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Do I have to let my kids take sex ed?

Do I have to let my kids take sex ed?

If you are sensible: Ideally children shoud get sex education from their parents. However sex education at school is far better than kids getting their sex rducation from their peers. Thus, let them get the sex education, even if it is against your best judgement and inclination. ...Read more

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After hving 4.Kids my sex life lessen cnt hv the sensations as before? It takes me longer to feel it. Is there something wrong wif me?

After hving 4.Kids my sex life lessen cnt hv the sensations as before? It takes me longer to feel it. Is there something wrong wif me?

SEX LIFE: You are a mother of 4 and that means more work and less time to think of sex. There is nothing wrong with you. Divide the chores between you and your husband so that you will have more time for yourself to relax. ...Read more

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Marriage issues. No sex or intimacy in 8 years. Her needs are met, mine aren't. She refuses counseling. I don't want divorce bc of kids but can't take?

Marriage issues. No sex or intimacy in 8 years. Her needs are met, mine aren't. She refuses counseling. I don't want divorce bc of kids but can't take?

Marriage trouble: How do you know her needs are met? There are many marriage counselors out there, and one of the best is Mort Fertel. He has been through an extraordinary stress of multiple deaths of children, and drew on his life experience to help others. Start with his newsletter. He'll take you through it step by step, especially with a spouse who refuses counseling, doesn't think it's necessary, google him ...Read more

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How long would HIV take to produce symptoms? I had unprotected sex (2006).Have had 2 kids since. No health issues. Can't recall HIV test, just panicking.

How long would HIV take to produce symptoms? I had unprotected sex (2006).Have had 2 kids since. No health issues. Can't recall HIV test, just panicking.

Knowledge helps: The wart producing strains are usually going to produce warty growths on your labia within months of exposure, but certainly by ten years out. The strains we associate with cervical cancer could take decades to eventually cause a bad pap smear or worse. Before the vaccine upwards of 70% of college age women had blood evidence of exposure, most goingon to have families and normal lives. Relax but tst ...Read more

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Since mirena (levonorgestrel) wife (33) wants no part of me. No sex (3x year), doesn't even want to cuddle anymore. Moody at kids too. Takes it for bad periods? Ideas?

Since mirena (levonorgestrel) wife (33) wants no part of me. No sex (3x year), doesn't even want to cuddle anymore. Moody at kids too. Takes it for bad periods? Ideas?

Hormonal therapy: Can affect mood and sexual drive; however, what you are describing may be more related to depression or IHD (inhibited sexual desire)-certainly time for counseling and GYN evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi doctor! I am a pcos patient with 2 kids. I am taking primolute n.i had un protected sex last night. Can I take norlevo 1.5mg while takin primolute?

Hi doctor! I am a pcos patient with 2 kids. I am taking primolute n.i had un protected sex last night. Can I take norlevo 1.5mg while takin primolute?

Ok, but no need: It would be ok to take them both, but they are both similar medications (progestins). If you need birth control, OCPs will five you that plus treat the symptoms of PCO better than the primo lute. Talk to your GYN. ...Read more

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S.A.D. Starting already! I TRY stay active in my home but do sit a lot & take breaks watch TV, go nowhere. HOW I FIX this! I'm Miss out on kids/life?

S.A.D. Starting already! I TRY stay active in my home but do sit a lot & take breaks watch TV, go nowhere. HOW I FIX this! I'm Miss out on kids/life?

Psychologist.: Depression in the context of seasonal affective disorder is terrible. Hurts both emotionally and physically. Counseling with a psychologist would be your best bet to find a lasting remedy. Medications can help in the short term, but are not an appropriate replacement for counseling. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can children take Flo-PRED?

Can children take Flo-PRED?

Steroids: Flo-pred is a brand of prednisolone a steroid often used in children with asthma, colitis, and other disorders where an anti-inflammatory medication is used. ...Read more

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Can children take Baycadron?

Can children take Baycadron?

Yes: Also known as dexamethasone, a steroid commonly given for things like croup in children. ...Read more

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Can children take Serviflox?

Can children take Serviflox?

Serviflox in kids -: The answer to your question is yes and no. The medicine is ciprofloxacin. Generally we do not give this to pediatric patients because there is a risk for tendon problems in patients who have not reached full maturity. However, there are situations where the risk of this happening is outweighed by the need for the med - like in kids with Cystic Fibrosis Also, the ear drops are safe in kids! ...Read more

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Can children take adderal?

Can children take adderal?

Yes: Usually 6 years and older although there are a few 4-5 year old children on it. ...Read more

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Can children take Dependal-M?

Can children take Dependal-M?

NO: This drug is known to be carcinogenic and is banned in US since 1991. In most children diarrhea is viral in etiology and in cases of bacterial diarrhea many are self limited and the only concern is dehydration. This is an antibiotic and should be used cautiously, and not in children less that 5 y/o. ...Read more

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Juicefestiv, can kids take it?

Juicefestiv, can kids take it?

Not good for kids: Thiis basically is a high dose vitamin a product. Side effects can include irritability, sleepiness, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of consciousness, headache, vision problems, peeling skin, increased risk of pneumonia and diarrhea, and other problems. Maximum doses for kids are established and exceeding those can lead to the side effects mentioned. ...Read more

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Should grandparents take care of the kids if mothers are deployed?

A great luxury...: If grandparents are nearby and can help out, that is a great luxury. Some even move-in to help, but that is not always available or possible. Whenever mom/dad must go away for long periods, it is always difficult, so a helping hand is of tremendous value. Grandparents often help, but it is not their duty/responsibility. So, I suggest asking/talking to them for help with a solution. Good luck. ...Read more

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Which parent determines the sex of a child?

Which parent determines the sex of a child?

Both and neither: Male chromosomes are xy, females are xx, so if conception is combining one from each, you might say that the male determines. However, the hormone balance, temperature and other factors in the mother's body influence whether xs or ys are favored. But, bottom line, none of this is under conscious control so really neither parent has control. ...Read more

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What are the levels of sex hormones in children?

What are the levels of sex hormones in children?

Low until puberty: Children usually have low sex hormones until they get to puberty. At that point the levels become very high in order to begin sexual maturation. ...Read more