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Difficulty Feeding Self (Overview)

Difficulty feeding self is a symptom in which a person has trouble eating, drinking, or using utensils such as a fork or knife. Causes include poor hand coordination, arthritis in the hands, poor vision, etc


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Can low self esteem cause for example to do bad work or not studying well or not trying to solve a math problem because of thinking that it is difficu?

Can low self esteem cause for example to do bad work or not studying well or not trying to solve a math problem because of thinking that it is difficu?

Avoidance=problems: If you anticipate failure/disappointment and your response is to avoid things or do them half-heartedly, this leads to a vicious cycle, because you are also depriving yourself of the opportunity to practice skills. This leads to lower self esteem, which leads to more avoidance, which leads lower self esteem, etc. Talk to a therapist before this pattern becomes a life-long impediment. ...Read more

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Difficulty Feeding Self (Overview)

Difficulty feeding self is a symptom in which a person has trouble eating, drinking, or using utensils such as a fork or knife. Causes include poor hand coordination, arthritis in the hands, poor vision, etc


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What does self-efficacy mean?

Ability...: ...To evaluate one's own abilities. See: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/dunning%e2%80%93kruger_effect there's more to it than that, of course, but dunning-kruger is a common failure of self-efficacy. ...Read more

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Improving Self Esteem (Checklist)

Read self-help articles on self esteem
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Make a gratefulness journal. Add to it.
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Are all vaginal infections self-treatable?

Are all vaginal infections self-treatable?

No: Some yeast infections may respond to otc antifungals. If they dont respond then your doctor will prescribe a stronger antifungal either a cream or pill. Bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas needs to be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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How are cluster headaches self-treated?

How are cluster headaches self-treated?

See doctor!: There's no cure for cluster headaches. The goal of treatment is to help decrease the severity of pain, shorten the headache period and prevent the attacks. Because the pain of a cluster headache comes on suddenly and may subside within a short time, over-the-counter pain relievers such as Aspirin or Ibuprofen (advil, motrin, others) aren't effective. The headache is usually gone before the drugs. ...Read more

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Hi, The only problem that I have with my DNS is my nose distorted appearance and my lose of self confidence. Plz give me a safe treatment. (Cosmetic)?

Hi, The only problem that I have with my DNS is my nose distorted appearance and my lose of self confidence. Plz give me a safe treatment. (Cosmetic)?

Cosmetic: All we can do is recommend you consult a facial plastic surgeon since you have provided no information about yourself like age or medical history and no pictures for us to evaluate. ...Read more

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What is a cure for self-centeredness?

What is a cure for self-centeredness?

Self-centeredness: This problem at it's worst is a form of personality disorder- narcissisim.When it is not at the core of a personality it can be a transient expression of anxiety or fear. A person can "insulate" themselves emotionally from being intimate with others if they focus their attention on themself.The eval of a medical professional; psychiatrist-psych is warranted. This patient often won't want help. ...Read more

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Do drug addicts also tend to be self-harmers?

Do drug addicts also tend to be self-harmers?

Some are: Those who self harm may have other addictions such as drugs, eating disorders, etc. Drug addiction, in turn, does have a higher incidence of self harm. However, not all, or even the majority of drug addicts, are self harmers. Certain substance abuse has a higher rate of self harm. These are amphetamines, benzodiazepines (probably withdrawal) problem drinking is common among people who self harm. ...Read more

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I had tyroid problem when i was pregnant. And i stated to take tablets. Should i take it when I am feeding.?

I had tyroid problem when i was pregnant. And i stated to take tablets. Should i take it when I am feeding.?

Hypothyroid?: Without knowing what thyroid issue you have, it is dificult to give advice. I would assume you had problems with low (hypothyroid) if this is the case, yes you shoud continue the meds. Simple blood tests can be done to check if your supplemetation is the appropriate dose. ...Read more

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Is there something I can feed my baby in order to prevent ivh?

Is there something I can feed my baby in order to prevent ivh?

No: If ivh is intraventricular bleeding, there is no dietary supplement or food that has been demonstrated to prevent the problem. Discuss firther options with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Should I avoid feeding my child foods that often cause allergic reactions?

Should I avoid feeding my child foods that often cause allergic reactions?

No: I would not advise avoiding particular foods, because the vast majority of people tolerate all such foods including peanut, milk, egg, soy, wheat, and fish. I would introduce these foods at an age appropriate time as advised by your pediatrician. Delaying introduction will not lessen the chance of developing allergy. I would, of course, still delay solids until at least 4 months of age. ...Read more

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Is difficulty getting pregnant a genetic problem?

Is difficulty getting pregnant a genetic problem?

Possibly: Infertility factors such as polycystic ovarian syndrome and endometriosis has a genetic basis. Also low sperm counts can run in some families. Ovulatory abnormalities related to premature ovarian failure can be passed from mothers to daughters. ...Read more

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Just had wisdom teeth extracted 10/2 taking clindamycin why can't I breast feed or can I? What are risk factors? i have Breast feed 3x already.

Breast milk: safe ?: Any medication can be transmitted by breast milk, so asking the medical professional to be certain is always best. Most medications do not get into breast milk in significant clinical concentrations to cause problems, but consult an OB/GYN health provider to be certain. ...Read more

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Infant case: difficulty breathing, chocking, not feeding well, fever last week, sleepy, whistle noise when breathing no secretion. What could it be?

Infant case: difficulty breathing, chocking, not feeding well, fever last week, sleepy, whistle noise when breathing no secretion. What could it be?

Bronchiolitis: Have your baby checked. Most of bronchiolitis in infants requires supportive cares. However, if infant's oxygen saturation runs below 92 percent or infant became dehydrated from inadequate feeding, hospitalization will be necessary. ...Read more

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My 4 month old seems like he has difficulty breathing, don't think he uses his nose, he gasp for air when he is feeding, could there be a constriction?

My 4 month old seems like he has difficulty breathing, don't think he uses his nose, he gasp for air when he is feeding, could there be a constriction?

Maybe: Has his breathing pattern always been like this, or is it a recent change? If recent, does he have a cold? Try putting a few drops of saline in his nose, and suction with a bulb syringe, especially before feeding or when he seems congested. If he has always breathed like this, have your pediatrician examine at rest and feeding. Choanal atresia is congenital stricture of nose, needs ent. ...Read more

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