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Does Not Crawling Cause Delays
Yes doctor my child has some devlopement delays like late crawling, standing will his speach too be delayed he speaks just two words @ 21 months?
Speech delay: Motor development (crawling and standing) happens independently of speech development. So one does not necessarily have to occur with the other. That being said, a 21 month old usually knows several words, and is starting to put together two-word sentences. If he indeed only says two words total, i recommend making an appointment with his doctor. He should have a hearing test as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 11 month old Cut finger pad.Healing keeps getting delayed due to crawling and bandage coming off witch some bleeding as result. Liquid Bandage?
I wouldn't: Ooh - I hate cuts like that. Liquid bandage is not a bad idea, but an 11mo old is likely to put the finger in his/her mouth, and could result in ingestion. There are some alternatives, a tubular net bandage webbing or Coban come to mind. Make sure not to wrap too tightly (leave a little skin showing, if it's blue it's too tight). Best of luck! ...Read more
Can't answer: There are several possibilities, but your question does not provide enough information to even guess at an answer. If you're seriously concerned seek a consultation with a neurologist or a neuropsychologist. ...Read more
Ovulation: Causes of delayed ovulation can be multiple, for example: having irregular menstrual periods, stress in your personal life, obesity, polycystic ovarian syndrome, your age, medical conditions affecting the female system, some medications, hx of long acting contraceptives like Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). ...Read more
Lots of things.: There are two general reasons for delayed ejaculation: 1. Stressors in the relationship, lack of attraction, or other psychological reasons. 2. A physical condition that should be evaluated by a doctor. Prescription meds and substances like marijuana can cause this. Depression, diabetes, or even neurological reasons may be the cause. Bottom line, see your doctor if it's persisting. Cheers! ...Read more
Late menses: First is pregnancy. Delayed ovulation which will make the period come 14 days later. If ovulation occurs on day 20, your period (if not pregnant) will start on day 34. Sudden severe stress (suspended ovulation). Polycystic ovarian syndrome; pituitary tumor; recent cervical surgery blocking the canal with scar tissue; large clots in cervical canal; Others more rare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Causes: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Hi , i was just wondering , im delay for like a month now and i took a Test twice and it's negative , i've tried taking the test early morning when i just woke up cause i heard that it would give out the accurate results , so im wondering what could be my
Safe sex: My first advise practice safe sex.. Second se your doctor for BCP TO REGULATE YOUR PERIOD AND TO PREVENT PREGNANCY since you are sexually active. There is a lot to fear and prevent beside pregnancy from sex . So practice safe sec pregnancy is not going to kill you STD LIKE AIDS WILL ...Read more
Many factors: Developmental delays often just are without much possible explanation. Other times there can be predisposition because of genetics, prematurity, toxin exposure, intrauterine problems, and disease/illness. Interactions with your child of all kinds help development. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many causes of delay: There can be many causes for developmental delays. Examples of this would be prematurity, genetic conditions, exposure to drugs, alcohol, lead, or maternal infections. Lack of stimulation can also lead to delays, such as infants who are left in their cribs or infant seats for hours at a time with no interaction. ...Read more
Multiple causes: Delayed cycles are usually due to delayed ovulation. This is most commonly caused by stress or underlying ovulation disorders. Pregnancy that is early and not detected is another reason. If delayed cycles are common for you, then ovulation disorder is likely and you should seek help because aside form fertility these issues also relate to chronic health in various ways and should be addressed. ...Read more
Uncertain: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; over-exercising (endurance athletics), travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives ; other meds, illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., pcos). ...Read more
Some reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Delayed period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Can exercising cause a delay on fetus growth? Causing the fetus to measure smaller then it should be?
How can you determine that your child's learning delays are not being caused by a health-related condition?
Genetic testing: You can request a genetic evaluation to see if they are any chromosomal abnormalities or syndromes that are the cause of your child's developmental delays. Birth trauma or hypoxia may be a cause. Depending on the severity of the delays, you may choose to have some blood work done or possibly a metabolic workup as well. ...Read more