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Do Girls Have To Completely Undress For High School Physicals
Probably not.: As a physician and father i would suggest any physical done on a high school age young lady should be performed by a qualified physician with a female chaperone (or female parent, if patient requested) present. ...Read more
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Be prepared: I don't know statistics on the actual frequency, but the best plan is to make sure you are prepared. Ask your mom when she got her first period- you will likely start close to the same age. Keep some pads and an extra set of underwear and pants or a skirt at school. If you feel you are close to starting (a clear white discharge often appears about 6 months prior) wear pantiliners for protection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How come it that these new school doctors are telling the young girls not to give the babies water ?
Misinformation: Breast milk is 75% water and formula is 50% water so somehow the notion that infants do not need extra water got born. They do not need much- 1-2 oz a day to flush the system. Too much water is empty calories and can fill them up and reduce their milk intake...So a little water is fine. ...Read more
How long and how much will girls grow after their period if they have always been the tallest person in the school since kindergarten?
Puberty: Girls will grow for about two more years after their first period. ...Read more
Hello my girls is 7 an is just started being moody will cry over anything .. Tired .. Staring into space ... Not participating at school .. Forgetting what you just asked her all sorts of things what can I do to help her?
Not only did I not: Learn about female genital mutilation in school but it was never mentioned in medical school, internship or residency. I received hundreds of hours in training in child sexual abuse - and it was never brought up there either. Kind of amazing considering that 140 million females (as young as a day old) have had their genitals mutilated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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