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Kawasaki's disease. What's the usual follow-up plan for a child?

Kawasaki's disease.  What's the usual follow-up plan for a child?

? cardiology: Kawasaki sometimes leads to heart disease so make sure that was not affected. I have treated several of these kids and found that a well rounded multivitamin helps recovery very much. ...Read more

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My child has a curved posture and we plan to buy an orthopaedic chair for him. I wonder if those chairs are effective and can help to fix ones posture

My child has a curved posture and we plan to buy an orthopaedic chair for him. I wonder if those chairs are effective and can help to fix ones posture

See below: Back bracing for scoliosis is usually done if the curve is greater than 20 degrees . I would seek a orthopaedic spine surgeon that specializes in pediatrics for recommendations . There are too many factors involves to give you in a brief text message ...Read more

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What is the usual plan for a child who is suffering from asthma each winter?

What is the usual plan for a child who is suffering from asthma each winter?

Asthma: See your asthma specialist. Maybe it is simply the cold air that is triggering the asthma, but 70% of asthma is triggered by allergies....Maybe the allergies are triggering the winter-time asthma. Every patient needs to be treated individually, so it is not safe to provide treatment simply through the internet. ...Read more

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I'm a 23 yr old female 5'0 weighing 180 lbs I have to lose weight asap. What would be a good diet and work out plan.I have a child and work full time.

I'm a 23 yr old female 5'0 weighing 180 lbs I have to lose weight asap. What would be a good diet and work out plan.I have a child and work full time.

Juice diet : Check out the movie - fat.Sick and nearly dead. It's an australian documentary that follows a 300 pound guy who lost more than 100 pounds following the juice diet. Great movie. The web site is jointhereboot.Com. But watch the movie first ! ...Read more

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My mom is 50 and lost her insurance neiborhood health plan once i turned 18 cause i'm her last child she doesn't work how can she get health insurance?

My mom is 50 and lost her insurance neiborhood health plan once i turned 18 cause i'm her last child she doesn't work how can she get health insurance?

Obamacare: What a timely question! health insurance exchanges or marketplaces are being set up as part of the affordable care act (aka obamacare) which should hit the market on october 1st. Check out https://www.Healthcare.Gov/what-is-the-health-insurance-marketplace/. In the meantime, check out http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/p/low-cost-medicaldentalpharmacy-options.Html for low cost or even free medical care. ...Read more

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Is there any way to plan the sex of your next child?

Is there any way to plan the sex of your next child?

No: There are a number of old wives tails and con men pushing a certain products, but there has been no good scientific studies that showed anything works better than just random chance. ...Read more

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I have a son who is getting treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. I want to plan for a second child but am afraid if he also gets the same ?????

I have a son who is getting treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. I want to plan for a second child but am afraid if he also gets the same ?????

ALL in sibling: There is an increased risk of a sibling developing ALL. I would discuss everything with a geneticist and allow them to give you specific numbers. Also, the positive side is that a sibling creates a close possible bone marrow (stem cell) match. Be sure if you do go ahead with a second pregnancy, to harvest stem cells. ...Read more