonas vaginitis or STD. See your family doctor or obstetrician gynecologist for specific diagnosis treatment and exam ...Read more

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When is it safe to let my baby play with chalk?

When is it safe to let my baby play with chalk?

No chalk for babies: Chalk is too small (when it breaks into chunks) and too powdery, so babies and toddlers should not play with chalk. Babies and toddlers can choke on small things. ...Read more

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