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Could a 12 year old girl have arthritis?

Could a 12 year old girl have arthritis?

Peds arthritis: Inflammatory conditions like juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, lyme's, etc should be considered. These are all pretty common. Nice about jra is generally self limited but needs diagnosis to prevent eye problems. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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Whats the normal weight for a 12 year old girl? My daughter is 12 almost 13 and she weighs about 38.5kg. Is this underweight?

Whats the normal weight for a 12 year old girl?  My daughter is 12 almost 13 and she weighs about 38.5kg. Is this underweight?

Depends some on ht: Expected weight range varies with the height of a kid as well as age. You can find a chart of expected weight at www.Healthychildren.Org.Put "growth chart" in the search bar and select female .If you put the kids height on the chart at her present age it gives you a position showing how that compares with others.Locate a similar percentage point on the weight chart below to find expected wt range. ...Read more

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Hello, I am 21 years, I measure 1.60 m.Tengo body of 12 year old girl, my breasts are very pequeñosy not think it is normal. What I can do I test?

Hello, I am 21 years, I measure 1.60 m.Tengo body of 12 year old girl, my breasts are very pequeñosy not think it is normal. What I can do I test?

Maybe normal for you: Do you have regular menstrual periods? Is your weight normal for your height? If so, your body may be developing in the right way for you. There are all different sizes of women, including breast size. It is important to learn to accept your body, yourself. It doesn't matter what other people are- just that you are *you*. If you are concerned, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause a 12 year old girl to suddenly feel dizzy and that the room is spinning very fast?

What could cause a 12 year old girl to suddenly feel dizzy and that the room is spinning very fast?

Depends on duration: Spinning is one sensation of vertigo. Migraine especially if there is headache, méni?re's disease although this usually has other symptoms such as ear fullness, hearing loss, and tinnitus, or vestibular neuritis if the vertigo, lasts days to weeks. ...Read more

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What should a 12 year old girl weight if she's 5 ft and 2 Inches?

What should a 12 year old girl weight if she's 5 ft and 2 Inches?

If you're less than: 16 years old, you must ask your pediatrician this question. Need to be over 16 to post. Thanks! ...Read more

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How to lose weight for 12 year old girl?

How to lose weight for 12 year old girl?

Energy in There are things i need to know. Height, wgt, bmi, pubertal level, food intake, activity level are just starters. In general, weight gain occurs when we eat/drink more (energy in) than we expend with activity (energy out). There are lots of 'empty calories' in drinks, food portions may be too large. Teens and tweens need a minimum of 1 hour of vigorous exercise/day, more to lose weight. ...Read more

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What is the normal weight for a 12-year-old girl?

What is the normal weight for a 12-year-old girl?

Weight: the typical weight for a 12 year old girl would also depend on her height. However, the 50th percentile for weight for a 12 year old female would be around 95lbs. Ask your pediatrician to review your daughter's growth chart with you to determine if her growth is as expected. ...Read more

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What is the average weight for a 5'0 12 year old girl?

What is the average weight for a 5'0 12 year old girl?

A range of weight: There is no perfect or normal number. It depends on her pattern of grown since birth. She may have be in the 80th percentile all her life, then a 10& change to a different percentile may be significant. Here is a page where you can find the growth chart for girls, ages 2-20 (with stature and weight) in the language you prefer. Growth charts aren't everything. If somebody looks pl ...Read more

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Need help. Is 60kg over weight for a 12 year old girl?

Need help. Is 60kg over weight for a 12 year old girl?

Depends: According to current growth charts, 60 kg would be expected weight for a 12 yo who is 5'4" tall but high for an average kid at 12 at 4'11". You can download a growth chart by age and gender to follow someones growth.See : www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more