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Daughters Of Bilitis
Complex issue: You need to meet with the kids pcp and go over past growth patterns and present findings.Slow growth can be a genetic normal variant, a chronic medical issue, or a hormonal abnormality.After you review all the data, a plan can be made to pursue any needed help. ...Read more
No way to know: The gender of a baby is determined by the father's chromosomes. The mother has xx type and the father has xy type. If the baby gets an x from mom and dad, it will be a girl. If the baby gets an x from mom and y from dad, it will be a boy. There is no easy way to insure this will happen except in in vitro fertilization. It's mostly just the luck of the draw! ...Read more
Rectal thermometer: Lubricate the tip if the thermometer with petroleum jelly. Turn it on if it is digital and insert it into her anal opening about an inch. It should cover the mercury or end. Keep the thermometer in place until it beeps or for at least 2 minutes. Fever is temperature 100.4 degrees fahrenheit. ...Read more
Depends: If a woman was going to act as a surrogate for her daughter's pregnancy, she needs to be in good health. There are documented cases of women in their 60s having pregnancies with medical assistance, but most places discourage women from attempting pregnancy after menopause, which usually takes place somewhere between age 45-55. ...Read more
Unethical & Criminal: This is sexual abuse. Touching does not need to occur to be defined as sexual abuse. This can be very harmful to the females involved. This should be reported to child protective services and to the police. When one knows of such a harmful act- to do nothing is collusion. It is the responsibility of all to protect children - for they are often in a position where they can't protect themselves. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Vision&puberty: During puberty or pre puberty, the body is growing rapidly and the eyes cannot keep up with the rest of the body and you see rapid increase in myopia during this period. Girls can hit puberty after 8 any time, it is getting to be occurring at a lower age over the past decade or so. You should talk to her pediatrician. ...Read more
Hi im inly 23 and my weight is 125lbs 5`1 in height is it normal for my age i have two daughters also.
??: Not sure what your question is, please restate. But your ideal weight is closer to 110 ...Read more
My daughters temperature is 96.8 and she is only 5. Is that considered too low and should I be worried?
Varies: Everyone's body temperature is different .96.8 is low but if you feel good and have no other signs and symptoms , you need not worry but if you are intolerant to cold , heat, tired all the time , feel down etc , you need to get check for thyroid problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if I discovered a pill on my daughters floor imprinted with a238, does anyone know what this is?
My daughters vision went completely white then completely black for about a minute . What could cause this ?
How old is she?: Hard to say without knowing any specifics, an exam will determine the cause or at least give the doctor somme idea of the cause. ...Read more
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